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Was Lawson Right about the UK Floods?

In February 2014, Nigel Lawson and Brian Hoskins (Chair of the Grantham Institute for Climate Change) appeared on the BBC’s Today show to answer whether there was “a link between the rain in recent days and global warming”. Lawson, an experienced man of affairs though not a “climate scientist”, briefed himself on the matter and […]

Mann on BBC4

A few comments on Mann’s interview on BBC4 in which Ross McKitrick and I were discussed. Given the seeming efforts to backpedal on the role of the hockey stick in promoting Kyoto, it was interesting to hear the BBC reporter state that it was "hard to over-estimate how influential that study [MBH98] and that image […]