You’ve read about the climate fraud committed ‘on an unbelievable scale’ by the shysters at NASA.
You’ve read about how NOAA overestimated US warming by 50 percent.
Now it’s NSIDC’s turn to be caught red-handed fiddling the data and cooking the books.
NSIDC – National Snow and Ice Data Center – is the US government agency which provides the official statistics on such matters as sea ice coverage in the Arctic.
Naturally its research is of paramount importance to the climate alarmists’ narrative that man-made global warming is causing the polar ice caps to melt. At least it was until those ice caps refused to play ball…
Where the alarmists have for years been doomily predicting ice free summers in the Arctic – according to Al Gore in 2007, 2008 and 2009 it would be gone by 2013 – the truth is that multi-year ice has been staging a recovery since 2009.
So what do you do if reality doesn’t suit your narrative? Simple. If you’re NSIDC (and NASA and NOAA…) you just change reality.
NSIDC’s latest attempt to breathe new life into the corpse of the alarmist narrative comprised a press release a few weeks ago claiming that 5+ year old sea ice is at its smallest level on record. To prove it, they’ve produced a new chart that looks like this.
But according to Steven Goddard of the Real Science website this claim needs to be taken with a huge pinch of salt.
Note how, to confuse matters, NSIDC have upended their chart so that 5+ year ice instead of being at the bottom is now at the top. Far worse, though, they’ve gone and deleted all the old style maps from their archive.
At least they thought they had.
But a sharp eyed reader of Goddard’s managed to find one old style map that NSIDC had forgotten to delete. This enabled Goddard to compare the new style map with an old style map for the same week. What he discovered is that NSIDC has been making some dramatic and unexplained adjustments to the record: about half the 5+ year sea ice which should be there, for example, has been mysteriously erased.
Here is a chart Goddard has composed showing the differences.
First Curt Gore did not claim it would be gone by 2016
He did cite a US Navy study that said it could be ice free by 2016
However by ice free they actually mean less than 15% ice
Now the Arctic Ocean is 15 million
So if the summer ice falls to 2 million it is considered ice free
It has been reaching minimum ice extent of less than 4 million
Which is less than 25%
Well on its way to less than 15%
And Curt that report that the USN did, it wascwrittenbwhen Bush was Commander in Chief
I think its all the fault of those computer models. How can these climate geeks pay attention to science with girls in skimpy outfits sitting on the keyboards. I hear none of the models work so they must have all day to distract those poor men.They must be only after the scientists money with all the government is granting to this study, nothing but gold-diggers.
Ice free, to be free of ice, no ice.
Must be so embarrassing for the former VP in December there was still ice today still ice, but as in the previous post the meaning will be changed, the data altered, nothing to see here…carry on.
Well actually he didnt “predict it” he did cite a US Navy study that said it Coukd be ice free ” defined by oceanographers as less than l5% ice
As you can see from other post they are getting pretty close now once ice cover reaches 2 million sq km it will be under that 15% it went as low as 3.8 million
Oh Kitt did you get a chance to check out the actual certified voting results for 2012 in Wood county the one where there was the hoax VOTER FRAUD !!!!
Kitt the scientific definition of an ice free sea has always been the same, less than 15%
@John: Even if they could prove fraud what could be done about it now? You and the other liberals would still deny it ever happened. Obama has been an utter disaster.
Now the spinners are saying they will rewrite his legacy and say he was a greater President than Reagan, you lefties love lying and being lied to.
He didn’t predict it… give me a break he has been preaching it, and like the preacher that took his flock into a cave then the world didn’t end. Repent the end is near! Wait I can save the planet by using this curly bulb and recycling this aluminum can! The only planet killing pollution comes from the USA, send all manufacturing to India and China who have no controls on pollution, and a few other 3rd world child labor hell holes. Shut down 1 coal plant here and have Soros and his ilk build 10 in china…NM you will never get it.
I still recall the fraud we saw from the leaked emails of the University of East Anglia. The press was aghast of the leak and wanted the leakers found. Not the substance of the leak but who leaked it.
The proof of fakery was laid bare for all to see.
Kitt have you had a chance to look at the official certified voting results from Wood County Ohio yet ? That was the county that was the subject of the VIOTERFRAUD SCANDAL
IT seems as though in reality Obama barely eked out a win there with 52% much much less than the 100% that someone hoaxed you with
@John: Shouldnt scientific definitions be accurate or is it new “common core” science, where 100% is really 85%. wont those allergic to peanuts be happy to find out Peanut free actually contains 15 % peanut product.
About the Scandal perhaps it was a hoax I wanted to believe, who wants to think over 1/2 of the population of US are complete friggin idiots? Who did you vote for there Jonnie?
@Mully: Same thing the libs are pulling on the PP undercover expose’ on selling baby parts. Illegal to sell parts but who has charges filed against them? Kill the messenger.
the scientific community defines for itself what wordsxarecto mean
For people working in the cryotherapy an ice free sea means less than 15%
This is mostly open water with Bergy bits floating around
If you don’t quite get scientific jargon sorry about that but this is often what happens when people have only a small amount of knowledge
” but doesn’t ice free mean 100% no ice not even an ice cube in all of the Arctic Sea” ?
No that is not what it means to scientists it means 85# open water 15% ice
Voter fraud in Wood County Ohio 2012?????
How are you doing on that Have you realized you got hoaxed ??
@kitt: I voted for Obama
Kitt if you were hoaxed on VOTING FRAUD SCANDAL!!
Why are you calling others idiots??
It seems you were also recently surprised when you found out the blue states were the ones paying the mist in taxes and getting less than the red states
And remember that study done that Gire cited saying the Arctic Coukd be ice free ( not woukd but could) was done by the USNavy when Bush was POTUS
Also all of the temp and ice figures?? There are other countries who also find the same results
Of course the Russians are far ahead of us in ships that can transverse the Arctic Ocean in any season, they know that the ice is melting too
@John: But… why did they change the data?
@Bill: They have been changing the data for decades, ever since the global cooling crowd turned into the global warming crowd. It is the only way they can continue collecting those checks from the true believers and the government officials they support.
It’s nothing new. From 1922.
or without the PDF as follows.
But now the solution is to tax and transfer wealth. That will solve it.
The rich liberal class will continue to buy beach front property, which is supposed to get flooded by the rising sea levels. They will continue to fly on private jets and live the high carbon lifestyle.