Re: Global warming myths (was: Kyoto, Driving our car)

Michael Lorrey (
Wed, 10 Dec 1997 08:27:08 -0500 wrote:
> I wrote:
> > >Expanding the time frame as shown
> > >by the balloon measurements does appear to confirm the warming trend.
> > Did you find a source for those? They just state it and don't provide
> > a link. I'll check the NASA site.
> Ah, found it; shows a graph
> from the fifties to nineties; assuming it's accurate, the temperature
> measured by balloons has dropped nearly 1C in that time. Of course if
> you cut off the ends the temperature rises rather than falls, but this
> is what's so dubious about greenhouse science; you can prove anything
> by choosing the right dates.

Ah, much like when Gun Control Inc. hired U Chi profs to go over FBI
stats from 1979-92 to "prove" that right to carry laws increase crime.
When the whole dataset proved the opposite, they fired the profs and
hired other people to cherry pick the data to fit their preconceived

There are lies, damn lies, and statistics.....

			Michael Lorrey
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