Berkeley Physicist's Climate Findings Score Political if Not Scientific Points

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Richard Muller, a physicist at the U. of California at Berkeley, said at first that his findings should end skepticism about whether the earth is getting warmer. Then he said they weren't so conclusive after all.
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