Warming whoops: Scientists debate the falling rate of rising temperatures

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Roger99
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Re: When are you guys....
In reply to kcbeatty, 11 months ago

kcbeatty wrote:

I'm sorry your hatred for Fox News blinds you from the truth. I know it would be a waste of time trying to set you straight, so I won't.

Having spent some 35 years or so watching the machinations of Rupert and knowing his agenda (and having spent a weekend with his son some time ago) I can assure you that Fox has nothing to do with the truth.

As for this "report" it seems to have conveniently avoided any comment on the fact that while atmospheric temperatures haven't risen as much as predicted rise in deep ocean temperatures have more than made up for the discrepancy.

kcbeatty wrote:

The world has warmed 0.05 degrees Celsius (0.09 degrees Fahrenheit) per decade over the past 15 years, a fraction of the 0.2ºC (0.36ºF) per decade rate confidently predicted by the U.N. six years ago, according to a leaked copy of the foremost climate report in the world.

“The rate of warming over the past 15 years (0.05°C per decade) is smaller than the trend since 1951 (0.12°C per decade),” the draft report states.

http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/09/17/is-global-warming-actually-far-lower-than-scientists-predicted

That’s the upshot of a new study in the journal Nature Climate Change

that compared 117 climate predictions made in the 1990's to the actual amount of warming. Out of 117 predictions, the study’s author told FoxNews.com, three were roughly accurate and 114 overestimated the amount of warming. On average, the predictions forecasted two times more global warming than actually occurred.

http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/09/12/climate-models-wildly-overestimated-global-warming-study-finds/?intcmp=related

Also there's this:

About a million more square miles of ocean are covered in ice in 2013 than in 2012, a whopping 60 percent increase -- and a dramatic deviation from predictions of an "ice-free Arctic in 2013,"

http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/09/09/arctic-sea-ice-up-60-percent-in-2013/?intcmp=related

The UN will officially release the full report soon. Some how this information was leaked out ahead of the report. They are scrambling to try and rewrite the reports to make them not as damaging to the AGW predictions.

There was no leak apparently.  The report was submitted.  Perhaps it was leaked to a department in Fox  which normally only gets info on material that Rupert allows from the outside world.

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