it’s getting hot in here

In the US, the National Academy of Sciences released its report to Congress today. The conclusion?

The Earth is the hottest it has been in at least 400, maybe more.

The National Academy of Sciences studied tree rings, corals and other natural formations, in part, to conclude that the heat is unprecedented for potentially the last several millennia.

Human activities are responsible for much of the recent warming, the Academy says.

The study was commissioned by Congress, in part to refute the attack by US House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee chair Joe Barton on the climate scientists who created the long term model of global temperature change (the hockey stick). Is the debate over (or more importantly, the attack on scientists)? If you think yes, then I have some real estate in southern Florida that I’d like to sell you…

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