[ExI] Phil Jones acknowledging that climate science isn'tsettled
cluebcke at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 17 23:31:36 UTC 2010
Yes, every spring propels us towards Waterworld, and every fall sees us skidding towards the next ice age.
----- Original Message ----
> From: Damien Broderick <thespike at satx.rr.com>
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> Sent: Wed, February 17, 2010 3:01:48 PM
> Subject: Re: [ExI] Phil Jones acknowledging that climate science isn'tsettled
> On 2/17/2010 4:40 PM, Spencer Campbell wrote:
> > Actually, as I understand it, global warming could more accurately be
> > called global climate change. The hots get hotter and the colds get
> > colder; everything, everywhere, grows extreme.
> Yes, but the increased volatility is caused by an overall increase in trapped
> heat. So "global climate change" is a handy term to block idiots from waving "IT
> CAN'T BE GETTING HOTTER--THERE WAS SNOW HERE THIS WEEK!" mid-winter signs. But
> it's still warming on a global scale.
> Damien Broderick
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