Daily Archives: November 26, 2009

Mann has a new paper: he apparently discovers the Medieval Warm Period

Sorry no graphics, no abstract or paper (not published yet, due Friday the 27th, I hate it when they do this) the Penn State press release was rather spartan. So I’ll provide this one showing Mann’s previous work where the … Continue reading

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Posted in Climate data, Paleoclimatology, Science | 234 Comments

IPCC reviewer: “don’t cover up the divergence”

Steve McIntyre writes: One reviewer of the IPCC 2007 Assessment Report specifically asked IPCC not to hide the decline. The reviewer stated very clearly: Show the Briffa et al reconstruction through to its end; don’t stop in 1960. Then comment … Continue reading

Posted in Climategate | 102 Comments

McIntyre: The deleted data from the “Hide the Decline” trick

By Steve McIntyre from his camirror.wordpress.com site. For the very first time, the Climategate Letters “archived” the deleted portion of the Briffa MXD reconstruction of “Hide the Decline” fame – see here. Gavin Schmidt claimed that the decline had been … Continue reading

Posted in Climate data, Climategate, FOI, Paleoclimatology | 158 Comments

Climategate: Stuart Varney “lives with Ed”

Ed Begley Jr. goes ballistic on Fox News. We saw something similarly unhinged with Center for American Progress Dan Wiess, also interviewed by Stuart Varney on Fox News. From the YouTube description: Ed gets into a shoutfest and can’t stop … Continue reading

Posted in Climategate | 173 Comments

Climategate: Pielke Senior on the NCDC CCSP report – “strong arm tactics”

From Dr. Roger Pielke Sr. E-mail Documentation Of The Successful Attempt By Thomas Karl Director Of the U.S. National Climate Data Center To Suppress Biases and Uncertainties In the Assessment Surface Temperature Trends The release of the e-mails from Phil … Continue reading

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Warwick Hughes shows how Jones selections put bias in Australian Temperatures

Jones et al 1986 methodical insertion of warming bias by Warwick Hughes Jones et al 1986 looked at 86 Australian stations and rejected 46 (25 Short term – 21 long term). Of the 40 they used 27 were short term … Continue reading

Posted in Climate data, Climategate, Weather_stations | 80 Comments