Monthly Archives: November 2009

Mann to be investigated by Penn State University review

This statement was released by Penn State here. Oddly, while mentioning the NAS report, there is no mention of the Congressional commissioned Wegman report, which you can see here full report (PDF). Or for a quick read the fact-sheet (PDF). … Continue reading

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Understanding Climategate: Who’s Who – a video

Thanks to MagicJava for putting this into a YouTube video at my request:

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The Curry letter: a word about “deniers”…

This comment was sent to me in case it was not posted at all or in it’s entirety over at Climate Progress. It wasn’t, so I’m repeating it here because I think it is relevant to the discussion that Dr. … Continue reading

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How “The Trick” was pulled off

by Steve McIntyre For the benefit of new readers, we discussed some aspects of the “trick” at Climate Audit in the past. Obviously, the Climategate Letters clarify many things that were murky in the past. On the left is a … Continue reading

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The Australian ETS vote: a political litmus test for cap and trade

Many here in the USA got their first inkling of the extraordinary events going on in Australia with the vote that was supposed to happen in parliament on Friday over “ETS” or Emissions Trading Scheme, with this WUWT post: Ripples … Continue reading

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An open letter from Dr. Judith Curry on climate science

I asked Dr. Judith Curry if I could repost her letter which she originally sent to Climate Progress, here at WUWT. Here was her response: From: Curry, Judith A Sent: Friday, November 27, 2009 2:10 PM To: Anthony Watts – … Continue reading

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No, thank you Daphne

From Tips and Notes to WUWT this comment Daphne (20:11:58) I found this website a few months ago, while creating some graphics for a friend at NOAA. While searching for references of what a “MMTS sensor” looks like, I found … Continue reading

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Zorita calls for barring Phil Jones, Michael Mann, and Stefan Rahmstorf from further IPCC participation

From his web page: Why I think that Michael Mann, Phil Jones and Stefan Rahmstorf should be barred from the IPCC process by Eduardo Zorita, Scientist at the Institute for Coastal Research, specialist in Paleoclimatology, Review Editor of Climate Research … Continue reading

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Climategate protester pwn3d CBC on live TV

How interesting that it has now risen to this level. Climategate? Quel Climategate?

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UEA Climate Scientist: “possible that…I.P.C.C. has run its course”

This is a surprise. Professor Mike Hulme of the University of East Anglia suggests that the “I.P.C.C. has run its course”. I agree with him. We really need to remove a wholly political organization, the United Nations, from science. Republished … Continue reading

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More on the NIWA New Zealand data adjustment story

NIWA issued a response statement regarding the charges leveled by The NZ Climate Science Coalition here: http://www.niwa.co.nz/our-science/climate/news/all/niwa-confirms-temperature-rise They say: Warming over New Zealand through the past century is unequivocal. NIWA’s analysis of measured temperatures uses internationally accepted techniques, including making … Continue reading

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Told ya so – more upside down data in Mann’s latest paper

I mentioned yesterday in the press release thread: So here’s the question, the press release below mentions sediments. Place your bets now on whether the Tiljander sediment series remains inverted or not. Peer review doesn’t seem to catch the problem … Continue reading

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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