U.S. TEMPERATURE TREND HALF WHAT WAS PREVIOUSLY ACCEPTED

July 30, 2012: "Comments On The Game Changer New Paper “An Area And Distance Weighted Analysis Of The Impacts Of Station Exposure On The U.S. Historical Climatology Network Temperatures And Temperature Trends” by Watts at al 2012", by Roger Pielke Sr., PhD, Senior Research Scientist, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado in Boulder, Professor Emeritus, Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, U.S.A.

"Anthony Watt’s new paper shows that a major correction is needed Muller’s BEST study. Anthony also has shown what dedicated scientists can do with even limited financial support. Despite the large quantities of funds spent on the BEST study, it is Anthony Watts and his team who have actually significantly advanced our understanding of this aspect of the climate system."

Read Professor Pielke's whole piece.

Read news release from wattsupwiththat.com.

Read whole draft paper.

Read summary by Joanne Nova, of Australia.