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Thursday, 26 November 2009

The Climate change house of cards is starting to tumble

I see now that New Zealand's climate data is now coming under scrutiny.

The NIWA [the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric research], are refusing to release data. Are they today's CRU?

In New Zealand's case, the figures published on NIWA's [the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric research] website suggest a strong warming trend in New Zealand over the past century:

Their graph shows the predictable warming trend as does the CRU one.

But analysis of the raw climate data from the same temperature stations has just turned up a very different result:

Gone is the relentless rising temperature trend, and instead there appears to have been a much smaller growth in warming, consistent with the warming up of the planet after the end of the Little Ice Age in 1850.

The whole sorry story is here at

H/T to Watts up with that

UPDATE: Some Australian data may not be squeaky clean either.

Kill a cow, save the world. Cowgate, the story.

When I first heard about this, I must admit, I thought it was a spoof.

Here's the link. Read it and weep with laughter