More seriously questionable data, “evidence” and conclusions from the CAGW scientists, but this is not science, it is basically garbage, as pointed out by Willis Eschenbach.
- The 1970′s Global Cooling Compilation – looks much like today (aworldchaos.wordpress.com)
- Engineers, geoscientists: only 36% believe in CAGW (motls.blogspot.com)
- The ScAm Gets Worse – An Open Letter To Bora Zivkovic (wattsupwiththat.com)
Note: Steve McIntyre is also quite baffled by the Marcott et al paper, finding it currently unreproducible given the current information available. I’ve added some comments from him at the bottom of this post – Anthony
Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach
I don’t know what it is about proxies that makes normal scientists lose their senses. The recent paper in Science (paywalled of course) entitled A Reconstruction of Regional and Global Temperature for the Past 11,300 Years” (hereinafter M2012) is a good example. It has been touted as the latest hockeystick paper. It is similar to the previous ones … but as far as I can see it’s only similar in how bizarre the proxies are.
Nowhere in the paper do they show you the raw data, although it’s available in their Supplement. I hate it when people don’t show me their starting point. So let me start by…
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