Thursday, May 15, 2008

Warming or Cooling? Flip a Coin

Global cooling theories put scientists on guard

LONDON (Reuters) - A new study suggesting a possible lull in manmade global warming has raised fears of a reduced urgency to battle climate change.

The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a group of hundreds of scientists, last year said global warming was "unequivocal" and that manmade greenhouse gas emissions were "very likely" part of the problem.

And while the study published in the journal Nature last week did not dispute manmade global warming, it did predict a cooling from recent average temperatures through 2015, as a result of a natural and temporary shift in ocean currents. Read More

The global warming/global cooling debate continues to rage on. The so called minority of scientists that don’t believe in global warming seems to be gaining traction in having their voices heard. Nothing is static in this world, including the temperature. It is always going to be going up or down, just like it always has.

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