More on the National Geographic Decline

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Anthony has covered the National Geographic Northern Hemisphere temperature graph here. This is the graph under discussion. Figure 1. Graph from November 1976 National Geographic article Since I’m a suspicious guy who never takes anything on faith, I went and got the original data that was used by National Geographic.…

Scandal brewing in the Euro carbon credits market

This report is from Europe via The Times Online. Meanwhile back here in the USA, the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) is going through a record period of low price (ten cents a metric ton) and extended lull in trading: Magnified view from CCX main page “Dead” is a word that might describe trading on this…

Weather balloon data backs up missing decline found in old magazine

Jo Nova has more from Frank Lansner on what older records, this time from weather balloons, tell us about recent adjustments to the temperature record. WUWT readers may recall Rewriting the decline where the graph from National Geographic below raises some questions about temperature graphs today. Above: Matthews 1976, National Geographic, Temperatures 1880-1976 Frank Lansner has…

New planet discovered

From A University of California Santa Barbara press release: International Team of Scientists Reports Discovery of a New Planet (Santa Barbara, Calif.) –– An international team of scientists, including several who are affiliated with UC Santa Barbara, has discovered a new planet the size of Jupiter. The finding is published in the March 18 issue…