"Yet Another Hottest Year Since 1880?"
By Paul Austin Murphy | 12/6/2014What's that all about?
"A BBC News piece (published on the 1st of December) informs us about the “record-breaking global temperatures for the year to date”. This is a belated response to an announcement in September made by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for the year 2014...
As many people know, exactly the same claim was made for the year 1998 (as well as for years after). It was repeatedly claimed that 1998 was the “warmest year of the millennium”. No, not since 1880 (“when records began”): of “the millennium”. However, some say it was 1934 (in terms of the 20th century); others say otherwise. ...
(In general terms-fact-global temperatures rose-1980s. 1990s rose-peak-1998. However-1980-2000 only rose, few tenths-degree-happened countless times-earth's history. Indeed-place-within even larger parameters-Little Cooling-1940-1975-larger scale-Mediaeval Warm Period-times-warmer 1980s and 1990s. and on and on …"
What good is tossing out a bunch of discombobulated strands while totally ignoring the underlying geophysics of what's happening?
The only message that rings through in this article is an irrational appeal to distrust scientists and ignore the evidence.
As for SkepticalScience.com, take a look. They are all about collecting and sharing climate studies as they get published. SkepticalScience.com is about the passion for learning. Being exposed to as much information as possible. They are an online library full of studies, shared and presented with the interested layperson in mind. It's well organized, and they link back to original sources.
Yo Paul, What's contemptible is when your objections are fabrications and misrepresentations that depend on repeating meaningless talking-point-lies over and over - and then driving home your distraction with personal innuendos that have nothing to do with understanding the geophysics of what we are doing to our one and only home.
first the South Pole: