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Thanks partly to NOAA’s new adjusted dataset, tommorrow they’ll claim to reporters that May (and possibly June) was the ‘hottest ever’

However, satellite data don’t agree with that finding People send me stuff. Today I got an email with an advance link to the NOAA/NCDC “state of the climate” briefing- that monthly phone call where Tom Karl’s NCDC staff spoon feeds unquestioning newsies like AP’s Seth Borenstein the latest worry over climate. Unsurprisingly, May 2015 is…

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El Niño begins to curtail the Pause

Global temperature update: no warming for 18 years 6 months By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley For 222 months, since January 1997, there has been no global warming at all (Fig. 1). This month’s RSS temperature – now beginning to feel the effects of the current el Niño, which will eventually cause temporary warming – shows…

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Progress on the problems with Australia’s ACORN-SAT surface air temperature records

Dr David R.B. Stockwell writes, Progress on the surface temperature front as follows: Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment Bob Baldwin established a Technical Advisory Forum comprised of leading scientists and statisticians to review  and provide advice on Australia’s official temperature data set in January following recommendations by an independent peer review. The Forum’s report has been…

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Despite attempts to erase it globally, “the pause” still exists in pristine US surface temperature data

As readers know, the recent paper Karl et al. 2015, written by the head of the National Climatic Data Center now NCEI, went to great lengths to try to erase “the pause” from the surface temperature record using a series of adjustments. Those adjustments are deemed unacceptable and criticized by some climate scientists, such as…

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New Claims ‘Murky’ Global Warming Statistics Are ‘Guessed At’

Via the GWPF Date: 15/05/15 Levi Winchester, Daily Express Some surface temperature recordings used as the basis for global warming evidence are guessed at – including in the Arctic and Antarctic. The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF), chaired by former Conservative chancellor Nigel Lawson, has recently launched an inquiry into the reliability of global surface temperature…