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The coldest place on Earth is even colder than scientists thought

Under the category of “I Don’t Get It” …  If climate science is such a settled science and we know ALL there is to know about global warming, hot/cold, winter/summer/, droughts/floods, etc, how can scientists just be discovering that the coldest place on earth is colder than they thought it was??  Wouldn’t you think with […]

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Why is one older person dying every seven minutes during the winter?

Special tip o’ the hat to “A New Little Ice Age Has Started“. Nordic countries have much harsher conditions in the cold months, yet mortality rates are lower than in the UK Dawn Foster — The Guardian — January 20, 2016 Over the last four winters, according to the latest official figures, nearly 120,000 people […]

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Oh Mann! Paper demonstrates that tree-ring proxy temperature data is ‘seriously compromised’

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Michael Mann won’t be happy about this. A new paper now in open review in the journal Climate of the Past suggests that “modern sample bias “has “seriously compromised” tree-ring temperature reconstructions, producing an “artificial positive signal [e.g. ‘hockey stick’] in the final chronology.” Basically, older trees grow…

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