MCP Alternative Explanations Resources
What’s Wrong With The Argument ‘The Climate Is Always Changing.’ NPR All Things Considered,
Links to resources organized by Key Question
Key Question 1: What is our current understanding of the cause of global warming?
Key Question 2: What has been the global temperature trend over the last two million years?
Key Question 4: What are the scientific explanations regarding the main competing hypotheses that have been offered to explain the 20th – 21st Century global warming trend?
A. Milankovitch Cycle
B. Sun Spots & Solar Irradiance
C. Volcanic Activity
D. The El Niño Southern Oscillation
E. Atmospheric Greenhouse Gas Concentrations
Key Question 5: Why is the claim of a global warming slowdown this Century bogus?