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Subject:  Re: I dont believe man causes Global Warming Date:  2/23/2013  11:15 AM
Author:  WuLong Number:  1861768 of 2223758

A little more rigor for you.
Velocity appears to have peaked in November 1999, at a rate of 2.66C per century.
The most recent velocity I am able to calculate (Feb 2005) indicatse an increase of .53C per century and decelerating. Deceleration appears to be increasing. The most recent I am able to calculate (July 1999) is -.0012C. This is significantly more than the prior max deceleration of -.0008 (June 1981).

I am willing to suggest that there may currently be no warming. The rate of deceleration implies this. But to say the pause began in 1997 is not to my mind supported by the evidence.

The IPCC grossly overstated its case. Warming has been significantly less than predicted and has significantly decelerated, to the point where there may currently be no warming at all. Nothing in the IPCC report suggested this. And remember, China is bringing coal-fired power plants online every week. Atmospheric CO2 has not decreased.

The reality is that systems like the North Atlantic Oscillation seem to have more to do with medium-term warming events than CO2.
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