New national temperature resource almost ready

I had hoped to have this ready in time for heat wave season, as it would have been quite useful in July. Pursuant to my post about July average temperatures being lower with the new Climate Reference Network -vs- the old surface network, let me show you a sneak peak of what will be coming…

Lewandowsky’s bait and switch

More on the now infamous “moon landing denier“” statistical paper. Question – how did this title for a scientific paper: Understanding Statistical Trends Turn into this? NASA faked the moon landing|Therefore (Climate) Science is a Hoax: An Anatomy of the Motivated Rejection of Science Easy. You get ethics approval from your university for the first…

Trenberth: Climategate caused a loss of funding

From a story in The Melbourne Age: Professor Trenberth is a bruised survivor of the so-called ”climategate” scandal, which involved the theft and publication of thousands of emails that had been sent between some of the world’s most influential climate researchers. While he and his colleagues were cleared by a series of investigations, the people…