Re: [asa] IPCC

From: Rich Blinne <>
Date: Mon Feb 12 2007 - 09:31:52 EST

On Feb 11, 2007, at 8:36 PM, Janice Matchett wrote:

> At 09:19 PM 2/11/2007, wrote:
>> I came across this recently. It doesn't say a whole lot, but the
>> author is supposedly a former editor of the New Scientist.
>> An experiment that hints we are wrong on climate change
> @ It was posted by four different people on Free Republic.
> ~ Janice ..... Is environmentalism the new religion? http://

Did anyone there mention this?

Svensmark may be correct with respect to cloud condensation and GCR
(galactic cosmic rays) but he's wrong about GCR having any
significant effect on climate change. The problem with respect to GCR
causing climate change is that it's trendless. GCR counts from Climax
between 1950 and now show a trendless linear regression, i.e.
p=0.477. Translation for layman, not statistically significant. So,
how does a trendless GCR affect global temperature which is going up
and to the right over the same period? Answer, it doesn't. As far as
I can determine, Svensmark has not commented on the lack of trend in

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