Posted by: climatewonk | March 8, 2008

Denialist Claim # 29: Global Cooling

A great post about the pesky “global cooling” mole over at RealClimate, who respond to the issue far better than I ever could. 

This is #29 of the top 35 Denialist lies Claims about Global Warming. Apparently, between 1965 and 1979, the majority (44/73) of peer-reviewed papers published in appropriate journals predicted warming, 22 were neutral and only 7 predicted cooling.

It was the media that jumped on the idea of global cooling, not climate scientists.  

Just another bit of denialist subterfuge and disinformation.

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Responses

  1. Gullible warming isn’t happening. But don’t believe me. You can find out the truth yourself. Why is it so cold now? You may want to check out http://www.iceagenow.com
    I’m not into denialism. Global warming people are.

  2. Why is it so cold now?

    That would be likely due to a small thing called La Nina. As many have said who have far more knowledge of climate than I have, you have to be able to distinguish between signal and noise.


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