Re: Global warming problems in homeschool text

From: Pim van Meurs <>
Date: Wed Aug 17 2005 - 17:24:35 EDT

You have to be careful what temperatures are being measured.

Global temperature trends

David C Campbell wrote:

>I have been asked to teach a junior high physical science class for a
>homeschool group. In addition to a few unsound young-earth related
>claims, for which I already know some of the background, global warming
>is dismissed in the textbook as agenda-based. The evidence consists of
>a graph purporting to show global temperatures leveling out (with high
>variability) in the last few decades after a rise before that and a
>survey that claimed that a slight majority of atmospheric scientists
>did not think global warming was a problem, with the next largest group
>answering that we don't know. Does anyone know what data the
>temperature graph might be based on or the details of the survey?
>Dr. David Campbell
>425 Scientific Collections
>University of Alabama, Box 870345
>Tuscaloosa AL 35487
>"James gave the huffle of a snail in
>danger But no one heard him at all" A.
>A. Milne
Received on Wed Aug 17 17:25:55 2005

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