Global warming

11/05/2001
I am writing concerning the article "If global warming is real how should humankind respond?" by Andrew Palmer (OGJ, July 30, 2001, p. 24). The article was not of the usual standard that I have come to expect from your publication, and this letter outlines three reasons why I drew this conclusion:1. SourcesThe author completely failed to mention the IPCC (Intergovernmetal Panel on Climate Change); instead, the author refers to the UK Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution, when in the UK, the UK Climate Impacts Programme (UKCIP) is more authoritative.2. ScienceA lack of understanding that although present extreme events (such as storm surges) are of greater magnitude than potential g...
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