Articles tagged with: Natural variability

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Energy Secretary Rick Perry incorrectly claims CO2 is not primary cause of climate change

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Most likely the primary control knob [on climate change] is the ocean waters and this environment that we live in.

SOURCE: Rick Perry, CNBC

Published: 20 Jun 2017

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Natural variability can not explain modern global warming, as Heartland Institute report claims

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Neither the rate nor the magnitude of the reported late twentieth century surface warming (1979–2000) lay outside normal natural variability.

SOURCE: Craig Idso, Robert Carter, S. Fred Singer, Heartland Institute

Published: 30 May 2017

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Daily Mail claim about 2016 global temperature record is misleading

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El Niño drove record highs in global temperatures suggesting rise may not be down to man-made emissions.

SOURCE: David Rose, The Daily Mail

Published: 02 Dec 2016

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