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Rise of sea levels is 'the greatest lie ever told'

Original post made by Sharon, Midtown, on Mar 30, 2009

The uncompromising verdict of Dr Mörner is that all this talk about the sea rising is nothing but a colossal scare story,Web Link

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Posted by Walter_E_Wallis
a resident of Midtown
on Mar 30, 2009 at 11:22 am

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All they need is to read a tide gauge at low tide, then pick subsequent readings to establish a trend. They do it all the time.


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Posted by Sharon
a resident of Midtown
on Mar 30, 2009 at 1:56 pm

IPCC committed scientific fraud--- have they no ethics?

Are there no consequences?

In academia such scientists would be fired

If they were in private industry, eg, Medicine Pharma, engineering they would face criminal penalties and $Ms liability and damages


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Posted by Walter_E_Wallis
a resident of Midtown
on Mar 31, 2009 at 2:56 am

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Peer review has become grant sucker backscratching.


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Posted by PointOfView
a resident of Midtown
on Mar 31, 2009 at 8:54 am

Academia has this problem as well. Many times it's more subtle, but many times it's not.


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Posted by Paul
a resident of Downtown North
on Mar 31, 2009 at 10:12 am

"All they need is to read a tide gauge at low tide, then pick subsequent readings to establish a trend. They do it all the time."

Hey, get a load of this trumped up trend: Web Link

And they do it (almost) everywhere: Web Link


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Posted by Perspective
a resident of Midtown
on Mar 31, 2009 at 1:14 pm

Anyone with half a brain and eyes to read can rapidly figure out the massive fraud attempt propogated on an unsuspecting, kind and gullible people in order to extort money for those who have less.

Luckily the word is getting out. We have been in a cooling trend for a couple years, and we were much warmer in the first couple decades of the 1900s than the last couple.


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Posted by Paul
a resident of Downtown North
on Mar 31, 2009 at 3:07 pm

Half a brain? Much warmer in the first couple decades of the 1900s than the last couple? C'mon. Anybody with half a brain can tell you it was much warmer even 6 months ago than it is now.


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Posted by Walter_E_Wallis
a resident of Midtown
on Mar 31, 2009 at 3:54 pm

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These assume a fixed benchmark - where do we find such a wonder? Or is here a bench mark correction factor like the Urban Heat Island Correction Factors Hansen is so proud of?


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Posted by Paul
a resident of Downtown North
on Mar 31, 2009 at 6:28 pm

"These assume a fixed benchmark - where do we find such a wonder?"

Then I presume you won't argue when your neighbor claims your garage moved onto his property because of cadastral benchmark creep? Or maybe San Fran Creek didn't flood in 1998; we merely experienced a temporary shift in the local vertical datum relative to the water level?

Do we insist the USA and European benchmarks are sinking into the ocean to fool those gullible ol' scientists, slyly leaving the rest of the landmass high and dry? (Except for, of course, Alaska, the Land of Palin, whose contrary little benchmarks apparently rise by themselves. Must be that gas she's trying to pipeline out.)

Shall we instead apply Ockham's Razor, and conclude the ocean level is probably generally rising? Nope, that's establishment science. Not politically correct.


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Posted by The Beagle
a resident of Charleston Gardens
on Apr 1, 2009 at 1:56 am

Wow! How embarassing! What continues to astound is that critics of climate change continue to assume that climate is linear. It's not. Yet, they continue to make their claims as if it was. What's more astounding is that they call their claims "scientific", even though they fly in the face of the reality of the non-linearity of climate. Looks like a bunch of Darwin Award winners to me.


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Posted by Paul
a resident of Downtown North
on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:05 am

Worse, they believe the climate bends to their will. In the era of Manifest Destiny, of westward ho into the desert, their mantra was "The rain follows the plow." That seems oddly quaint now but, as we see, silliness springs eternal in the human breast.


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