Monday, February 1, 2010

Climate Frauds of the Day: More Missing & Tampered Data

1. From The Guardian (UK), strangely enough written by a very-pro-AGW journalist. The tide is shifting...
It is difficult to imagine a more bizarre academic dispute. Where exactly are 42 weather monitoring stations in remote parts of rural China? But the argument over the weather stations, and how it affects an important set of data on global warming, has led to accusations of scientific fraud and may yet result in a significant revision of a scientific paper that is still cited by the UN's top climate science body.
It also further calls into question the integrity of the scientist at the centre of the scandal over hacked climate emails, the director of the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit (CRU), Dr Phil Jones. The emails suggest that he helped to cover up flaws in temperature data from China that underpinned his research on the strength of recent global warming. The Guardian has learned that crucial data obtained by American scientists from Chinese collaborators cannot be verified because documents containing them no longer exist. And what data is available suggests that the findings are fundamentally flawed. Details
2.NIWA Unable To Justify Official Temperature Record (Records used to adjust raw data lost for New Zealand as well. N.B. The raw data shows no GW while the adjusted data shows GW, as usual)

and see Wheels fall off global-warming hysteria (National Post)

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