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Old 12-27-2010, 11:42 PM
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Default Re: Science Saturday: Christmas Optimism Edition (John Horgan & George Johnson)

Originally Posted by Simon Willard View Post
I would love to hear a vigorous debate between knowledgeable scientists about whether global warming is the most important story of all time, or just a minor annoyance. This means no wild-eyed environmentalists and no global warming deniers. Something like Hansen's position vs. Dyson's position is what I have in mind.
Surely there is quite a difference between the story and the occurrence.
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