No matter what political committees try to absolve corruption of climate science of the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), they cannot hide the complete failure of the computer models to make a single accurate prediction. Leaked emails from the CRU received media attention, but the emphasis must shift to the computer models.
On August 3rd and 4th 2010, a solar flare erupted from the surface of the Sun coincident with a sunspot equal in area to the Earth. All sorts of hysterical predictions were made, including claims this was the start of increasingly severe activity leading to 2012. The only thing that materialized was an extensive and dazzling aurora display.