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Old 10-02-2018, 03:30 PM   #3064 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by oil pan 4 View Post
Riddle me this. Why do people obsess over a less than 5% variation on a 40 year sample size on a system that is at least a few millions years old?

If we watched it for 200 years we may find that 15% ice coverage change is perfectly normal.
5% ? Where is that coming from? The average Arctic minimum ice COVERAGE was 6.341 million square kilometers, and the 2012 minimum was 3.397. That is about 46.5% lower.

The VOLUME of Arctic ice is down over 80%.

Originally Posted by oil pan 4 View Post
The ipcc said they had been over estimating the effect that CO2 had in the climate by double what it actually is.
Is the ipcc not at least backed up by a bunch of scientists?

People have been saying man made global warming is settled science for years now. But then the ipcc says virtually everyone has been wrong all along about the effects CO2 has.
How is it settled science if stuff keeps changing and only a small part has measurable values assigned?
I'm assuming some where some one has assigned measurable numbers to at least some things. But no one can seem to find them. So when I say "some", it's the benefit of the doubt.
Where / when did the IPCC say they were off by 2X?
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