Tagged: Michael Mann

Climateballs: O’Sullivan strikes again - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Feb 23, 2014

John O’Sullivan — the pseudosceptic who is serially and persistently wrong about almost everything he chooses to write about, and who has made a career out of misrepresenting his own abilities and qualifications — is at it again. In a “review” of a new book by Canadian denier Tim Ball (left), O’Sullivan1 writes: The courage […] … Read More

NBR interviews Steve McIntyre: hard-hitting business journalism or fatuous piffle? You decide… - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Feb 10, 2013

The National Business Review (NBR) is New Zealand’s biggest selling business weekly. This weekend it published a profile of Steve McIntyre, the ClimateAudit blogger and amateur statistician who has long had an unhealthy obsession with hockey sticks. Here’s how it introduced him on the web version of the article1: A man who has become the [...] … Read More

A concise summary of climate change – science and politics - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Oct 16, 2012

Here’s a relatively short (26 min) video of a lecture by Michael Mann. I think it gives a very concise and accurate picture of the current science of climate change and the political attacks on climate scientists (Mann calls this … Continue reading → … Read More

Another anti-science attack on Mann fails – but the lies continue - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Sep 19, 2012

Once again legal action by climate change deniers/contrarian/cranks has failed. In the US attempts by the  American Tradition Institute, a climate change denial think tank, to obtain personal emails and documents from  the University of Virginia. These documents belong to … Continue reading → … Read More

Give them enough rope . . . - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott May 22, 2012

The last few years the climate change denier organisations have fooled themselves into thinking they are on a roll. (I am talking about deniers – not contrarians or sceptics). What with the “climategate affair,” the resulting investigations (which didn’t go … Continue reading → … Read More

The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Feb 21, 2012

It was clearly never Michael Mann’s wish to be embroiled in the public controversy that has been manufactured by the denial industry around his and his co-authors’ work. He’s a scientist first and foremost, the nine-year-old who wanted to know what it meant to go faster than the speed of light, the high school student [...] … Read More

Heartland’s climategate — and Mann’s book - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Feb 17, 2012

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 → … Read More

In the front lines of the ’climate wars’ - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jan 26, 2012

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 → … Read More

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