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Global Warming is Real; But Not Everything is Caused by Global Warming

The IntersectionBy Chris MooneyJun 11, 2007 5:27 PM

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I've ben a bit tied up and unable to blog yet today. Thankfully Sheril has taken up some of the slack. I'll have an entry later, but in the meantime, definitely check out this cool post by frequent Intersection commenter Fred Bortz. Bortz is drawing on a recent article in American Scientist by two glacier experts (including Philip W. Mote who I've interviewed in the past about Pacific Northwestern snowpack loss) on how Mt. Kilimanjaro has been used as an inappropriate icon of global warming. The article argues that while many glaciers are melting, and while global glacial retreat has indeed been linked to climate change, Kilimanjaro seems to have something more complicated and subtle going on....

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