Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Climate changlings news

The climate blogosphere is ticking over: At Deltoid, Tim Lambert takes Chilinger and Pielke (Sr) to task for their latest crimes against deductive reasoning and statistics, respectively. Marvel at the desperation of the deniers' arguments, all relying on the poor scientific understanding of the average person to sound plausable, none of it on hard science.

With usual eruditon, Barry Brooks covers off how the returning El Nino and resumption of sunspot activity bodes of deep drought in SE Australia, at Brave New Climate. It's also Arctic Summer Melt time, and Barry hat tips Hot Topic's June Sea Ice Outlook forecasts pick-up from SEARCH an international effort to provide a community-wide summary of the expected September arctic sea ice minimum.

Eli Rabett lists the best of the worst climate papers published in "otherwise-plausible-looking journals (I.e., not E&E, or JSE, etc.)", proving peer-review ain't perfect. And James Annan, a climate scientist working in Japan, gives up the good oil on the latest corporate greenwashing trend in Japan.