Study demonstrates a pattern in 'how scientists lie about their data'

From Stanford University:  Stanford researchers uncover patterns in how scientists lie about their data When scientists falsify data, they try to cover it up by writing differently in their published works. A pair of Stanford researchers have devised a way of identifying these written clues. BY BJORN CAREY Stanford communication scholars have devised an ‘obfuscation…

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NOAA/NCDC's new 'pause-buster' paper: a laughable attempt to create warming by adjusting past data

Did SNL’s Tommy Flanagan Oversee the New Surface Temperature Data? By Bob Tisdale and Anthony Watts, commentary from Dr. Judith Curry follows There is a new paper published the journal Science about the recent slowdown in global surface warming (released from embargo today at 2PM eastern).  It is from Tom Karl and others at NOAA’s newly…

Climate Craziness of the Week: Peer reviewed paper says it's OK to manipulate data, exaggerate climate claims

Noble cause corruption gone wild. People tend to think of scientists as being unbiased, in climate science, apparently if you aren’t biased, you aren’t doing useful work. From CFACT: A new peer-reviewed paper published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, titled “Information Manipulation and Climate Agreements”, is openly advocating that global warming proponents engage in mendacious claims in…

If climate data were a stock, now would be the time to SELL

Using a financial markets’ trend-analyses tool to assess temporal trend-changes in global surface temperature anomalies (GSTA). Guest essay by David Dohbro Heated debates (pun intended) are currently on going regarding if the Earth’s surface temperatures continue to rise, have remained steady, or are decreasing over the past decade or so. To argue for or against…

New climate data term: "bodge"

I learn something new every day. “Bodge” – here’s the definition from Wikitionary: Etymology 1 The term “bodge” derives from Middle English boccen, which means “to mend.” Verb bodge (third-person singular simple present bodges, present participle bodging, simple past and past participle bodged) (UK) To do a clumsy or inelegant job, usually as a temporary…

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…

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…