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Scientists respond to Gore's warnings of climate catastrophe
Canada Free Press ^ | 6/12/06 | Tom Harris

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 ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: co2; environmnet; global; globalwarminglies; gore; liberalism; warming; zaq
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I would recommend sending this article to everyone in your e-address book.
1 posted on 06/14/2006 8:03:35 AM PDT by Jack Bull
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To: Jack Bull

Great article. Just the sort of thing I have been looking for.


2 posted on 06/14/2006 8:06:33 AM PDT by Bahbah (Democrat Motto: Why not the worst)
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To: Jack Bull; Dog Gone; Ernest_at_the_Beach; tubebender; dalereed

Thanks Jack Bull. I like it! I love it!! I want somemore of it!!!


3 posted on 06/14/2006 8:09:04 AM PDT by SierraWasp (California is MEXIFORNIA , MANANA!!! The European settlers suffer from GANG-GREEN, TODAY!!!)
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To: Bahbah

Pass it on. It really is an outstanding article on climate change.


4 posted on 06/14/2006 8:09:07 AM PDT by Jack Bull
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To: Jack Bull

I saw the movie Soylent Green from 1970 about what life would be like in 2020, the loony left got that one wrong too!


5 posted on 06/14/2006 8:09:24 AM PDT by Mikey_1962 (If you build it, they won't come...)
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Bookmarking


6 posted on 06/14/2006 8:11:00 AM PDT by Mo1 (DEMOCRATS: A CULTURE OF TREASON)
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To: Jack Bull
Great article.

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.

7 posted on 06/14/2006 8:13:23 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze
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To: Sgt_Schultze

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!


8 posted on 06/14/2006 8:16:13 AM PDT by Jack Bull
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To: Jack Bull
I can't read this article. I died in the "coming Ice Age" that Newsweek predicted in the 1970s... the one that would wipe out the Earth before the end of the century if we didn't change our evil capitalistic ways and join the Church of Timothy Leary.

And I died after the Cold War ended in mutually assured nuclear destruction, obliterating the plant.

I also died during the worldwide riots and upheaval after Y2K.

And the Bird Flu has killed me like 3 times already.

So, you just keep your facts off my hysteria, buddy!
9 posted on 06/14/2006 8:16:58 AM PDT by Thrusher ("...there is no peace without victory.")
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To: Sgt_Schultze

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!)


10 posted on 06/14/2006 8:17:51 AM PDT by Russ
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To: Jack Bull

Thank God that:

1. This imbecile Gore wasn't elected President.
2. That we have a President who can see through this BS.


11 posted on 06/14/2006 8:18:56 AM PDT by nikos1121
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To: Jack Bull
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.

I find that the latest PR approach is to acknowledge that there are dissidents to the "Global Warming" argument, but they are mischaracterizing their own argument and that of the dissidents.

Very few people disagree that the earth is getting warmer.

However, MANY of us believe it is due to natural circumstances and NOT man-caused. There is a ton of evidence to support the argument that global warming is
12 posted on 06/14/2006 8:20:16 AM PDT by Paloma_55 (I may be a hateful bigot, but I still love you)
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To: Thrusher

Great post.


13 posted on 06/14/2006 8:20:30 AM PDT by Russ_in_NC
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To: Thrusher

LOL. but then you didn't hear that because I'm dead many times over also (personally, it was the meteor that got me).


14 posted on 06/14/2006 8:21:48 AM PDT by BelegStrongbow
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To: Mikey_1962
I saw the movie Soylent Green from 1970 about what life would be like in 2020, the loony left got that one wrong too!

How do you know?

It ain't 2020 yet!

15 posted on 06/14/2006 8:24:06 AM PDT by Restorer
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To: Thrusher
SARS, Ozone Holes, and DDT got me. I'm on my fourth life and just doomed it by eating at Kentucky FRIED Chicken last night.
16 posted on 06/14/2006 8:29:08 AM PDT by eyedigress
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To: Jack Bull

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.


17 posted on 06/14/2006 8:30:12 AM PDT by driftless ( For life-long happiness, learn how to play the accordion.)
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To: Jack Bull

Thanks but there are none so blind as those that will not see, blinded by the MSM and ignorance. Tagline...


18 posted on 06/14/2006 8:30:49 AM PDT by dhuffman@awod.com (The conspiracy of ignorance masquerades as common sense.)
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To: TXFireman

ping


19 posted on 06/14/2006 8:33:44 AM PDT by Jonx6
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To: Restorer

Only 13.5 years...


20 posted on 06/14/2006 8:33:52 AM PDT by Mikey_1962 (If you build it, they won't come...)
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To: Thrusher

BUT..

You survived Alar, Ebola, and the killer bees!!!


21 posted on 06/14/2006 8:35:37 AM PDT by Mikey_1962 (If you build it, they won't come...)
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To: eyedigress
I'm on my fourth life and just doomed it by eating at Kentucky FRIED Chicken last night.

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.

22 posted on 06/14/2006 8:37:37 AM PDT by seasoned traditionalist
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To: seasoned traditionalist

76,000! Hell, I'd be happy with unlimited free visits to KFC for life. :^)


23 posted on 06/14/2006 8:42:08 AM PDT by eyedigress
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To: Jack Bull

I intend to pass it on as well as archiving it for the future.


24 posted on 06/14/2006 8:44:58 AM PDT by Bahbah (Democrat Motto: Why not the worst)
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To: Bahbah

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.


25 posted on 06/14/2006 8:46:28 AM PDT by Jack Bull
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To: Jack Bull

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.

Didn't happen.


26 posted on 06/14/2006 8:47:03 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: Jack Bull
From the article:

"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.


27 posted on 06/14/2006 8:48:59 AM PDT by far sider
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To: Paloma_55

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.


28 posted on 06/14/2006 8:50:43 AM PDT by RightWhale (Off touch and out of base)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

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..


29 posted on 06/14/2006 8:51:08 AM PDT by Paradox (Removing all Doubt since 1998!)
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To: Mikey_1962

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!


30 posted on 06/14/2006 8:51:27 AM PDT by Thrusher ("...there is no peace without victory.")
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To: Jack Bull
My favorite quote from this article:

Carter does not pull his punches about Gore's activism, "The man is an embarrassment to US science and its many fine practitioners, a lot of whom know (but feel unable to state publicly) that his propaganda crusade is mostly based on junk science."
31 posted on 06/14/2006 8:51:57 AM PDT by MarkeyD (Make Love, Not Cartoons. I really, really loathe liberals.)
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To: TXFireman

ping


32 posted on 06/14/2006 8:58:40 AM PDT by Jonx6
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To: Jack Bull

Thanks


33 posted on 06/14/2006 9:04:27 AM PDT by shield (A wise man's heart is at his RIGHT hand; but a fool's heart at his LEFT. Ecc. 10:2)
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To: Mikey_1962
I saw the movie Soylent Green from 1970 about what life would be like in 2020, the loony left got that one wrong too!

Don't count them out yet, it is only 2006, and they are working as hard as they can...

34 posted on 06/14/2006 9:04:59 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly.)
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To: Bahbah

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.


35 posted on 06/14/2006 9:05:06 AM PDT by ZULU (Non nobis, non nobis, Domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam. God, guts, and guns made America great.)
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To: Thrusher

And the deadly Swine Flu pandemic....


36 posted on 06/14/2006 9:05:25 AM PDT by Mikey_1962 (If you build it, they won't come...)
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To: Jack Bull


algore = gaia


37 posted on 06/14/2006 9:08:33 AM PDT by Para-Ord.45
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar
it was a documentary on how BUGS or insects were going to rule the world in the not too distant future. Didn't happen.

No. (bzzzz) it didn't. The insects (bzzzz) didn't take us over, one by one (bzzzz)

38 posted on 06/14/2006 9:12:49 AM PDT by agere_contra
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A 1000 votes in Florida and this would be the 6th year of the Algore Presidency.

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."

39 posted on 06/14/2006 9:17:45 AM PDT by SamAdams_Lite
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To: SierraWasp

I just read this on Drudge and said to my First Wife someone should post this on FR...


40 posted on 06/14/2006 9:28:05 AM PDT by tubebender (Some minds are like concrete, thoroughly mixed up and permanently set.)
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To: aflaak

ping


41 posted on 06/14/2006 9:32:43 AM PDT by r-q-tek86 (** Tagline Removed By Admin Moderator **)
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To: Jack Bull

bump


42 posted on 06/14/2006 9:38:20 AM PDT by manic4organic
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To: far sider
Geez, Algore is a dufus.

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.

43 posted on 06/14/2006 9:48:43 AM PDT by skeptoid
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To: BelegStrongbow

Bump


44 posted on 06/14/2006 10:16:34 AM PDT by Ditto
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To: Jack Bull

mmm


45 posted on 06/14/2006 10:20:04 AM PDT by maine-iac7 (Lincoln: "...but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.")
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To: Jack Bull
This article should be titled; The Inconvenient Facts
46 posted on 06/14/2006 10:21:01 AM PDT by maine-iac7 (Lincoln: "...but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.")
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To: tubebender; Paloma_55; Jack Bull; Boot Hill
I like this Paloma_55 post in conjunction with the Drudge item you found.

Jack Bull and Boot Hill... I just like the sound of those screen names, that's all... Of course my favorite is tubularbender person!!!

47 posted on 06/14/2006 10:35:21 AM PDT by SierraWasp (California is MEXIFORNIA , MANANA!!! The European settlers suffer from GANG-GREEN, TODAY!!!)
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To: Jack Bull
An Inconvenient Truth is not so much about global warming as it is about scaring folk into voting for democrats, AlGore in particular.

It won't work in that respect, but it will unfortunately help continue to charade of human-caused catastrophic climate change.

48 posted on 06/14/2006 10:39:29 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: Jack Bull
Previously posted.
49 posted on 06/14/2006 10:52:01 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Islam Factoid:After forcing young girls to watch his men execute their fathers, Muhammad raped them.)
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To: Thrusher

You mean you didn't die in the great swine fle epidemic of 1975?


50 posted on 06/14/2006 11:07:27 AM PDT by RedMonqey (Liberal Agenda : "You've got it, I want it, you owe me,")
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