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Fourteen Is the
New Fifteen!

American Thinker, by Arvind Kumar

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Posted By:magnante, 11/28/2012 7:48:06 AM

According to the leaders of the global warming doomsday cult, the average surface temperature of Earth is 14 degrees Celsius (57.2 degrees Fahrenheit), but this is a new value which has quietly replaced the original average of 15 degrees Celsius (59 degrees Fahrenheit). In March 1988, a few months before NASA´s James Hansen asserted before the Congress that global warming was in progress, the New York Times quoted him as saying that he used 59 degrees Fahrenheit as the average global temperature to calculate the temperature variations.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Crosscut, 11/28/2012 8:05:09 AM     (No. 9037160)

Currently this is the least of our worries.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: proactus, 11/28/2012 8:13:09 AM     (No. 9037178)

I propose we charge them with being climate manipulators!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Catherine, 11/28/2012 8:16:10 AM     (No. 9037186)

Way too much money for some to stop the global warming hoax.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dvc, 11/28/2012 8:27:01 AM     (No. 9037200)

If you are caught faking ("correcting" he calls it) the numbers too much for the observed data, like Hansen has been, and too many honest researchers are publicly finding no upward trend in temperatures - you need to be innovative to keep the scam going.

Lower the baseline temp and you instantly "gain" a whole degree Celcius in the "measured global warming".

Global warming doomsday cult indeed.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bobgray2, 11/28/2012 8:33:53 AM     (No. 9037213)

If they left the baseline at 15 they can´t show a warming trend. This just more evidence of their fraudulent claims of global warming.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: tren9, 11/28/2012 8:50:38 AM     (No. 9037236)

Be careful what you say or they will lower the average temp 1950-1980 to 13K. Then we will really be in trouble...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jimK1, 11/28/2012 9:07:00 AM     (No. 9037260)

Why is Hansen still walking around free? This clown has no business being at NASA, but with all the trouble he´s caused, he should be in jail for fraud.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 11/28/2012 9:07:23 AM     (No. 9037262)

BREAKING NEWS - - -

James Hansen has changed the baseline world temperature to absolute zero - - so that any positive temperatures recorded anywhere represent an infinite increase from the baseline.

Temperature increases of infinity each year mean that budgets for glo-bull warming grants will also have to increase infinitely each year.

It´s the "settled science" thing to do.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: MattMusson, 11/28/2012 9:08:15 AM     (No. 9037265)

Time to write a sequal to 1984.

George Orwell wrote about this backward manipulation of statistics. Of course, he was writing fiction.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: right-turn, 11/28/2012 9:18:37 AM     (No. 9037284)

When is a scientist not a scientist???

Any time money is involved. Science goes out the window any time it´s ´convenient´ to make claims in order to achieve status and a big payoff.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Safari Man, 11/28/2012 9:35:36 AM     (No. 9037321)

This kind of reminds me of how we keep lowering the "poverty level" so we can get more money into the welfare state.


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Reply 12 - Posted by: Safari Man, 11/28/2012 9:37:03 AM     (No. 9037323)

Ooops, I meant raising the poverty level. Lowering is what we´re doing to the sea levels, or at least Obama is.


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Reply 13 - Posted by: hotrod, 11/28/2012 10:01:06 AM     (No. 9037382)

I think that global warming activists should be required to have a license, renewable each year. The tax, er, license fee, will be used to pay down the debt.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: mickturn, 11/28/2012 10:16:17 AM     (No. 9037407)

Global Warmist´s, you are hereby charged with manipulation, fraud and a host of crimes against humanity and the earth. Your trial was held in absentia and you have all been found guilty as charged.

Your sentence is to be hanged by the neck until you are dead. Report to the nearest hangman at a convenient prison. If you do not report you will be found and dealt with.

Thank you!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: fiddle ed, 11/28/2012 10:44:12 AM     (No. 9037463)

Tell the person with one foot in boiling water and the other in ice water what the average temperature is. The very concept of "average global surface temperature" is ludicrous.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: rpool, 11/28/2012 10:46:26 AM     (No. 9037472)

#1 - It may not be the number 1 concern but it is a concern. Manipulated data will form the rationale for carbon taxes and the ultimate economic assault upon the US planned by the international community. We must expose the manipulation at every turn.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 11/28/2012 10:49:02 AM     (No. 9037476)

If these people were not so dangerous to our future they would be absolutely ridiculous. No one could possibly take them seriously. But, they have their useful idiot in the White House for the foreseeable future and he loves anything that weakens America.

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