Daily Archives: November 4, 2010

Smart Student At UNM

The specific questionable actions included: destruction of data, how to avoid Freedom of Information requests, suppression of other scientists in the scientific community, and ways of manipulating data in order to make it return specific results. —————————————————————————————- Scientists pollute global … Continue reading

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Discover Magazine Strikes Out

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2010/11/04/when-arguing-with-bots-use-a-bot/ He starts out by assuming intellectual superiority and dehumanizing skeptics. Strike one

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Hiding The Decline In Washington DC

The closest USHCN station to Washington is at Lincoln, Virginia. Since the mid-1990s, the thermometers say that Lincoln has cooled about three degrees (blue below) – while USHCN carefully adjusts the temperatures in the opposite direction. Note that the adjusted … Continue reading

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Christian Science Monitor On Prop 23

US environmentalists, assessing the Republican tsunami that washed over the country, chose Wednesday to tout a key Election Day victory in beating back California’s Proposition 23, a ballot initiative that would have reversed clean-energy requirements statewide – and led quite … Continue reading

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Met Office Shifts Gears – Wants To Legislate Rainfall Patterns

2C climate target may need to change: UK scientist Slingo added: “Temperature change in many respects is not the most dangerous part of climate change. The most dangerous part is arguably around the shift of regional rainfall patterns. http://www.reuters.com/ The … Continue reading

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Obama Wants To Stop Ignoring The Science

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ I am hopeful that the new Congress will give him the opportunity to stop ignoring the science.

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Alarming Glacial Retreat – During The LIA

http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2001/07/glacierbaymap.gif Between 1760 and 1860, the glacier at Glacier Bay, Alaska retreated a disturbing 30 miles. Atmospheric CO2 was 280 ppm at the time. Fortunately, recent higher CO2 levels seem to be associated with much slower retreat.  In fact, some … Continue reading

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The US vs. The Washington Post

The US said this : Washington Post readers said this :

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Almost One Million km2 Of New Arctic Ice In The Past Four Days

http://ocean.dmi.dk/arctic/icecover.uk.php The Beaufort and Chukchi Seas are filling up with ice very quickly now. In a few weeks they will be frozen solid and ice gain will slow down considerably, because all of the high latitude Arctic regions will be … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Nothing In Greenland

James Blalog set up time lapse cameras to capture glacial loss in Greenland and elsewhere. I’m not sure he got the results he was expecting.  There are some excellent videos on his web site showing that Greenland is not changing … Continue reading

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