Friday, June 28, 2013

Climate vs. Climate Change

By Paul C. "Chip" Knappenberger and Patrick J. Michaels June 27, 2013
There seems to be a fundamental misunderstanding in the difference between climate and climate change.  This is on very public display in the president’s recently unveiled Climate Action Plan, which details a series of executive actions designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in an attempt to control the future course of the climate.
In justifying the need for these actions, and why he doesn’t have time to wait for Congress to act, the president points to numerous recent examples of extreme weather disasters while linking weather extremes to climate change brought about by anthropogenic greenhouse gases emissions.  In doing so, he goes awry of the best science.
Here’s why….To Read More….

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