GISS & METAR – dial "M" for missing minus signs: it's worse than we thought

Here’s a story about how one missing letter, an M, can wreck a whole month’s worth of climate data. It is one of the longest posts ever made on WUWT, I spent almost my entire Saturday on it. I think it might also be one of the most important because it demonstrates a serious weakness…

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Volcanoes Cause Climate Change

Guest post by Steven Goddard Scientific American recently reported on the dodgy concept that climate change causes volcanoes, when in fact it is quite the opposite. Wikipedia : An early 19th-century illustration of Krakatoa In 1883, Krakatoa produced massive amounts of ash during an eruption estimated to the equivalent of 200 megatons – or 13…

Which NASA climate data to believe?

Over on Climate Audit, Jean S points out a curious anomaly in the March GISS Temperature data for Finland. Maybe that’s where all of Trenberth’s “missing heat” went. Note the deep red anomaly is in a sea of blue that surrounds it. Jean writes of the data: GISS station values are even more spectacular, the…