Articles by David R. Legates

A Scientific Stick Check

Recently, it has been posited that the 1990s were the warmest decade of the past two millennia -- a direct result of an anthropogenic influence on the earth's climate. This view, which has been adopted by global-warming activists and... Read More

Same Old Story

The conventional wisdom has been that temperatures during the early years of the last millennium (~A.D. 800 to 1300) were relatively warmer -- in what was known as the Medieval Warm Period -- while temperatures decreased during the middle years... Read More

What's the Forecast?

Global climate models attempt to describe the Earth's climate and are used in variety of applications. These include the investigation of the possible causes of climate change and the simulation of past and future climates. World leaders are making critical... Read More

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