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Global warming 'confirmed' by independent study

 
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 8:13 am    Post subject: Global warming 'confirmed' by independent study Reply with quote

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The Earth's surface really is getting warmer, a new analysis by a US scientific group set up in the wake of the "Climategate" affair has concluded.

The Berkeley Earth Project has used new methods and some new data, but finds the same warming trend seen by groups such as the UK Met Office and Nasa.

The project received funds from sources that back organisations lobbying against action on climate change.

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Funding came from a number of sources, including charitable foundations maintained by the Koch brothers, the billionaire US industrialists, who have also donated large sums to organisations lobbying against acceptance of man-made global warming.

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"This confirms that [the previous] studies were done carefully and that potential biases identified by climate change sceptics did not seriously affect their conclusions."

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More of a warming effect than the UEA group found actually!
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 9:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A minor technicallity, but I know this exercises many of the warmers here:

None of the Berkeley papers have yet gone through peer review.
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