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Unformatted text preview: ils had been hacked, including mine, had not engaged in fraud or scientific misconduct. Despite these attacks, reality is catching up to our national conversation about climate change, and it is becoming harder to deny what the science has been telling us. Since the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports in 2007, new scientific findings have indicated that global warming is generally worse than we thought. Carbon emissions are higher than the IPCC projected, Arctic sea ice is melting at a faster-than-expected clip, and observed and projected sea levels are increasing. At the same time, advances in climate science have more definitively linked climate change to an increasing likelihood of many types of extreme weather events. UQ: Warming is Anthropogenic An undeniable scientific consensus has validated the existence of anthropogenic warming – projected carbon emissions are much higher than predicted and positive feedbacks are increasing at rapid rates Mann, prof of Meteorology and Geosciences @ Penn State University, director of the Penn State Earth System Science Center, awarded...
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2013 for the course PHILOSOPHY 303m taught by Professor Tye during the Fall '12 term at University of Texas.

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