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Amateurs are the people who do something for the love of it, without getting paid for it. I get paid for doing what I love, so don't get to be called an amateur*. One of my favorite amateurs on climate is Jan Schloerer. He was active in the Usenet group Sci.environment in the 1990s, and wrote a number of articles on climate for nonprofessionals. A number of excellent articles. He ok'd my posting them to my personal web site (I used to be on radix.net) and I'm now, […]
I share the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream. Among other things, for people to be judged by the content of their character rather than the color of their skin. It is an ideal. Since that dream has still not been achieved more than 50 years after he gave the speech, it's apparently a challenging ideal. Given events of the last few years, I'm not confident that we're closer to it than we were 20 years ago. Maybe I was just that naive 20 years ago, maybe I […]
I say edging towards climatology because the process of going from here, a state of not really knowing what the climatology is, to there, a state of having pretty solid knowledge, isn't one I like to take in a single jump. Even if scientists in professional journals present their work as if we did it in one jump, we seldom do it this way. Plus, for our purposes here, it's more meaningful to proceed in successive approximationsFor data, I'm going to use the Climate Forecast System […]
I was late to with you a happy New Year for 2015, so hope the perihelion (our closest approach to the sun each year, typically January 3rd) passes well for everyone and kicks off a year of good events and health.Year turnovers are good opportunities to look back at what I did the previous year (some good, some not so good, and not much blogging) and ponder what to do in the coming year (more good, less not so good, and more blogging). In the blogging side of the coming year, I plan to be […]
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