New Paper in Science: Sea level 81,000 years ago was 1 meter higher while CO2 was lower

This Week in SCIENCE, Volume 327, Issue 5967, Food Security dated February 12 2010, is now available at: http://www.sciencemag.org/content/vol327/issue5967/twis.dtl Standing High (requires free registration to view) Excerpts: Abstract: Sea-Level Highstand 81,000 Years Ago in Mallorca Jeffrey A. Dorale,1,* Bogdan P. Onac,2,* Joan J. Fornós,3 Joaquin Ginés,3 Angel Ginés,3 Paola Tuccimei,4 David W. Peate1 Global sea…

Editor of Nature forced to resign from climate review panel

From Channel 4 news in the UK: ‘Climate-gate’ review member resigns By Tom Clarke Within hours of the launch of an independent panel to investigate claims that climate scientists covered up flawed data on temperature rises, one member has been forced to resign after sceptics questioned his impartiality. // In an interview last year with…

GISS adjustments in Australia

Ken Stewart shows how GISS adjusts temperature records in two adjacent sites in Australia This issue was also recently covered on the Climategate blog here Introduction Despite its assurances, GISS has adjusted the temperature records of two sites at Mackay to reverse a cooling trend in one and increase a warming trend in another.   This…