14 Nov '11, 6am

Physics Professor RIchard Muller No Longer A Climate Skeptic | Care2 Causes

Physics Professor RIchard Muller No Longer A Climate Skeptic | Care2 Causes

A prominent physicist who set out to prove global warming did not exist has actually done the opposite . For the past two years, climate change skeptic Richard Muller, who is a professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley and a faculty senior scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, has chaired the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature Project (BEST). BEST data was taken from 1.6 billion temperature archived records dating back to the 1800s from 15 sources around the world. It shows deviation from the mean temperature over two centuries – and overall global warming since the industrial revolution. Muller and his team found that average surface temperatures around the world have been steadily rising since 1950, just what plenty of mainstream climate scientists have been saying for decades. However, while the researchers’ results reiterate what was alr...

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