Sunday, February 28, 2010

Reuters concerned about pause in global warming political strength

  • Solution: The issue is not between "scientists" and public opinion polls. Nor should science have anything to do with the UN and world politics. We should not be getting daily news quotes from unelected "scientists". It was the scientists' mistake to become media figures and get drawn into a political movement. Then you have the issue of trillions of dollars in crime infested carbon trading...Scientists should never say another public word on the subject of man made climate change. Problem solved. (ed.)
"25 Feb 2010 14:59:01 GMT
Reuters, by Wynn and Doyle
  • * The underlying reason for cold winter not known
  • Climate science in focus after email scandal, errors By Gerard Wynn and Alister Doyle
LONDON/OSLO, Feb 25 (Reuters) - "Climate scientists must do more to work out how exceptionally cold winters or a dip in world temperatures fit their theories of global warming,
At stake is public belief that greenhouse gas emissions are warming the planet, and
  • political momentum to act as governments struggle to agree a climate treaty
which could direct trillions of dollars into renewable energy, away from fossil fuels. Public conviction of global warming's risks may have been undermined by an error in a U.N. panel report exaggerating the pace of melt of Himalayan glaciers and by the disclosure of hacked emails revealing scientists sniping at sceptics, who leapt on these as evidence of data fixing.
how a freezing winter this year in parts of the northern hemisphere and a break in a rising trend in global temperatures since 1998 can happen when heat-trapping gases are pouring into the atmosphere.
  • "There is a lack of consensus," said Kevin Trenberth, head of the Climate Analysis Section at the U.S. National Center for Atmospheric Research,
on why global temperatures have not matched a peak set in 1998, or in 2005
  • according to one U.S. analysis." (you want to enslave Americans in perpetuity on the basis of "one analysis?")
(continuing, Reuters): For a table of world temperatures: [ID:nLDE6050Y5]"...
  • The proportion of British adults who had no doubt climate change was happening had dropped in January to 31 percent from 44 percent in January 2009, an Ipsos MORI poll showed this week."...
"Scientists examine causes for lull in warming," by Wynn and Doyle, 2/25/10 via Climate Depot

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