Skip to comments.Want to Disprove Man-Made Climate Change? A Scientist Will Give You $10,000 if You Can
Posted on 06/25/2014 12:24:02 PM PDT by Twotone
A physics professor is so fed up with the claims made by climate change deniers that he has launched a $10,000 Global Warming Skeptic Challenge.
The challenge issued by Dr. Christopher Keating, a professor who previously taught at the University of South Dakota and the U.S. Naval Academy, according to a news release, will award prize money to anyone who uses the scientific method to prove that human activity has not been a factor leading to climate change.
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Why feed a fool?
Also he’s engaging in the usual fraud of elastic terminology.
Why take the bait, anybody. Though he might be hooted at in independent commentary.
I see so the default position on the subject is that it’s true despite the fact that there’s no scientific evidence to support the theory. And, oh BTW, we should destroy our economy based on that default position?
How do you prove a negative?
As Charlie Rangel would say, “Chump change”. Is this all the fool is willing to lose? Why don’t he PUT SOME MONEY where his big mouth is. Ten grand isn’t worth anybody’s time.
Ever heard of the mini-ice age? The climate changes... even before the SUV.
Where do I pick up my check?
A “scientist” wants people to prove a negative? Didn’t he encounter a course in logic somewhere in his science education?
That’s what atheists argue.
Offer someone a sum that sounds large, but which is far less money than it would cost to do the comprehensive research work.
He is saying: "We have spent hundreds of millions of dollars building our castle in the air - we'll pay you ten thousand if you can dismantle it with one blow."
I would think it would be as hard to disprove it as it is to prove it. Climate changes. It’s done so throughout this planet’s history. It may well be changing now. But how much of that is the natural course of events and how much is due to man? I don’t know how you can quantify one over the other.
Please contact me here so I can tell you where to send my check.
God is doing it. If he can’t disprove God then pay up ahole.
LOL. How do you prove to a religious zealot that he worships a false god?
OLD 3-way incandesce light bulb, hold hand about 1 foot away, turn bulb on low, then medium, then high. Can a difference be felt?
From “Watch Mr. Wizard”.
Playing word games. Everything that physically happens in the world is a factor. The butterfly in the Amazon analogy.
He is very safe making the bet but it still proves nothing.
Nobody has definitively traced out “sensitivity mechanisms.” Nobody knows if the world is primed for negative feedback, positive feedback, or just to jolly well barge on doing what it wants to do, when it wants to do it, no matter who tries to help or hinder.
Conservative blog sites would have a great time. It could easily sink the AGW ship.
Dr. Keating must have a book coming out. “Look at me, everybody, look at me!”
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