Search Results for: "Hockey Stick"

Heartland’s climategate – and Mann’s book

The blogosphere has been humming over the last few days with revelations contained in document leaked from the US Heartland Institute. Documents outlining strategy for the promotion of climate denial – both through the media and through educations programmes. Have … Continue reading

In the front lines of the “climate wars”

Here’s another book to look out for – The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines. It will be published at the beginning of March . The author, Michael Mann,  has been a central figure in … Continue reading

Scientific misconduct and skepticgate

I have been interested in scientific misconduct recently – partly as a result of the Hauser scandal. Consequently I was reading about a recent conference on the subject. The documents included plagiarism right up there with the more commonly accepted … Continue reading

“Climategate” smears found false – Mann cleared

The final investigation of Dr Michael Mann by the Pennsylvania State Unviersity has now reported. It has unanimously found that “after careful review of all available evidence, there is no substance to the allegation against Dr. Michael E. Mann, Professor, … Continue reading

Alarmist con

Book Review: AIR CON: The Seriously Inconvenient Truth About Global Warming by Ian Wishart Paperback: 296 pages Price: US$16.93; NZ$29.90 Publisher: Howling At The Moon Publishing; first edition (May 4, 2009) Language: English SBN-10: 0958240140 SBN-13: 978-0958240147 LEGAL NOTICE: Criticisms … Continue reading

Chris Mooney interviews Michael Mann on “climategate”

This is an interesting interview (download MP3). Michael Mann has been vilified by climate change deniers. His work on the so-called “hockey stick” graph  is still being misrepresented despite being validated by the US National research council and other researchers. … Continue reading

Spinning exoneration of Dr. Michael Mann Into “Whitewash”

I have read the full report of this inquiry Concerning the Allegations of Research Misconduct Against Dr. Michael E. Mann and find the whole business interesting. Here are my reasons – quotes are from the report: 1: No specific charges … Continue reading

I thought the award for mistakes was mine!

Glacier-gate – the current feeding frenzy for climate change deniers brought back memories. Any publishing scientist will have experienced the problem of errors getting through the review and checking process. Of course you notice them immediately when you proudly read … Continue reading