Posted Originally by Felix Bearden Aug 25, 2019
The following article is from a post of Dave Perkins and some following comments. I have edited it for readability. The link is to a news report . The report shows the infamous “Hockey Stick” graph by politicians to push for programs like the “green new deal” and subject US citizens to socialist rule.
“After all this time, I can hardly believe it. Mann will have to PAY THE ENTIRE LEGAL COST of the man defending himself against that lawsuit.
All because Mann refused to show the actual numbers, the data, with which he created this graph twenty years ago.
There is only one reason for a scientist to refuse to submit the data behind a conclusion, and that is, if the data is seen, it will wreck his conclusion and expose him.
Couldn’t happen to a nicer guy.
The hockey stick, for one thing, features NO medieval warm period. It happened, everyone knows it happened, but on the Mann chart it didn’t happen. Because if it did, the current warming trend would NOT look dangerous or out of the norm.
Also, much data was massaged without acknowledgement of it, which is the primary reason Mann can’t show the base data, because it would be apparent that it is NOT the RAW data. They’ve destroyed the raw data so that NO PEER REVIEW IS POSSIBLE.
And then there’s Kieth Briffa, the guy who chose three trees for ring data out of millions of them, because the three he chose showed the data he was searching for. And the fact that many of the temperature stations in the survey are in places that have been built up and surrounded in concrete, causing a natural ambient temperature increase AT THE SITE that does NOT reflect a global increase but rather it reflects that heat is reflecting from cement and building materials where the thermometer station used to be in grass and among trees.
And then there’s the fact that, around the early 1960’s, the tree ring data that provided hundreds of years of line on that chart is SUDDENLY ditched, replaced by local thermometer data, and it is NOT indicated on the chart that they did that. The reason the source is changed? The tree rings do NOT show modern warming. A chart, to be trustworthy and consistent, surely must use the same sources from beginning to end in order that any trend can be trusted. Mann does NOT, and moreover, he does not TELL you he switched sources. It was a purposeful effort to CREATE the uptick that causes it to look like a hockey stick.
So, no medieval warm period due to an outcome-based choice of tree samples, and no CONSISTENCY of tree ring samples up through the end of the chart, because they would NOT show the uptick that Mann wanted to show.
There is so much wrong with that chart, it boggles the mind. They know it, and they are concealing those things and claiming the chart is good, without being willing to PROVE it’s good by showing the data.
Because doing THAT would destroy the chart’s reputation AND their own, Mann chief among them.
and note that Hamood BEGAN by attempting to diminish the reputation and credibility of Steve McIntyre, just like Mann and his cronies did for years. It comes down to simple math. If you have the raw data, you can confirm or refute the chart. Mann will not provide the raw data. Not reputation, Mr. Hamood, FACT. There is no way to prove out, as science REQUIRES people to do, the hockey stick chart. Mann is the guy who could and should provide a way and he will NOT.”