RSS Nobbled

“If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts” AE

Tsk tsk tsk


By Paul Homewood


As we know, RSS have been a real thorn in the side of the climate establishment in recent years. Their satellite measured temperature trends have failed to back up claims of rising global temperatures and record years.

This has also been a huge embarrassment to Carl Mears, who is responsible for the dataset.

Well, if you don’t like the data, adjust it!

No doubt under great pressure from above, RSS have now brought out a new version, starting with the Mid Troposphere temperatures, TMT, which in the words of their paper says:

The new dataset shows substantially increased global-scale warming relative to the previous version of the dataset, particularly after 1998.

Let me stress again, this only applies at this stage to the mid troposphere, rather than the lower troposphere which we usually pay attention to. Nevertheless, Mears has made it clear that the latter will…

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