21 Oct '11, 11pm

Urban Heat Island – Favorite Skeptic Myth Debunked Again, This Time By Koch-Funded Science

Climate skeptics are once again proven wrong, and this time even Koch money can't skew the facts. Have you heard the one from climate deniers that the “Urban Heat Island” effect has ruined all the weather stations and made the data they collect completely useless? The deniers claim any warming trend seen from these temperature recordings is from concrete buildings and asphalt roads – and that climate change is therefore a myth? That would be false. Says whom, you ask? How about a new Koch-funded scientific study? An investigation by the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature (BEST ) project released yesterday once again thoroughly dispatches the skeptic myth about the “Urban Heat Island” (UHI ) effect . Many global warming skeptics have long claimed that the urban heat island effect is so strong that it has skewed temperature measurements indicating that global warming is happ...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/urban-heat-island-favorite-skep...

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