And now, the most influential station in the GISS record is …

Guest post by John Goetz The GISS temperature record, with its various adjustments, estimations, and re-estimations, has drawn my attention since I first became interested in the methods used to measure a global temperature. In particular, I have wondered how the current global average can even be compared with that of 1987, which was produced…

Using the Dead to Fight AGW

by John Goetz In what seems to be a script straight from a Monty Python classic, the good folks of Santa Coloma de Gramenet in Spain seem to have found a rather novel use for the dead: as a tool in the fight against global warming. From the TimesOnline November 28, 2008 by Graham Keeley…

GISS Releases (Suspect) October 2008 Data

by John Goetz Update: Thanks to an email from John S. – a patron of climateaudit.org – we have learned that the Russian data in NOAA’s GHCN v2.mean dataset is corrupted. For most (if not all) stations in Russia, the September data has been replicated as October data, artificially raising the October temperature many degrees.…

Can Oyster Art Curb Global Warming?

by John Goetz Here is an fun press release I ran across on prweb.com. If Ms. Haseltine is successful in her project, we might see more local produce on the Grand Central Station Oyster Bar menu. But will it actually do anything about global warming? Professor Uses Oysters to Teach College Students to Curb Global…

Haggis at risk from global warming

From the Now I’ve Heard Everything department. First it was polar bears, now it is sheep guts. The Telegraph.co.uk By Louise Gray, Environment Correspondent Haggis is at risk of dying out due to of global warming. The meat pudding is known to children as a rare tartan creature found only in the Highlands but the…