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There are 2 comments on Climate Change Skepticism May Hinge on Personal Experience

  1. Isn’t any opinion or belief based on personal experience? The PNAS article deals specifically with how our perception of Climate Change may affect our skepticism. In failing to be specific, the title of this note seems to state the obvious.

  2. The average temperature change since the mid-18th centuryhas been ~0.75oC. That is an insignificant ~0.3% increase in temp. and the corresponding variance of the temp. distribution. An ~0.3% increase in ice melting rate is all that can be expected from that increase in the average and variance, as the distribution applies globally, and any weather events involving precipitation will only have an energy ~4% higher due to the phase change involved. What folks are looking at is essentially the same weather that would have occurred had man never burned anything.

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