Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

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Resolving the biases in century-scale sea surface temperature measurements reveals some interesting patterns

This new paper in GRL takes on the well-known buckets-vs-inlets issue (Steve McIntyre also visited the issue several times) related to ship based sea surface temperature measurements and as a result, produces an improved dataset. The results show a surprising period of warming, but not in the time period expected.  How would AGW advocates explain…

Questions on the CRU email backup server.

Over at Climate Audit, Steve reports on the Update for the FOI for the Wahl Attachments He’s wondering about the use of that mailserver and why there are inconsistencies, for example: I have a quick question for the technically-inclined about backup protocols. I had asked UEA the following question: 4. You stated that the earliest backup…