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June 18, 2011
Taking the Longer, Unsettled, View...
FoxNews.com is reporting more possible chicanery on the part of the scientists who monitor the effects of supposed global warming; but after reading the Fox article I would have to say this appears to be one of the less egregious cases of fact-fudging by the climate alarmists. The situation summary is that scientists with the University of Colorado's Sea Level Research Group took it upon themselves to arbitrarily add a small incremental increase to their annual measured reading to account for a natural phenomenon and explained their actions thus: Steve Nerem, the director of the widely relied-upon research center, told FoxNews.com that his group added the 0.3 millimeters per year to the actual sea level measurements because land masses, still rebounding from the ice age, are rising and increasing the amount of water that oceans can hold. "We have to account for the fact that the ocean basins are actually getting slightly bigger... water volume is expanding," he said, a...(Read Full Post)