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  • Rural weather stations detect warming, too

    Rural weather stations detect warming, too

    By Marc Airhart
    Marc Airhart
    Published: Nov. 15, 2010

    In the sixth installment of this climate change series, the urban heat island effect argument is raised. Read myth six and join the discussion.

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      Marc Airhart said on April 4, 2011 at 5:04 p.m.
      Update: Richard Muller, a U.C. Berkeley physicist leading a team creating its own independent record of 20th Century global surface temperatures, says their preliminary results agree well with the three other major groups evaluating temperature trends (NASA, NOAA and the UK's Met Office). The result is significant because the research was designed to show that the other three efforts were biased, particularly with respect to underestimating the importance of the heat island effect. The new research is funded by the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation, "the nation's most prominent funders of efforts to prevent curbs on the burning of fossil fuels," according to the LA Times. http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-climate-berkeley-20110404,0,772697.story