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New analysis shows US temperature record is reliable, rejects 2009 claims by Anthony Watts

January 25, 2010


Anthony Watts of and published a 30 page white paper in 2009 with the help of the Heartland Institute titled “Is the U.S. Surface Temperature Record Reliable?” His conclusion was that the temperature record was not reliable due to problems with where thermometers are located. If Watts were correct, this would be a […]

Oh Noes!!11! Glacirs not meltin. Mak IPCC bad!

January 21, 2010


In case you haven’t heard, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is dead, done in by the nefarious failure to check a single reference in a 3000 page report. Or rather, that’s what climate disruption deniers want you to think. Here’s what’s really going on. Back in 2007, Working Group 2 (WG2) of the […]

Heartland distorts AMS climate survey results, paper

January 20, 2010


The Heartland Institute, an organization known to have pushed a pro-tobacco, “smoking is safe” agenda in the 1990s on behalf of Phillip Morris and that now pushes climate disruption denial, released a short “news” article on February 1 titled “Meteorologists Reject U.N.’s Global Warming Claims.” The article distorts the survey it purports to be reporting […]

It's Climategate 2.0! (…not)

January 16, 2010


In December, the Goddard Institute for Space Sciences (GISS) published over 200 pages of internal emails as required by a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request by the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI). The emails involved how the GISS handled responding to a number of requests for information, data, and code from Steve McIntyre, founder of […]