Science by Lucia, cartoon by Josh - 173
Jun 12, 2012
Josh in Climate: McIntyre, Josh, Lucia

Posted by Josh

Yesterday Lucia sent me an email about the recent Gergis et al 'on hold' paper with the subject title "Do you understand the math enough to do a cartoon?".

My response was, of course, to nervously read the email to gauge just how embarrassing my assured 'fail' would be.

Luckily Lucia is a genius at words as well as numbers and after a few emails back and forth she had explained the problem sufficiently well and suggested a possible cartoon solution. So this is truly a joint cartoon with all the clever bits by Lucia and some drawing by me.


She even wrote a haiku.

Screening fallacy:
If you sieve for hockeysticks
that’s just what you’ll get.

If you want to understand more, head over to The Blackboard or Climate Audit, there's lots to read.

Cartoons by Josh

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