As the global warming debate goes on and it becomes increasingly clear when the Warmageddonist climate science lobby said “The science is settled” what they meant was the climate scientists had agreed to tell the same lie to keep the research grant money flowing, the whole issue becomes more and more blurred.
from Jo Nova blog
Nasa climate scientists: We said 2014 was the warmest year on record but were only 38% sure we were right
Nasa admits this means it is far from certain that 2014 set a record at all
Does that mean 97% of climate experts are 62% sure they are wrong?*
The thing with half-truths is that they generate a glorious fog, but it has no substance. Ask of the spin-cloud a couple of sensible questions and the narrative collapses. This is the kind of analysis that would have stopped the rot 25 years ago if most news outlets had investigative reporters instead of science communicators trained to raise awareness. (The media IS the problem). If there was a David-Rose-type in most major dailies, man-made global warming would never have got off the ground.
The claim made headlines around the world, but yesterday it emerged that GISSs analysis based on readings from more than 3,000 measuring stations worldwide is subject to a margin of error. Nasa admits this means it is far from certain that 2014 set a record at all.
Yet the Nasa press release failed to mention this, as well as the fact that the alleged record amounted to an increase over 2010, the previous warmest year, of just two-hundredths of a degree or 0.02C.
The margin of error is about a tenth of a degree, so those error bars are 500% larger than the amount pushed in headlines all over the world. Gavin Schmidt of course, is horrified that millions of people may have been mislead:
“GISSs director Gavin Schmidt has now admitted Nasa thinks the likelihood that 2014 was the warmest year since 1880 is just 38 per cent. However, when asked by this newspaper whether he regretted that the news release did not mention this, he did not respond,” the Daily Mail reported.
Im sure hes too busy contacting newspapers and MSNBC to make sure stories from NASA GISS are accurate and scientifically correct.
Read more: Jo Nova
I’ve had many arguments with the Warmageddonists, the people who have been saying that the ‘scientific consensus’ had agreed if we did not shut down all coal, oil and gas related activities (that is, just about all human activities except unprotected sex and sleeping) the earth was going to turn into a giant furnace and we would all burn. Those of us audacious enough to ask when this was going to happen felt the horizon shifting.
Climategate, the sequel: How we are STILL being tricked with flawed data on global warming.
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Earths CO2 Levels Pass Global Warming Milestone’, Nothing Happens – Daily Caller.
Insane Science Pushing The Earth Towards Ecocide.
Arrogance, Intolerance, Snobbishness and Corrupt, Self Interested Practices. It’s modern science.
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