Plants Need CO2 To GrowJuly 24, 2012
Illiteracy at NASA
Source: World Climate Report
Apparently NASA should start distributing dictionaries to the authors of its press releases.
And here is a quote from within the release:
Now, according to our version of Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, "unprecedented" is defined as:
So, while it may be meteorologically interesting that a series of high pressure ridges had passed over Greenland this summer with largest and warmest of these parking over the island for a few days in mid-July and raising the temperature to near the melting point of ice all the way up to the summit of Greenland's ice cap-it is not a type of event which is unique. Rare perhaps, but not unprecedented.
** For additional peer-reviewed scientific references and an in-depth discussion of the science supporting our position, please visit Climate Change Reconsidered: The Report of the Nongovernmental Planel on Climate Change (www.climatechangereconsidered.org), or CO2 Science (www.co2science.org).