More Fodder for Denialists!

Extract from the evidence of Dr. Richard Peltier before the Canadian Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources.

There are careers to be made by proving that any particular piece of this argument concerned with the global warming process is wrong. . . .  any legitimate argument . . .  is investigated . . .  by legions of different scientists seeking to prove or disprove the validity of the argument . . . [Science] is a highly competitive process in which all ideas are tested because it is in the best interests of any scientist who can [demonstrate]. . . generally accepted wisdom . . .  to be untrue. . .”

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CFC’s and Cosmic Rays are to blame!

In 2010 4RG commented on the research of a University of Waterloo Scientist under the title “Who says that the science was settled?”   Here are the observations in our blog:

“Andrew Bolt, an Australian commentator whose words appeared in the Herald Sun, headlined his commentary on the research of Qing-Bin Lu, a Waterloo University Professor of Physics and Astronomy with these words.  Mr. Bolt has written even more scathing remarks about those who consider climate change a risk to the Earth.  Another of his columns was headed “Climategate: A Warmist Conspiracy Exposed?

Let’s stick with the work of Professor Qing-Bin.  His findings are that CFC’s have contributed more to climate change than CO2 emissions, a finding that does not agree with other research. That conclusion in itself does not suggest that there is no climate change, and that CO2 is not a contributor to this change. His work suggests that with the banning of CFC’s the risk has been reduced.

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