This is an editorial that I sent out to various places. I am one of the scientists that attended the recent Heartland Climate Conference in Manhattan, where I live. It is my belief that the strident and frequent claims of … Continue Reading Heartland Climate Conference Summary
There is a distressing commonality when discussing climate science lately: many people skip past the data and arguments offered by a skeptic and ask the question, “Are you a climatologist?” The implication, sometimes flatly stated, is that, if you are … Continue Reading <em>You’re no climatologist!</em> Or, who is allowed to criticize?
The environment is, of course, something that only you can save. It is something to be preserved. It has a spiritual essence. In hotels anxious to reduce their laundry bill, the environment takes shape in a picture of a beaver … Continue Reading What is the <em>environment</em>?
Czech Republic President Vaclav Klaus started off the day with a rousing speech. I hadn’t known he was an economist, but it was obvious quickly through his use of phrases like “maximize their personal utility function” and “is there statistically … Continue Reading Heartland conference: day 3 and wrap up