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 Skeptics' Arguments

Every single skeptics' argument listed here has a place in the skeptics' arsenal of evidence - IF PROPERLY STATED - and if space is given to answer misunderstandings and "strawman" misrepresentations and half-truths. As the arguments stand, they can be easily "refuted" or shown as "irrelevant".

It's the sun
Climate's changed before
There is no consensus
It's cooling
Surface temp is unreliable
Models are unreliable
Ice age predicted in the 70s
We're heading into an ice age
Al Gore got it wrong
CO2 lags temperature
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1 It's the sun
2 Climate's changed before
3 There is no consensus
4 It's cooling
5 Surface temp is unreliable
6 Models are unreliable
7 Ice age predicted in the 70s
8 We're heading into an ice age
9 Al Gore got it wrong
10 CO2 lags temperature
11 It hasn't warmed since 1998
12 Global warming is good
13 Antarctica is cooling/gaining ice
14 Hurricanes aren't linked to global warming
15 Mars is warming
16 1934 - hottest year on record
17 It's freaking cold!
18 It's cosmic rays
19 Urban Heat Island effect exaggerates warming
20 Other planets are warming
21 Greenland was green
22 Water vapor is most powerful greenhouse gas
23 Hockey stick was debunked
24 Arctic ice melt is a natural cycle
25 We're coming out of an ice age
26 Human CO2 is a tiny % of CO2 emissions
27 It cooled mid-century
28 It warmed before 1940 when CO2 was low
29 Mt. Kilimanjaro's ice loss is due to land use
30 There's no empirical evidence
31 Satellites show no warming in the troposphere
32 Oceans are cooling
33 Climate sensitivity is low
34 Glaciers are growing
35 If scientists can't predict weather, how can they predict long term climate?
36 Greenland is cooler/gaining ice
37 Neptune is warming
38 Jupiter is warming
39 Less than half of published scientists endorse global warming
40 It's the ocean
41 It's aerosols
42 CO2 measurements are suspect
43 Can animals / plants adapt to global warming?
44 It's Pacific Decadal Oscillation
45 It's volcanoes (or lack thereof)
46 It's methane
47 It's Solar Cycle Length
48 Naomi Oreskes' study on consensus was flawed
49 Water levels correlate with sunspots
50 Solar cycles cause global warming
51 The sun is getting hotter
52 It's the ozone layer
53 It's satellite microwave transmissions

 

 

 

 

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