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an increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere (especially a sustained increase that causes climatic changes)

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i) The pressure of new science, new data, more publications and more frustration with bad policymaking within a large group of mainstream scientists may in due course have the effect of improving policy making on climate change issues, despite the momentum built up by institutions and governments that have currently spent tens of billions of dollars in support of the anthropogenic global warming hypothesis.
The past few years have seen considerable division among evangelicals over the question of anthropogenic global warming.
Your own position on anthropogenic global warming is immaterial.
WHILE mis-informed ministers tell us we have to cover our green and pleasant land with thousands of monstrous wind generators in an effort to combat anthropogenic global warming, I wonder how many readers are aware that the largest planet in the Solar System, namely Jupiter, appears to be undergoing a climate change of its own?
We need to focus on spending scarce resources on more important problems than alleged anthropogenic global warming.
While the fact of anthropogenic global warming is certainly beyond debate, argues Lomborg (an economist at the Copenhagen Business School, Denmark), the nature of our response to it is not.
There continues to be lively debate among politicians and in the general press about whether the anthropogenic global warming hypothesis is true, but little serious discussion of what the United States should do if it is true.
You might think that a declaration founded upon a belief in anthropogenic global warming would at last bring some harmony to the disparate alarmist and sceptic elements.
case for anthropogenic global warming and that the climate models are
Much of the ad is in the former Speaker's own voice, and after a few statements by Newt it follows with an image of him sitting on a loveseat beside former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the two chuckling over their agreement concerning as-yet scientifically proven anthropogenic global warming.
To state it plainly, the theory that Planet Earth is headed toward a death spiral caused by anthropogenic global warming, or AGW, has no empirical basis to back it up.
The major GOP presidential candidates, except for Jon Huntsman, dismissed anthropogenic global warming, which is global warming caused by human activity.
Nonetheless, paleoclimatoligical reconstructions constitute only one source of evidence in the Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW) debate.
The scientists believe that these changes are due to the combined effects of the natural cycle and anthropogenic global warming, which now seems to have a greater role than early in the twentieth century.
He also discusses the IPCC's relationship to the "international consensus," noting: "With few exceptions governments are firmly committed to the view that anthropogenic global warming constitutes a serious problem which requires official action at both national and international level [sic]" (p.