Handy graph puts BP oil spill into historical perspective


OK, it’s not a “hockey stick,” so the Left will ignore it — but the graph above illustrates the relative “quantities of oil spilled” during tanker accidents “between 1970 to 2009.”
Kate McMillan (who sourced this graph) writes:
The best estimate I can come up with suggests the current spill is around 700 tonnes a day (based [...]

The Heretics: McIntyre and McKitrick


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A retired engineer and an economics professor are a thorn in the side of the global warming establishment.

Climategate U-turn: Astonishment as scientist at centre of global warming email row admits data not well organised – Mail Online


The academic at the center of the ‘Climategate’ affair, whose raw data is crucial to the theory of climate change, has admitted that he has trouble ‘keeping track’ of the information.Colleagues say that the reason Professor Phil Jones has refused Freedom of Information requests is that he may have actually lost the relevant papers. Professor […]

Jeffrey Goldberg: Leon Wieseltier, Andrew Sullivan and Anti-Semitism – The Atlantic


Here are a couple of observations about Leon and Andrew, based on a more careful reading of Leon’s piece, and a look back at some of Andrew's greatest hits. 1 I don’t mean this as a cop-out, but Chait says much of what I would say, but better. 2 Like Chait, I don’t believe that […]