Anthony Watts has posted up the “backstory” behind his correction of the dodgy stats on US climate change. This explains the mysterious message last week when he closed down the site, pending a major event.
I’m a bit burnt out, so this is a just a few notes to quench some speculations about Steve McIntyre’s role and to help everyone understand what this week has been like.
In a nutshell: PRESS RELEASE – U.S. Temperature trends show a spurious doubling due to NOAA station siting problems and post measurement adjustments.