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May 04, 2010


Rick Lowe

Very well written as usual Larry.
I hasten to add though that Laura Huggins and PERC rely on research as well.
That aside, very few minutes of her presentation was about Global Warming/Climate Change and your readers can watch it at You Tube at this link: http://bit.ly/cBXrAX
I think she did agree that earth is warming and has warmed 1 degree over the last one hundred years and that human carbon emissions is the smallest quantity of those emissions creating this warming effect.
She also recommended we adapt (is this where the two pints of view converge?) and referred us to read Cool It by Bjorn Lomborg. Info can be found here: http://bit.ly/16TKU

larry smith

Dr. Frank Ackerman of Tufts University wrote a detailed analysis for the peer-reviewed journal Climatic Change, outlining the many errors and biases in Lomborg's book.


Tom Burke, a visiting professor at Imperial and University Colleges, London, reviewed Lomborg's Copenhagen Consensus in the (Manchester) Guardian:


Here's an excerpt:

"The faith-based politics of the new right consistently claims the authority of science or economics whilst ignoring any evidence that does not conform to its pre-judgments."

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