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The facts of this situation are pretty well known. During his time in Congress, Gore played a vital role in the creation of the computer networking system that we know as 'the internet.. Internet pioneers Vint Cerf and Bob Kahn write: No one person or even small group of persons exclusively "invented" the Internet. It is the result of many years of ...


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tl;dr- This claim is false and has been retracted. The figure shown in the claim is wrong because it used one data interpretation method before 2010 and then switched to another after that, causing a false trend. Update As explained in @DikranMarsupial's answer, the source of this claim has retracted it as mistaken. The website that hosted the original ...


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Miami did have sunny day flooding, 3 feet above mean sea level, (2 feet higher than average high tide) in October and November of 2016. In November, it was reported that fish and an octopus were in a parking garage due to such flooding. However, this is primarily due to a local seasonal phenomenon, whereby tides are about 10 inches higher in mid-...


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I believe what Al Gore is referring to is the so called "sunny day flooding", a phenomenon that has increased in frequency in recent years and has been tied to climate change. Here is a interesting graphic from the NY Times on the subject and here is the full article Politifact has reviewed similar claim by Obama and rated it half true because where the ...


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TL;DR Are global temps cooler today than in 2007? No, and even if they are (which they are not), that wouldn't mean anything. Climate change is about what happens over the course of multiple decades, not just one cherry-picked date in the recent past. Detailed answer: There are a number of issues with the above graph and the implication that 2007 ...


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The claim made by the GWPF is directly contradicted by... the GWPF, the banner for their website shows the U.K. Met office's global temperature dataset, which shows that temperatures have obviously increased over the last decade. I've replotted the data below, using woodfortrees.org (They only have monthly rather than annual data, so I've used a 12 month ...


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No. See e.g. http://www.noaa.gov/news/international-report-confirms-2016-was-warmest-year-on-record-for-globe "The 27th annual State of the Climate report has confirmed that 2016 topped 2015 as the warmest year in 137 years of record keeping."


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