Comparing climate projections to observations up to 2011

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    Comparing climate projections to observations up to 2011
    Environ. Res. Lett. 7 (2012) 044035 (5pp) doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/4/044035

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    Trakkar s0n......you've started 12 threads on this page alone..........in the last few days, man!!!:eek:


    Wouldnt be promoting propaganda by any chance, would you??:2up:
     
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    A true legume in your own mind.
     
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    Antarctica Glacier's Retreat 'Unprecedented' - SKYE on AOL

    "We can show that the present grounding-line retreat is really exceptional over a longer time scale, over the last 10,000 years," he said. "In the previous 10,000 years, the grounding line retreated by just about 56 miles, but in the last 20 years, it retreated by 15 miles."

    The results appear in the January 2013 issue of the journal Geology.

    Looks like Antarctica has more surprises for us.
     
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    Problem is that the projections keep getting rewritten every few years.
     
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    That isn't a "problem," that is the effect of increased information and understanding, which is how open-minded consideration (as opposed to ideological dogma that denies evidence in favor of faith) and science function. Most consider this a benefit.
     
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    It is a failure of prediction. If the hypothesis, and models it spawned were correct, constant rewriting would not be necessary. If actual science were being done, the first time rewriting needed to be done, the hypothesis would be tossed out and the search for one that actually worked would begin again.
     

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