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A Problem for the Computer Models


Today on Uncommon Knowledge, Steven Hayward, Senior Fellow of the Pacific Research Institute and the American Enterprise Institute.  Skeptical of the global warming crowd, I recognize that I’m no scientist.  The author of the annual Index of Leading Environmental Indicators, Steve, on the other hand, represents a bona fide expert on environmental data. 

So I ask Steve the question of questions.  “Is the globe warming?”

Yes.  Let me qualify that, though.  [The earth] warms fairly substantially for about a 20 year period, from the late 1970’s to the late 1990’s, [but] for the last ten years [the average global temperature] has been flat or slightly declining…This is starting to look like a problem for the computer models that say we should be going up pretty much in a straight line.

To see Steve’s swift and neat differentiation of fact from fiction, click here.


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