The Reg of all places notes a successful prediction from climate science ca. 1981
The NCDC Online data sets
Followers of the climate soap opera will especially appreciate Eli’s exegesis of Roger Pielke Jr.’s latest effort (with a brief cameo appearance from mt):
New evidence is that increases in global temperature did NOT in fact precede increases in CO2. So people who have been saying “this is what we expect” has some ‘splainin’ to do. I, on the other hand, am happy about this result because while I understand feedbacks and delays operate, the asynchrony in the Antarctic data was still pretty disconcerting to me.
And via Andrew Sullivan, psychologist Jonathan Wei asks “Why Is It Socially Acceptable to be Bad at Math?” beginning with a disconcerting quote form Michelle Obama.