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Leaked draft of climate report
struggles with drop in warming

Fox News, by Staff

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 8/20/2013 3:26:01 PM

An unreleased draft of the U.N.’s next major climate report reportedly states that scientists are more certain than ever that man’s 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

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The sky is Not falling. What shall we do?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Grambo, 8/20/2013 3:41:55 PM     (No. 9482956)

Al Gore, call your office.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rafter, 8/20/2013 3:48:56 PM     (No. 9482973)

Drop your longhandles and leak all over the latest cold draft from the nUNsense people.

When will they ever learn?
When will they ever-er-er... learn?
(lyrics courtesy of "Where Have All The Flowers Gone?"... folk music from 1960´s...
was that Kingston Trio or Peter, Paul & Mary?)

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Reply 3 - Posted by: thelmalou, 8/20/2013 3:52:41 PM     (No. 9482978)

All I gotta say is this global warming is killin´ us here in Atlanta. Sunday´s high was 65 with rain. The HIGH was 65. In August. In Atlanta. And it has been this way all summer...highs low 80s at most, mid-60s more than a few times.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: Rafter, 8/20/2013 3:52:44 PM     (No. 9482979)

Ding Ding Ding... !!

Kingston Trio... !!

Thank ya... Thank ya vera much...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rafter, 8/20/2013 3:55:47 PM     (No. 9482985)

#3, yeah, we´ve been hearing about that now and then...

Invite algwhore-zero over for an iceberg-and-Coke with some polar bears, whydoncha?

Oh, that´s right...
he´s previously engaged with another sex-crazed poodle right now...
we´ll just have to sext him at his iGloo...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: right-turn, 8/20/2013 3:56:52 PM     (No. 9482987)

Dollars to donuts. When the final report comes out it will show positively that just because the temps are not warmer that proves global warming is man made and going to get worse.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: Distorted, 8/20/2013 4:13:13 PM     (No. 9483009)

If there is no fear of climate generated, there is no knee-jerk spending on research for Warmist scientist to soak up.

"We have to offer up scary scenarios, make simplified, dramatic statements, and make little mention of any doubts we might have...each of us has to decide what the right balance is between being effective and being honest." - Stephen H. Schneider, Discover Magazine (October, 1989, p. 45-48)

"I believe it is appropriate to have an over-representation of factual presentations on how dangerous it is, as a predicate for opening up the audience to listen to what the solutions are," Gore said in the May 9, 2006 Grist Magazine.”… it is all right and even necessary for scientists to exaggerate...´Wolves deceive their prey, don´t they?´ one said to me recently."

Sir John Houghton, the first chairman of the IPCC, wrote in 1994 that “Unless we announce disasters, no one will listen.”

“No matter if the science of global warming is all phony… climate change provides the greatest opportunity to bring about justice and equality in the world, said Christine Stewart, former Canadian Minister of the Environment. (Stewart, Christine. Calgary Herald, December 14, 1998)


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Reply 8 - Posted by: formerNYer, 8/20/2013 4:23:45 PM     (No. 9483024)

What´s wrong with you people, their mind is made up and don´t confuse actual facts into the argument. s/

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Reply 9 - Posted by: strike3, 8/20/2013 4:24:00 PM     (No. 9483025)

See! Look at the results that the money spent on global warming has shown us already! Imagine what we could do with a few billion more!

The Left and Facts just aren´t a good mixture.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: stablemoney, 8/20/2013 4:38:07 PM     (No. 9483041)

3/4´s of the planet is water. Then there is Artica and Anartica. Siberia and Canada. But the money is where the people are and the UN members want it.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: kahunavol, 8/20/2013 4:54:34 PM     (No. 9483059)

What in the world is a "climate skeptic"?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 8/20/2013 4:58:37 PM     (No. 9483069)

Metaphysical Truth #1 - - It´s impossible - - completely impossible - - to measure the temperature of the entire globe to the degree needed to make statistically-reliable projections.

Metaphysical Truth #2 - - It´s impossible to make statistically-reliable projections without at least 1,000 pinpoint-accurate observations - - which in this case is 1,000 years´ worth.

Metaphysical Truth #3 - - Whatever happened to Acid Rain? I thought all the forest and lakes in the northeast states were going to be dead by 1990?

Whew! That´s enough Metaphysical Truths for now.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: JimS, 8/20/2013 5:15:02 PM     (No. 9483086)

These fools have more faith in their global warming religion than in God.
This is a fraud, top to bottom

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Reply 14 - Posted by: smcchk, 8/20/2013 5:30:16 PM     (No. 9483110)

This is what happens when science is driven by politics, i.e. grants. It used to happen when science was mixed with religion.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: bob913, 8/20/2013 6:07:06 PM     (No. 9483154)

The weather in Los Angeles area is wild! Just today it went from 62 degrees to 91 degrees!!!
Panic is setting in.

When I was in Minnesota, in the winter time it may go from the 40´s to -80 with windchill! (or a snowmobile).

I am sure global warming has made the weather much warmer there.....

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Reply 16 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 8/20/2013 6:23:31 PM     (No. 9483181)

"All of these fatuous figures are pulled out of the air to support the IPCC ideologies and not based upon any statistical analysis or science,"

EXACTLY. Just like GloBull Warming itself is an UNPROVEN theory. Now the defense of the failure of the original theory is being delivered as MORE speculation.

The Climate Alarmists claim the increased warmth IS really there but hiding somewhere where we can´t find it. They speculate one place, it´s disproven, then they speculate another place. It has become absurd.

When climate realists suggested the warming observed in previous decades might have causes other than CO2, they were ridiculed. So they went off and proved it. I think we should give the Alarmists the same consideration. They are science deniers UNTIL they can definitively prove their case through peer reviewed research.

I´m not holding my breath.

OF course the reason they are so desperate to maintain their Alarmist agenda is because it is no longer about science. It is a way to redistribute the world´s wealth as determined by a Global Government. THAT agenda needs to survive even if the science is dead.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: coldoc, 8/20/2013 6:50:44 PM     (No. 9483224)

And now we can count gov. christie among the wackos.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: KTWO, 8/20/2013 7:04:52 PM     (No. 9483239)

Don´t expect much change based upon facts.

The game isn´t about facts, it is about what government should do and who gets rewarded.

The "In" crowd isn´t about to punish itself. Call them the Warmists.

The Warmists have tenure and/or government jobs. They do not have to be right. Their conferences around the world will still be held every year and the grant money will still come from taxpayers provided they stick to the story.

Remember, nothing is certain so a Warmist is unlikely to be proved wrong during the remainder of his career.

All Warmists need is perhaps three hotter years to revive their spirits. And those years will come. There will always be streaks of a few hotter years. Any streak of colder years can be ignored.

Now as to the Doubters. Doubters are usually safely retired or in another profession. They get little or no reward for doubting. Government agencies get no reward for listening to them. Universities get no grants for noticing them.

You can bet the Doubters won´t be listened to.

What is the truth of the matter? Who is right? Beats me. In a few more decades the climate itself will tell us.




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Reply 19 - Posted by: artman1746, 8/20/2013 7:24:42 PM     (No. 9483263)

The agenda of the left always has a grain of anti God in it. With climate change they obliquely deny God is in control of the world by suggesting man has the ability to destroy God´s creation; I.e. man is supreme.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: usingthebean, 8/20/2013 10:22:29 PM     (No. 9483441)

Here´s a fair comparison:
believing in climate change is akin to believing Obama wants the best for American, and is only being thwarted by the Republicans.
You gotta be a fool!

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Reply 21 - Posted by: woodsman, 8/21/2013 1:28:08 AM     (No. 9483568)

"Personally, I like the university. They give us money and facilities, we didn´t have to produce anything! You´ve never been out of college! You don´t know what it´s like out there! I´ve worked in the private sector. They expect results."

Dr Ray Stanz - Ghostbusters

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