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Useful Idiot June 5, 2014

Posted by edonthewayup in Uncategorized.
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So funny.

Real Science

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My code is posted online (the ultimate documentation)  and only a mathematical idiot would believe that this has anything to do with the use of anomalies or non-anomalies. Subtracting a constant from a linear equation (Ax + B) has no impact on the slope A, which represents the temperature trend. An anomaly is a constant offset. If we change the equation from Ax + B to Ax + B – C, does the slope A change? Of course not.

The only time when the use of anomalies is important is if you are comparing different time periods during the year.  Comparing full years or the same time periods during different years does not require or benefit from the use of (imaginary) anomalies.

Nik – how did you get a PhD without understanding middle school math?

My work upsets people on both sides of the debate who have a vested interest in…

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