Re: [asa] Climate change journals

From: Michael Roberts <>
Date: Wed Dec 16 2009 - 03:04:51 EST


I think you should mend yours ways and stop being like certain Oz

Meanwhile I will get my skis ready.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Murray Hogg" <>
To: "ASA" <>
Sent: Wednesday, December 16, 2009 4:22 AM
Subject: Re: [asa] Climate change journals

> Christine Smith wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> In Glen's latest post, he asked me twice what I thought of comments
>> written by others in response to his skepticism of the instrumental
>> temperature data. Frankly, I'm rather disappointed by my fellow AGW
>> proponents on this list. First they have demanded that the data be
>> engaged, and then they denigrate someone who is very respectfully and
>> intelligently asking questions about specific data points. I can only
>> believe that they have become so frustrated by the debate (because I know
>> they've had it before) that these rather flippant and disrespectful
>> responses are them just letting off some steam.
>> In any case, I feel compelled to try and dig more deeply into the data
>> myself. Although I've been well-schooled in the fundamental concepts
>> here, this would be my first foray into the scientifically reviewed
>> journals. I would like to get a short list of the most important journals
>> to look at, so that I can figure out how much all of this would cost me
>> in subscription fees. Letting me know of any other sources of that rigor
>> which I should review would also be helpful.
>> Please note that this does not in anyway change my view that AGW is a
>> significant problem. I am simply trying to become better educated on the
>> issue so that I can "engage the data" myself more intelligently in the
>> future. ::sigh:: I am not looking forward to cracking open my stats.
>> textbook again though. :( In Christ,
>> Christine
> Er, so Glenn can write this about me;
> "This is certainly not a scientific attitude--it is an attitude of a
> politician who doesn't really care about truth."
> And this despite the fact that I actually took the trouble to look up
> Glenn's cited blog post, locate the pertinent article, read it, and ask
> Glenn a couple of polite questions of clarification?
> And I'm denigrating Glenn?
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