Do you file this under  "Oops!" or is it best filed under "Busted Again!" ?

A recent study published in the Journal of Climate found that the United Nations’  climate change models overestimate global temperature increases by  30% to 45%.

Remember all that chatter about "it's settled science" and the calls for those who would dare to even question man-made climate change "should be imprisoned"?  Remember that?   How does that square with this new information?

One of the study authors says, “Our results imply that, for any future emissions scenario, future warming is likely to be substantially lower than the central computer model-simulated level projected by the IPCC, and highly unlikely to exceed that level.”

Settled science?

Is this study just a fluke or an outlier?  An article in the Patriot Post maintains,                   "... estimates are in line with the similarly low estimates reported by climatologists Thorsten Mauritsen of Max Planck Institute for Meteorology and Robert Pincus of the University of Colorado in the July 2017 issue of Nature Climate Change.”

Mike Tannura of T-Storm Weather notes, “We have have yet another example demonstrating the absurdity of the often repeated phrase “settled science.”

Stay tuned

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