Willis Eschenbach details how the climate data in and around Darwin, Australia was transformed from white noise into a hockey stick (Watts Up With That). It’s a long post, but well worth the read. Here’s the kicker:
Those, dear friends, are the clumsy fingerprints of someone messing with the data Egyptian style . . . they are indisputable evidence that the “homogenized” data has been changed to fit someone’s preconceptions about whether the earth is warming.
One thing is clear from this. People who say that “Climategate was only about scientists behaving badly, but the data is OK” are wrong. At least one part of the data is bad, too. The Smoking Gun for that statement is at Darwin Zero.
It is now at the point where even the editors of the Free Lance-Star – who went through about half a barrel of ink to prevent my election to the Spotsylvania Board of Supervisors – are calling for a reset on climate science and climate politics. When you start to lose MSM . . .