A note on my cyber attack and communications

For those of you trying to submit stories and/or contact me via WUWT, that won’t be possible for a couple of days via normal methods. My office experienced a cyber attack/hacking today. WUWT is hosted on wordpress.com, and not served from my office network, so was not affected. But, one server for communications that also…

UAH October temperatures, part 2

Note that the original October report on WUWT from a press release issued accidentally by UAH is superseded by this report. – Anthony UAH v5.6 Global Temperature Update for October, 2013: +0.29 deg. C By Dr. Roy Spencer We finally received the missing NOAA-19 and Metop2 AMSU data from NESDIS, resulting from the government shutdown,…

Raising the bar on statistical significance

I was searching the early edition of PNAS for the abstract of yet another sloppy “science by press release” that didn’t bother to give the the title of the paper or the DOI, and came across this paper, so it wasn’t a wasted effort. Steve McIntyre recently mentioned: Mann rose to prominence by supposedly being…