11 May '11, 5pm

U.S. Temperatures Within Range of Natural Variability, Alarmist Study Finds ' Huh?

U.S. Temperatures Within Range of Natural Variability, Alarmist Study Finds ' Huh?

Scientists from Stanford and Columbia Universities said Canadian and U.S. temperatures since 1980 have changed, but are still within the range of “natural variability” in weather. So in North America, the effects of climate change are practically invisible. “A notable exception to the (world’s) warming pattern is the United States,” they write in a study published Friday. Co-author Wolfram Schlenker of Columbia University in New York City said in an interview that the record is “pretty much identical” in Canada. “Overall I would say it’s pretty much the same story.” The study deals only with agricultural latitudes, not the Arctic, where scientists are in widespread agreement that warming has begun for real, melting glaciers and sea ice. In a summary of the work, Science notes “there’s a startling exception to the data (i.e. of global warming): the United States isn’t getti...

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