06 Mar '12, 1pm

A Dispatch from the Barricades: In a new book, a climate scientist known for a "hockey stick" graph charting a r...

As I noted in a recent article , the debate over climate science has come to resemble other angry battles in the nation’s culture wars. Much as one might dislike the idea of the earth’s future being decided in a shouting match, that seems to be the reality of the situation we are in. Columbia University Press That’s how Michael E. Mann puts it in a new book called “The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars .” Dr. Mann, a scientist at Pennsylvania State University, gives readers an inside look at a string of battles going back to 1999 in which he has played a central role. Many of these center on the famous “hockey stick,” a reconstruction by Dr. Mann and colleagues of the past thousand years of temperatures on the planet, relying on indicators like tree rings. The graph of reconstructed temperatures is called a hockey stick because the right-hand side shows temperatures veerin...

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Climate change could kill ice hockey in Canada

grist.org 06 Mar '12, 3pm

Canada may claim it has no “official” religion, but any card-carrying northerner will tell you it’s ice hockey. Which mean...