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UPDATE: 2008 Coolest Temperatures In Decade

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UPDATE: Weather experts are predicting 2008 temperatures will be the coldest in a decade. Chicken Little global warming experts and global corporation advisors that depend on crises to urge enforcement of socialist measures aren’t going to be happy about the latest facts.

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The island of Maui is experiencing record breaking cold temperatures of lows in the mid-60’s. To combat the crisis, Al Gore has decided to fly his trans-Pacific private jet around the island to study the brisk effects of chilled tourists having to use larger beach towels to protect themselves from the drastic temperature drops. Afterwards, Gore will suggest to the United States Senate Energy and Science Committee that they provide free pig roasts to every home on Maui to increase the temperatures on the island. Al Gore speaking off the record whispered something about this not being hypocritical or that global warming is a hoax, but that it’s the only way he has of making money and paying his energy bill.

Myths of Consensus Among Scientists Explodes

The American Physical Society, an organization representing nearly 50,000 physicists, has reversed its stance on climate change and is now proclaiming that many of its members disbelieve in human-induced global warming. The APS is also sponsoring public debate on the validity of global warming science. The leadership of the society had previously called the evidence for global warming “incontrovertible.”

In a posting to the APS forum, editor Jeffrey Marque explains,”There is a considerable presence within the scientific community of people who do not agree with the IPCC conclusion that anthropogenic CO2 emissions are very probably likely to be primarily responsible for global warming that has occurred since the Industrial Revolution.”

The APS is opening its debate with the publication of a paper by Lord Monckton of Brenchley, which concludes that climate sensitivity — the rate of temperature change a given amount of greenhouse gas will cause — has been grossly overstated by IPCC modeling. A low sensitivity implies additional atmospheric CO2 will have little effect on global climate.

Larry Gould, Professor of Physics at the University of Hartford and Chairman of the New England Section of the APS, called Monckton’s paper an “expose of the IPCC that details numerous exaggerations and “extensive errors.”

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Written by smalltalkwitht

August 22, 2008 at 1:32 pm

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  1. The National Policy for the APS indicates that there is no groundswell of support for the single article or its conclusions:

    National Policy
    07.1 CLIMATE CHANGE
    (Adopted by Council on November 18, 2007)

    Emissions of greenhouse gases from human activities are changing the atmosphere in ways that affect the Earth’s climate. Greenhouse gases include carbon dioxide as well as methane, nitrous oxide and other gases. They are emitted from fossil fuel combustion and a range of industrial and agricultural processes.

    The evidence is incontrovertible: Global warming is occurring. If no mitigating actions are taken, significant disruptions in the Earth’s physical and ecological systems, social systems, security and human health are likely to occur. We must reduce emissions of greenhouse gases beginning now.

    Because the complexity of the climate makes accurate prediction difficult, the APS urges an enhanced effort to understand the effects of human activity on the Earth’s climate, and to provide the technological options for meeting the climate challenge in the near and longer terms. The APS also urges governments, universities, national laboratories and its membership to support policies and actions that will reduce the emission of greenhouse gases.

    Michael Burak

    Michael Burak

    August 19, 2008 at 11:13 am

  2. Michael, the dates of your article and the dates of the current posts belie your opinion.

    T

    August 22, 2008 at 12:33 pm


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