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Subject:  Re: Arctic Ice Date:  2/24/2014  11:17 PM
Author:  warrl Number:  445435 of 479890

This board has Risk in its title, so presumably we are here to help us think about risk. There is a lot about the climate system and climate change that is uncertain. Most of the big hullabaloo is arguing about whether this result is right or wrong, or whether that conclusion is supported by the majority of scientists. But I almost never see a serious discussion of risk that concludes there is no risk of climate change. The risk is almost always swept under the rug by those who want to minimize the impact of climate change.

Actually, that isn't the problem.

Pretty much everyone who's studied the question agrees that climate change is happening and it's a risk worthy of consid