Monday, January 25, 2010

The Hockey Stick Illusion

Like The Englishman, my copy of Bishop Hill's chunky book, The Hockey Stick Illusion, dropped through the door on Friday.

I have barely begun to read it—I might take a couple of days off to get into it properly—but the first few chapters that I have perused have been clear, fascinating and eminently readable.

Like many of my sceptic colleagues, I have followed this story for some years—but only in bits and pieces and, often, the statistical and scientific has been rather over my amateur head. His Ecclesiastical Eminence's book promises to pull the entire story together—plus much of the data released in the CRU documents—and to make it intelligible.

This is going to be fun...

4 comments:

J Demetriou said...

As much as you want this to be a gripping, wildly popular scoop. It just ain't. And it never will be.

Are you going to carry on boring people into submission?

Devil's Kitchen said...

And yet still you come back to read it. Bugger off and join the LibDems, Demetriou, you tedious Social Democrat twat.

DK

ThousandsOfMilesAway said...

As much as you want this to be a gripping, wildly popular scoop. It just ain't. And it never will be.

Oh, I don't know about that - looks increasing like Pachauri is going to get the Spanish archer...

The power of the internets in action - this is a story that most definitely had nothing to do with the MSM.

Carry on, DK.

Sam said...

Indeed, I love reading about this. Well, love is perhaps not the right word, is is horrifingly scary, but bored? Not in a million years.