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2013-05-28 23:26:31

In response to multiple inquiries from media and global warming advocates, Friends of Science issue this release to expose the statistical manipulation evident from the break down of the Cook

Survey: 97 Percent Of Scientists Say Global Warming Due To Human Activity
2013-05-17 08:47:14

An analysis of thousands of peer-reviewed studies published over more than two decades reveals a growing consensus that climate change is caused by human activity.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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