Sunday, November 16, 2008

Debunking More "Global Warming" Bunk

We tipped you off yesterday to the new Ice Age shortly forthcoming. But wait. There's more.

As snowstorms howl through the U.S. last week and this, we now find out from the usual idiotarians at NASA (AlGore's "global warming" buddies) that this October has been one hell of a hottie. But there's one problem. They're wrong. They used the wrong dataset. But let Christopher Booker tell it:
A surreal scientific blunder last week raised a huge question mark about the temperature records that underpin the worldwide alarm over global warming. On Monday, Nasa's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), which is run by Al Gore's chief scientific ally, Dr James Hansen, and is one of four bodies responsible for monitoring global temperatures, announced that last month was the hottest October on record.

This was startling. Across the world there were reports of unseasonal snow and plummeting temperatures last month, from the American Great Plains to China, and from the Alps to New Zealand. China's official news agency reported that Tibet had suffered its "worst snowstorm ever". In the US, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration registered 63 local snowfall records and 115 lowest-ever temperatures for the month, and ranked it as only the 70th-warmest October in 114 years.
What's the prob? Simple:
GISS's computerised temperature maps seemed to show readings across a large part of Russia had been up to 10 degrees higher than normal. But when expert readers of the two leading warming-sceptic blogs, Watts Up With That and Climate Audit, began detailed analysis of the GISS data they made an astonishing discovery. The reason for the freak figures was that scores of temperature records from Russia and elsewhere were not based on October readings at all. Figures from the previous month had simply been carried over and repeated two months running.
Yep, here's the usual suspects running full tilt with false data even while our new Ice Age is commencing with the accumulation of ice in and around Antarctica as we previously told you.

Read the rest at the initial link above. And a hat tip to Drudge for the link to this story. Next thing they'll be telling us is that the Rosenbergs were innocent.

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