A common ruse among global warming deniers is to blame that warming on the sun. RealClimate takes the most recent example of this to task. Perhaps the main inconsistency in the claim is that nighttime temperatures are rising more than daytime temperatures. If global warming is due to the sun, then one would expect the opposite. Those scientists and non-scientists arguing such points are often intellectually dishonest. They simply do not admit conflicting data or conclusions and therefore do not have to deal with inconvenient facts.
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