Analysis: NASA Exaggerating Global Warming By 2X – RSS Sattelite shows no warming for 16 years

By: - Climate DepotAugust 29, 2016 11:01 AM

NASA Exaggerating Global Warming By 2X

NASA currently shows a total of 1.5C warming in their land only temperature record.

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But the 1999 version of their data showed about 0.7C warming from 1866 to 1998.

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NASA clearly does not agree with NASA, so which version is correct? A good way to check is by comparing the NASA data with satellites. Through the year 1999, NASA surface temperatures agreed with satellite temperatures – but have diverged sharply since then. NASA shows continued warming since the year 2000, but satellites show none.

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This makes the post-2000 NASA data look very suspect. If we splice the satellite data on to the last reliable NASA surface temperatures from 1999, we see a total of 0.75C warming over the past 150 years – half of what NASA is currently showing for their entire data set.