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John Stossel questions the “consensus” regarding climate change

Posted by Poorsummary on October 20, 2007

Stossel reports on the actual facts surrounding climate change:

“Gore says that if we allow the globe to warm, ‘sea levels worldwide would go up 20 feet.’ Then he shows his audience terrifying maps of Florida and San Francisco submerged under rising sea levels. But the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which shared last week’s Nobel Prize with Gore, said that would probably take thousands of years to happen. Over the next 100 years, sea levels are expected to rise seven to 24 inches, not 20 feet.”

Read the whole article here.


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