Daily Archives: July 16, 2012

Kiwi weather station data shenanigins going to court

Climate change readings ‘inaccurate’ TREVOR QUINN A climate change group has taken the National Institute for Atmospheric and Water Research (NIWA) to court over what they say are inaccurate temperature recordings. The New Zealand Climate Education Trust – a branch … Continue reading

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By its actions, the IPCC Admits Its Past Reports Were Unreliable

Foreword: Readers may recall that we covered the InterAcademy Council finding here on WUWT, in IAC slams IPCC process, suggests removal of top officials followed by IPCC’s Pachauri should resign for “failures of leadership” Now, with virtually no notice, the … Continue reading

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Tornado Season Statistics Update – ‘remarkably quiet’

Guest post by Paul Homewood It does not seem long since the February outbreak of tornadoes had Joe Romm noting :- The unexpectedly fierce and fast tornado outbreak so early in the season has folks asking again about a possible … Continue reading

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Tisdale: How Does the Evolution of the 2012/13 El Niño Stack Up Against the Others since 1982?

Guest post by Bob Tisdale In addition to the title discussion, this post will serve as the Mid-July 2012 Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly Update. It also includes a status update on my book about El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO). COMPARISON OF … Continue reading

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WUWT smeared by Scientific American’s Bora Zivkovic ‏

This tiff started because of this story by Tom Nelson yesterday, followed by this today. This post is my first involvement as all this happened without my involvement or comment until now. I don’t even care that I wasn’t mentioned, … Continue reading

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Caution needed with new greenhouse gas emission standards

From the University of Calgary New model provides lifecycle analysis of ‘well-to-wheel’ oil sands emissions Policy makers need to be cautious in setting new ‘low-carbon’ standards for greenhouse gas emissions for oil sands-derived fuels as well as fuels from conventional … Continue reading

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