Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Dr Roy W. Spencer: The Global Warming Inquisition Has Begun

A new “study” has been published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) which has examined the credentials and publication records of climate scientists who are global warming skeptics versus those who accept the “tenets of anthropogenic climate change”.

Not surprisingly, the study finds that the skeptical scientists have fewer publications or are less credentialed than the marching army of scientists who have been paid hundreds of millions of dollars over the last 20 years to find every potential connection between fossil fuel use and changes in nature.

After all, nature does not cause change by itself, you know.

The study lends a pseudo-scientific air of respectability to what amounts to a black list of the minority of scientists who do not accept the premise that global warming is mostly the result of you driving your SUV and using incandescent light bulbs.

Full article here

It's interesting to note that this "study" counts Roger Pielke Snr as a sceptic, when he isn't, and NASA's James Hansen as a supporter of the IPCC position when he clearly is not, being of the opinion that it isn't alarmist enough.

More here

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