More on John Coleman's Special tonight – KUSI press release says NASA improperly manipulated data

UPDATE: See John Coleman’s hourlong news special “Global Warming – The Other Side” now online, all five parts here via SpaceRef.com PRESS RELEASE Date Released: Thursday, January 14, 2010 Source: KUSI-TV Climate researchers have discovered that NASA researchers improperly manipulated data in order to claim 2005 as “THE WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD.” KUSI-TV meteorologist, Weather Channel…

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Analysis says NOAA global temperature data 'doesn’t constitute a "smoking gun” for global warming'

Mikhail Voloshin writes this detailed analysis of NOAA and GISTEMP climate data  processing on his Facebook page: Random Walk analysis of NOAA global temperature anomaly data Summary The global temperature record doesn’t demonstrate an upward trend. It doesn’t demonstrate a lack of upward trend either. Temperature readings today are about 0.75°C higher than they were when…

Bespoke Climate Science: Temperature and CO2 Data Made to Order

Guest opinion: Dr. Tim Ball From the beginning, the pattern of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and its proponents was to produce the science required for the political agenda. It began publicly with James Hansen providing the science Senator Timothy Wirth required for his 1988 Congressional Hearing. The entire process was set up…

USGS finds data fraud, closes environmental chemistry lab

Misconduct has led to delays and 1 retraction in environmental quality measurements reports By Jessica Morrison (E&CN) Alleged misconduct and data manipulation at a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) laboratory may have affected thousands of environmental quality measurements processed between 2008 and 2014, according to the Interior Department’s Office of Inspector General (OIG). As many as 24…

Do the Adjustments to the Global Land+Ocean Surface Temperature Data Always Decrease the Reported Global Warming Rate?

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale If you’ve read the first two posts in this series you might already believe you know the answer to the title question.  Those two posts were: Do the Adjustments to Sea Surface Temperature Data Lower the Global Warming Rate? (WattsUpWithThat cross post is here.) UPDATED: Do the Adjustments to Land Surface…

A bill for climate data integrity: The Public Access to Historical Records Act

This just in from U.S. Senator David Vitter’s office here’s now the official press release: For Immediate Release Contact: Joel DiGrado (Vitter) (202) 224-4623 December 8, 2010 Emily Lawrimore (Barrasso)  (202) 224-6441 Vitter, Barrasso Introduce Bill to Ensure Open, Accurate NASA Climate Data (Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Sens. David Vitter and John Barrasso today introduced S. 4015,…

Phil Jones on the hot seat – not sharing data is "standard practice"

Excerpts from the Daily Mail article here: Head of ‘Climategate’ research unit admits he hid data – because it was ‘standard practice’ The scientist at the heart of the ‘Climategate’ row over global warming hid data ‘because it was standard practice’, it emerged today. Professor Phil Jones, director of the University of East Anglia’s prestigious…

UK Parliament to investigate Climategate and CRU data issues

From the Science and Technology committee of the UK Paliament press release here. The disclosure of climate data from the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia Terms of Reference The Science and Technology Committee today announces an inquiry into the unauthorised publication of data, emails and documents relating to the work of…