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Norway Data Shows Earth’s
Global Warming Less Severe
Than Feared

Bloomberg, by Adam Ewing

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 1/28/2013 10:59:34 AM

New estimates from a Norwegian research project show meeting targets for minimizing global warming may be more achievable than previously thought. After the planet’s average surface temperature rose through the 1990s, the increase has almost leveled off at the level of 2000, while ocean water temperature has also stabilized, the Research Council of Norway said in a statement on its website. After applying data from the past decade, the results showed temperatures may rise 1.9 degrees Celsius if Co2 levels double by 2050, below the 3 degrees predicted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: No Representation in CA, 1/28/2013 11:07:24 AM     (No. 9144058)

Maybe because it doesn´t exist, you lying POS´s.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: veritas, 1/28/2013 11:12:43 AM     (No. 9144073)

... and maybe it shows the Doomsayers really have no idea how earth´s climate really works?

Could that be what it shows?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bobgray2, 1/28/2013 11:14:23 AM     (No. 9144074)

So that means that instead of the earth being rendered uninhabitable 5 years ago, as originally predicted. It might take 3 or 4 hundred years to become uninhabitable. If these people were not making decisions that had such negative effects on millions of other people´s lives, they would be absolutely hilarious.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: retiree, 1/28/2013 11:18:00 AM     (No. 9144088)

Does Al Gore know? Why would he care? He is now one of the richest men in the world, and that by selling out to the oil companies in the middle East.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: kanphil, 1/28/2013 11:33:52 AM     (No. 9144131)

Well-- Surprise, surprise!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: not so little nell, 1/28/2013 12:01:43 PM     (No. 9144208)

Dur . . .

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 1/28/2013 12:08:24 PM     (No. 9144234)

"New estimates from a Norwegian research project show meeting targets for minimizing global warming may be more achievable than previously thought."
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I have to confess a grudging admiration for talented spin like this. This reporter has actually almost made lemonade out of a lemon. Not quite - but the usual Kool-Aid drinkers will never notice the difference.

One also has to acknowledge the remarkable resilience, flexibility and non-falsifiability of the anthropogenic global warming hypothesis, which seems to be impervious to mere data. We have seen again and again how the very same data and phenomena can be used to support the theory even when they change and contradict each other.

We might as well face it: anthropogenic global warming is just too good not to be true. Its advocates have become the equivalent of Procrustes and the Red Queen. One bed for all - verdict first, trial afterwards. Facts are not facts unless they fit the theory. Fortunately for the theory, the facts can be reinterpreted on a dime when necessary to preserve the theory. Thus what at first appears to be falsification is miraculously transmuted into verification.

This is a neat trick. It takes a really first class theory to make it work. Marxism and Freudianism are prototypes. On a smaller scale so are false and scurrilous charges of racism etc.



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Reply 8 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 1/28/2013 12:50:52 PM     (No. 9144350)

I don´t think glo-bull warming is inane.

After all - - didn´t Manti Te´O´s girlfriend die from glo-bull warming?

If surrendering our wealth and freedom can save even one fictitious life - - then it´s worth it.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: tennman, 1/28/2013 1:20:04 PM     (No. 9144404)

Got to love that the assumption is based on Co2 levels doubling. Nice "guess" work. What happens if they drop - do we freeze?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/28/2013 4:25:40 PM     (No. 9144823)

I guess someone moved the monitoring stations away from the parking lots in hell!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Slake, 1/28/2013 9:18:52 PM     (No. 9145285)

and which of these pompus fools get to be the one who declare the optimum temp...

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Japanorama, 1/28/2013 9:33:44 PM     (No. 9145294)

Gee, what a shock.

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