How the IPCC Sees What Isn’t There
Statistician William M Briggs reviews the field of climate attribution studies, in which changes in the weather are blamed on humankind. He concludes that climate scientists are far too confident in their conclusions.
Survival of the Richest: Smart Homes and Energy Rationing
Although promoted as a way to help deliver decarbonisation, smart homes are a sticking plaster solution, and in reality are a way to ration electricity.
Suboptimal Fingerprinting? A debate about climate statistics
Ross McKitrick explains in layman’s terms the statistical errors he has found in the “optimal fingerprinting” methodology, widely used to attribute weather events to human influence.
Eco-Fundamentalism as Grist for China’s Mill
Dogmatic green policies are a gift to the Chinese Communist Party, senior climate adviser warns …