Daily Archives: September 12, 2012

Errors in Estimating Mean Temperature – Part II

Guest post by Lance Wallace Last week (Aug 30), Anthony Watts posted my analysis of the errors in estimating true mean temperatures due to the use of the (Tmin+Tmax)/2 approach widely used in thousands of temperature measuring stations worldwide: http://wattsupwiththat.com/2012/08/30/errors-in-estimating-temperatures-using-the-average-of-tmax-and-tmin-analysis-of-the-uscrn-temperature-stations/Continue reading

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Posted in Climate data, USCRN | Tagged , , , , , | 61 Comments

Counterintuitive, models wrong – rainfall more likely over drier soil

From the Vienna University of Technology , what appears to be a negative drought feedback mechanism has been observed. Summer rain more likely over drier soils Summer rain is more likely over drier soil – this is the conclusion scientists … Continue reading

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The Cook-Lewandowsky Social-Internet Link

UPDATE: For all you angry taunting types (Stoat aka William M. Connolley for example) that claim that this post represents a claim of conspiracy theory itself (hint: try to find the word in the post) you might want to register … Continue reading

Posted in Climate ugliness, Stephan Lewandowsky | Tagged , , , , | 103 Comments

Something practical – new roof design saves energy

ORNL roof and attic design proves efficient in summer and winter By Emma Macmillan OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Sep. 10, 2012 — A new kind of roof-and-attic system field-tested at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory keeps homes cool … Continue reading

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The Daily Lew – Issue 2

More noise in Stephan Lewandowsky’s LewWorld. This time, Steve McIntyre finds a statement by Lewandowsky that effectively hoists him by his own petard. Apparently, data integrity only applied to others, not the inhabitants of LewWorld. Steve writes: Lewandowsky has stated … Continue reading

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Remember those tarballs that washed ashore during Isaac – that’s nothing compared to Natural oil pollution

I’m sure you’ve seen the picture of tarballs on the beach splashed all over the MSM after hurricane Isaac came ashore in Louisiana. The left leaning website Think Progress (parent of Joe Romm’s Climate Progress) framed it this way: A … Continue reading

Posted in Alarmism, petroleum | Tagged , , , | 55 Comments

Quote of the week – Rutan rocks

Like the Apollo astronauts who have walked on the moon and the NASA staff that discount the severity of the global warming alarm (Dr. Stephan Lewandowsky, please take note of this for your moon landing conspiracy theories), another prominent aerospace … Continue reading

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