Monthly Archives: November 2012

Lovejoy_4

Too much information?

Do GCM’s (sic) predict the climate… or macroweather? Ask Lovejoy et. al, in a paper submitted to Earth System Science Dynamics Discussions, and pointed out to Better Figures by the unholy trio of Richard Betts, Ed Hawkins and John Kennedy. I don’t really want to comment too much on the science here, as that might […]

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Oh No, FAO

Oh FAO. I admire your work immensely, and respect your mission and commitment. I applaud your lovely FAOSTAT service, and you can clearly do nice, informative graphs. So, how did you let this infographic slip through the net? (original here) It starts OK, but gets bad pretty quickly. Since when does 870 million people get […]