Biases, and the world of climate change denial on my doorstep

A new paper came out in Science just last week called Possible artifacts of data biases in the recent global surface warming hiatus, by Dr. Thomas Karl of the NOAA, which considers the so-called ‘hiatus’ in global warming in the last 17 years or so. I don’t intend to cover the paper in detail; you can…

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Geosciences Gradschool Conference 2014

One of the highlights of each year for the University of Edinburgh School of Geosciences postgrad cohort is the annual Gradschool Conference.  This year was the 23rd Gradschool, held at the Macdonald Marine Hotel and Spa in North Berwick, Scotland, and by all accounts it was another roaring success. The Gradschool Committee is run by…