Re: [asa] Probability of Anthropic cause for Global Climate Warming

From: Janice Matchett <>
Date: Sun Mar 25 2007 - 23:24:39 EDT

At 03:58 PM 3/24/2007, Dave Wallace wrote:
>Janice wrote
>>As I have posted here before (see threads on "global dinmming", etc.),
>>recent studies seem to indicate a much stronger *Urban Heat Island
>>effect* than admitted to by the IPCC. Their estimated of a 0.05C
>>contribution per century is almost laughable. Some of these new
>>studies say that UHI could almost *account for most of the alleged
>>rise over the past 3 decades.
>So in your opinion is UHI something that needs to be addressed or do
>you think we can safely ignore it? UHI is certainly a real
>phenomena that can be observed when driving through big cities,
>especially in the winter time. The question is how major an issue it is.
>Do you accept that burning of fossil fuels in big cities is the
>cause of pollution that seems to hand over large cities?
>Dave W

@ Local / regional pollution problems do need to be addressed, but
not by elitist, central-planner nanny-state mentalities.

~ Janice

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