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Have 95% of climate models over-forecast the global warming trend? [duplicate]

From Top Advisor To Australian Gov't Says Climate Change is a UN Conspiracy (slashdot.org) and Climate change a UN-led ruse, says Tony Abbott's business adviser Maurice Newman (The Sydney Morning ...
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Does global warming even exist? [duplicate]

The controversy around the existence of global warming is very prominent, and hot debate. There are as many people claiming that global warming doesn't exist, as there are claiming that it exists. ...
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Does the temperaure anomaly correlate with solar irradiance? [duplicate]

(source) Just wanted to know of its validity. Would be helpful.
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Is AGW a scientific theory? [duplicate]

I believe the anthropogenic global warming is a fact, and that the scientific community has reached a consensus about it, but may we call it a (proved) scientific theory? This question was also done ...
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Has anthropogenic climate change been disproven? [duplicate]

Some scientists attribute non-terrestrial causes for climate change. Are they correct? For example, this scientist attributes current weather extremes to solar activity, moon orbit cycles and ...
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Does CO₂ cause Global Warming?

I know there is global warming, and I know that it is caused by human activity, but is carbon dioxide the cause of it? I read somewhere that apparently increase of CO₂ doesn't cause the increase in ...
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Are we in a low CO2 period, compared to the last 590 million years?

In 2012 Burt Rutan, the aircraft designer, posted these slides summarizing his take on global warming/climate change. Slide 14 is In the big picture we are now in a low CO2 period. The 20th ...
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Are the 16 scientists who claim that climate change is not something to worry about climate scientists?

This is a pretty specific question – in the Wall Street Journal article dated January 27, 2012 entitled "No Need to Panic About Global Warming. There's no compelling scientific argument for drastic ...
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Is climate close to a “tipping point”?

James Hansen has long used the idea of a climate tipping point in his public arguments for urgent and drastic action to combat climate change (For an extended exposition of his idea, see a pdf of one ...
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Did “global cooling” have as much scientific consensus as “global warming” has now?

it is projected that man's potential to pollute will increase 6 to 8-fold in the next 50 years. If this increased rate of injection... should raise the present background opacity by a factor ...
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Is the “climate change” responsible for the 2018 European heatwave? [closed]

The following article Why is Europe going through a heatwave? as well as other articles on the current heatwave in Europe and the British Isles tend to suggest that: The heatwaves in the northern ...
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Is reducing carbon emission from cars futile?

One of the claims in "SuperFreakonomics" is, that reducing CO2 emissions produced by cars have very little practical impact on global warming. Their arguments are: human activity is responsible for ...
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Does temperature drive CO₂?

The blog THE HOCKEY SCHTICK claims that "temperature drives CO2 levels, not man-made CO2". The paper "Atmospheric verification of anthropogenic CO2 emission trends" is cited as proof. The claim is ...
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Does each doubling of CO2 cause a 2-4°C increase?

Professor Henrik Svensmark argues that cosmic rays have a strong influence on cloud formation and hence climate change. In 2016 he predicted global warming was over. He was recently the lead author of ...
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Did the Roman Empire and the Han Chinese cause (some) global warming? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Did the development of agriculture prevent an ice age occurring? Some recent news reports about ancient anthropogenic methane emissions have hinted that the simultaneous ...