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Predictors of climate alarmism and scepticism

A year ago when the results of the survey were coming in, I started preparing to write a paper by doing a literature search to see what comparable research had been done. It was not a pleasant experience. The academic … Continue reading

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What should define the start of the next ice-age?

I’ve often wondered what will be taken as the “start” of the next ice-age. Assuming the start is fairly gradual, we’d expect to see something that either has never happened before starting to happen or something that happens quite often … Continue reading

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How to convince a sceptic – just give them the data

Over the years I have constantly heard the view that what climate academics are failing to do is “communicate with sceptics”. This is the biggest load of claptrap I’ve ever heard. It shows those doing this kind of research have … Continue reading

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A few summary graphics from survey

The last post is a complete report of the full survey results. The following are some of the graphs I started preparing before I realised that it was not a task I could do on my own. The response to … Continue reading

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Results of online survey of participants of the climate debate conducted early 2014

Before Xmas I started publishing the survey results from last year, but unfortunately Xmas got in the way. So, I was intending publishing the whole report as a booklet but then I worked out a way to put it on … Continue reading

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Survey

Given the lack of interest in the survey and the family pressures of Xmas, I’ve decided that other things were more important than writing up the results from the final questions. Hopefully I’ll get back to this in the New … Continue reading

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Survey: I prefer to work as part of a group

Field summary for Q13(2) Please indicate how strongly you agree with the following statements about your most recent job. [I prefer to work as part of a group] Answer Count Percentage Strongly disagree (J1) 114 2.08% Disagree (J2) 1032 18.86% … Continue reading

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Survey: I do not to like to stand out or be unconventional

Field summary for Q13(1) Please indicate how strongly you agree with the following statements about your most recent job. [I do not to like to stand out or be unconventional.] Answer Count Percentage Strongly disagree (J1) 637 11.64% Disagree (J2) … Continue reading

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Survey: Climate varies naturally

Field summary for Q12(6) Please say whether you agree or disagree with the following statements [Climate varies naturally] Answer Count Percentage Strongly disagree (J1) 100 1.81% Disagree (J2) 5 0.09% Neutral (J3) 22 0.40% Agree (J4) 741 13.38% Strongly agree … Continue reading

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Survey: 20th century warming?

Field summary for Q12(5) Please say whether you agree or disagree with the following statements [Over the 20th century there was warming of average global temperatures] Answer Count Percentage Strongly disagree (J1) 96 1.73% Disagree (J2) 210 3.79% Neutral (J3) … Continue reading

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