Australian Climate Reference Stations

Its seems that Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology network of reference climate stations (RCS) has come under question with respect to the level of compliance with the American NOAA/NCDC 5 classes of station quality ratings. NOAA’s new Climate Reference Network specifications esp. section 2.2.1 define the levels with 1=best, thru 5=worst. Class 1 (CRN1)- Flat and…

UEA vs ICO – Epic Fail

There has always been a significant concern regarding the probity of the FOI responses from the University of East Anglia’s (UEA) Climate Research Unit (CRU) to FOI requests for data and other materials related to its work and published peer reviewed papers. The CRU previously directed by Prof. Phil Jones who has stepped down from the post pending investigation into the…

Don’t Let This Man Near Your Children!

This man – Clive Hamilton is an Australian author and public intellectual. In June 2008 he was appointed Professor of Public Ethics at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, a joint centre of the Australian National University, Charles Sturt University and the University of Melbourne. For 14 years, until February 2008, he was…