Daily Archives: May 18, 2011

If NASA science was this easy to hack, CRU must have been child’s play

We still have no final report from the Norfolk police on whether the ClimateGate files were a hack, or an inside job by a whistleblower. However, we do have another example emerging today that illustrates that it seems rather easy … Continue reading

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Posted in Climategate, Government idiocy | Tagged , , , , | 26 Comments

Nielsen-Gammon interviews North and others on Wegman – plagiarism may be related to a cultural misunderstanding by foreign exchange student

I’m surprised too, at the reaction of North and others. They may have a point. Wegman: A Surprising Reaction by Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon at the Houston Chronicle’s Climate Abyss I spread the word yesterday to my colleagues about Wegman begin … Continue reading

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Joe Bastardi’s hurricane season

The Hurricane Season ( a rehash of what I have had so far) By Joe Bastardi, WeatherBell I see Dr Mann has a forecast out for 16 storms plus or minus 4, NOAA is out with theirs tomorrow. It is … Continue reading

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Mann’s hurricane season predictions

Hockey team science wonk Dr. Michael Mann has released his hurricane predictions, just in time to pre-empt NOAA’s planned release of their forecast ,Thursday, May 19, 2011 – 11:30 a.m. ET. ESSC Scientists make prediction for 2011 North Atlantic Hurricane … Continue reading

Posted in Forecasting, hurricanes, Satire | Tagged , , | 86 Comments

IPCC agrees to “major” reforms

From the “I’ll believe it when I see it” department comes this story in Nature News: I thought this was interesting:

Posted in Climate News, Climategate, IPCC | Tagged , , | 104 Comments

Siting related temperature bias at the Dutch Meteorological Institute (KNMI)

“This a complicating factor for the homogenization of daily temperature series.” WUWT first reported on the issues with the KNMI De Bilt weather station in October 2009 here. About that time, Dr. Pielke Sr. and I were given access to … Continue reading

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Western snow pack is well above normal, Squaw Valley sets new all time snow record

From the “weather is not climate” department: All of the western states have snowpacks that are currently 110 to over 180 percent above normal with the exception of southern Colorado. This is unusual for most of the western states to … Continue reading

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Wind farm ordered dismantled

Mark Duchamp writes in with this news from the Lerida, Autonomous Community (state) of Catalonia, Spain: A judge ordered the removal of 45 wind turbines on the grounds that planning laws were violated. There was no “general municipal plan” establishing … Continue reading

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GWPF on Huhne’s “green spin”

Press Release (via email) Conditional Climate Targets Are A Step Back From Blind Unilateralism LONDON, 18 May – The Global Warming Policy Foundation regards the UK’s conditional adoption of post-2020 carbon targets as a first step back from blind and … Continue reading

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