Ice cores what they reveal and how deniers distort the data

First posted in 2011, still popular on denialist blogs. Peter Sinclair explains:  A widely circulated piece of climate denial nonsense purports to use legitimate evidence from Greenland ice cores to debunk the record of global warming. Displaying temperature records out of context, and making the claim of legitimacy by citing the data, and it’s primary author,…

Creepy at the EPA

In June of 2009, a story surfaced about the alleged suppression by the US EPA of information related to climate change. The source of the information was reported to be one Dr. Alan Carlin, who, although a real EPA analyst, was in fact, an economist, not a scientist. Distortions of the story, from the usual…

UK Hammered by Climate Fueled Storms

Peter Sinclair (ClimateCrocks) published a new video, covering the recent unprecedented flooding and storm onslaught in Britain. UK suffers wettest winter on record | Environment | http://t.co/vSayllw9Wk http://t.co/drjhGpOawL #UK #climate #flood — John Lundin (@johnlundin) February 21, 2014 Peter Sinclair: I first interviewed Dr. Alun Hubbard on the edge of the Watson River in Kangerlussuaq,…

Mike Mann on Hardball

Published on YouTube Aug 21, 2013: Chris Mathews interviews scientist Michael Mann of Penn State U, and a Republican Strategist, on the GOP’s anti-science bent. ClimateCrocks.com explains: Well, in some cases, like His Excellent and Serene Highness Lord Monckton, birthers and climate deniers are the same people – see below. What’s interesting about the video…

Permafrost: The Tipping Time Bomb

“If we can limit our emissions, then the permafrost region will release less carbon to the atmosphere, there is a curve – it’s not a all or nothing question.” Ben Abbott One of the most feared of climate change “feedbacks” is the potential release of greenhouse gases by melting arctic permafrost soils. New research indicates…

Climate, Sun, and Cosmic Rays

A perennial favorite among climate denial myths is that the earth’s current warming is due to changes on the sun. One of the most famous and egregious examples of how these distortions are manufactured, is the movie “The Great global Warming Swindle” More recently, climate deniers have invented new dodges out of thin air. Join…

Hacked Global Warming Email Revealed!


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ftp://ftp.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/paleo/t­reering/reconstructions/n_hem_temp/nhemt­emp_data.txt

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http://www.ipcc.ch/pdf/assessment-rep…

Briffa, et al, Nature, 1998
http://www.fp.arizona.edu/kkh/nats101…

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http://eas8001.eas.gatech.edu/papers/…

Mann, Bradley, Hughes 1999
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