Articles Tagged: David Legates

Forecast the Facts, merchants of smear

This piece is in response to a Congress Blog piece by Sylvie Stein of Forecast the Facts that takes issue with O’Keefe’s previous piece in the Contributors section. Sylvie Stein’s recent piece in the Congress Blog, “Don’t help the merchants of doubt,” tells a great deal about Stein and her organization. Stein and the authors […]

Shattered Consensus: Four Authors Discuss Their New Book on Climate Science

Feb24 Shattered Consensus: Four Authors Discuss Their New Book on Climate Science 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Climate Forecasts, Global Warming and the National Assessment

Jan23 Climate Forecasts, Global Warming and the National Assessment 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Precipitation and the Enhanced Hydrological Cycle

Given the difficulty in simulating precipitation with a GCM, model projections of drought, floods, and changes in stream flow are tenuous at best.

Global Warming Smear Targets

While most of official Washington was captivated with the fight on the Senate floor to pass an energy bill before Congress left town for its August vacation, a vicious campaign was under way behind the scenes to smear two leading scientists for pointing out serious flaws in the science behind the theory of human-caused climate […]

Reconstructing Climatic and Environmental Changes of the Past 1000 Years: A Reappraisal

The 1000-year climatic and environmental history of the Earth contained in various proxy records is examined. As indicators, the proxies duly represent or record aspects of local climate. Questions on the relevance and validity of the locality paradigm for climatological research become sharper as studies of climatic changes on timescales of 50–100 years or longer […]

Climate Models and the National Assessment

Executive Summary The U.S. National Assessment of the Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change for the Nation intends to “provide a detailed understanding of the consequences of climate change for the nation.” This report argues that the National Assessment will not be able to provide policymakers and the public with useful information on climate […]

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