Wednesday, December 09, 2009

More data manipulation

Over at The Virtuous Republic. One accepts that, under certain circumstances, raw temperature data have to be adjusted. But why is it that, whenever they are, the early results seem to end up depressed and the later temperatures seem to increase?

The above graph is the finished product, released in triumph to the Copenhagen summit. As a work of art, it might have some merit – I am not in a position to judge. But is it science?