Anthony Watts vindicated: Alarmists throw in the towel on poor quality surface temperature data – pitch for a new global climate reference network

By: - Climate DepotMarch 3, 2018 11:07 AM

From the Journal of International Climatology and the “if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em”department.

To me, this feels like vindication. For years, I’ve been pointing out just how bad the U.S. and Global Surface monitoring network has been. We’ve seen stations that are on pavement, at airports collecting jet exhaust, and failing instruments reading high, and right next to the heat output of air conditioning systems.

USHCN Climate station at the University of Arizona – in a parking lot Photo: Warren Meyer