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Nice @skepticscience takedown of #climate article by @HeartlandInst 's James Taylor: #globalwarming

Nice @skepticscience takedown of #climate article by @HeartlandInst 's James Taylor: #globalwarming

Skepticism About Lower Atmosphere Temperature Data Posted on 8 January 2012 by dana1981 Note: This article was submitted to Forbes as a correction to the op-ed by James Taylor in question, but Forbes declined to publish it, so instead we're posting it here. Forbes recently published an op-ed written by James Taylor of the Heartland Institute on the subject of the University of Alabama at Huntsville (UAH) atmospheric temperature measurements on the record's 33rd anniversary. Unfortunately, the article contained a litany of errors which completely undermine its conclusions, and exhibited a distinct lack of true skepticism. The main subject of the article was the fact that according to climate models, the Earth's lower atmosphere should warm approximately 20% faster than the surface, whereas UAH estimates place the lower atmosphere warming at about 20% less than surface tempe...

Full article: http://www.skepticalscience.com/james-taylor-Forbes-UAH-r...

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