Saturday, March 24, 2012

THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: NY Times: 'The state of the electric car is dismal, the victim of hyped expectations, technological flops, high costs and a hostile political climate'

AdjustmentGate–Australia « NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

The team that brought you “Hide The Decline” have gone one better, with their latest offering “Invent The Incline”. Across much of the Arctic, GHCN have been caught making controversial temperature adjustments, which have had the effect of reducing past temperatures, thereby creating a false warming trend. (Full story here).

It now appears that it is not just the Arctic. The same sort of adjustments have been discovered in Australia.

1851 Australian Global Weirding | Real Science

Phil doesn’t have any Australian data from 1851, but the newspapers did. Just a typical droughtfloodfire year of extreme heat and horrors in Australia. Phil says that 1851 was one of the coldest years on record.

Phil lists February, 1851 as being -0.344. Newspapers say that it was hotter than hell.

1854 : CRUTEM4 Doubled Their Southern Hemisphere Coverage | Real Science

By February, 1854 – the CRUTEM4 southern hemisphere database jumped from one thermometer to two thermometers – one in South America and one in New Zealand.

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