Science Still Uncertain About Global Warming

Former Secretary of Energy James Schlesinger argues that the science about climate change is not yet "settled."
July 9, 2003, 1pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Despite the certainty many seem to feel about the causes, effects and extent of climate change, we are in fact making only slow progress in our understanding of the underlying science...We cannot tell how much of the recent warming trend can be attributed to the greenhouse effect and how much to other factors. In climate change, we have only a limited grasp of the overall forces at work...we are in danger of prematurely embracing certitudes and losing open-mindedness."

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Published on Monday, July 7, 2003 in The Washington Post
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