Re: [asa] Question on global warming

From: Rich Blinne <rich.blinne@gmail.com>
Date: Wed Apr 09 2008 - 00:15:58 EDT

Another irony was Dyson was on the Jason project in 1977 which
predicted the very polar amplification that he now complains about.
The project produced the first models both synthetic AND analytic. It
also predicted the very 2.8 degree C climate sensitivity which we are
now measuring.

On Apr 8, 2008, at 2:45 PM, j burg wrote:

> Thanks, Rich. You have again added to my education.
>
> I knew the attack on Pobertson came from a far right group -- I
> thought it was the Heartland Institute who also endorses Singer's
> views.
>
> The take I get from Dyson is the computer modelling is too unreliable
> to pay atttention to at this time. The take I get from you (and the
> IPCC) is that the computer modelling may be imprecise, but none the
> less it is reliable enough to take very seriously.
>
> So the issue seems to come down to the usefulness of computer models.
>
> Burgy

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