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Indeed, the radiosonde measurements in particular – insofar as they have any credence – suggest quite the opposite. They suggest that water-vapour temperature feedback over the last 3 or 4 decades has been negative and would, if continued into the future, greatly reduce the warming caused by CO2. The book is chiefly concerned with how and why climatologists, and scientists generally, have gone overboard in their support for the disaster theory attached to “global warming”. ” It is hard to imagine a conclusion less congenial to the ruthless, dirigiste, scientifi c authoritarianism of the IPCC than that.

The definition of ‘respectable’ in the present context is a bit loose. It is close enough to saying that we are concerned with the set of complex numerical climate models that form the basis of the forecasts by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. There are a couple of other things worth saying about the diagram. First, it should be recognized that it refers to the temperature change that would be experienced once things have settled down after the doubling of CO2. The response of any system to any change takes a little time to complete and, in the case of Earth’s climate system, that time is of the order of a century or more – this mainly because of the vast amount of energy required to change the temperature of the oceans.

Far-future regional rainfall may indeed be inherently unpredictable. In terms of ‘hind-casts’, the Little Ice Age of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and the mediaeval warm period of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries do not emerge from model simulations – at least not without a lot of very suspicious artificial help. In other words it is not known if even those very large-scale climatic events were caused by something identifiable or whether they were random and inherently unpredictable fl uctuations emerging from the turbulence of the system.

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