Tuesday, July 31, 2012

New review concludes global warming often decreases temperature extremes

Full report available here

One of the projected negative consequences of global warming is a concomitant increase in climatic variability, including more frequent hot weather events. It is a relatively easy matter to either substantiate or refute such claims by examining trends in extreme temperatures over the past century or so; because if global warming has truly been occurring at an unprecedented rate over the past hundred years, as climate alarmists claim it has, temperature variability and extreme temperature events should be increasing, according to them. In prior summaries we have investigated this issue as it pertains to North AmericaEurope, and Asia. In the present review, we investigate how it pertains to other locations across the globe.

The review concludes,

Contrary to the contention of the IPCC, therefore, real-world data from various locations around the world, as described above, demonstrate that global warming is often accompanied by a  decrease in temperature extremes, which for agriculture is generally a positive development.

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