Is NOAA’s Hiatus Gone? (Now Includes May Data)

Watts Up With That?

Guest Post by Werner Brozek, Edited by Just The Facts:

Werner Brozek – Data By Nick Stokes– Click the pic to view at source

Werner Brozek – Data By Nick Stokes– Click the pic to view at source

The above are plots of what the slopes NOAA’s surface temperature anomalies look like for the three intervals 1975 to 2000; 1950 to 2000; and 2000 to 2015. The top one is before adjustments and the bottom one is after adjustments, seemingly in an attempt to get rid of the hiatus. The given slopes are in degrees C/century.

Karl Popper said: “For it is always possible to find some way of evading falsification, for example by introducing ad hoc an auxiliary hypothesis, or by changing ad hoc a definition.”

So exactly what is the definition of a hiatus? NOAA defines a “hiatus” as a slowdown in warming and not a…

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