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Climate Change 95: An Appraisal

September 1, 1997
By Vincent Gray M.A. Ph.D.

Those accustomed to seeing scientific data presented using measures of precision-such as mean and standard deviation-will be disappointed with Climate Change 95, which is laden with such imprecise and unscientific terms as estimate (including best

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Those accustomed to seeing scientific data presented using measures of precision-such as mean and standard deviation-will be disappointed with Climate Change 95, which is laden with such imprecise and unscientific terms as estimate (including best estimate),guess (including best guess), tend towards, could be largely due to, and essentially the same as. This lack of precision makes it easier to exaggerate the extent of climate change, and to claim unjustified agreement of climate data with computer models.

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