Global warming

It's a shame for API members, EPA bureaucrats, and others to waste their efforts in trying to slow down global warming by limiting carbon dioxide emissions ("US firms press greenhouse initiatives," OGJ, Jan. 31, 2000, p. 37).It's a shame because the evidence shows that human activities have very little effect on warming. The best temperature measurements show no warming over the last 20 years when most of the carbon dioxide increase has occurred. This invalidates the computer models that have caused all the fuss.Over a longer time period there has been appreciable warming as the earth recovers from the Little Ice Age (about 1600 AD). Before that there was a period much warmer than...

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