Climate Change “Hockey Stick” Data Cooked

Well lookie, lookie here. (h/t Gerard) Code head that I am, my eyes saw the code before the post and I still knew immediately what it was.

From the CRU code file osborn-tree6/ , used to prepare a graph purported to be of Northern Hemisphere temperatures and reconstructions.

; Apply a VERY ARTIFICAL correction for decline!!
valadj=[0.,0.,0.,0.,0.,-0.1,-0.25,-0.3,0.,- 0.1,0.3,0.8,1.2,1.7,2.5,2.6,2.6,$
2.6,2.6,2.6]*0.75 ; fudge factor
if n_elements(yrloc) ne n_elements(valadj) then message,’Oooops!’

This, people, is blatant data-cooking, with no pretense otherwise. It flattens a period of warm temperatures in the 1940s — see those negative coefficients? Then, later on, it applies a positive multiplier so you get a nice dramatic hockey stick at the end of the century.

All you apologists weakly protesting that this is research business as usual and there are plausible explanations for everything in the emails? Sackcloth and ashes time for you. This isn’t just a smoking gun, it’s a siege cannon with the barrel still hot.

Click on over, Eric shows his work. And I like his flair for hyperbole.

And guess what, the LameStreamMedia is still TOTALLY MUM on all the hacked emails that exposed the “Climate Change Collusion” amongst global warming co-dependents in the first place. Might be time to start selling-short all those carbon shares, huh?

But never fear, The Light Bringer is on his way to Copenhagen (in his house-shoes) for the global climate talks to apologize for America’s part in killing the polar bears, or something. America is in the best of hands, really.


  1. Michael said,

    November 28, 2009 at 11:16 pm

    It is time to enlist Michele Bachmann to run in 2012:


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