IPCC Now '95%' Sure of Global Warming

Six years ago, the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published a much criticized report that included a number of significant errors.  Now the IPCC's climate activists -- er, scientists -- want us to believe they've cleaned up their act.  But even their summary report released on Friday raises questions. Last time, the IPCC reported that there was a 90% chance that human activity was affecting the climate.  Now they've upped that to 95%.  The report offers a detailed and, to the non-specialist reader, impenetrable rationale for this change, but to my mind, these figures sound all too much like the old toothpaste commercial.  The "new and improved" product prevents 95% of all cavities -- the old toothpaste prevented only 90%.  Buy the "new and improved." Over the past 15 years, the IPCC itself suggests that natural forces, such as volcanic eruptions, have overridden human activity so that warming has slowed or "plateaued."  So just...(Read Full Article)

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