Below are all the posts written this year that were viewed by 12,000 or more people. These numbers don’t count views by my subscribers, who don’t show up in any of my stats unless they click on link and visit Climate Progress.
This list is perhaps a better introduction to Climate Progress than the most-discussed posts of 2008, since it is basically driven by what the rest of the blogosphere thinks are the best and most timely CP posts.
Regular readers can probably figure out what post written this year was (easily) my most widely read — viewed by over 63,000 people! Hint: It was certainly the most linked to and talked about post I did this year — particularly since the subjects of the post came after me. But I was quickly vindicated by independent analysis and reporting — and leading writers and bloggers picked up and expanded on my key points — so it became the most influential post I did this year.
63096: Error-riddled ‘Superfreakonomics': New book pushes global cooling myths, sheer illogic, and “patent nonsense” “” and the primary climatologist it relies on, Ken Caldeira, says “it is an inaccurate portrayal of me” and “misleading” in “many” places.