[ExI] Some thoughts on the ecopocalypse - the argument for domestic ground based solar.

Rafal Smigrodzki rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Fri Nov 27 17:14:17 UTC 2009

On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 1:52 AM, Emlyn <emlynoregan at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm making the following, I think reasonable, assumptions:
> 1 - Global warming is real
> 2 - Global warming is anthropogenic

### I used to think that #1 was real, and #2 unknown but with the
Climategate unfolding I no longer even trust #1. Looks like GISS, NCDC
and CRU have been applying some very bizarre corrections to raw
temperature readings, inflating the temperatures by 0.2 C or even

Simply being grossly overconfident in estimating one's ability to
model climate (the basis for #2) is one thing, but massaging raw data
to create the appearance of warming is enough to cause a whole new
level of distrust. The problem with climate science is that thousands
of people rely on highly processed inputs (global temperature data
analyses, all generated by a small, tight-knit group) to their own
research, and if these inputs are corrupt, thousands of articles
downstream are corrupted as well.


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