MORE alarmist bullpucky.
1000 years of climate data confirms Australia’s warming” said the press release from University of Melbourne. It was picked up by The Guardian: “Australasia has hottest 60 years in a millennium, scientists find”; The Age and The Australian led with “Warming since 1950 ‘unprecedented’. The story was on ABC 24 and ABC news where Gergis proclaimed:” there are no other warm periods in the last 1000 years that match the warming experienced in Australasia since 1950.” It was all over the ABC including ABC Radio National, and they were “95% certain“! On ABC AM, “the last five decades years in Australia have been the warmest. ” Plus there were pages in Science Alert, Campus Daily Eco news, The Conversation, Real Climate and Think Progress.
Guess what, it was WRONG.
It has been withdrawn from the American Meteorological Society website.
http://www.bishop-hill.net/blog/2012/6/7/another-hockey-stick-broken.html has the story about the MAJOR problems with it, the paper that took 3 years and $300,000 to $1M of OUR money to write.
Typical alarmist 'science'