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Global Warming Assumes Room Temperature (cont) [Mark Steyn]
National Review Online ^ | June 22, 2013 | Mark Steyn

Posted on 06/24/2013 5:29:32 PM PDT by neverdem

Following The New York Times’ admission that for the last decade and a half it’s been all quiet on the warming front, The New Republic is now the latest full-bore warm-monger to acknowledge that the science has gotten all unsettled:

Even as scientists asserted an incontrovertible consensus on climate change, a funny thing has happened over the last 15 years: Global warming has slowed down. Since 1998, the warmest year of the twentieth century, temperatures have not kept up with computer models that seemed to project steady warming; they’re perilously close to falling beneath even the lowest projections.

Some people are playing the hiatus as good news: “Apocalypse perhaps a little later,” the Economist put it. But in a political environment where vast swathes of the American right reject even the premise of global warming—and where prominent right-wing pols suggest it’s an enormous fraud—this inconvenient news could easily lead to still more acrimony over the subject. Especially since scientists themselves aren’t entirely sure what the evidence means. If scientific models can’t project the last 15 years, what does that mean for their projections of the next 100?

Who knows? All we can say for certain is that no one can say for certain – and a humble circumspection might be appropriate from those who’ve got the entire century to date all wrong...

(Excerpt) Read more at nationalreview.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: agw; climatechange; globalwanking; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax

1 posted on 06/24/2013 5:29:32 PM PDT by neverdem
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To: JLS

Ping


2 posted on 06/24/2013 5:30:25 PM PDT by neverdem (Register pressure cookers! /s)
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To: neverdem

Not to worry, the new worldwide dread is climate change.

“Climate change” causes extreme weather of any and all types occurring anywhere on the planet at any time of year.


3 posted on 06/24/2013 5:34:34 PM PDT by randita
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To: neverdem
a humble circumspection might be appropriate

If you go fishing for "humble circumspection" in this pond, you're going to come up empty.

4 posted on 06/24/2013 6:04:16 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: neverdem

The title alone made my day. Mark Steyn is terrific.


5 posted on 06/24/2013 6:08:23 PM PDT by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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To: neverdem
Following The New York Times’ admission that for the last decade and a half it’s been all quiet on the warming front

The Times article, summarized:

We don't know what's going on, the predictions were wrong, we don't know the future or understand the past, but we need more money for more studies because we are probably right about global warming.

6 posted on 06/24/2013 6:15:47 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (Obama lied, Stevens died, now Obama covers up the lies.)
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To: neverdem

The lie may, indeed, travel halfway round the world by the time the truth gets its boots on, but it never has anything worthwhile to say.


7 posted on 06/24/2013 6:15:50 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: neverdem

Global warming has been a hoax from the start. It’s nothing but a money-maker for a few left-wing control freaks.


8 posted on 06/24/2013 7:24:44 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: neverdem
If scientific models can’t project the last 15 years, what does that mean for their projections of the next 100?

OMG - the liberals at New Republic have a clue... not much of one - but it's a start...

9 posted on 06/24/2013 7:28:05 PM PDT by GOPJ (... liberal anger - - the privileged wheeze of entitled brats ... Greenfield)
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To: bboop
Even in a speech of fatuous platitudes, the global warming stuff fell as limp as Dr Mann’s hockey stick. For a supposedly cool guy, Obama sounded like the last stiff in town still doing the Macarena.

You're right - he's terrific. Steyn's the best.

10 posted on 06/24/2013 7:33:35 PM PDT by GOPJ (... liberal anger - - the privileged wheeze of entitled brats ... Greenfield)
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To: GOPJ

Delish...


11 posted on 06/24/2013 8:06:29 PM PDT by ez (Muslims do not play well with others.)
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To: TheOldLady; Rummyfan; Howlin; riley1992; Miss Marple; Dane; sinkspur; steve; kattracks; ...

Mark Steyn ping.

Freepmail me, if you want on or off the Mark Steyn ping list.

Thanks for the ping neverdem.


12 posted on 06/24/2013 9:01:28 PM PDT by JLS
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To: neverdem

It WAS HOT in 1998.


13 posted on 06/24/2013 9:05:31 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: neverdem

Remember that global cooling is the result of global warming.

Just ask anyone.
Experts agree /s


14 posted on 06/24/2013 9:07:39 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: neverdem

Obama’s speech tomorrow is so Yesterday.


15 posted on 06/24/2013 9:18:47 PM PDT by cookcounty (IRS = Internal Revenge Service.)
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To: mylife
"It WAS HOT in 1998."

It WAS HOT in 1934.

16 posted on 06/24/2013 9:41:32 PM PDT by cookcounty (IRS = Internal Revenge Service.)
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To: neverdem

They never believed it.

It was simply a strike to gain dictatorial power, and they are not going to stop.


17 posted on 06/24/2013 9:45:01 PM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: cookcounty

I missed that one.


18 posted on 06/24/2013 9:46:03 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: TBP

It can more accurately described as a scam rather than a hoax. Hoaxes are generally harmless pranks. Global warming alarmism is far from harmless.


19 posted on 06/25/2013 12:03:44 AM PDT by Bob
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To: JLS; neverdem
I'm crying from laughing.

Thanks for the post and ping.

"...global warming stuff fell as limp as Dr Mann’s hockey stick."

[gasp!] *Snort* [giggles] [cough]
20 posted on 06/25/2013 3:45:27 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: mylife
It WAS HOT in 1998.

It's hot here in Indian Trail, NC today. Weatherbug says it's 88 deg. F. I need more beer to be able to cope.

21 posted on 06/25/2013 12:37:08 PM PDT by dearolddad (/i>)
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To: TBP

When they flipped from the fear of global cooling, to the fear of global warming...I started to have doubts. You can’t flip....on absolute science. So after a while, they flipped to climate change, at that point I lost confidence. If science is absolute, then you need to stand still and defend your one cause.


22 posted on 06/26/2013 3:44:59 AM PDT by pepsionice
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