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The Doctrine of RC Infallibility

Over Christmas, I thought good thoughts. It is disappointing to be dragged back to reality by another stunt at realclimate. Pierrehumbert made a number of very strong allegations about the integrity of the Courtillot et al analysis, and, in particular, contested whether Courtillot had even used Phil Jones data in their analysis. Pierrehumbert said: there […]

The Comedy of the Chevaliers: a French Farce

An amusing farce with French protagonists is currently playing at realclimate here. The main protagonist is Raymond Pierrehumbert, the second line of whose CV proclaims that he is a Chevalier of some sort, a term which I will adopt in this post. He mocks another set of French authors, whom he labels as being Chevaliers […]