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http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamestaylor/2014/06/25/government-data-show-u-s-in-decade-long-cooling/

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s most accurate, up-to-date temperature data confirm the United States has been cooling for at least the past decade. The NOAA temperature data are driving a stake through the heart of alarmists claiming accelerating global warming.

Responding to widespread criticism that its temperature station readings were corrupted by poor siting issues and suspect adjustments, NOAA established a network of 114 pristinely sited temperature stations spread out fairly uniformly throughout the United States. Because the network, known as the U.S. Climate Reference Network (USCRN), is so uniformly and pristinely situated, the temperature data require no adjustments to provide an accurate nationwide temperature record. USCRN began compiling temperature data in January 2005. Now, nearly a decade later, NOAA has finally made the USCRN temperature readings available.

According to the USCRN temperature readings, U.S. temperatures are not rising at all – at least not since the network became operational 10 years ago. Instead, the United States has cooled by approximately 0.4 degrees Celsius, which is more than half of the claimed global warming of the twentieth century.

Of course, 10 years is hardly enough to establish a long-term trend. Nevertheless, the 10-year cooling period does present some interesting facts.

First, global warming is not so dramatic and uniform as alarmists claim. For example, prominent alarmist James Hansen claimed in 2010, “Global warming on decadal time scales is continuing without letup … effectively illustrat[ing] the monotonic and substantial warming that is occurring on decadal time scales.” The word “monotonic” means, according to Merriam-Webster Online, “having the property either of never increasing or of never decreasing as the values of the independent variable or the subscripts of the terms increase.” Well, either temperatures are decreasing by 0.4 degrees Celsius every decade or they are not monotonic.

Second, for those who may point out U.S. temperatures do not equate to global temperatures, the USCRN data are entirely consistent with – and indeed lend additional evidentiary support for – the global warming stagnation of the past 17-plus years. While objective temperature data show there has been no global warming since sometime last century, the USCRN data confirm this ongoing stagnation in the United States, also.

Third, the USCRN data debunk claims that rising U.S. temperatures caused wildfires, droughts, or other extreme weather events during the past year. The objective data show droughts, wildfires, and other extreme weather events have become less frequent and severe in recent decades as our planet modestly warms. But even ignoring such objective data, it is difficult to claim global warming is causing recent U.S. droughts and wildfires when U.S. temperatures are a full 0.4 degrees Celsius colder than they were in 2005.

Even more importantly than the facts above, the USCRN provides the promise of reliable nationwide temperature data for years to come. No longer will global warming alarmists be able to hide behind thinly veiled excuses to doctor the U.S. temperature record. Now, thanks to the USCRN, the data are what the data are.

Expect global warming alarmists, now and for the foreseeable future, to howl in desperation claiming the USCRN temperature data are irrelevant.

Of course, to global warming alarmists, all real-world data are irrelevant.


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No amount of data will disarm the global warming money machine. It is too firmly entrenched in the media, read liberal, agenda.
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True - and it has nothing to do with climate.  As with Obamacare, it is entirely about wealth redistribution.
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UN 'global warming' predictions subject of ridicule because of stunning failure...
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Computer models confounded as Antarctic sea ice hits new record high...
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Well, now that Climate Change advocates have been exposed as fudging data on it's models, to intentionally alter computer models, what do this forums supporters of the Climate Crises have to say? I remember being told I was uninformed, and that the Global Warming, now "climate change" data was in, and irrefutable. Come on you Libs, you were the folks that said we didn't have any idea what we were talking about. We questioned the data, and now, it seems the data was altered for political, and ideological purposes. Please explain why I was wrong for doubting Leftist Politicians with a financial stake in the carbon tax industry.
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Buckle my shoe. 












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Politifact is hardly an un-biased source.
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This punster appreciates the effort.
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"Getting your motor revved about taking our guns is going to be what undoes your efforts."

"I like to establish the parameters of my own thoughts and don't think I need a director."

"This is not debate class. And this is not about politeness. We're talking about the damn future of our country"

"It is not just simply yelling out a name and yelling down dissenters........................... and I'll defend your right to even insult me" 
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OK

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/environment/10916086/The-scandal-of-fiddled-global-warming-data.html


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Wonder if that old nursery rhyme was included in...

U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, listed six National Science Foundation grants as questionable during a congressional hearing in March including one for a "climate change musical that was prepared for Broadway but I’m not sure ever was actually produced, $700,000." In 2010, the NSF awarded nearly that much to a Brooklyn-based theater company to develop "an innovative, out-of-the-box approach to exposing U.S. citizens to science," according to an NSF spokeswoman. PolitiFact Texasrated that statement True.  (The play ran in New York after our fact-check -- here’s a round-up of reviews.)

Disclaimer: Not related to Lamar, the review link is broken, but the "True" link leads you to explanation of our taxes at work. Or in this case...play.

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To Improve Accuracy, BBC Tells Its Reporters To Stop Giving Air Time To Climate Deniers

By Emily Atkin July 7, 2014 at 9:24 am Updated: July 7, 2014 at 11:46 am

 
Celebrity scientist Bill Nye and CNN Crossfire host S.E. Cupp debate whether climate change exists. These kinds of debates will be few and far between on the BBC under a new policy announced Thursday.

Celebrity scientist Bill Nye and CNN Crossfire host S.E. Cupp debate whether climate change exists. These kinds of debates will be few and far between on the BBC under a new policy announced Thursday.

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Reporters for BBC News are being directed to significantly curb the amount of air time they give to people with anti-science viewpoints — including people who deny climate change exists — in order to improve the accuracy and fairness of the network’s news coverage, according to a report released by the BBC’s governing body on Thursday.

The BBC Trust’s report was designed to assess the network’s impartiality in science coverage, in other words, whether it is staying neutral on critical issues. In order to be neutral when covering science, however, the BBC noted it needs to avoid “false balance,” a fallacy that occurs when two sides of an argument are assumed to have equal value.

“Science coverage does not simply lie in reflecting a wide range of views but depends on the varying degree of prominence such views should be given,” the report said.

The type of “false balance” news segment that the BBC is now actively trying to avoid is one that is fairly common in American network news’ climate change coverage. It involves putting one person who is well-versed on climate science next to a person who denies climate science, and having them debate.

Editorially, this type of debate makes the network look like it’s being balanced, giving equal opportunity to opposite viewpoints. However, because 95 to 97 percent of climate scientists agree that man-made greenhouse gas emissions are causing the planet to warm, that balance is false, giving disproportionate time to a viewpoint that is widely rejected in the scientific community.

In order to have a truly balanced and statistically representative debate about climate change, television news networks would have to pit 97 climate scientists against three climate deniers. Because that likely wouldn’t work very well, the BBC is favoring an approach that instead severely limits the amount of air time climate deniers are given.

So far, the report said, approximately 200 staff members have attended seminars and workshops aimed at improving the balance of their science coverage.

The BBC Trust’s report did note that climate deniers wouldn’t be completely excluded from the conversation. “The Trust also would like to reiterate that … ‘this does not mean that critical opinion should be excluded. Nor does it mean that scientific research shouldn’t be properly scrutinized,’” the report said. “The BBC has a duty to reflect the weight of scientific agreement but it should also reflect the existence of critical views appropriately. Audiences should be able to understand from the context and clarity of the BBC’s output what weight to give to critical voices.”

But despite the BBC’s pledge to have their reporters avoid false balance in climate change coverage, false balance is still a widespread phenomenon across prominent American news platforms. According to a 2013 report from Media Matters on the issue, half of print outlets used false balance to debate the existence of global warming. When covering the U.N.’s landmark climate change report that year, CBS News gave climate deniers more than six times their representation in the scientific community, and 69 percent of guests on Fox News cast doubt on the science.

The obvious effect of this is that viewers are being misled about the reality of climate change and the urgency that comes with it. But the other effect is that viewers wind up not caring about climate change altogether.

“In the case of people who watch cable news, we’ve been so conditioned to favor a sense of certainty,” Dr. Stephen Reese, author of a 2008 white paper on how people make judgments about journalistic balance, told ThinkProgress in May. “We want to have our beliefs upheld. So when you introduce [climate change] as a political issue up for debate, it’s just, ‘well okay, there they go again,’ — just dismiss it as hopelessly polarized.”

When news outlets introduce false balance into its climate change stories, its audience then thinks those stories are less pressing than they actually are, a factor which contributes to uncertainty surrounding the issue and, ultimately, apathy. A 2009 study from the American Psychological Association confirmed this, noting that “perceived or real uncertainty” on climate change can lead to both “systematic underestimation of risk” and “sufficient reason to act in self interest over that of the environment.”


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In case anyone doesn't know. The UK is pretty much out of their minds bonkers with doomsday prophecies of global warming cooling changing

Hilarious that they seek to "improve accuracy" by silencing one side of the debate.
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Silence the opposition, its the liberal way to win a debate when the opposition represents the truth and the liberal is pushing an agenda. 
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Grizzly - Once you dismiss, or refuse to read, all perspectives different than your own, you end the debate all by yourself.  Your conclusion strikes me as funny in another way.  I take a great deal of heat from others trying to get me to stop sharing my perspectives inside here.  On the other hand, I have to push and prod you to great degrees to get you to open up on various perspectives and positions.  I don't think I've ever personally attacked you to suppress your opinion or to silence you in any way.  I think this website alone proves your conclusion regarding who silences debate is completely inaccurate.   
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Dewey it is your party who tries to silence opposition. Your boy Obama was the one who said the debate is over on global warming. Your party is the one who will call us racist, sexist, homophobes if we dare to try to enter into debate or dare to disagree with the liberal agenda.
Can you please tell me why NOAA quietly revised their "hottest month on record"  back to July of 1934? Remember when they claimed that July of 2012 was the hottest on record and the media and libs were orgasmic over this? Now all of the sudden, NOAA has changed it back because their data was flawed (go figure) and not a word from the libs or the media.
Remember when the emails were hacked and they were caught conspiring to alter the data in order to confirm global warming? Why is it necessary to alter the data if global warming is in fact a truth?

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HOT POLL: Only 20% Think Debate About Global Warming Is Over...

Greenpeace Co-Founder: 'I fear cooling'...


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Global Warming, Global Cooling, Climate Change, is a scheme used to tax, and control economies by an elite, Lear jet riding group of benefit receivers. The people that rant over Global cooling, Global warming, NOW Climate change, are trying to excerpt control over global economies. They will not succeed. They are Oligarchs using media to exert control over nations, and their populations. These people should be dumped on an expanding polar ice cap, pissed on, and left for the dwindling polar bear population to sniff out from 2 miles away, and then seek them out for a food source.
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I concur
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"This is not debate class. And this is not about politeness. We're talking about the damn future of our country"

"It is not just simply yelling out a name and yelling down dissenters........................... and I'll defend your right to even insult me" 
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http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/07/16/3460704/scientists-rick-scott-florida-letter/
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The combined average temperature across global land and ocean surfaces for June 2014 was record high for the month, at 0.72°C (1.30°F) above the 20th century average.
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wow and I hear there are no fraudulent voters.  The things that ruffle your feathers DC are so far down on American's list of what's important, have you ever noticed that?
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"Getting your motor revved about taking our guns is going to be what undoes your efforts."

"I like to establish the parameters of my own thoughts and don't think I need a director."

"This is not debate class. And this is not about politeness. We're talking about the damn future of our country"

"It is not just simply yelling out a name and yelling down dissenters........................... and I'll defend your right to even insult me" 
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DietCoke, come on over to the ISIS thread and weigh in with joisey
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"Getting your motor revved about taking our guns is going to be what undoes your efforts."

"I like to establish the parameters of my own thoughts and don't think I need a director."

"This is not debate class. And this is not about politeness. We're talking about the damn future of our country"

"It is not just simply yelling out a name and yelling down dissenters........................... and I'll defend your right to even insult me" 
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Come on DC, it's a weighty topic, and we could really use your overall opinion and expertise on Mideast foreign affairs. i know you are ready to throw some links at it, but first, please enter into a debate about the subject.
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UPDATE: Coolest Summer on Record in USA...
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I dont remember where I saw this but the world map showed global temps rising over oceans but over land masses they where cooler than previous years. It semed the biggest increase in temps were over the oceans with no land masses in site. Could this be because of volcanic actions on the oceans floor warming the oceans temps. Now maybe humans more aware of global warming have been more "green" causing temps to drop due to less greenhouse emissions. I highly doubt it.I believe it was cooler over Europe also along with Austrailia.
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If you find that map, steelman, I'd be interested in seeing it.

Griz, what kind of statistic is that?  Maybe the number of 90 degree days is falling off because the number of 100 degree days is increasing.  Can't tell anything from that "cherry-picked" statistic.  Plus, can he provide a link to his sources?  Plus, the lower 48 US land mass is a very small portion of the total earth's surface - the issue is global climate change, not US climate change.  Plus, why doesn't he use his real name?  (Maybe he likes the subliminal effect of having "God" in his name?)  Google him and his organization and see what you come up with. 

http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2014/0722/Earth-s-hottest-June-follows-hottest-May.-The-new-normal-video

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