Uncovered: decades-old government report showing climate data was bad, unfit for purpose

*Here is some really useful information on the Climate Change situation.*

Watts Up With That?

IPCC Knew from Start Climate Data Inadequate

Climate Monitoring Weather Station at the University of Arizona, Tucson, measuring temperature in the University parking lot if front of the Atmospheric Science Building. The station has since been closed. 2007 Photo by Warren Meyer

Guest opinion: Dr. Tim Ball

In 1999, the National Academy of Sciences, the research arm of the National Research Council, released a study expressing concern about the accuracy of the data used in the debate over climate change. They said there are,

“Deficiencies in the accuracy, quality and continuity of the records,” that “place serious limitations on the confidence that can be placed in the research results.”

The people who reached these conclusions and their affiliations at the time follows.

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  • THOMAS R. KARL (Chair), National Climatic Data Center, Asheville, North Carolina
  • ROBERT E. DICKINSON,University of Arizona, Tucson
  • MAURICE BLACKMON,National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado
  • BERT BOLIN,University of Stockholm…

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