M.I.T. Professor: CO2 has little impact on global temperature changes

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    http://scienceandpublicpolicy.org/images/stories/papers/originals/co2_report_july_09.pdf

    I found the article a very interesting read. This guy from MIT has some good points and uses science to back them up.

    The document looks like its real long but many of those pages are charts/graphs.


    And before anyone jumps down my throat i'm just reporting what I came across, feel free to disagree with the link all you want but remember that I didn't write it, i just found it.
     
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    LOL. No, I only jump down peoples throats when they use sites like the OISM site that are out beyond the fringe. Monkton's educational degree is in education, however, he seems to have many talents. His lack of understanding of normal variation in climate seems to have led him to some errors and predictions that will shortly falsify his hypothesis of a cooling climate.
     
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    All other things aside, there is no way his outlooks can be "falsified" by what happens in one year.
     
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    Monkton says we are in a cooling period, but the temperature for 2010 is above 1998 and 2005, it is pretty obvious that we are still warming, and rapidly, at that.
     
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    Uh... Maybe this is a typo, perhaps not, but how can the temperature for 2010 be higher than it was in 1998 and 2005?
     
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    OK, you got me on that one. That should have read, "but if the temperture for 2010"
     
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    Just checking. I just was wondering if there were some projections you may have meant to reference, or perhaps you were from the future.

    Carry on.
     
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    None of this hokum can truly be falsified, either way, because nobody -but nobody- can possibly take into account the millions-cum-billions of organic and inorganic variables.
     
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    So, to be clear, if a person makes a prediction and it is shown to be wrong, that person is no longer to be believed in anything that he says?

    Dr. Hansen, your career is on the line with this one.
     

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