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2008 was the year man-made global warming was disproved

Easily one of the most important stories of 2008 has been all the evidence suggesting that this may be looked back on as the year when there was a turning point in the great worldwide panic over man-made global warming. Just when politicians in Europe and America have been adopting the most costly and damaging measures politicians have ever proposed, to combat this supposed menace, the tide has turned in three significant respects.

First, all over the world, temperatures have been dropping in a way wholly unpredicted by all those computer models which have been used as the main drivers of the scare. Last winter, as temperatures plummeted, many parts of the world had snowfalls on a scale not seen for decades. This winter, with the whole of Canada and half the US under snow, looks likely to be even worse. After several years flatlining, global temperatures have dropped sharply enough to cancel out much of their net rise in the 20th century.

Ever shriller and more frantic has become the insistence of the warmists, cheered on by their army of media groupies such as the BBC, that the last 10 years have been the "hottest in history" and that the North Pole would soon be ice-free – as the poles remain defiantly icebound and those polar bears fail to drown. All those hysterical predictions that we are seeing more droughts and hurricanes than ever before have infuriatingly failed to materialise.

Even the more cautious scientific acolytes of the official orthodoxy now admit that, thanks to "natural factors" such as ocean currents, temperatures have failed to rise as predicted (although they plaintively assure us that this cooling effect is merely "masking the underlying warming trend", and that the temperature rise will resume worse than ever by the middle of the next decade).

Secondly, 2008 was the year when any pretence that there was a "scientific consensus" in favour of man-made global warming collapsed. At long last, as in the Manhattan Declaration last March, hundreds of proper scientists, including many of the world's most eminent climate experts, have been rallying to pour scorn on that "consensus" which was only a politically engineered artefact, based on ever more blatantly manipulated data and computer models programmed to produce no more than convenient fictions.

Thirdly, as banks collapsed and the global economy plunged into its worst recession for decades, harsh reality at last began to break in on those self-deluding dreams which have for so long possessed almost every politician in the western world. As we saw in this month's Poznan conference, when 10,000 politicians, officials and "environmentalists" gathered to plan next year's "son of Kyoto" treaty in Copenhagen, panicking politicians are waking up to the fact that the world can no longer afford all those quixotic schemes for "combating climate change" with which they were so happy to indulge themselves in more comfortable times.

Suddenly it has become rather less appealing that we should divert trillions of dollars, pounds and euros into the fantasy that we could reduce emissions of carbon dioxide by 80 per cent. All those grandiose projects for "emissions trading", "carbon capture", building tens of thousands more useless wind turbines, switching vast areas of farmland from producing food to "biofuels", are being exposed as no more than enormously damaging and futile gestures, costing astronomic sums we no longer possess.

As 2009 dawns, it is time we in Britain faced up to the genuine crisis now fast approaching from the fact that – unless we get on very soon with building enough proper power stations to fill our looming "energy gap" - within a few years our lights will go out and what remains of our economy will judder to a halt. After years of infantile displacement activity, it is high time our politicians – along with those of the EU and President Obama's US – were brought back with a mighty jolt into contact with the real world.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/christopherbooker/3982101/2008-was-the-year-man-made-global-warming-was-disproved.html

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^ NICE! Will they take that Nobel prize away from Gore for being a misguided blow-hard?

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^ NICE! conservatives are so delusional they look past accumulated scientific knowledge to believe a tabloid writer whose last claim was that asbestos is just talcum powder!

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^ NICE! conservatives are so delusional they look past accumulated scientific knowledge to believe a tabloid writer whose last claim was that asbestos is just talcum powder!

NICE...You've ignored post after post on this thing with scientist after scientist stating: Hey, wait a second, maybe we are wrong.

Or how about my posts about Scientific research that denotes a downtrend in solar activity, that may last up to 30 years...And I'll be damned...We've had very low solar activity this year and it's been colder...SOMEBODY PUMP UP THE CO2 levels on the SUN!

And conservatives are delusional? Maybe we want PROOF! Hit me up when you get some. It's funny how anytime anyone disagrees with the liberal dogma they are caste as a ignorant loon. HAHAHA! And ALGORE is the leader of the enviro movement, and you guys slurp that douchebag up! Classic.

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Please, do not rely on Marc Morano as the source for any "education" about this issue . . . If everyone so easily dismisses Gore's research as partisan, then why believe this hack who oil companies used to pay to write articles denying global warming?

A good place to learn more about global warming -- or "climate change" -- would be the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's website, http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/. As you can learn from our very own government, the science behind man-made "climate change" is strong. And dates back to the 1800s. :thumbsup:

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Htar would rather listen to the oil companies. He's also thankful that the tobacco companies had their own people to counter the evil liberal media that was trying to tell you smoking was bad, when Ronald Reagan himself was telling you that it was relaxing and tasty!

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I would assume that climate change has been going on long before 1900, about the time that humans came up with the internal combustion engine...

But lets not use logic........

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Htar would rather listen to the oil companies. He's also thankful that the tobacco companies had their own people to counter the evil liberal media that was trying to tell you smoking was bad, when Ronald Reagan himself was telling you that it was relaxing and tasty!

Obama would probably agree.

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Please, do not rely on Marc Morano as the source for any "education" about this issue . . . If everyone so easily dismisses Gore's research as partisan, then why believe this hack who oil companies used to pay to write articles denying global warming?

A good place to learn more about global warming -- or "climate change" -- would be the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's website, http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/. As you can learn from our very own government, the science behind man-made "climate change" is strong. And dates back to the 1800s. :thumbsup:

The earth ( a think way bigger than us) and the Sun (which is the biggest factor on our weather) do much more, and are capable of way more than us humans. On a local level, we definitely can affect a negative change in our environment, but globally...I don't think we can.

The entire enviro movement is nothing more than a psuedo religion for some, and a way to destroy business for others.

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