Updated 7 October 2010:

"...while claiming 'strong evidence' exists that warming has been caused 'largely by human activity', it acknowledges that the size of future temperature increases and other aspects of climate change are 'still subject to uncertainty' and that the attribution of forced cl...

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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 measur...

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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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