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Senator Inhofe: Global Warming Alarmism Reaches A "Tipping Point"

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October 26, 2007: Senator Inhofe addresses the Senate floor for two hours on the tipping point of climate alarmism (full text| video clip 1 | video clip 2). Scott Armstrong’s Global Warming Challenge to Al Gore, along with the Green and Armstrong’s global warming paper (2007) were both mentioned when citing challenges to climate model accuracy:

Internationally known forecasting pioneer Dr. Scott Armstrong of the Ivy League University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, challenged Gore to a $10,000 bet in June over the accuracy of climate computer models predictions. Armstrong and his colleague Professor Kesten Green of the University of South Australia, found: “Claims that the Earth will get warmer have no more credence than saying that it will get colder.” According to Armstrong, the author of “Long-Range Forecasting,” the most frequently cited book on forecasting methods.: “Of 89 principles [of forecasting], the [UN] IPCC violated 72.”

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October 26th, 2007 at 9:32 pm