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Climate Misinformation by Source: Christopher Monckton

Christopher Monckton is a British consultant, policy adviser, writer, columnist, and hereditary peer. While not formally trained in science, Monckton is one of the most cited and widely published climate skeptics, having even been invited to testify to the U.S. Senate and Congress on several occasions.

For a comprehensive rebuttal of many of Christopher Monckton's arguments, check out this presentation by Professor John Abraham. Abraham has compiled many examples where Monckton misrepresents the very scientists whose work he cites. Check out this PDF of Monckton quotes versus the scientists who in their own words explain how Monckton misrepresents their research.

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Yes, we have no bananas

URL: http://sppiblog.org/news/yes-we-have-no-bananas
Date: 7 December 2010

Arguments by Monckton vs What the Science Says
"Climate sensitivity is low" Net positive feedback is confirmed by many different lines of evidence.
"Hockey stick is broken" Recent studies agree that recent global temperatures are unprecedented in the last 1000 years.
"It's Urban Heat Island effect" Urban and rural regions show the same warming trend.
"Lindzen and Choi find low climate sensitivity" Lindzen and Choi’s paper is viewed as unacceptably flawed by other climate scientists.
"Peer review process was corrupted" An Independent Review concluded that CRU's actions were normal and didn't threaten the integrity of peer review.
"There's no tropospheric hot spot"

We see a clear "short-term hot spot" - there's various evidence for a "long-term hot spot".

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