Climate Curious

My work on climate change

David Siegel
May 1 · 3 min read
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This is the new home of all my work on climate change. The main work is this one-hour video presenting climate data:

Essays

Climate Curious — this is the one that started everything. 285k views so far.
A Tribute to Hans Rosling — A Medium.com piece breaking down the temperature record.
Global Warming for Dummies — this is a good document to start with if people would rather read. It has plenty of embedded videos.
An Open Letter to the Heartland Institute — Why I think they are making things worse, not better.
Recent Scientific Work on Climate Change — technical papers, most of whom could not get published by major journals.
Climate Change: Is it Real and Important? — A response defending me from a misguided rebuttal to the first essay, written by some global-warming enthusiasts.
How Climate Change Changes Your Brain — LinkedIn short piece describing my experience after publishing the essay.

Video Playlists

Individual Chapters from the Big Video — for people doing research, the chapters are available separately. They are a bit less edited than in the big video.
Tony Heller
Renewables
Sea Level Rise
Climate Change — General
Nuclear Power
All about Polar Bears

Select Videos

Select Peer-Reviewed Papers

Natural climate variability, part 2: Interpretation of the post 2000 temperature standstill — International Journal of Heat and Technology

Examination of space-based bulk atmospheric temperatures used in climate research, Roy Spencer, International Journal of Remote Sensing — Shows that 3 of 4 satellite data sets show spurrious warming.

Analysis of the impacts of station exposure on the U.S. Historical Climatology Network temperatures and temperature trends, Watts et al, Journal of Geophysical Research

A case against precipitous climate action, by Richard Lindzen, Energy and Environment

Climate physics, feedbacks, and reductionism (and when does reductionism go too far?), by Richard Lindzen, European Physics Journal

Books

False Alarm, by Bjorn Lomborg
Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism hurts Hurts Us All, by Michael Shellenberger
Landscapes and Cycles, by Jim Steele
The Mythology of Global Warming, by Bruce Bunker
The Delinquent Teenager Who Was Mistaken for the World’s Top Climate Expert, by Donna Laframboise
Into the Dustbin: Rajendra Pachauri, the Climate Report & the Nobel Peace Prize, by Donna Laframboise
The Great Global Warming Blunder: How Mother Nature Fooled the Worlds Top Climate Scientists, by Roy Spencer
The Climate Fix: What Scientists and Politicians Won't Tell You About Global Warming, by Roger Pielke JR
The Inconvenient Skeptic: The Comprehensive Guide to the Earth’s Climate, by John Kehr

My nonprofit is the Giordano Bruno Institute. If you can help me raise money for it and get it started, please get in touch.

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David Siegel is a serial entrepreneur in Washington, DC. He is the founder of the Pillar Project and is raising money for a new post-Covid company. He is the author of The Token Handbook, Open Stanford, The Culture Deck, Climate Curious, SkiBetterFaster, and The Nine Act Structure. His full body of work is at dsiegel.com.

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