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/ . The errors were determined using the 125 stations in NOAA’s recently-established US Climate Reference…

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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 in summer and prevents heat loss in winter, a multi-seasonal efficiency uncommon in roof and…

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 that an online survey by an opponent was “useless” “without the authors demonstrating the integrity…

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 figure comes out with what he thinks about the pal review system and the claims…