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Is climate change real? Show more Show less
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It is the topic of our times, with changing weather around the world. Is the climate actually changing or are these global warming signals misunderstood and misattributed to natural cycles. Can we know if climate change real? Or is climate change a conspiracy of the left?

We can't know for sure if climate change is real Show more Show less

There is a lot of uncertainty in the data on global warming, and some scientists and experts disagree on the subject. It is just too hard to know for sure.
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The climate and nature are just too big for us to understand

We can't really know for sure what is happening with climate change because the climate and earth systems are too complex for us to understand.
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The Argument

We can’t truly say if climate change is real or not because nature is so diverse and facts about it change over time. Scientists haven’t explored all the depths of the oceans and there are even forests that haven’t been fully explored.

Counter arguments

Just because there’s things about nature that science doesn’t know, doesn’t mean that what scientists know now is false. There are many things that scientists have determined about nature that indicate that climate change is real, for example, the depletion of the ozone layer over the Arctic.[1]

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Premises

[P1] We can’t know if climate change is real because there are still things that science doesn’t know about nature.

Rejecting the premises

[Rejecting P1] Although science doesn’t know everything about nature, it doesn’t mean science is ignorant about everything concerning nature.

References

  1. https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2019/2019-ozone-hole-is-the-smallest-on-record-since-its-discovery
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