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Subject:  Re: I dont believe man causes Global Warming Date:  2/24/2013  5:57 PM
Author:  eatenbybears Number:  1862078 of 2188526

If you read any scientific publications, you already know that most experts disagree with you.


Seems they dont .... most are quite level headed and unwilling to respond with a knee jerk based on very limited data or jump on to global warming hysteria


Of 528 total papers on climate change, only 38 (7%) gave an explicit endorsement of the consensus. If one considers "implicit" endorsement (accepting the consensus without explicit statement), the figure rises to 45%. However, while only 32 papers (6%) reject the consensus outright, the largest category (48%) are neutral papers, refusing to either accept or reject the hypothesis. This is no "consensus."

The figures are even more shocking when one remembers the watered-down definition of consensus here. Not only does it not require supporting that man is the "primary" cause of warming, but it doesn't require any belief or support for "catastrophic" global warming. In fact of all papers published in this period (2004 to February 2007), only a single one makes any reference to climate change leading to catastrophic results.

These changing viewpoints represent the advances in climate science over the past decade. While today we are even more certain the earth is warming, we are less certain about the root causes. More importantly, research has shown us that -- whatever the cause may be -- the amount of warming is unlikely to cause any great calamity for mankind or the planet itself.


http://epw.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=Minority.B...


Bears

Who knows the earth is warming but understands man is just a pimple on the earths butt
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