Steve McIntyre of Climate Audit seems to have broken the hockey stick for a second time. In Yamal: A “Divergence” Problem, he asks troubling questions about the Briffa tree ring chronologies used in many recent reconstructions of temperature history. Here is Briffa’s response to McIntyre and McIntyre’s reply.
* For those new to this story, Bishop Hill’s The Yamal Implosion may be helpful.
Update, 11/09: Here is a Finnish TV program featuring McIntyre: