Fake Global Warming Update: scientists withdraw journal claims of rising sea levels

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    Fake Global Warming Update: scientists withdraw journal claims of rising sea levels

    Guardian:

    Scientists have been forced to withdraw a study on projected sea level rise due to global warming after finding mistakes that undermined the findings.

    The study, published in 2009 in Nature Geoscience, one of the top journals in its field, confirmed the conclusions of the 2007 report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). It used data over the last 22,000 years to predict that sea level would rise by between 7cm and 82cm by the end of the century.

    At the time, Mark Siddall, from the Earth Sciences Department at the University of Bristol, said the study "strengthens the confidence with which one may interpret the IPCC results". The IPCC said that sea level would probably rise by 18cm-59cm by 2100, though stressed this was based on incomplete information about ice sheet melting and that the true rise could be higher.

    In a statement the authors of the paper said: "Since publication of our paper we have become aware of two mistakes which impact the detailed estimation of future sea level rise. This means that we can no longer draw firm conclusions regarding 21st century sea level rise from this study without further work.

    "One mistake was a miscalculation; the other was not to allow fully for temperature change over the past 2,000 years. Because of these issues we have retracted the paper and will now invest in the further work needed to correct these mistakes."
     
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    Oh No! Say it ain't so. More lying Liberal scientist caught pushing a Liberal Gia, Mother Earth, AGW religious agenda. Man all the Liberals like rdean posting here really believed in this crap. What next? Will they finally denounce the Bio-Diversity Treaty? Will they ever admit they proved evolution wrong years ago. Will they admit that most of their widely believed theories have been overturned? No. Their followers will just stick their heads back in the sand & go back to believing the world is flat even though the Bible has always said it was round.
     
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    Recognizing and admitting error IS a valid part of the scientific process.

    The AGW Faithers should take notes.

    Hiding and burying data and manipulating whatever is left does NOT correspond with good science, Faithers.
     
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    Those darn scientists! How dare they question global warming?! Don't they know the science is settled? They don't need investigate any more. They just need to let politicians destroy our economy to stop this growing problem.
     
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    This is all I've ever asked for.
     
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    I missedthe part about 'fake'

    go figure
     
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    :cuckoo:

    Liberal scientists? All the liberals?

    :cuckoo:

    The Bible says...
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    All you ever asked for? LOL

    Now you are imagining the world's climate scientists are responding to your hysterical rantings and ravings?

    gawd, I love the RWL @ USMB. :rofl:
     
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    Fake global warming, er..... climate change
    It has been all over the news. Oh wait, outside the US, the US MSM finds little interest in it
    Funny how that works
    :eusa_whistle:
     
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    What about the actual sea level rise?
     

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