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BEST Study Confirms: Elvis, Skeptic UHI Claim Dead

For years, certain climate contrarians and self-styled skeptics have suggested that the temperature records have been contaminated by illegitimate adjustments, poor siting of instruments and the Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect, such that the increase in temperature observed during the past century is due, not to greenhouse gas associated warming, but to non-GHG factors, fudging […]

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New Deletions — Funding and Bias

A number of posts were deleted over at CA, specifically regarding how funding does or does not bias research. I did graduate work on the pharmaceutical industry and problems with bias, so I am familiar with the literature on how funding from industry sources results in more favorable results than studies that have no industry […]

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