John Christy, professor of atmospheric science at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, a former lead author on the IPCC now says: “The temperature records cannot be relied on as indicators of global change.”
Smith and D’Aleo accuse the NOAA, NCDC and GISS of manipulating temperature data to give the appearance of warmer temperatures than actually occurred by trimming the number and location of weather observation stations.
How many of the closed sites showed cooling in the
original data while NASA’s Hanson was touting warming?” Also, is the
original unadjusted data available for all the USHCN sites from the beginning of each station’s measurements?