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Global Warming: Beyond Certainty

Global Warming

A spoon full of laughter

Although I believe that the process known as Global Warming is taking place, I recognize that the theory is (as of September 2006) at a stage that necessitates a scrutiny and counter scrutiny which can only benefit science. As an American, however, I envy Canadians and others in being governed by a greater pragmatism. Science loves absolute certainty; pragmatism knows well the importance of certain enough. An uncontested affirmation of Global Warming will elude posterity because its being successfully halted resembles its never having been; and devastation could as easily be attributed to the crest of some primeval cycle.

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