James Annan has posted some details of the new HADCRUT4 temperature series at his blog. He has had these via a third party. The new series will soon replace the legendary HADCRUT3, and apparently has much more robust values for the Arctic than its illustrious predecessor.
And guess what? 2010 is now warmer than 1998!
You could have knocked me down with a feather.
This news item buried in travel news (HT Tim Blair) relates that the supply ship Aurora Australis is trapped in ice 20km from land. I understand the Aurora Australis supply ship has good icebreaking capabilities.
You have got to be completely insane to imagine that a 0.5C warming or the associated pollution will kill a minimum of 700,000 people per year. This is what passes for peer review?!
There is simply no shame in these people’s makeup. Have you ever witnessed such incredibly blatant and false scare tactics? This actually went into a journal.Perhaps if this is the standard for the AAAS science magazine, it should rename itself Charmin.