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UK Columnist Booker: US Cooling Since '30s, Data 'Fabricated'
 
 
 

Monday, 23 Jun 2014 11:32 AM

By Melanie Batley


Global warming data has been manipulated to grossly misrepresent warming trends, and scientists have suppressed climate records indicating that the 1930s was the hottest decade on record in the United States, says U.K. journalist Christopher Booker.

 "When future generations try to understand how the world got carried away around the end of the 20th century by the panic over global warming, few things will amaze them more than the part played in stoking up the scare by the fiddling of official temperature data," Booker, author of "The Real Global Warming Disaster," wrote in a column for The Sunday Telegraph of London.

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 Booker said that while he found evidence of fiddled climate figures while writing his book seven years ago, Steven Goddard's blog "Real Science" has uncovered another example of it when looking at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's graph of U.S. surface temperatures.

 The group, Goddard claims, has been "adjusting" its records by replacing real temperatures with data "fabricated" by computer models. The effect has been to make earlier periods seem cooler, while more recent temperatures have been inaccurately presented as higher to give the impression that the Earth has been warming much more than the actual data suggests.

 Using actual temperatures, graphs indicate that the United States has been cooling since the '30s, Goddard has shown, according to Booker, even though the official graphs are showing that the the Earth has been warming at a rate equal to more than 3 degrees centigrade per century.

 "When I first began examining the global-warming scare, I found nothing more puzzling than the way officially approved scientists kept on being shown to have finagled their data, as in that ludicrous 'hockey stick' graph, pretending to prove that the world had suddenly become much hotter than at any time in 1,000 years," Booker wrote.

 "Any theory needing to rely so consistently on fudging the evidence, I concluded, must be looked on not as science at all, but as simply a rather alarming case study in the aberrations of group psychology."


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Re: UK Columnist Booker: US Cooling Since '30s, Data 'Fabricated'
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2014, 10:10:28 PM »
how much credibility does this Booker guy have?  Is he legit, or a flake?

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Re: UK Columnist Booker: US Cooling Since '30s, Data 'Fabricated'
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2014, 02:50:37 AM »
how much credibility does this Booker guy have?  Is he legit, or a flake?

He's one of the original crew of Private Eye (a satirical fortnightly magazine that has some of the finest investigative journalists in the world) and still contributes. George Monbiot hates him with a passion.

He's pretty legit, in other words, though he'll sometimes put a well turned phrase or analogy ahead of accuracy in his articles.
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Re: UK Columnist Booker: US Cooling Since '30s, Data 'Fabricated'
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2014, 01:56:44 PM »
He's one of the original crew of Private Eye (a satirical fortnightly magazine that has some of the finest investigative journalists in the world) and still contributes. George Monbiot hates him with a passion.

He's pretty legit, in other words, though he'll sometimes put a well turned phrase or analogy ahead of accuracy in his articles.

Earning the passionate hatred of gutter trash like Monbiot is a good resume enhancer in my book!

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Re: UK Columnist Booker: US Cooling Since '30s, Data 'Fabricated'
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2014, 02:05:08 PM »

"When future generations try to understand how the world got carried away around the end of the 20th century by the panic over global warming, few things will amaze them more than the part played in stoking up the scare by the fiddling of official temperature data," Booker, author of "The Real Global Warming Disaster," wrote in a column for The Sunday Telegraph of London.


They'll never come right out and say that 'scientists' with agendas lied to suit their own self-interests.

Who will the atheists venerate if not 'science' and 'scientists'?

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Re: UK Columnist Booker: US Cooling Since '30s, Data 'Fabricated'
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2014, 02:16:56 PM »

Who will the atheists venerate if not 'science' and 'scientists'?

The legal system?
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Re: UK Columnist Booker: US Cooling Since '30s, Data 'Fabricated'
« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2014, 02:46:39 PM »
The legal system?

There's a reason they call it the 'legal system' and not the justice system...


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