The control of information is something the elite always does,
particularly in a despotic form of government…
If you can control information, you can control people.

–Tom Clancy

Today's global warming is well within historic range

cartoon caveman iceage endingUS President Barak Obama vows action on climate change with the declaration "none can avoid the devastating impact of raging fires and crippling drought and more powerful storms".

It was an appeal using rhetoric and not science because the most severe impacts of these natural disasters come from the challenge of managing increased population or changed population demands, not changes in the events per se.

Norway data shows Earth’s global warming less severe than feared

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New estimates from a Norwegian research project show meeting targets for minimizing global warming may be more achievable than previously thought.

After the planet’s average surface temperature rose through the 1990s, the increase has almost leveled off at the level of 2000, while ocean water temperature has also stabilized, the Research Council of Norway said in a statement on its website. After applying data from the past decade, the results showed temperatures may rise 1.9 degrees Celsius if Co2 levels double by 2050, below the 3 degrees predicted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.