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Climate "Deniers" Winning the War

LShaw Wrote: May 30, 2012 7:01 PM
The proponents have lost is the public’s confidence, after a campaign of exaggeration which has come back to haunt them. Global temperature hasn’t increased since the 1990s, even though CO2 has continued to increase. And now it seems that even rising levels of CO2 may not be due to humans. No amount of bureaucratic rhetoric will erase what’s become obvious,conceded by even one of the gurus who had promoted such exaggeration.

“We are winning the war,” was a phrase I heard repeatedly this week. Congressman Sensenbrenner, Vice Chair of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, said: “We won on these issues because we were right.”

Which war? The war that brought together more than 60 scientists from around the world—including astronauts,  meteorologists, and physicians; politicians—comprising the Congressman, a head of state, and a member of the European Parliament; and policy analysts and media for two-and-a-half days in Chicago, in a battle over climate change and the belief that there needs to be real science—more “about honest debate than...

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