Archive | August 12, 2007

Newsweek Editor Debunks Newsweek Story on Global Warming Deniers

Last week the magazine Newsweek published a cover story on global warming suggesting global warming “deniers” were well funded, influential and unscrupulous. This week the magazine has essentially debunked its own story. Contributing Editor Robert J. Samuelson writes: “We in the news business often enlist in moral crusades. Global warming is among the latest. Unfortunately, […]

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UK mathematician alleges IPCC Urban Heat Island fraud

The allegations by British mathematician Douglas J Keenan concern the following 2 papers co-authored by Wei-Chyung Wang, a professor at the University at Albany, State University of New York: Jones P.D., Groisman P.Y., Coughlan M., Plummer N., Wang W.-C., Karl T.R. (1990), “Assessment of urbanization effects in time series of surface air temperature over land”, […]

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‘Scrambling’ to factor in natural climate variability

Science, 10th August 2007 News Focus CLIMATE CHANGE: Humans and Nature Duel Over the Next Decade’s Climate Richard A. Kerr Rising greenhouse gases are changing global climate, but during the next few decades natural climate variations will have a say as well, so researchers, including a team reporting on page 796 of this week’s issue […]

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