Tagged: NZCSET

A Christmas cracker for the cranks - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Dec 22, 2010

The National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) released details of its recalculated New Zealand temperature series last week and in the last couple of days Richard Treagold and the Climate “Science” Coalition have issued statements in reply. And what a contrast they provide: Bryan Leyland for the NZ C”S”C is all bluster, demanding [...] … Read More

NIWA’s new NZ temperature series: plus ça change… - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Dec 16, 2010

Earlier this afternoon NIWA released its recalculated NZ temperature record [full report], and as expected the changes from the “old” seven station series are more or less negligible. The trend over the last 100 years is identical, 0.91ºC per century, as the graph above shows. There are minor differences in some years, and larger ones [...] … Read More

I’ve been wrong before - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Oct 15, 2010

It appears that the crank pantheon has a new hero: John O’Sullivan — the “world’s most popular Internet writer on the greenhouse gas theory” and the man unafraid of getting everything wrong. The last time we encountered him, he was getting everything wrong about the New Zealand Climate “Science” Coalition’s attempt to take NIWA to [...] … Read More

NIWA v Cranks 4: Shoot out at the fantasy factory - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Oct 09, 2010

Earlier today a Hot Topic reader drew my attention to this article: Legal Defeat For Global Warming In Kiwigate Scandal, which Nigella Lawson’s father’s secretly-funded Global Warming Policy Foundation chose to feature on its web site. What’s “Kiwigate”, he wanted to know? Turns out it’s the NIWA versus NZ Climate “Science” Education Trust court case, [...] … Read More

NIWA v cranks 3: the economics of truthiness - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Aug 18, 2010

Bryan Leyland’s dissembling about the funding of the NZ Climate Science Coalition under direct questioning from Sean Plunkett on Monday morning’s Morning Report on RNZ National — he repeatedly asserted his ignorance of financial matters, directing Plunkett to Terry Dunleavy — puts him in an awkward position. Leyland is a trustee of the NZ Climate [...] … Read More