Daily Archives: January 6, 2013

Does NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) keep two separate sets of climate books for the USA?

UPDATE: See the first ever CONUS Tavg value for the year from the NCDC State of the Art Climate Reference Network here and compare its value for July 2012. There’s another surprise. Glaring inconsistencies found between State of the Climate … Continue reading

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Notes on calendars, travel, and two important upcoming stories

CALENDARS: First, I want to thank everyone who ordered the 2013 Josh Skeptic Calendar. I especially want to thank Dr. Michael Mann, whose hilarious conspiracy theory outburst sold more calendars than Josh or I ever could have hoped to. Like … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing a Temperature Trend Analysis

(Image Credit: WoodForTrees.com) By Werner Brozek, edited and with introduction by WUWT regular “Just The Facts” Your help is needed in building a regular temperature trend analysis for WUWT. With much attention being focused on how much warming, or lack … Continue reading

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The logical case against climate panic

How the profiteers who market Thermageddon offend against the principles of formal logic Guest post by Monckton of Brenchley LOGIC is the heartbeat of all true learning – the soul of the Classics, the Sciences and Religion. Once everyone studied … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week: The Gleick tragedy continues at AGU…

Steve McIntyre has returned from his holiday trip and points out how the American Geophysical Union (AGU) has taken up the Gleick tragedy at the 2012 convention, as if the prodigal son had never committed a crime. He writes:

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Drought, Hurricanes and Heat Waves – 2012 in Perspective

Guest post by Bob Tisdale Drought, Hurricanes and Heat Waves – Climate Change and Global Warming in the United States – 2012 in Perspective In this video, we’ll examine the exceptional and historic nature of the recent drought in the … Continue reading

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Slingo Pretends She Knows Why It’s Been So Wet!

By Paul Homewood Following release of provisional rainfall data for the UK, showing that 2012 has been one of the wettest on record, Professor Julia Slingo, chief scientist at the Met Office, tells us “The trend towards more extreme rainfall … Continue reading

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