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  • The sum of Yamal is greater than its parts ( More on the Global Warming Hoax )

    05/25/2012 6:37:57 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 11 replies
    watts Up With That? ^ | May 24, 2012 | Anthony Watts
    This post will be a sticky top post for a day or two, new stories will appear below this one.Climategate ContinuesBy Andrew Montford & Harold AmblerMay 24, 2012 4:00 A.M. in the National Review – reposted here with permissionClimategate, the 2009 exposure of misconduct at the University of East Anglia, was a terrible blow to the reputation of climatology, and indeed to that of British and American science. Although that story hasn’t been in the news in recent months, new evidence of similar scientific wrongdoing continues to emerge, with a new scandal hitting the climate blogosphere just a few days...
  • The Yamal deception ( Dataused for the Global Warming Hoax

    05/10/2012 11:02:42 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 18 replies
    bishop-hill.net/blog ^ | May 9, 2012 | Bishop Hill
    As many readers are probably aware, there has been an important new posting at Climate Audit about the Yamal affair. This posting is an attempt to set out the whole story of Yamal. It reworks an article I did in 2009 and incorporates new developments since that time. I hope readers find it useful. I have also prepared a Kindle version of the post, for which there is a small charge - click here:Please also consider hitting the tip jar.The story of Michael Mann's Hockey Stick reconstruction, its statistical bias and the influence of the bristlecone pines is well known....
  • FOIA is not enough. Why not legally mandate transparency in climate research? A Modest Proposal…

    12/03/2011 10:28:34 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 18 replies
    Watts Up With That? ^ | December 2, 2011 | Guest post by Professor Robert G. Brown of Duke University.
    Posted on December 2, 2011 by Anthony Watts Guest post by Professor Robert G. Brown of Duke University.Not all scientific research is equal, in terms of its probable impact on humanity.  If one is studying poison dart frog species in tropical rain forests, getting a number wrong or arriving at an incorrect conclusion will generally have very little impact on the life of somebody living in California, India, China, or for that matter, in the tropical rain forests in question.On the other hand, medical research has a profound impact on us all and has a long history of abuse, both...
  • To Denmark, From Russia, With Lies (CRU's Tree Ring Circus)

    12/18/2009 4:32:00 PM PST · by raptor22 · 19 replies · 1,698+ views
    Investors Business Daily ^ | December 18, 2009 | IBD Editorial Staff
    Global Warming: Russian analysts accuse Britain's Meteorological Office of cherry-picking Russian temperature data to "hide the decline" in global temperatures. Is Copenhagen rooted in a single tree in Siberia? Michael Mann, a Penn State meteorologist, wrote in Friday's Washington Post that "stolen" e-mails from the University of East Anglia's Climate Research Unit still don't alter the evidence for climate change. Mann, a creator of the discredited hockey-stick graph used in reports from the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change to show man-made warming, attacks climate skeptics, including former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, saying they "confuse the public." Chutzpah has been...
  • The "Hide the Decline" Email Put in Context

    12/11/2009 2:45:13 PM PST · by Askwhy5times · 8 replies · 728+ views
    Bluegrass Pundit ^ | Friday, December 11, 2009 | Bluegrass Pundit
    Al Gore and other anthropogenic global warming believers claim the Climategate emails are taken out of context. Steve McIntyre at Climate Audit has blogged an excellent article that puts the Climategate "Hide the decline" email in context and it doesn't help the AGW position. In a nutshell, the IPCC wanted to use the historical proxy temperature change data in their Third Assessment Report, but they were concerned about the chart showing the wrong message since it declined in the late twentieth century. A proxy diagram of temperature change is a clear favourite for the Policy Makers summary. But the current...
  • 'M and M' stick in craw of climate-change crew (Canadian "hobbyist" clobbers global warm-mongers)

    12/05/2009 6:42:13 AM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 24 replies · 1,091+ views
    The StarPhoenix [Saskatoon, Canada] ^ | December 5, 2009 | Richard Foot
    Steve McIntyre, 62, is a Toronto retiree. He plays squash, dabbles with numbers and insists he never set out to stir up any trouble. So why does his name appear again and again - in the most unflattering ways - in hundreds of e-mails written by the world's most influential climate change scientists[?]...McIntyre is called everything from a "bozo" and a "moron" to a "playground bully." [snip] McIntyre contacted Ross McKitrick, a University of Guelph statistical economist who was also analyzing the science behind the IPCC reports. Together they unearthed evidence that Mann's calculations were predisposed to producing a hockey...
  • Lord Monckton’s summary of Climategate and its issues

    12/02/2009 12:40:01 PM PST · by Forgiven_Sinner · 27 replies · 1,954+ views
    Watts Up With That? ^ | November 30, 2009 | by Christopher Monckton of Brenchley
    Both Steve McIntyre and I are mentioned in this comprehensive summary. I’ve posted some excerpts below, with a link to the full report in PDF form. It is well worth a read. – Anthony Cold facts about the hot topic of global temperature change after the Climategate scandal THE WHISTLE BLOWS FOR TRUTH The whistleblower deep in the basement of one of the ugly, modern tower-blocks of the dismal, windswept University of East Anglia could scarcely have timed it better. In less than three weeks, the world’s governing class – its classe politique – would meet in Copenhagen, Denmark, to...
  • Good video on cooking the data on the hockey stick.

    11/30/2009 1:11:39 PM PST · by Corky Boyd · 5 replies · 391+ views
    Island Turtle ^ | November 30, 2009 | Corky Boyd
    This video includes a lengthy series of interviews with Steve McIntyre of Climate Audit. It is an excellent recap of his battles with Mann and the CRU. It was produced by a Finnish group and adds their own tree ring data which support McIntyre. It is in Finnish with English subtitles. The McIntyre interviews are of course in English. It was released recently and appears to have been updated with new information from this past weekend. Click here to open the site. http://dotsub.com/view/19f9c335-b023-4a40-9453-a98477314bf2
  • Global Warming Caused By 12 Trees.

    10/02/2009 12:09:12 PM PDT · by ckilmer · 23 replies · 1,603+ views
    Belmont Club ^ | October 1st, 2009 4:04 am | Wretchard
       Link to Page 1   |  Link to Page 2    |  Link to Page 3   |  Link to Page 4   9 4:04 am The man who broke the bank Steve McIntyre, whose previous careers included mineral exploration and policy analysis for the Canadian government, has been one of the foremost critics “of the temperature record of the past 1000 years and the data quality of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies.” His detailed look into the data quality of the so-called Hockey Stick graph (see below) upon which much of the Global Warming thesis has been...