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Old 05-26-2009, 05:01 PM   #53
Dagobahn Eagle
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Did you happen to notice that person's credentials DE?
I did. I also read his article, namely:

To understand the misconceptions perpetuated about climate science and the climate of intimidation, one needs to grasp some of the complex underlying scientific issues. First, let's start where there is agreement. The public, press and policy makers have been repeatedly told that three claims have widespread scientific support: Global temperature has risen about a degree since the late 19th century; levels of CO2 in the atmosphere have increased by about 30% over the same period; and CO2 should contribute to future warming. These claims are true.
In other words, he agrees with the AGW stance.

As for the statements that deny there will be more storms and wilder weather, this is a bit hard to accept when we've observed harsher, more unpredictable weather for years. It's akin to holding a speech at Ground Zero in Manhattan in which you state that Usama ibn Laden does not want to harm the USA.

Temperatures are rising (or, in some cases, of course, falling), weather is becoming both more unpredictable and more severe, and ecosystems and climate is starting to change. All these are facts which we have observed for years and years. That humans are contributing to this process, too, is a fact we've known about for decades.

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