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The Scientific Case for Modern Anthropogenic Global Warming

John W. Farley

Abstract


Most Americans today believe that the burning of fossil fuels is causing global warming, but not everybody agrees. Climate contrarians proclaim that global warming is not occurring at all, or that it is occurring but is entirely natural, i.e., that the anthropogenic (human) contribution to global warming is negligible. The contrarian ranks include the well-known radical journalist Alexander Cockburn, who forcefully proclaimed anthropogenic global warming to be a myth in three articles published in 2007 on the CounterPunch Web site and in The Nation

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Climate Change; Ecology

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14452/MR-060-03-2008-07_5

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