I also meant to comment on the flatline comment. Temperatures flatlined only if
you look at them on an annual basis, which no sensible scientist would do. When
looked at in the usual five or ten year scales, the continued increase is quite
evident. It is no different from taking an extraordinarily hot day in spring
and saying that weather flatlined through summer.
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> On Jan 26, 2015, at 7:55 PM, Chris Charles <> wrote:
> Great news Martin, but shouldn't someone tell the glaciers & ice caps?
> Chris Charles
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On 26 Jan 2015, at 8:15 pm, "M.J.Wigginton" <>
>> Of course, neither 'believers' nor sceptics have ever denied that climate
>> change is happening; that part of the debate is only about the rate of
>> change, and the degree to which man's carbon dioxide emissions (a mere 3-4%
>> of the annual total) have and are affecting it - or even if man's
>> contribution is affecting it significantly at all. The predominant drum-beat
>> message that man's carbon dioxide emissions are causing temperatures to rise
>> at an alarming rate (global temperatures have been flat-lining for the last
>> 18 years, but that's merely 'a pause' according to the alarmists) are not
>> supported by recent research. The true picture seems to be that temperatures
>> have shown a steady but very slow rise since the end of the last Ice Age,
>> though with short periods of more rapid rises and falls, and there is no
>> cause for alarm. Coincidentally, in the Telegraph this week Booker has an
>> article on the scandalous manipulation of surface temperatures that has been
>> going on for decades, a subject carefully ignored by most of the mass media.
>> For those inclined, the piece is here -
>> -----Original Message----- From: Ian May
>> Sent: Sunday, January 25, 2015 8:47 PM
>> To: Laurie Knight
>> Cc: Birding Aus
>> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Climate change does not bode well for picky
>> Believers in what? Looks like "60 minutes" is now the authority for
>> peer reviewed "Climate Change" science.
>> Laurie Knight wrote:
>>> Yes Ian, believers in what?
>>> Even the United States Republican Party accepts that climate change is
>>> happening. Last week the US Senate voted 98-1 that "It is the sense of the
>>> Senate that climate change is real and not a hoax."
>>> Regards, Laurie.
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