Thursday, July 16, 2009

Uh Oh, A Crack in the Media Blackout

Could we be wrong about global warming?

Remember, most of what we estimate about what will happen is based on predictive modeling built on trend data and assumptions. USA Today runs the following today:

Could the best climate models -- the ones used to predict global warming -- all be wrong?

Maybe so, says a new study published online today in the
journal Nature Geoscience. The report found that only about half of the
warming that occurred during a natural climate change 55 million years ago can
be explained by excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. What caused the
remainder of the warming is a mystery.

No comments:

Post a Comment