By Elmer Beauregard
I was checking out the blogoshere and latest on Michael Mann and how he has been cleared of all wrong doing. I noticed that they are now admitting he did hide the decline, but now their saying that its no big deal.
An End to Climategate? Penn State Clears Michael Mann
Wyatt Andrews, CBS News
Tree data showing global temps going down didn’t mesh with actual recorded temperatures, so pains were taken, (most of the time disclosed, but sometimes not) to use actual temp recordings and “hide the decline” from trees. Sometimes, on the so called hockey stick charts that show global temps as a flat line and then a sharp upward spike are indeed mixing tree ring data and actual temps.
The five key leaked emails from UEA’s Climatic Research Unit
Fred Pearce, guardian.co.uk
Jones and Mike Mann had been adding real temperatures to the end longer graphs of temperature estimates based on tree rings. The only thing being “hidden” was tree ring data that did not match reality.
This last statement is remarkable because it shows that what is being done in the realm of “Climate Science” is not science at all but rather politics.