Sunday, June 30, 2013

Links

EPA Says That The Worst Heat Waves Occurred in The 1930s | Real Science
According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, the 1930s had (by far) the worst heatwaves in US history.
End Of June – Greenland Ice Sheet Still Locked In The Deep Freeze | Real Science
Greenland temperatures normally peak during the first two weeks in July.
Claim: Global warming increasing El NiƱo activity | JunkScience.com
This is junk science because…

It’s not science at all. The study relies on the notion that tree-ring data are adequate proxies for historical temperatures and precipitation. As these results cannot be validated (we can’t actually check the claim against what actually happened 700 years ago), they aren’t scientific in nature. For results to be scientific, they must be subject to some sort of testing and validation.

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