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Climate Misinformer: Lawrence Solomon

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Favourite climate myths by Lawrence Solomon

Below are many of the climate myths used by Lawrence Solomon plus how often each myth has been used.

Climate myths by Solomon What the Science Says Usage
"Climategate CRU emails suggest conspiracy" A number of investigations have cleared scientists of any wrongdoing in the media-hyped email incident. 1
"It's cosmic rays" Cosmic rays show no trend over the last 30 years & have had little impact on recent global warming. 1
"It's the sun"

In the last 35 years of global warming, sun and climate have been going in opposite directions

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"Ice age predicted in the 70s" The vast majority of climate papers in the 1970s predicted warming. 1
"It hasn't warmed since 1998" For global records, 2010 is the hottest year on record, tied with 2005. 1
"Climate's changed before" Climate reacts to whatever forces it to change at the time; humans are now the dominant forcing. 1
"It's cooling" The last decade 2000-2009 was the hottest on record. 1
"It's not bad" Negative impacts of global warming on agriculture, health & environment far outweigh any positives. 1
"We're heading into an ice age" Worry about global warming impacts in the next 100 years, not an ice age in over 10,000 years. 1

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