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Climate scientists still besieged

June 8, 2010


S&R interviewed Martin Vermeer, first author of a recent Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences paper on sea level rise, about how much context the published CRU emails contained. In addition to answering questions about the emails’ context, Vermeer pointed out that some of the context “bears the mark of a scientific community under […]

How much context is in the Climategate emails?

June 3, 2010


It is impossible to draw firm conclusions from the hacked documents and emails. They do not represent the complete record, and they are not a random selection from the complete record. – Dr. Timothy Osborn, Climatic Research Unit (source) After several hundred hours of studying the emails and looking at their references, I have no […]

Visualization of the scale of the oil spill

June 2, 2010


Andy Linter at spent some time with Google Maps recently and came up with a visualization tool for the scale of the BP oil slick. When you got to his site, his site grabs your location from your IP address and then moves an overlay of the present size of the oil slick from […]