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Global warming misrepresentations

Has global warming stopped? Some people claim that it has and they have “evidence.” After all, the average global temperature reached a maximum in 1998 and temperatures have been lower since then.

It’s easy to be fooled by that claim and it is being used politically. Rodney Hide, the leader of the ACT party in New Zealand who will probably hold a place in the new National lead government is using this claim (which he falsely attribute to the UN) to argue against measures to control emissions of green house gases (see John, I’m only dancing).

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