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Caught Red-Handed on Climate Change

ericynot Wrote: Jan 21, 2013 11:27 AM
Vic, As I said in my post, I'm not certain of anything. I just believe the scientific research I've seen is plausible. And I believe we have little to lose and much to gain by acting accordingly. Yes, returning to the temps we had during the Jurassic or Cretaceous periods would be catastrophic. Coastlines would be completely swamped (Texas, for instance, was once mostly underwater), agriculture would be devastated, etc. Mankind might not disappear, but things would get pretty rough.

A prominent global warming scientist, Peter Gleick, who was chairman of the ethics committee at the American Geophysical Union, admitted last year that he stole some documents- and he may have forged others- from the conservative think-tank the Heartland Institute. But that’s all in a day’s work for a work-a-day climate warrior. The important thing isn’t the quest for the truth in global climate research, but, as Charlie Sheen would say, winning. With winning comes cash.   

Because for some time it’s been clear, that in the climate debate, instead of actually accomplishing something worthwhile, all the attention will be...

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