1871 : New York Times Terrified About Climate Change

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http://query.nytimes.com/

But at least one newspaper got it right in 1871. The Brisbane Courier recognized that belief in “climate change” reflected nothing other than human stupidity.

The Brisbane Courier

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We have often noticed that in the tabular statements of those compilers of weather records who write to the Times, useful and welcome as their communications are, every season is sure to be “extraordinary,” almost every month one of the driest or wettest, or windiest, coldest or hottest, ever known. Much observation, which ought to correct a tendency to exaggerate, seems in some minds to have rather a tendency to increase it.

10 Jan 1871 – IMAGINARY CHANGES OF CLIMATE. (Pall Mall Gazette.)

Nothing has changed, other than the fact that the climate change stupidity has propagated to the highest levels of the autocracy.

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RSS Reaches Santer’s 17 Years

Watts Up With That?

Image Credit: WoodForTrees.org

Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts

RSS stands for Remote Sensing Systems, which is a satellite temperature data set similar to the University of Alabama – Huntsville (UAH) dataset that John Christy and Roy Spencer manage. Information about RSS can be found at here and the data set can be found here.

The plot of the number on the left column from November 1, 1996 to October 31, 2013 can be found in the graph at the head of his article and here. When the “Raw data” is clicked, we see that for 204 months, the slope is = -0.000122111 per year. I wish to make it perfectly clear that the focus is not on the magnitude of the negative number since this number is zero for all intents and purposes. The only thing that is noteworthy is that the slope…

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