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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Manmade Global Warming is dead - game, set and match!



Ah, the news media loves their impending disasters. I notice that some use Anthropic and some Anthropogenic and I hereby give up and either go with AGW or Manmade. Either way, it is another fairy tale from our naturalistic materialist atheistic "scientist" friends...

Thanks to Holoscience for the cartoon! Their article includes this excerpt:

"The Global Warming circus in Copenhagen was politics driven by a consensus that, by definition, has nothing to do with science. The apocalyptic nonsense that opened the meeting highlighted that fact. How many who attended or demonstrated at the meeting actually understand the (disputed) scientific grounds for the hysteria? Meanwhile, leading science journals allow skeptics of Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW) to be labelled “deniers” and refuse them the right of reply. It is doctrinaire denouncement, not science. It is the journal editors who are denying the scientific method by censoring debate. It is they who are peddling ideology.

Despite the glossy media image, modern science is a mess. When the fundamental concepts are false, technological progress merely provides science with a more efficient means for going backwards. At the same time, government and corporate funding promotes the rampant disease of specialism and fosters politicization of science with the inevitable warring factions and religious fervor.

“Science has become religion! ..although religion may have borrowed some of the jargon of science, science, more importantly, has adopted the methods of religion. This is the worst of both worlds.” —Halton Arp "

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Yes and that same thought applies perfectly to the Darwinist paradigm that rules several scientific disciplines, often in complete contradiction to actual evidence. But that particular religion is going to be harder to take down. AGW is rapidly becoming a matter of shooting fish in a barrel, so to speak.

After you read the whole thing it will put the following news article in perspective for you. I have reprinted the article in entirety and linked it, below:



Climategate U-turn as scientist at centre of row admits: There has been no global warming since 1995


  • Data for vital 'hockey stick graph' has gone missing
  • There has been no global warming since 1995
  • Warming periods have happened before - but NOT due to man-made changes
Professor Phil Jones

Data: Professor Phil Jones admitted his record keeping is 'not as good as it should be'

The academic at the centre of the ‘Climategate’ affair, whose raw data is crucial to the theory of climate change, has admitted that he has trouble ‘keeping track’ of the information.

Colleagues say that the reason Professor Phil Jones has refused Freedom of Information requests is that he may have actually lost the relevant papers.

Professor Jones told the BBC yesterday there was truth in the observations of colleagues that he lacked organisational skills, that his office was swamped with piles of paper and that his record keeping is ‘not as good as it should be’.

The data is crucial to the famous ‘hockey stick graph’ used by climate change advocates to support the theory.

Professor Jones also conceded the possibility that the world was warmer in medieval times than now – suggesting global warming may not be a man-made phenomenon.

And he said that for the past 15 years there has been no ‘statistically significant’ warming.

The admissions will be seized on by sceptics as fresh evidence that there are serious flaws at the heart of the science of climate change and the orthodoxy that recent rises in temperature are largely man-made.

Professor Jones has been in the spotlight since he stepped down as director of the University of East Anglia’s Climatic Research Unit after the leaking of emails that sceptics claim show scientists were manipulating data.

The raw data, collected from hundreds of weather stations around the world and analysed by his unit, has been used for years to bolster efforts by the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change to press governments to cut carbon dioxide emissions.

Following the leak of the emails, Professor Jones has been accused of ‘scientific fraud’ for allegedly deliberately suppressing information and refusing to share vital data with critics.

Discussing the interview, the BBC’s environmental analyst Roger Harrabin said he had spoken to colleagues of Professor Jones who had told him that his strengths included integrity and doggedness but not record-keeping and office tidying.

Mr Harrabin, who conducted the interview for the BBC’s website, said the professor had been collating tens of thousands of pieces of data from around the world to produce a coherent record of temperature change.

That material has been used to produce the ‘hockey stick graph’ which is relatively flat for centuries before rising steeply in recent decades.

According to Mr Harrabin, colleagues of Professor Jones said ‘his office is piled high with paper, fragments from over the years, tens of thousands of pieces of paper, and they suspect what happened was he took in the raw data to a central database and then let the pieces of paper go because he never realised that 20 years later he would be held to account over them’.

Asked by Mr Harrabin about these issues, Professor Jones admitted the lack of organisation in the system had contributed to his reluctance to share data with critics, which he regretted.


But he denied he had cheated over the data or unfairly influenced the scientific process, and said he still believed recent temperature rises were predominantly man-made.

Asked about whether he lost track of data, Professor Jones said: ‘There is some truth in that. We do have a trail of where the weather stations have come from but it’s probably not as good as it should be.

‘There’s a continual updating of the dataset. Keeping track of everything is difficult. Some countries will do lots of checking on their data then issue improved data, so it can be very difficult. We have improved but we have to improve more.’

He also agreed that there had been two periods which experienced similar warming, from 1910 to 1940 and from 1975 to 1998, but said these could be explained by natural phenomena whereas more recent warming could not.

He further admitted that in the last 15 years there had been no ‘statistically significant’ warming, although he argued this was a blip rather than the long-term trend.

And he said that the debate over whether the world could have been even warmer than now during the medieval period, when there is evidence of high temperatures in northern countries, was far from settled.

Sceptics believe there is strong evidence that the world was warmer between about 800 and 1300 AD than now because of evidence of high temperatures in northern countries.

But climate change advocates have dismissed this as false or only applying to the northern part of the world.

Professor Jones departed from this consensus when he said: ‘There is much debate over whether the Medieval Warm Period was global in extent or not. The MWP is most clearly expressed in parts of North America, the North Atlantic and Europe and parts of Asia.

‘For it to be global in extent, the MWP would need to be seen clearly in more records from the tropical regions and the Southern hemisphere. There are very few palaeoclimatic records for these latter two regions.

‘Of course, if the MWP was shown to be global in extent and as warm or warmer than today, then obviously the late 20th Century warmth would not be unprecedented. On the other hand, if the MWP was global, but was less warm than today, then the current warmth would be unprecedented.’

Sceptics said this was the first time a senior scientist working with the IPCC had admitted to the possibility that the Medieval Warming Period could have been global, and therefore the world could have been hotter then than now.

Professor Jones criticised those who complained he had not shared his data with them, saying they could always collate their own from publicly available material in the US. And he said the climate had not cooled ‘until recently – and then barely at all. The trend is a warming trend’.

Mr Harrabin told Radio 4’s Today programme that, despite the controversies, there still appeared to be no fundamental flaws in the majority scientific view that climate change was largely man-made.

But Dr Benny Pieser, director of the sceptical Global Warming Policy Foundation, said Professor Jones’s ‘excuses’ for his failure to share data were hollow as he had shared it with colleagues and ‘mates’.

He said that until all the data was released, sceptics could not test it to see if it supported the conclusions claimed by climate change advocates.

He added that the professor’s concessions over medieval warming were ‘significant’ because they were his first public admission that the science was not settled.



Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1250872/Climategate-U-turn-Astonishment-scientist-centre-global-warming-email-row-admits-data-organised.html#ixzz0fjbRVzwG

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So he is "disorganized" and unsure now. He "lost" relevant papers. Pretty soon they will have to admit that not only are we not warming, but we are actually cooling. This is like watching Bill Clinton going from "I did not have sex with that woman!" to sweating out impeachment proceedings. Soon they will have to admit all of it: The deliberate manipulation of data, the faked and spun weather station numbers and the placing of weather stations in intentionally hot areas to get higher readings plus the attempt to change data from centuries past. We can just sit and watch AGW self-destruct and guess how long it will take Obama and the mainstream news media to realize that this particular emperor has no clothes?

“In the end, science offers us the only way out of politics. And if we allow science to become politicized, then we are lost. We will enter the Internet version of the dark ages, an era of shifting fears and wild prejudices, transmitted to people who don't know any better. That's not a good future for the human race. That's our past.”

—Michael Crichton, “Environmentalism as Religion,” (A lecture at the Commonwealth Club, San Francisco, CA, September 15, 2003).

16 comments:

Anonymous said...

'Biggest scam of the generation': Beck and Hannity pile on BBC interview as proof of the global-warming 'hoax'

creeper said...

"We will enter the Internet version of the dark ages, an era of shifting fears and wild prejudices, transmitted to people who don't know any better."

Aren't we already there? This blog is a prime example.

-- creeper

creeper said...

About that cute graph with the polar bears:

Say, Radar, do you think they based that graph on "they used to grow wine in England"?

I don't know. It seems to fluctuate a little...

Or do you think they might have used other methods? Maybe even methods you might find vastly inaccurate if they happened to contradict something else you believed in?

-- creeper

radar said...

Creeper, the quote is aimed at YOU and those who believe in AGW because it is a disaster and a scam. Say what you will, the IPCC and the rest are just beginning to back off and run away and hope that criminal charges do not get leveled.

Anonymous said...

Professor Jones didn't have to keep the data because he is the expert, its his job to give scientific cover to the elite that wants to make all our decisions for us. DebbieB

Anonymous said...

Morano sends lies from UK Times and Daily Mail around the world

Steve McIntyre and Ross McKitrick, part 1: In the beginning

Steve McIntyre and Ross McKitrick, part 2: The story behind the Barton-Whitfield investigation and the Wegman Panel

creeper said...

"the quote is aimed at YOU"

Err... how?

-- creeper

radar said...

Ah, all these flat earthers. There is not a God, everything came from nothing by no means, man is heating up the globe so that Polar Bears will die and New York City will be underwater and we had better tax Americans MORE and take over more private businesses to save us from depression and Dick Cheney plotted the 9/11 bombings and if you break a mirror you will have seven years bad luck and Barack Obama is NOT a socialist and he loves you and he will give you lots of money.

Anonymous said...

Aww come on, Radar. Just be honest. Just say: "I can't rebut the arguments, I don't know what to say, but I'm STILL right!"

See, takes a whole lot less typing, doesn't it?

creeper said...

"There is not a God, everything came from nothing by no means, man is heating up the globe so that Polar Bears will die and New York City will be underwater and we had better tax Americans MORE and take over more private businesses to save us from depression and Dick Cheney plotted the 9/11 bombings and if you break a mirror you will have seven years bad luck and Barack Obama is NOT a socialist and he loves you and he will give you lots of money."

With the exception of two of them, this is quite an impressive listing of strawman arguments...

Unfortunately, it seems that Radar believes that it's true, that that's what people who argue against the nonsense on his blog actually believe.

-- creeper

creeper said...

Oh and Radar, how do you think they came up with that climate graph going back a thousand years?

Seeing as written records only go back less than two centuries?

Go on, say it: "There are records of wine growing in England..." Right? That's your answer, isn't it?

(chuckle)

-- creeper

creeper said...

"Barack Obama is NOT a socialist"

I've asked you this before, and it's not surprising at all that you were unable to respond:

What actual policy (or proposed policy) by the Obama administration do you think is communist or socialist?

Cat got your tongue? Distract distract distract? Something about somebody Obama had lunch with years ago?

What is Obama doing now that you think is communist or socialist?

-- creeper

creeper said...

Oh and Radar, how do you think they came up with that climate graph going back a thousand years?

Seeing as written records only go back less than two centuries?

Go on, say it: "There are records of wine growing in England..." Right? That's your answer, isn't it?

(chuckle)

-- creeper

radar said...

seriously, creeper, you are surely aware of records being kept by European residents going back two thousand years? And plenty of written accounts of conditions and other aspects of life going back a good 1200 years? So you think European history began in 1810 or are you simply trying to see how far off you can be?

radar said...

Obamacare is socialist. Taking partial ownership of GM and Chrysler is socialist. Trying to grow government to regulate every aspect of business is socialist and taxing the snot out of the higher earners and businesses is very socialist. He has czars with socialist backgrounds, he ran as a socialist candidate, he worked as a "community organizer" in the Saul Alinsky mold and he believes the Constitution needs to be changed to address "wealth redistribution." He has not, as yet, assigned conservatives to a Gulag...one piece of good news.

radar said...

Climategate is real and countries are backing away from AGW left and right. So are Congressmen, thank God, before cap and trade had a chance to destroy the economy further.

We have evidence that weather stations were changed and the data manipulated to produce false information. We now have careful upper atmosphere and deep sea measurements of temperatures and satellite pictures of ice caps. The weather station scam will be fixed and Phil Jones will have to revise his "no warming for 15 years" and admit the cooling trend. Those are the facts I do not duck the issue I am exposing it.