Posted 25 September 2010

In February 2010, NIWA published a showcase paper offering details of adjustments it has made to the NZ Climate Database for the Hokitika Airport – one of the “Seven-station Series” (7SS) which makes up the official New Zealand temperature record. The NZ MetService...

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Posted 24 September 2010

Researchers should make it clear that they are going beyond their professional expertise when they make recommendations about the policy implications of their research, according to a new international agreement on research integrity. Read Times Higher Education article...

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Posted 24 September 2010

Climate change policy is driven by forecasts of temperatures over the next 100 years. But the computer models need to be checked against the actual temperature trends of the last 100 years. If back-casts are wrong, then fore-casts will also be wrong. Barry Brill argues th...

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Posted 6 September 2010

The weather station at Lincoln is one of the seven which make up the official NZ Temperature Record over the past 100 years. It shows a strong warming trend as a result of downwards adjustments which NIWA made in respect of the pre-WW2 period. But those adjustments rely up...

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Posted 3 September 2010

Criticisms of IPCC processes and procedures continue to flow following publication of the report of the InterAcademy Council  (IAC):

From Dr Tim Ball, in Canada  ("It’s time to stop the lies, deceptions, denials and fantasy that is the world of political climate scie...

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Posted 1 September 2010

NIWA has recently provided a web page on how it combined the temperature records from weather stations at Albert Park and Mangere, to produce the ʻAuckland' component of the Institute's Seven-station Series (7SS). This page displays a simple but fundamental flaw in NIWA's...

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UN IPCC TOLD - GET YOUR FACTS RIGHT

August 30, 2010, 9:51 am News

Posted 31 August 2010

The powerful international panel set up to advise governments on the effects of global warming needs a major overhaul, an independent investigation has concluded.  - The Independent     More 

Official media release by Inter Academy Council   here 

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Posted 20 August 2010

NIWA has based its justification of adjustments to the New Zealand Temperature Record on the doctoral thesis of Dr James Salinger written long before the heyday of 'global warming'. This paper by Barry Brill lists anomalies exposed by the Salinger thesis. 

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Posted 19 August 2010

"The IPCC is a disgrace to science...Its reports are not an honest assessment of climate because they omit, dismiss or distort research findings that do not conform to a certain belief....The IPCC was established on the basis of alarmist claims that were given a political di...

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Posted 16 August 2010

Download pdf files of letters between Coalition chairman Barry Brill and NIWA chairman Chris Mace:

Brill to Mace - 5 March 2010 - [here ](bb ltr brill to mace 5.3.10.pdf)

Mace to Brill - 10 March 2010 - [here ](cc ltr mace to brill 10.3.10.pdf)

Brill to Mace - 1...

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COALITION ARM TAKES NIWA TO HIGH COURT

August 15, 2010, 2:44 am News

Posted 16 August

The New Zealand Climate Science Education Trust, a newly registered arm of the Coalition, has filed a claim in the High Court seeking a declaration to invalidate the NZ Temperature Record, currently promoted by NIWA, and featured on its website.  To download media release, bacgr...

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Posted 30 July 2010

Dr Tim Ball demonstrates the extent to which global temperartures continue to be misrepresented. 

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Posted 9 July 2010

Dr Tim Ball, Canada Free Press:  "Climategate investigations are arrogant insults: most transparent, manipulated brazen cover up possible."    More
The Scientific Alliance, UK:  "Science, if it has value, has to be open and objective; distort those values...

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Posted 7 July 2010

"Unlike decarbonisaton, which is prohibitively expensive and is not going to happen, adaptation is relatively cheap and will happen. It enables us to pocket the benefits of a warmer climate while reducing the disadvantages. And, perhaps even more important, it forces us to focu

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Posted 5 July 2010

Only on and after the 1 July date that New Zealand's emission trading scheme (ETS) came into force have our two mainstream metro newspapers deigned to print the comments of Federated Farmers president Don Nicolson about the adverse effect the ETS will have on the finances and i...

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Posted 4 July 2010

"It is time that you stopped bringing the University of Auckland into disrepute by advising the Prime Minister and the nation that carbon dioxide does play a significant role in controlling Earth's climate, as by doing so you are devaluing my degree . " Graduate  tells Profess

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Posted 26 June 2010

"I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been told by AGW voices that there are NO qualified skeptics or peer reviewed/published work by them. In truth there is serious work and questions raised by significant work by very qualified skeptics which has been peer reviewed and...

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Posted 25 June 2010

"Overall the researchers conclude that the distribution of old Arctic ice has changed little since 2007 and what changes there have been are well within the range of natural variability. They speculate that the large ice loss seen in 2007 may have been offset by weather patter...

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OP-ED NZ NEWSPAPERS SCARED TO PRINT

June 23, 2010, 5:00 am News

Posted 24 June 2010

"Behind all the handwringing and tut-tutting about the comparative nickels and dimes involved in ministerial and mayoral credit card spending lies a huge bill for at least $1.6 billion for unjustified spending that will be presented to New Zealand taxpayers in a few days time

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Posted 23 June 2010

"Unless he intervenes to defer implementation of the forthcoming emissions trading scheme (ETS), Prime Minister John Key runs the risk of the same level of sudden electoral backlash that now threatens the re-election prospects of Kevin Rudd’s Labor government in Australia."

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