A Skeptical View of Global Warming

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A Skeptical View of Global Warming
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, climate scientists know “with virtual certainty” that human action has affected the atmosphere of the Earth, in potentially negative ways (EPA Online, para. 2). One main source of this influence is in the emission of polluting gases such as carbon dioxide, which has been extensively studied. However, despite the strong scientific efforts being made today to produce more and more detailed examinations of the negative impact of human activity on the Earth and the climate change that seems to result from this activity, important uncertainties remain that are worthy of consideration. This paper will first present a short overview of the generally accepted...
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.....y natural (as some argue), but it requires those who argue for the global warming hypothesis to explain why the current changes cannot be natural, which they have not done.
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