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Apr 24 07:05

Climategate whitewash excoriated by climate scientists Judith Curry

When I first read the report, I thought I was reading the executive summary and proceeded to look for the details; well, there weren’t any. And I was concerned that the report explicitly did not address the key issues that had been raised by the skeptics.

Apr 23 23:07

Climategate: Googlegate?

What is going on at Google? I only ask because last night when I typed “Global Warming” into Google News the top item was Christopher Booker’s superb analysis of the Climategate scandal.

It’s still the most-read article of the Telegraph’s entire online operation – 430 comments and counting – yet mysteriously when you try the same search now it doesn’t even feature. Instead, the top-featured item is a blogger pushing Al Gore’s AGW agenda. Perhaps there’s nothing sinister in this. Perhaps some Google-savvy reader can enlighten me…..

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Al Gore is a major investor and adviser at Google.

Apr 23 12:10

The IPCC's Brand New Global Warming Screw-up: Happy Earth Day?

Today is the 40th annual Earth Day, when the Blue Bird of climate change look at every country to see if they have been environmentally good or bad. She rewards the good countries with favors and punishes the bad by pooping on their bad gas-guzzling methods of transportation.
Bangladesh, must have been a good country, because a new study has proven the UN's climate change body, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is wrong again, and despite the IPCC prediction, Bangladesh is not about find itself under the rising ocean anytime soon.

Apr 23 12:05

Global warming: Examiner exclusive interview with Richard Tol: IPCC was 'captured'

Richard Tol writes of the IPCC being captured by political activists and how that colored the IPCC report AR4 in 2007. He also characterises the Oxburgh report on Climategate as 'harsh criticism', saying the report faulted their performance on their mission critical duties. As Professor Tol participated in the IPCC process since 1995, his criticism of the IPCC's internal processes and procedures should be take seriously.

Apr 22 08:52

CLIMATEGATE - YouTube conducts Soviet-style "Purge" of "Hide The Decline!"

A day after Minnesotans For Global Warming pulled their "Hide the Decline" video from YouTube at the request of ClimateGate scientist Michael Mann, all versions of this global warming satire were apparently removed from the powerful website.

Apr 21 13:49

Climategate: Hide The Decline - the video

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The video Michael Mann does not want you to see!

Apr 18 11:00

How the IPCC Report Has Been Advertised

The data shown between 4/13 and 4/15 were based on data downloaded on 4/12 and included some station reports from Finland in which the minus sign may have been dropped.

Apr 18 08:28

Climategate: a scandal that won’t go away

Lord Oxburgh himself is linked to various commercial interests which make money from climate change, from wind farms to carbon trading. None of the panel he worked with on his report were climate “sceptics”; and one, Dr Kerry Emanuel, is an outspoken advocate of man-made global warming. Even so, it was surprising to see just how superficial their inquiry turned out to be, based on two brief visits to the CRU and on reading 11 scientific papers produced by the research unit in the past 24 years, chosen in consultation with the Royal Society (which is itself fanatical in promotion of warming orthodoxy).

Apr 16 17:07

IPCC Report Card

BACKGROUND
United Nations countries belong to an organization called the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which publishes a report every six years. Often referred to as the "climate bible" these reports are relied on by governments around the world.

The latest was released in 2007. Sometimes called the AR4 (the Fourth Assessment Report), it contains 44 chapters and is nearly 3,000 pages long. Written by people organized into teams - Working Group 1, 2 and 3 - it consists of three smaller reports bundled into one.

Apr 16 09:56

Climategate whitewash

‘Climategate scientists cleared of wrongdoing” read the headline in yesterday’s Post. Who expected anything else? The two self-inquiries launched by the University of East Anglia into its Climatic Research Unit (CRU) were always destined to produce whitewashes, as did a recent UK parliamentary inquiry, and as will an “independent” review by the UN.

Apr 16 05:55

Police question climategate information seekers

Police are investigating anyone who requested information from the university department at the centre of the ‘climategate’ scandal.

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Already prominent climate change sceptics around the world have been questioned and members of staff at the university, but is has now emerged that ordinary members of the public who did nothing more than request information are also being targeted.

Apr 15 13:56

CLIMATEGATE TEAM FAILED TO GET WORK CHECKED BY EXPERTS

The review, led by Lord Oxburgh, said the potential for misleading data was “very great” and recommended the unit improved its record-keeping.

It said: “It is very surprising that research in an area that depends so heavily on statistical ­methods has not been carried out in close collaboration with professional statisticians.”

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Here is the surprise; Lord Oxburgh's review isn't quite the total exoneration claimed by the global warming cult!

Apr 15 13:54

Climategate: CRU whiter than – er – whitewash, as world laughs at AGW scam apologists

Well, we all knew it would be a second whitewash of CRU and its climate alarmist pseudo-data; but even the most hard-headed sceptics among us probably thought that Lord Oxburgh’s inquiry would be a tad more sophisticated in its brushwork, that it would make some effort to persuade rather than patronise, that its bland conclusions would be a little less blatant and in-your-face.

Apr 15 12:50

Police question climategate information seekers

Police are investigating anyone who requested information from the university department at the centre of the ‘climategate’ scandal.

Apr 13 12:01

FLASHBACK - Climategate: Faster and Faster, the Dominos Fall

The Climategate files were made public just a month ago, and the email messages that were revealed have already had real impact. The emails show us scientists being petty and political, even corrupt. Suppressing dissenting science and perhaps even violating the law to prevent data from being shared with the rest of the world. They show us people with failings, egos against egos. But the emails themselves aren’t enough to call the overall science of CO2-driven, human-caused climate change into question.

Apr 09 09:08

CLIMATEGATE - NASA Data Worse Than Climate-Gate Data, Space Agency Admits

E-mail messages obtained by a Freedom of Information Act request reveal that NASA concluded that its own climate
findings were inferior to those maintained by both the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit (CRU) -- the scandalized source of the leaked Climate-gate e-mails -- and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Climatic Data Center.

Apr 06 09:23

CLIMATEGATE: A CRIME AGAINST HUMANITY

"The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary." -- H.L. Mencken (1918)

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The global warming cult is back with the spring, with a fresh bottle of snake oil to sell you!

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Apr 02 08:32

'Climategate': Parliament Backs the Science, if Not the Scientists

"Within our limited inquiry and the evidence we took, the scientific reputation of Professor Jones and CRU remains intact.

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Hardly surprising. The British Government, as desperate for carbon tax money as anyone else, held just one day of hearings and did not allow any critics of the AGW science to speak.

Apr 01 13:27

"Fabrication" or "Lie" in the IPCC AR4 WGI

Ross McKitrick, an economist at the University of Guelph, has written an interesting and troubling essay about his misadventures in trying to correct via publication in the peer reviewed literature a statement in the IPCC AR4 WGI report that he characterizes as a "fabrication" or a "lie" (here as a PDF). Whatever you might think about Professor McKitrick or his academic work, the accuracy of his claim that the IPCC published an obvious misrepresentation of his work should be without doubt, as you can read for yourself in his essay. The misrepresentation is straightforward and obvious, and I agree that the terms "fabrication" or "lie" in this context are not too strong. If anyone reading has an argument to the contrary (such as "innocent mistake"), I'd love to hear it.

Mar 31 16:01

Climategate Ed Miliband Trying To Restart Global AGW Scam

There is a lot money and personal power to be gained by the one world Governmentalists and they are convinced that they can steamroller their hidden agenda through, it is up to the voters of each country to make their politicians listen.

Mar 31 13:29

Climategate Investigation A Monumental Whitewash

A Parliamentary investigation into the climategate scandal has cleared the scientists involved of any data fixing and subversion of the peer review process, and notes that the scandal provides no evidence to challenge the notion that human activity is causing catastrophic global warming.

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This "investigation" took all of one day and consisted of letting the Hadley CRU scientists make up any nonsense they wanted, such as the claim that "Hide the decline" is science-speak for getting rid of erroneous data. (It isn't!)

I would be tempted to dismiss this as an April Fool's day joke but I think the reality is that the government of Great Britain is as desperate to get their hands on carbon-tax revenues as the US Government, coupled with the fact that governments are operating just like the Vatican these days, in that they presume an aura of infallibility which does not allow one to ever admit error.

Mar 31 09:03

CLIMATEGATE: A CRIME AGAINST HUMANITY

Human Caused Global Warming is not being researched; it is being promoted. Al Gore and his fellow investors have spent over a hundred million dollars in creating a crisis of human-caused global warming out of (quite literally) thin air. They are not doing this out of the goodness of their hearts. They expect to reap billions in profits from the trading of Carbon Credits, a "license to pollute" available for a price and subject to brokerage fees. One of the people Al Gore relied on to create this scheme was Ken Lay, late of ENRON, aka the Crooked "E". Al Gore plans to use Carbon Dioxide to do to the world what Ken Lay did to California using electricity; loot the people!

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Relinked in light of the one-day "investigation" by the government of Great Britain that has claimed to clear the scientists of all wrongdoing.

The government is starting to act just like the Vatican here!

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Mar 28 12:18

Top Scientists Assess Climategate Emails

Dr. John P. Costella examined 1079 leaked emails and 72 other documents from the computers of the UK's Climatic Reseach Unit to reveal 'shocking misconduct and fraud.'

Mar 27 19:44

Mainstream Media Ignores Climategate

The Earth entered a definitive cooling cycle around 1998 when weather satellites all recorded decreases in average global temperatures. The temperatures reported by the IPCC had been deliberately falsified by the placement of weather stations in or near “heat islands” such as cities or had been ignored when their data contradicted the fraud.

Mar 25 12:43

Climategate: the parliamentary cover-up

Climategate exposed the greatest scandal in the history of modern science but you’re never going to hear this from any of the official investigations. Andrew Orlowski at The Register has uncovered why.

Turns out, that there’s this well-funded SPECTRE-like advocacy group called GLOBE (Global Legislators for a Balanced Environment) International which has co-opted leading parliamentarians from the main parties in both the Commons and the Lords into advancing the AGW agenda.

One of those is Lord Oxburgh, recently appointed – on the Royal Society’s recommendation – to lead one of the two official enquiries into Climategate. Mysteriously, Lord Oxburgh has failed to mention GLOBE in his register of interests.

Mar 24 13:07

Climategate Shows There's No Global Warming Consensus

Call it the global warming crackup, an unfolding proc­ess of contradictory claims about glaciers, weather, and scientists asserting a consensus when none exists. Global warming alarmists can't make up their minds because the entire basis for their energy rationing project has collapsed into a mess of errors, exaggerations, and deceit.

Mar 24 09:49

Climategate: five Aussie MPs lead the way by resigning in disgust over carbon tax

The Liberal Party is in turmoil with the resignations of five frontbenchers from their portfolios this afternoon in protest against the emissions trading scheme.

Tony Abbott, Sophie Mirabella, Tony Smith and Senators Nick Minchin and Eric Abetz have all quit their portfolios because they cannot vote for the legislation.

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Probably just a coincidence, but then we had...

Senator Nick Minchin's son seriously injured in boating accident

Again probably just a coincidence, we had...

Liberal powerbroker Nick Minchin to quit politics

Mar 20 07:24

Climategate: two more bricks fall out of the IPCC wall of deceit – rainforests and polar bears

Oops! There go another two bricks, tumbling out of the IPCC wall of deceit on man-made global warming – there is not a lot left now; even the Berlin Wall (to which the AGW construct is ideologically allied) has survived better. Unhappily for Al, Phil, Michael, George and the rest of the scare-mongers, these two discredited components are among the most totemic in the AGW religion.

Mar 19 11:14

ClimateGate Goes Back to 1980

Those of you who still believe that the ClimateGate scandal was just a bunch of emails in England should read this article. James Hansen of GISS appears to have systematically adjusted the historical temperature record to remove a cold patch in the ’70s in order to exaggerate the rise since. The amount of change of 0.6 degrees is for one decade is close to the measured change for the whole century. This is vividly seen in these three snapshots of his data being modified:

Mar 17 14:11

Climategate: two more bricks fall out of the IPCC wall of deceit – rainforests and polar bears

So, the rainforest scare, like the Himalayan glaciers panic, is garbage. A further encouraging feature of this development is that genuine scientists are increasingly becoming emboldened to challenge the IPCC’s junk science: the Academy is beginning to reassert its integrity. AGW without withered rainforests is Hamlet without the prince. It was one of those emotive claims much invoked by priggish children in the voice-overs of nanny-state “green” commercials, lecturing their elders on the stewardship of the planet.

Mar 17 14:09

ClimateGate: What Will Television Do With All Their Scare-Programming?

But two things happened last year that shot an arrow in the heart of the beast; one of the worst winters on record and Climategate. And the hits keep on coming. Now it turns out that NASA, who claimed for years that their data proves Global Warming is real, was actually just using CRU data all along. And the CRU couldn’t back up any of its data. In fact, they “lost the records” when they were forced to produce them. Oops!

So now these news channels who’ve been trumpeting the story as fact, all those cable networks who spent millions on documentaries hyping it, all those TV shows hawking green as the in color; they all look like fools. Or worse, they look like they were in on what will go down as one of the biggest scams in human history.

Mar 17 08:38

Climategate: two more bricks fall out of the IPCC wall of deceit – rainforests and polar bears

Oops! There go another two bricks, tumbling out of the IPCC wall of deceit on man-made global warming – there is not a lot left now; even the Berlin Wall (to which the AGW construct is ideologically allied) has survived better. Unhappily for Al, Phil, Michael, George and the rest of the scare-mongers, these two discredited components are among the most totemic in the AGW religion.

Mar 12 07:48

Another WWF assisted IPCC claim debunked: Amazon more drought resistant than claimed

A new NASA-funded study has concluded that Amazon rain forests were remarkably unaffected in the face of once-in-a-century drought in 2005, neither dying nor thriving, contrary to a previously published report and claims by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

“We found no big differences in the greenness level of these forests between drought and non-drought years, which suggests that these forests may be more tolerant of droughts than we previously thought,” said Arindam Samanta, the study’s lead author from Boston University.

Mar 12 07:46

Climategate: the IPCC's whitewash 'review' is the AGW camp's biggest mistake yet

It looks as if the tottering IPCC has just made its biggest mistake yet. Twenty-four hours after the announcement of an “independent” inquiry into certain aspects of its activities it is possible to make a considered assessment of its significance. By any reasoned analysis, it is not only a whitewash but one in which the paint is spread so thinly as to be transparent.

First, who appointed this review body? Those two iconic standard bearers of climate science objectivity, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and IPCC head (still!) Rajendra Pachauri. There is nothing like being judge in your own cause – it secures a less damaging verdict.

Mar 11 14:25

Climategate Stunner: NASA Heads Knew NASA Data Was Poor, Then Used Data from CRU

Email messages obtained by the Competitive Enterprise Institute via a Freedom of Information Act request reveal that the climate dataset of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) was considered — by the top climate scientists within NASA itself — to be inferior to the data maintained by the University of East Anglia Climate Research Unit (CRU).

The NASA scientists also felt that NASA GISS data was inferior to the National Climate Data Center Global Historical Climate Network (NCDC GHCN) database.

These emails, obtained by Christopher Horner, also show that the NASA GISS dataset was not independent of CRU data.

Mar 11 08:39

UN brings in top scientists to review IPCC report on Himalayan glaciers

Moves aims to restore public confidence in science of global warming after mistake over melting rates of glaciers.

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Note that the goal of the meeting isn't to find out what is really happening with global warming, but to "restore public confidence in science of global warming", i.e. re-brand, repackage, and re-sell the same snake oil all over again.

And note that the UN and IPCC are trying to put all the focus on the one bogus claim about the Himalayan Glaciers.

But of course, the loss of trust in the global warming cult is not based only on the lie about the glaciers. The AGW cult has been destroyed by numerous and repeated lies, exaggerations and frauds.

In addition to the glaciers, there was the CRU computer code, which showed that the entire "hockey stick" was a fabrication.

There were the Climategate emails which showed a coordinated and deliberate campaign of suppression of any opposing viewpoints.

There was the British Court ruling that found numerous points in Al Gore's "documentary" to be outright lies, such as claiming that increasing CO2 led to increase in temperature which the ice core data shows exactly the opposite; that first the temperature goes up, and then CO2 increases!

There is the video of the former head of Greenpeace admitting that the claims about Greenland losing its ice cover in 20 years were totally made up fantasies to scare people into signing donations checks!

There were the temperature sensors in colder high latitudes being shut down.

There was the temperature sensors found sitting in air conditioning outflows and in one document case next to a trash incinerator.

There was the new paint applied to the boxes holding the temperature sensors that increased the internal temperature by a whole degree!

The list goes on and on and the gaffe over the Himalayan Glaciers is just a tiny part of the whole scandal, but apparently the one the UN and IPCC feel they can refute while ignoring the rest, in order to "restore public confidence in science of global warming", i.e. re-brand, repackage, and re-sell the same snake oil all over again.

They must really think you are stupid!

Mar 01 09:42

A perfect storm is brewing for the IPCC

It was in this newspaper that we first revealed how Pachauri has earned millions of pounds for his Delhi-based research institute Teri, and further details are still emerging of how he has parlayed his position into a worldwide business empire, including 17 lucrative contracts from the EU alone. But we should not expect the truth to break in too suddenly on this mass of vested interests. Too many people have too much at stake to allow the faith in man-made global warming, which has sustained them so long and which is today making so many of them rich, to be abandoned.

Feb 27 19:51

A perfect storm is brewing for the IPCC

The emerging errors of the IPCC's 2007 report are not incidental but fundamental, says Christopher Booker.

Feb 26 13:46

IPCC chief Rajendra Pachauri to face independent inquiry

Rajendra Pachauri, the controversial Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is to face an international inquiry into the performance of his organisation.

Environment and Climate ministers meeting in closed session in Bali last night insisted that an independent review should be carried out following the publicising of mistakes in its last report, and a row surrounding Dr Pachauri’s robust response to his critics. If his management is found to be at fault his position could become untenable.

Feb 26 08:18

Met Office to re-examine 150 years of temperature data in the wake of the Climategate scanda

Temperature records dating back more than 150 years are to be re-examined by the Met Office because public belief in global warming has plummeted.

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And having the very same people who lied to us all in the first place lie to us a second time is going to help?

These were the bozos who predicted a mild winter just a few months back!

Feb 24 20:30

Met Office to re-examine 150 years of temperature data in the wake of the Climategate scandal

Temperature records dating back more than 150 years are to be re-examined by the Met Office because public belief in global warming has plummeted.

The re-analysis, which was approved at a conference in Turkey this week, comes after the climate change email scandal which dealt a severe blow to the credibility of environmental science.

The Met Office says that the review is 'timely' and insists it does not expect to come to a different conclusion about the progress of climate change.

Feb 21 09:56

Climategate U-turn as scientist at centre of row admits: There has been no global warming since 1995

* Data for vital 'hockey stick graph' has gone missing
* There has been no global warming since 1995
* Warming periods have happened before - but NOT due to man-made changes

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Relinked in light of EPA's and NEWSWEEK's renewed insistence that the "science is settled."

Feb 19 10:23

Climategate: the official cover-up continues

If there’s one thing that stinks even more than Climategate, it’s the attempts we’re seeing everywhere from the IPCC and Penn State University to the BBC to pretend that nothing seriously bad has happened, that “the science” is still “settled”, and that it’s perfectly OK for the authorities go on throwing loads more of our money at a problem that doesn’t exist.

Feb 18 12:31

IPCC has warming "bias"

The UN body that advises world leaders on climate change must investigate an apparent bias in its report that resulted in several exaggerations of the impact of global warming, according to its former chairman.

In an interview with The Times Robert Watson said that all the errors exposed so far in the report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) resulted in overstatements of the severity of the problem.

Feb 17 22:00

Climategate 2.0 — The NASA Files: U.S. Climate Science as Corrupt as CRU

In August 2007, I submitted two Freedom of Information Act requests to NASA and its Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), headed by long-time Gore advisor James Hansen and his right-hand man Gavin Schmidt (and RealClimate.org co-founder).

I did this because Canadian businessman Steve McIntyre — a man with professional experience investigating suspect statistical claims in the mining industry and elsewhere, including his exposure of the now-infamous “hockey stick” graph — noticed something unusual with NASA’s claims of an ever-warming first decade of this century. NASA appeared to have inflated its U.S. temperatures beginning in the year 2000. My FOIA request asked NASA about their internal discussions regarding whether and how to correct the temperature error caught by McIntyre.

Feb 17 09:00

Rare ABC News TV Debate: Climate Depot Vs. Center For Am. Progress

'UN IPCC was a political organization masquerading as a science group. It's been exposed'

Weiss: Blizzards are 'consistent with what scientists had predicted' -- Morano Response: 'It's consistent with climate astrology, basically it's a horoscope...You should be embarrassed'

Feb 15 12:35

Climategate Investigation Whitewash: Third Panel Member Exposed As Warmist

The so called “independent” investigation into the climategate emails scandal has descended into farce before it is barely off the ground as a third member of the six man panel has been revealed to hold strong views on human induced climate change.

The impartiality of glaciologist Geoffrey Boulton has been questioned after he admitted he firmly believed that human activities were causing global warming.

Professor Boulton, who was officially appointed to the investigative team by civil servant Sir Muir Russell, has also written numerous articles indicating a strong belief in anthropogenic warming.

Feb 14 18:47

Climategate U-turn as scientist at centre of row admits: There has been no global warming since 1995

* Data for vital 'hockey stick graph' has gone missing
* There has been no global warming since 1995
* Warming periods have happened before - but NOT due to man-made changes

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I am bumping this up to the top for all the Monday morning readers coming in.

Feb 14 14:31

African crops yield another catastrophe for the IPCC

Ever more question marks have been raised in recent weeks over the reputations of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and of its chairman, Dr Rajendra Pachauri. But the latest example to emerge is arguably the most bizarre and scandalous of all. It centres on a very specific scare story which was included in the IPCC’s 2007 report, although it was completely at odds with the scientific evidence – including that produced by the British expert in charge of the relevant section of the report. Even more tellingly, however, this particular claim has repeatedly been championed by Dr Pachauri himself.

Feb 14 14:22

CLIMATEGATE - IPCC wrong again on two counts- Dutch Sea Levels & African Crops

One of the most widely quoted and most alarmist passages in the main 2007 report was a warning that, by 2020, global warming could reduce crop yields in some countries in Africa by 50 per cent

The origin of this claim was a report written for a Canadian advocacy group by Ali Agoumi, a Moroccan academic who draws part of his current income from advising on how to make applications for "carbon credits"

As his primary sources he cited reports for three North African governments. But none of these remotely supported what he wrote.

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The fossil record is clear; as temperature and carbon dioxide increase, plants grow larger and faster!

Feb 13 21:30

Climategate U-turn as scientist at centre of row admits: There has been no global warming since 1995

  • Data for vital 'hockey stick graph' has gone missing
  • There has been no global warming since 1995
  • Warming periods have happened before - but NOT due to man-made changes
  • Feb 13 09:49

    Climategate: the official cover-up continues

    If there’s one thing that stinks even more than Climategate, it’s the attempts we’re seeing everywhere from the IPCC and Penn State University to the BBC to pretend that nothing seriously bad has happened, that “the science” is still “settled”, and that it’s perfectly OK for the authorities go on throwing loads more of our money at a problem that doesn’t exist.

    Feb 12 08:45

    Climate emails review panellist quits after his impartiality questioned

    Nature editor Philip Campbell forced out of independent panel after saying there was nothing to suggest a cover up by scientists at the University of East Anglia

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    Nature ran endless articles supporting the Al Gore myth of human-caused global warming. To claim there is nothing to suggest a cover up by scientists at the University of East Anglia in the face of the leaked emails and especially the software demonstrates the reality I mentioned in my comments to the NY Times and TIME Magazine. All the experts on epicycles fear losing their jobs if that Galileo fellow is right about the Earth revolving around the sun, and keeping their jobs and grant money supersedes any concerns about truth and accuracy.

    Feb 11 12:32

    CLIMATEGATE: A CRIME AGAINST HUMANITY

    Climategate may well prove to be the final fight in the war between those who would rule us with lies and those who wish to live with truth. Climategate makes it clear that yes, there really are massive conspiracies between government and the media to mislead the general public. You cannot pretend they don't exist; one is right there before you staked out naked on the ground, exposed for all to marvel at! I leave it as an exercise for the reader to decide how many other such deceptions form what we think we know of the world and of history.

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    I AM REPOSTING THIS BECAUSE WE ARE SEEING THE MEDIA TRY TO CRANK UP A HUGE LOAD OF BOVINE EXCREMENT SELLING THE IDEA THAT A WARMER CLIMATE IS WHY WE HAVE RECORD COLD.

    Take a pan of water and heat it until ice forms, then get back to me.

    Please post this article/link any and everywhere you see this "warm creates cold" nonsense being propagandized.

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    Feb 10 17:41

    ClimateGate: 30 years in the making

    Feb 07 08:43

    New errors in IPCC climate change report

    * The publication of inaccurate data on the potential of wave power to produce electricity around the world, which was wrongly attributed to the website of a commercial wave-energy company.

    * Claims based on information in press releases and newsletters.

    * New examples of statements based on student dissertations, two of which were unpublished.

    * More claims which were based on reports produced by environmental pressure groups

    Feb 04 07:49

    IPCC Boss Unhinged As Greenpeace Demands Resignation

    With the pressure on IPCC boss Rajendra Pachauri increasing as the head of Greenpeace calls for his resignation, one of the most notorious green con artists is showing signs of cracking up, comparing his critics to an imaginary group of people who like to rub asbestos on their faces.

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    Not that Greenpeace is all that squeaky clean!

    Feb 04 07:45

    Climategate spreads like an ozone hole

    Scientists at the heart of the Climategate controversy face new allegations which cast further doubt about global warming. Analysis shows researchers had tried to suppress key details of their findings for twenty years.

    New allegations swirl in Climategate, which began last November with an email leak at the University of East Anglia, suggesting that one of the world’s foremost centres for climate research had been manipulating data to prove the existence of man-made global warming.

    Now, it turns out data manipulation has been going on since at least 1990.

    Feb 02 13:16

    IPCC now in Bizarroland: Pachauri releases “smutty” romance novel


    Just when you think things can’t get any more bizarre with the IPCC

    Feb 02 08:22

    Climategate scientist 'hid flaws in data', say sceptics

    The "climategate" controversy intensified last night when the senior British scientist at its centre, Professor Phil Jones, faced fresh accusations that he attempted to withhold data that could cast doubt on evidence for rising world temperatures.

    The charges follow an analysis of the emails hacked from the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit, of which Professor Jones is the director.

    Jan 28 09:37

    Climategate: Obama backs cap-and-trade as UK cites climate criminals

    One of the many eye-rolling moments during Tuesday’s SOTU was when Obama momentarily acknowledged that some of us might be skeptical about anthropogenic global warming, but then barreled on in his support of cap-and-trade legislation. There were ripples of disbelief, a mild response under the circumstances. Perhaps POTUS was ignorant of the fact (one always wonders where he gets his information) that the Timesonline is now reporting that the University of East Anglia CRU (center of almost all climate data used by the UN IPCC in its global warming findings) had broken the law in hiding information.

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    "Dammit, I don't care if the people know it's a hoax; we need the money and they have to come up with it, and that is just the way things are!!!!" -- Official White Horse Souse

    See Obama Years Ago Helped Fund Carbon Program He Is Now Pushing Through Congress

    Jan 27 15:30

    Climategate gives lord of the sceptics plenty of ammunition

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    ... which is as close as we will ever get to the MSM admitting they were caught lying.

    Jan 27 07:27

    Climategate: A conspiracy in the making

    "Climategate has shattered that myth. It gives us a peephole into the work of the scientists investigating possibly the most important issue ever to face mankind. Instead of seeing large collaborations of meticulous, careful, critical scientists, we instead see a small team of incompetent cowboys, abusing almost every aspect of the framework of science to build a fortress around their “old boys’ club”, to prevent real scientists from seeing the shambles of their “research”.

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    No doubt the scientists deserve a good hiding, but I am concerned about this rush to place all the blame on them when in fact is was the politicians signing paychecks and grant applications that shaped the deception.

    The scientists,k wrong as they were, were only doing what they were paid to do.

    Let us not, in hour haste to tar and feather the scientists, forget that the nooses need to reach a bit higher!

    Jan 26 13:32

    ClimateGate 19: If the temperature data falsified by the U.S.?

    The foreign press points to the US' global warming deception.

    Jan 26 08:45

    New chapter in Climategate scandal

    The Climategate Scandal blew the lid on the scheme, proving that the whole dastardly sham was a creation of scientists gone bad who had no other goal than to win more research money and to propagate a Leftist political agenda.

    New information has surfaced over the last 48 hours that adds more shame and disgrace to those who perpetrated this grand lie on an unsuspecting public.

    In 2007 the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (the IPCC) issued a report that included a dire warning concerning the glaciers in the Himalayan Mountains. The report stated that unless drastic changes were made globally to industry and commerce, economic systems, and the common lifestyles of advanced nations, the Himalayan glaciers would be gone completely by 2035.

    Jan 26 07:55

    CLIMATEGATE - Australian IPCC Author Prof Andy “Hide the Funding” Pitman cries “No Fair”

    So we now have Andy “Hide the Funding” Pitman failing to be able to discuss facts and instead resorting to describing his own absurd version of reality in an ABC interview. He claims scientists for the IPCC receive no funding. Did $63,400 in funding somehow slip your mind Andy during the publicly broadcast interview with the ABC?

    Read Andrew Bolt’s article and see Andy fail to mention his funding whilst accusing skeptics of being unemployed and "so well funded". Excuse me Andy, I think your slip is showing.

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    As the cult of the Earth-Centered Universe began to crumble in the face of Galileo's telescopic observations, all those scientists and clergy who had prospered by "studying" epicycles panicked. Rather than admit they had been wrong all those years, they accused the users of telescopes with consorting with the devil, and ultimately tortured Galileo into a public recantation of his studies.

    Today we see the same thing happening again. The Global Warming Cult, rather than admit they were wrong (or used) is screaming that the "heretics" are consorting with Exxon. No doubt, some wish that the skeptics could be waterboarded until they public recanted.

    But people like Andy Pitman only prove that the Global Warming cult really was a cult, still living with the mindset of the year 1600, the year Giordano Bruno was burned at the stake for suggesting that the stars were the same thing as the sun, only much further away and probably with other planets around them.

    But this is the 21st century. And the old ways no longer apply.

    Eppur Si Muove, your eminence!

    Jan 26 07:42

    UK Parliament announces 6th Climategate Inquiry

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    The blame-shifting regatta gets underway!

    Jan 25 10:17

    No Climategate FoI prosecutions

    First off, I was told that while there appeared to be a problem, I needed to be clear that there would be no prosecutions under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act, regardless of the final outcome of the investigation. Although withholding or destroying information is a criminal offence under the terms of the Act, apparently no prosecutions can be brought for offences committed more than six months prior. As anyone who has made a UK FoI request knows, it can take six months to exhaust the internal review process before the ICO even becomes involved. The ICO can then take another six months before starting his investigation.

    Jan 25 10:14

    Global Warming IPCC Meltdown

    So that means that the government, investigating itself, can find no reason why the government should look too hard to see if there was any wrong doing by said government.

    Jan 25 10:13

    Climategate – Best New Revelations For January 25th 2010

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    I love the one where the alarmist is whining about the myth of how well-funded we skeptics are.

    Jan 25 10:11

    CLIMATEGATE - 12 more glaciers that haven’t heard the news about global warming

    Fact is, some glaciers are retreating, but many others around the world are growing.

    Jan 25 09:13

    The scandal deepens – IPCC AR4 riddled with non peer reviewed WWF papers

    Remember our friends at World Wildlife Fund? Those schlockmeisters that produced the video of planes flying into New York with explicit comparisons to 9/11?

    Well it turns out that the WWF is cited all over the IPCC AR4 report, and as you know, WWF does not produce peer reviewed science, they produce opinion papers in line with their vision. Yet IPCC’s rules are such that they are supposed to rely on peer reviewed science only. It appears they’ve violated that rule dozens of times, all under Pachauri’s watch.

    Jan 24 09:18

    “The Science is Scuttled” – NASA climate page, suckered by IPCC, deletes their own ‘moved up’ glacier melting date reference

    I wonder how many other pages are now going to start seeing IPCC references disappearing?

    Jan 23 22:10

    BREAKING NEWS: scientist admits IPCC used fake data to pressure policy makers

    The IPCC is now damaged goods. Pachauri is toast, and nobody will be able to cite the IPCC AR4 again without this being brought up.

    The Daily Mail’s David Rose in the UK broke this story, it is mind boggling fraud to prod “government action” and grants.

    Jan 23 09:00

    Wow! UK parliamentary investigation into Climategate may not be a whitewash

    But here’s the really surprising part: it’s planning to ask the right questions.

    — What are the implications of the disclosures for the integrity of scientific research?
    — Are the terms of reference and scope of the Independent Review announced on 3 December 2009 by UEA adequate (see below)?
    — How independent are the other two international data sets?

    This is very heartening news for taxpayers, rationalists, and everyone who believes in the integrity of the scientific process.

    Jan 21 10:14

    Climategate Junk Scientist Michael Mann Awarded Half a Million in Stimulus Cash

    Jan 20 15:27

    U.N. climate chiefs apologize for glacier error

    Despite the admission, the IPCC reiterated its concern about the dangers melting glaciers present in a region that is home to more than one-sixth of the world's population.

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    Translation: "Even though we've been exposed as fraud, the politically correct thing to do is give us a your money and let us run the entire world ... for you own benefit, of course!"

    Jan 20 15:18

    First Climategate, now Glaciergate

    Nonetheless, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) — the UN’s official climate research branch — picked up on the WWF’s untested claim and, apparently without doing any further checking of its own, stated in its 2007 report that “glaciers in the Himalayas are receding faster than in any other part of the world and ... the likelihood of them disappearing by the year 2035 and perhaps sooner is very high,” above 90%.

    This is the report that helped secure the IPCC its Nobel Prize.

    Jan 16 10:26

    Climategate goes American: NOAA, GISS and the mystery of the vanishing weather stations

    This is a scandal to rank with Climategate.

    Jan 16 09:35

    ClimateGate: Will the Alarmists Have to go Back to Ice Ages?

    Well, friends, the AGW folks are on the ropes, and they are taking a beating. When people can step out of their doors and tell that it’s VERY COLD, they aren’t going to be easily convinced that AGW is happening. When people have free access to international information, they can see that it is VERY COLD all over the northern hemisphere!

    Of course, there are some AGW folks that are trying very hard to keep the faith, but they are coming off as increasingly desperate. Al Gore has not been seen much lately. Could the Goracle be in a fetal position, counting the billions he might have made if Cap and Trade had passed? Could “AGW” actually be code for “Al Gore’s Wealth?”

    Jan 10 09:09

    Climategate investigated by – WTF? – the 'National Domestic Extremism' team

    Finally the Norfolk rozzers are on the case of Climategate. Are they investigating fraudulent misuse of grant funds? Misleading manipulation of data by a taxpayer-funded research institute? Conspiracy to encourage the squandering of trillions of dollars on a non-existent problem?

    Jan 07 13:00

    Top fraud attorney seeks climategate whistleblowers

    We are turning up the heat in pursuit of prosecutions against scientists involved in the recent Climategate scandal. Our dedicated group of volunteers working with Climategate.com are behind a plan to entice co-workers of discredited Penn State University climatologist Michael Mann to turn whistleblowers in return for millions of dollars in federal reward money. Mann is famous for his emails obtained from the East Anglia University server hacking, and for creating the widely disputed ‘hockey stick’ graph that is depicted in Al Gore’s film, “An Inconvenient Truth.”

    Jan 07 07:52

    Analysis, including excerpts from and links to the key CLIMATEGATE emails

    Jan 03 15:17

    Climategate: Michael Mann's very unhappy New Year

    I am so glad to report that Michael Mann – creator of the incredible Hockey Stick curve and one of the scientists most heavily implicated in the Climategate scandal – is about to get a very nasty shock. When he turns up to work on Monday, he’ll find that all 27 of his colleagues at the Earth System Science Center at Penn State University have received a rather tempting email inviting them to blow the whistle on anyone they know who may have been fraudulently misusing federal grant funds for climate research.

    Jan 01 10:08

    Analysis of Climategate

    This is one of the darkest periods in the history of science. Those who love science, and all it stands for, will be pained by what they read below.

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    Dec 30 08:34

    German Physicists Trash Global Warming “Theory”

    Dr Gerlich debunks AGW and shows that the IPCC “consensus” atmospheric physics model tying CO2 to global warming is not only unverifiable, but actually violates basic laws of physics, i.e. the First and Second Law of Thermodynamics.

    Dec 29 07:06

    Biased reporting on Climategate

    To judge by recent coverage from Associated Press, the Fourth Estate watchdog has acted like a third-rate pocket pet. Case in point is an 1,800-word AP missive that appeared in hundreds of publications, many carrying it on the front page of their Sunday, Dec. 13 issue with the headline, "Science not faked, but not pretty." AP gave three scientists copies of the controversial e-mails and then asked them about their conclusions. The wire service portrayed the trio of scientists as dismissing or minimizing allegations of scientific fraud when, in fact, the scientists believe no such thing.

    Dec 26 10:21

    Climategate Poster Covering 3 Decades

    A nice time line of the climate crime.

    Dec 26 09:48

    Hadley Centre releases data but questions remain

    McIntyre of Climate Audit noted that the Hadley Centre had only last summer refused to release any such data to him when he had requested it, on the grounds that some of the data were subject to previous agreements that forbade data sharing. That any possible legal and/or diplomatic considerations were suddenly resolved, was not clear to McIntyre and still cannot be reliably discerned from the Met Office’ FAQ links. McIntyre speculated that the Met Office might have realized that their legal position was never sound and that they prepared the release to keep themselves out of legal peril.

    Dec 23 07:55

    Climategate: the corruption of Wikipedia

    If you want to know the truth about Climategate, definitely don’t use Wikipedia. “Climatic Research Unit e-mail controversy”, is its preferred, mealy-mouthed euphemism to describe the greatest scientific scandal of the modern age. Not that you’d ever guess it was a scandal from the accompanying article. It reads more like a damage-limitation press release put out by concerned friends and sympathisers of the lying, cheating, data-rigging scientists

    Which funnily enough, is pretty much what it is. Even Wikipedia’s own moderators acknowledge that the entry has been hijacked, as this commentary by an “uninvolved editor” makes clear.

    Dec 20 08:31

    Science Scandal of the Century

    The World’s Most Influential Climate Scientists Get Caught “Fudging” the Data

    Dec 19 08:23

    Climate Change in the Climategate Era

    "The Arctic ocean is warming up, icebergs are growing scarcer and in some places the seals are finding the water too hot, according to a report to the Commerce Department yesterday from Consul Ifft, at Bergen, Norway. Reports from fishermen, seal hunters and explorers, he declared, all point to a radical change in climate conditions and hitherto unheard-of temperatures in the Arctic zone." -- AP November 2, 1922

    Dec 19 08:00

    Climategate – Tony Blair The world must take action on climate change…even if the science is not correct

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    Just give me your money and nobody gets hurt."

    Dec 19 07:30

    CLIMATEGATE - The Climategate code

    Now, as computer scientists and programmers have had more time to analyse the code as well as the comments, programming errors that would change calculations or even cause the program to skip data are coming to light.

    Dec 18 09:03

    Those CRU emails expose Copenhagen as a farce

    The facts are: ice coverage is unchanged while global temperatures are falling

    Dec 18 07:08

    ClimateGate Expanding, Including Russian Data and Another Research Center

    Well now some Russian climate officials have come forward stating that the data they handed over to the Hadley Centre in England has been cherry-picked, leaving out as much as 40% of the cooler temperature readings and choosing the hottest readings to make it appear things were warmer than they actually are (regardless of whether the temperature is human-induced or natural).

    Even as socialists work feverishly for an accord to limit the freedom of the people and to transfer large amounts of our property to others (otherwise known as “theft”) in Copenhagen, this new ClimateGate scandal explodes onto the pages of the British newspaper the Daily Express:

    Dec 18 06:51

    CLIMATEGATE - Climategate goes SERIAL: now the Russians confirm that UK climate scientists manipulated data to exaggerate global warming

    Climategate has already affected Russia. On Tuesday, the Moscow-based Institute of Economic Analysis (IEA) issued a report claiming that the Hadley Center for Climate Change based at the headquarters of the British Meteorological Office in Exeter (Devon, England) had probably tampered with Russian-climate data.

    Dec 17 12:41

    CLIMATEGATE - Lead Author of 1995 IPCC Report Admits Deleting Portions Downplaying Role of Human Activity on Climate

    The most damning part of the program is when Ben Santer, a climate researcher and lead IPCC author of Chapter 8 of the 1995 IPCC Working Group I Report, admits that he deleted sections of the IPCC chapter which stated that humans were not responsible for climate change.

    Dec 16 12:39

    Climategate goes SERIAL: now the Russians confirm that UK climate scientists manipulated data to exaggerate global warming

    On Tuesday, the Moscow-based Institute of Economic Analysis (IEA) issued a report claiming that the Hadley Center for Climate Change based at the headquarters of the British Meteorological Office in Exeter (Devon, England) had probably tampered with Russian-climate data.

    The IEA believes that Russian meteorological-station data did not substantiate the anthropogenic global-warming theory. Analysts say Russian meteorological stations cover most of the country’s territory, and that the Hadley Center had used data submitted by only 25% of such stations in its reports. Over 40% of Russian territory was not included in global-temperature calculations for some other reasons, rather than the lack of meteorological stations and observations.

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