2009 paper confirming IPCC sea level conclusions withdrawn, mistakes cited

From the Guardian, finally some refreshing honesty in Science: Climate scientists withdraw journal claims of rising sea levels Study claimed in 2009 that sea levels would rise by up to 82cm by the end of century – but the report’s author now says true estimate is still unknown The Maldives – poster child for bad…

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Fudged Fevers in the Frozen North

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [see Update at the end of this post] I got to thinking about the (non) adjustment of the GISS temperature data for the Urban Heat Island effect, and it reminded me that I had once looked briefly at Anchorage, Alaska in that regard. So I thought I’d take a fresh…

Bringing Skillful Observation Back To Science

Guest post by Steve Goddard Archimedes had his eureka moment while sitting in the bathtub.  Newton made a great discovery sitting under an apple tree.  Szilárd discovered nuclear fission while sitting at a red light. There was a time when observation was considered an important part of science. Climate science has gone the opposite direction,…