Graph of the Day for February 28, 2010

"This was the danger of always criticising the skeptics for not publishing in the ‘peer-reviewed literature'.  Obviously, they found a solution to that--take over a journal!  So what do we do about this?  I think we have to stop considering ‘Climate Research' as a legitimate peer-reviewed journal.  Perhaps we should encourage our colleagues in the climate research community to no longer submit to, or cite papers in, this journal.  We would also need to consider what we tell or request of our more reasonable colleagues who currently sit on the editorial board..."  Michael Mann, "hocky-stick" climatologist.


Source:  Pajamas Media.


Hoven's Index for February 28, 2010


Percentage of people polled in March 2009 (before Climategate) who were "worried a great deal" about eight specific environmental problems:
Pollution of drinking water:  59%

Water pollution:  52%

Toxic soil/water:  52%

Fresh water supplies:  49%

Air pollution:  45%

Loss of rain forests:  42%

Plant and animal extinction:  37%

Global warming:  34%

Source:  Gallup.


Graph of the Day Archive.

"This was the danger of always criticising the skeptics for not publishing in the ‘peer-reviewed literature'.  Obviously, they found a solution to that--take over a journal!  So what do we do about this?  I think we have to stop considering ‘Climate Research' as a legitimate peer-reviewed journal.  Perhaps we should encourage our colleagues in the climate research community to no longer submit to, or cite papers in, this journal.  We would also need to consider what we tell or request of our more reasonable colleagues who currently sit on the editorial board..."  Michael Mann, "hocky-stick" climatologist.


Source:  Pajamas Media.


Hoven's Index for February 28, 2010


Percentage of people polled in March 2009 (before Climategate) who were "worried a great deal" about eight specific environmental problems:
Pollution of drinking water:  59%

Water pollution:  52%

Toxic soil/water:  52%

Fresh water supplies:  49%

Air pollution:  45%

Loss of rain forests:  42%

Plant and animal extinction:  37%

Global warming:  34%

Source:  Gallup.


Graph of the Day Archive.