Skip to comments.Scientists respond to Gore's warnings of climate catastrophe
Posted on 06/14/2006 8:03:32 AM PDT by Jack Bull
Scientists respond to Gore's warnings of climate catastrophe
"The Inconvenient Truth" is indeed inconvenient to alarmists
"Scientists have an independent obligation to respect and present the truth as they see it," Al Gore sensibly asserts in his film "An Inconvenient Truth", showing at Cumberland 4 Cinemas in Toronto since Jun 2. With that outlook in mind, what do world climate experts actually think about the science of his movie?
Professor Bob Carter of the Marine Geophysical Laboratory at James Cook University, in Australia gives what, for many Canadians, is a surprising assessment: "Gore's circumstantial arguments are so weak that they are pathetic. It is simply incredible that they, and his film, are commanding public attention." But surely Carter is merely part of what most people regard as a tiny cadre of "climate change skeptics" who disagree with the "vast majority of scientists" Gore cites? No; Carter is one of hundreds of highly qualified non-governmental, non-industry, non-lobby group climate experts who contest the hypothesis that human emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) are causing significant global climate change.
"Climate experts" is the operative term here. Why? Because what Gore's "majority of scientists" think is immaterial when only a very small fraction of them actually work in the climate field... (click link above to read on)
(Excerpt) Read more at canadafreepress.com ...
Great article. Just the sort of thing I have been looking for.
Thanks Jack Bull. I like it! I love it!! I want somemore of it!!!
Pass it on. It really is an outstanding article on climate change.
I saw the movie Soylent Green from 1970 about what life would be like in 2020, the loony left got that one wrong too!
From further into the body...
Appearing before the Commons Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development last year, Carleton University paleoclimatologist Professor Tim Patterson testified, "There is no meaningful correlation between CO2 levels and Earth's temperature over this [geologic] time frame. In fact, when CO2 levels were over ten times higher than they are now, about 450 million years ago, the planet was in the depths of the absolute coldest period in the last half billion years." Patterson asked the committee, "On the basis of this evidence, how could anyone still believe that the recent relatively small increase in CO2 levels would be the major cause of the past century's modest warming?"
Patterson concluded his testimony by explaining what his research and "hundreds of other studies" reveal: on all time scales, there is very good correlation between Earth's temperature and natural celestial phenomena such changes in the brightness of the Sun.
I recommend the entire article.
Yep. This is one of those I wish every American (especially those in school) would read. I hope the talk show hosts find it and read it. Please pass on to friends....and enemies!
Gore was on Larry King last night. I'm sure King will have a couple of these scientists on to give the other side (BWAHAHAHA!)
Thank God that:
1. This imbecile Gore wasn't elected President.
2. That we have a President who can see through this BS.
LOL. but then you didn't hear that because I'm dead many times over also (personally, it was the meteor that got me).
How do you know?
It ain't 2020 yet!
So massive has been the disinformation and outright lying by the global warming proponents that I have had a tough time convincing even some Republicans that the global warming hysteria has its detractors. I have one that I will personally give a copy of this article to.
Thanks but there are none so blind as those that will not see, blinded by the MSM and ignorance. Tagline...
Only 13.5 years...
You survived Alar, Ebola, and the killer bees!!!
I hope you live in Philadelphia, then you've hit the "jackpot."
In case you haven't heard, some wacko has filed an Class Action suit alleging (and I'm paraphrasing) that KFC willingly withheld information from public that their Fried Chicken contained copious amounts of "Trans fatty acids" and is asking for $76,000 for EVERYONE who ate at a KFC (ought to make it interesting trying to prove that one) in the past 3 years.
76,000! Hell, I'd be happy with unlimited free visits to KFC for life. :^)
I intend to pass it on as well as archiving it for the future.
If anyone has an e-mail list to talk show hosts, RNC, media outlets, etc., it would be great to send this on. I'll do it if anyone has such a list.
Does anyone remember a film from about 1970 or 71 titles THE HELSTROM CHRONICLES? it was a documentary on how BUGS or insects were going to rule the world in the not too distant future.
"Had the IPCC used the standard parameter for climate change (the 30 year average) and used an equal area projection, instead of the Mercator (which doubled the area of warming in Alaska, Siberia and the Antarctic Ocean) warming and cooling would have been almost in balance."
Geez, Algore is a dufus.
Looks like the result of a complex motion. It could be a 100,000 year solar cycle, in which we are just beginning a period of slow descent, or it could be a huge cloud of cometary debris just coming around again to block out the sun for a while.
I absolutely remember that movie. It was awesome! At the time, however, I thought of it more as Sci-Fi than a documentary. Truth is though, that the bugs may well inherit the earth, while the rest of us cruise to the stars..
Oh, how could I forget the invasion of the killer bees! There were like 15 episodes of "20/20" reporting on the impending doom of the killer bees!
Don't count them out yet, it is only 2006, and they are working as hard as they can...
There are actually THREE issues here:
1) Is global warming occuring?
2) If so, is this global warming part of a general trend or a "blip" in the climatological record?
3) If global warming IS occurring, is it due to human agency or other natural cyclical factors?
I think that if Algore would breath a little less, the CO2
level of the atmosphere would be significantly reduced.
And the deadly Swine Flu pandemic....
algore = gaia
No. (bzzzz) it didn't. The insects (bzzzz) didn't take us over, one by one (bzzzz)
With the economy in the tank after Algore vetoed another tax reduction, and the US reeling from another terrorist attack in NYC and US troops ground down in Afghanistan, Sadaam Hussein enriching uranium, negotiations with Iran at a standstill, Algore is now threating to take over industries that have not lived up to Kyoto standards."
I just read this on Drudge and said to my First Wife someone should post this on FR...
Indeed he is.
Kudos for posting this graphic. It will help readers visualize what a colossal blunder ALGORE is propagating!
Once again, I'm reminded of the disaster we barely escaped in the 2000 Presidential election.
Jack Bull and Boot Hill... I just like the sound of those screen names, that's all... Of course my favorite is tubularbender person!!!
It won't work in that respect, but it will unfortunately help continue to charade of human-caused catastrophic climate change.
You mean you didn't die in the great swine fle epidemic of 1975?
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