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Climate Misinformer: William Kininmonth

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Climate Myth What the Science Says
"In light of the recent global temperature record it is appropriate to ask the government – as indeed, Senator Fielding has - why 1998 remains the warmest year in the record and why global average temperatures have persisted at about the same value (0.4oC above the 1961-1990 average) since 1997."
8 August 2009 (Source)
For global records, 2010 is the hottest year on record, tied with 2005.
"Carbon dioxide levels have continued to rise but global temperatures have flat-lined since 1997."
8 August 2009 (Source)
There is long-term correlation between CO2 and global temperature; other effects are short-term.
"There is rising recognition that introduction of a carbon tax under the guise of "cap and trade" will be personally costly, economically disruptive to society and tend to shift classes of jobs offshore."
29 April 2009 (Source)

The benefits of a price on carbon outweigh the costs several times over.

"...despite rising carbon dioxide concentrations, global warming seems to have taken a holiday."
29 April 2009 (Source)
The last decade 2000-2009 was the hottest on record.
"The greenhouse effect is real, as is the enhancement due to increasing carbon dioxide concentration. However, the likely extent of global temperature rise from a doubling of carbon dioxide is less than 1C. "
29 April 2009 (Source)
Net positive feedback is confirmed by many different lines of evidence.

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