Monthly Archives: July 2014

Global warming trends

Every so often I go and have a look at the global warming search term trends to see how things are going. This time I’ve collected them together. The general overview of searches Below is an overview of the trend … Continue reading

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Analysis of Scottish Power Outage

The power outage In response to the news on bishop hill that MSP Alex Johnstone (Conservative, North East Scotland) was tabling the following question: ‘whether it has undertaken any further investigation into whether an over reliance on wind turbines as … Continue reading

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Lewandowsky: those believing in global warming are gullible.

Summary Based on the ethics application, Lewandowsky’s known views on skeptics and comments he made about “the pause” it appears this project was set up with the expectation that it would show that skeptics changed their views depending what they … Continue reading

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Rise and Fall of wikipedia

Wikipedia were one of the earlier websites on the internet launching in 2001. Like other big sites, they saw rapid growth in user participation from 2001 till 2006 and then very suddenly, as the graph to the right shows, the … Continue reading

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Change of site address to

I’ve finally decided to provide this Scottish Sceptic blog its own url: If there are any teething problems please add your comment here.

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Why climate engineers beat the climate academics

There is no doubt that skeptics have a proven track record on predicting the inability of climate academics to predict the climate. After nearly 18years without warming which none of the academics predicted (even after it started), they are looking … Continue reading

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The Toad goes rowing – TheEndofPhysics laments those "insisting on validation of models"

I nearly thought about posting on this, where the Toad (aka Connolley) has finally decided that 8minutes of watching him rowing is more important than anything else. However, then I noticed people were commenting and I couldn’t help wondering what the … Continue reading

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Corruption Of Academic Journals For Profit and Climate Change Propaganda

A long time ago, I recognised that the climate signal was far too short a time period to be able to say anything at all about it – and so it was fraudulent to say much at all. But academics … Continue reading

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R code to plot CET daily

As a programmer who has learnt & used perhaps 20-30 programming languages (I even created my own “language” at one one for a particular application), when I heard some other skeptics talking about using ‘R’ I made the mistake of … Continue reading

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Neil Craig, the Lone wolf howls no more

It is with sad regret that I have to announce the sudden death of Neil Craig, friend, SCEF committee member, prolific blogger, and strident “voice in the wilderness” who gained the nick name “the lone wolf”. Excellent letter from Mr … Continue reading

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