My name is Fred and I am a gay conservative living in Ottawa. This blog supports limited government, the right of the State of Israel to live in peace and security, and tries to expose the threat to us all from cultural relativism, post-modernism, and radical Islam. I am also the founder of the Free Thinking Film Society in Ottawa (

Tuesday, August 16, 2005

Hot Summer - Global Warming???

Here's a nice rejoinder to people who claim that our hot summer is proof of global warming.
The numerical global climate models predict that the Earth will warm given a continued build-up of greenhouse gases, most notably, the carbon dioxide gas coming from our burning of fossil fuels. Indeed, temperature records from throughout the world show a warming of approximately 1°F over the past century. However, almost all of the warming has occurred during the winter months just as the climate models predict. The models do not predict much change in the summer months in terms of temperature increase or some alteration of the atmospheric circulation. Blaming heat waves on global warming is a stretch, at best.
There's more reasons in the article...

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