Skip to comments.Leaked draft of climate report struggles with drop in warming
Posted on 08/20/2013 11:50:55 AM PDT by Sopater
An unreleased draft of the U.N.s next major climate report reportedly states that scientists are more certain than ever that mans actions are warming the planet -- even as the report struggles to explain a slow-down in warming that climate skeptics have seized upon.
Global surface temperatures rose rapidly during the 70s, but have been relatively flat over the past decade and a half, according to data from the U.K.s weather-watching Met Office. Climate skeptics have spent months debating the weather pattern, some citing it as evidence that global warming itself has decelerated or even stopped.
"The absence of any significant change in the global annual average temperature over the past 16 years has become one of the most discussed topics in climate science," wrote David Whitehouse of the Global Warming Policy Foundation in June. "It has certainly focused the debate about the relative importance of greenhouse gas forcing of the climate versus natural variability."
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Never fear, the liberals will say, we can blame the lack of global warming on climate change!
It’s the UN, why should we care what it says?
The Earth isn’t headed for immediate doom and liberals are concerned.
They want to take us to Hell in handbasket ASAP.
“Its the UN, why should we care what it says?”
The UN - You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy. You must be cautious. (Apologies to Obi Wan Kanobe)
Global warming is REAL. It is real and it is HERE. We may be suffering right now with lower temperatures but this is just ecological overreaction trying to swing back to normality and overshooting. We are robbing our future weather of cold giving winds, moisture etc and that future weather is being transported here by evil COAL! Of course, evil COAL is always aided by evil OIL, and both are winning the battle of the godlike Wind and Battery.
We can only stop this if we get rid of COAL, OIL and scented toilet paper. I am not CRAZY! My mother had me tested! Global Warming is for REALS, guys!
It has certainly focused the debate about the relative importance of greenhouse gas forcing of the climate versus natural variability.Perhaps it should focus the debate on whether there is any such thing as greenhouse forcing at all?
Earth is headed for medium-term doom and liberals should be concerned, as anything done for glowbull warming makes the up and coming Maunder-like minimum worse for humanity and what will be our difficulty to produce our crops within a colder climate.
well... that IS ‘change’...
let’s continue as if no one will notice
(because the true believers won’t)
It’s CLIMATE CHANGE!
Ya gotta get the spin right. ‘Cause now any kinda weather means we get to implement Socialism Now!
1970s, 1970s... hmm, what was the climate like in the 1970s.
That's right, that was when the temperature bottomed out after dropping from the 1940s to the 1970s and people were speculating that it could be the beginning of a new ice age.
Interesting. The cooler it gets, the more confident the Commies and their pet “scientists” are that global warming is happening and that it is REALLY REALLY BAD, too!
Facts don’t matter. What matters is what the in power liberals tell us all. That’s what matters. 2 + 2 = 5.
That’s funny, they didn’t seem to have any trouble explaining it in the last report. I seem to remember something about HIDE THE DECLINE.
If these captives to a political ideology were told by their mentors that the blue sky was actually red, they would believe them. Independent thinking and critical analysis of data is a hallmark of competent scientists. These do not make the grade.
“Global surface temperatures rose rapidly during the 70s”
You mean at the same time they were claiming we were heading for another ice age?