Yes, the "I Knew That But I Am Still Right" syndrome.:-)<quoted text>
No you wouldn't, because the AGW scientists would then claim they predicted a recovery, but that it's only temporary.
The simplicity of "Climate Science" 'claims' are only eclipsed by the enormous complexity of the Earth's Climate System.
The most complex system science has ever attempted to understand. And a single control knob we call CO2 can fine tune Earth''s... I mean Man's Climate to what ever the consensus happens to desire. It boggles the mind as to why more people do not question this orthodoxy.