How to solve attribution conflicts in climate science

Readers may recall this post: More dirty pool by NCDC’s Karl, Menne, and Peterson …where I take NCDC to task for not given proper attribution to the surfacestations.org and volunteer Russ Steele for use of a photo on the cover page of their Exeter report, seen below. I was a bit taken aback by the cover…

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My answer to Tamino's question

Tamino (Grant Foster) writes: I have a question for Anthony Watts: We have over 30 years of satellite data for arctic sea ice. Why do you consistently display the only data source I know of that covers less than 6 years? Maybe some of you would enjoy visiting WUWT to put the question directly to…

Another prominent Wikipedia editor has been climate topic banned

I hadn’t noticed this yesterday, but the second most prolific climate revisionist at Wikipedia has also been banned from posting on the climate topic. By a vote of 4-3 Kim Dabelstein Petersen has been topic banned, just like RealClimate founder William Connolley: Also, It appears there was [initially] no support for Mr. Petersen’s voluntary self…

Cohen comments on the Revkin Dot Earth op/ed

Dr. Roger Cohen, APS member, sends this via email commenting on this Dot Earth article. Where do I start? Well, maybe the most offensive part of this column is the use of psychobabble to distract and divert attention from the real issue, which is the science, and whether it has been corrupted. Of course Revkin…

Met Office turns to crowdsourcing climate data

Gee, where have we seen this pioneered for gathering data before? Of course, Professor Stott saw fit to not invite Dr. Roger Pielke Sr., myself or anyone who has any experience  with this sort of thing to the Exeter meeting of surfacetemperatures.org.  But as they say, “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery”. Your chance…

New ideas on Total Solar Irradiance and flares

From: SOHO sheds new light on solar flares ESA Science & Technology After detailed analysis of data from the SOHO and GOES spacecraft, a team of European scientists has been able to shed new light on the role of solar flares in the total output of radiation from our nearest star. Their surprising conclusion is…