GW..Science or literature?

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    I found it astounding that when being interviewed by a reporter Lord Oxburgh said of Keith Briffa that even he (Keith) couldn't reproduce his own results!

    If ever there was overwhelming evidence that climatology (as practiced by the lead protagonists of AGW "theory") was truly on the same level as palmistry and phrenology (only less useful-thanks Frank!) this was it.

    Amazing!

    'Is this science, or literature?' ? The Register
     
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    Thanks, great article! I particularly liked the graph which showed that high altitude temps are totally out of whack with the models. CO2 is supposed to have the greatest effect above the clouds but the actual evidence is not there. You would think that anomaly would lead the AGW alarmists to have some doubts about their modelling but apparently not.
     
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    Well, well, so the total exoneration of Jones, Mann, and the climatologists still has your tails in a knot.

    There was a man named McCarthy, otherwise known as 'Tail Gunner Joe' that would be a real model for you fellows if you were old enough to remember him.
     
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    Total exoneration? Hardly!

    Why do you think the british parliament is now doing an inquiry into the inquiries? Hint: its not because they did such a good job in the first place. I suppose you think shoddy work and prevarications are OK as long as it supports the AGW elite.
    What do you have against honest questions answered honestly?
     
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    I think that you have as many paid off by the energy companies there as here.
     
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    What do energy companies have to do with Oxburgh's lies to the commitee? Don't you care about integrity?
     
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    And if Nixon had been in charge of the Watergate investigation, he wouldn't have found any wrongdoing, either. :lol:
     
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    You are correct daveman. Oxburgh was supposed to look into the science behind the climategate problems. He then publicly stated that the work of these scientists was peer reviewed and that was good enough for him. As far as the short list of studies that they look at, it appears that UEA chose them and Oxburgh emailed two of his friends at the Royal Society to rubberstamp the selection after the fact. The list itself included only papers that were not involved with the scandal. Oxburgh apparently arrived at the inquiry with the results already written up because it took less than 2 days to interview the 'defendants', discuss the findings and write the Report. If that doesn't sound like a whitewash I don't know what would.
     
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    Indeed. But to the faithful, it's Holy Writ.
     
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    I think it has come as an awful shock to the AGW elite that they can no longer ignore and marginalize the dissenters that are calling for answers to difficult questions. If they had been forthright from the beginning we wouldn't be in this 'climate of catastrophe' in the first place.
     

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