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3News/NZPA: NIWA challenged over accuracy of weather data

Peter Griffin posted in on September 13th, 2010.

Pro-vice chancellor of Sciences at the University of Otago, Keith Hunter, has said that the legal action being brought against NIWA over its temperature data records is only creating confusion, and lacks merit. The NZ Climate Science Coalition (CSC) has alleged that NIWA’s data are flawed, and is trying to have the High Court have […]

NZ Herald: Sam Fisher – How will court decide whether weather warming?

Peter Griffin posted in on August 23rd, 2010.

Sam Fisher, in an opinion piece in the NZ Herald, looks at the legal action being threatened against NIWA by the CSC, making the case that courts aren’t the proper place to test science. He also writes that denying anthropogenic climate change is a fool’s bet. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Courts aren’t the […]

Timaru Herald: Editorial – More light than heat

Peter Griffin posted in on August 17th, 2010.

An editorial in the Timaru Herald opines that that the CSC’s legal challenge to NIWA’s data accuracy might not be a bad thing, as it could add further credibility to the climate change debate by further showing how robust the existing data is. An excerpt: (read in full here) “It can be argued that the […]

Media Coverage: CSC taking NIWA to court over data accuracy

Peter Griffin posted in on August 16th, 2010.

Reports emerged over the weekend that the New Zealand Climate Science Coalition (CSC) will be taking the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) to court over temperature data accuracy. The CSC has lodged papers asking that NIWA’s official temperatures record be invalidated – the records have been used to show that global warming […]

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