Is Global Warming a Fact?
What is concisely referred to as global warming, is a fatal mistake of the present time.
- Václav Klaus
In the beginning, only a few certain individuals were actually skeptical of Global Warming. Numerous scientific and political authorities had already reached a consensus that Global Warming was caused by man, and presented a eminent danger to both human civilization and planet Earth itself. At the time, the few brave critics of this 'consensus' were roundly ridiculed by the powers that be, which included a substantial number of reputable journalists. Indeed, the news media accepted Global Warming without question. Now, in the second decade of the third millenium, those few global warming 'deniers' may well have been right after all and they have been joined by a growing number of scientists in their skepticism that the Earth is experiencing unprecendented increases in temperature due to man-made activity. At least two national figures, one a politician, the other an economist, have gone so far as to deem Global Warming as a hoax, a fraud that should be 'denied' by all concerned. Their statements read as follows:
Private industry and governments around the world have spent trillions of dollars in the name of saving our planet from manmade global warming....Mounting evidence suggests that claims of manmade global warming might turn out to be the greatest hoax in mankind's history.
- Walter E. Williams
With all of the hysteria, all of the fear, all of the phony science, could it be that man-made global warming is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people? It sure sounds like it.
- James M. Inhofe
Far more troubling is the increasing understanding among at least some observers that Global Warming was, is, and will continue to be an actual scientific mistake, a deliberate attempt to prove something that just was not true at all. Call it a fraud or a scandal, or perhaps even an honest mistake. Regardless of the labels, a growing number of actual scientists are voicing their increasing concern over the so-called 'science' of Global Warming. These experts have some particulary harsh criticism concerning this subject, which was, until recently, considered by many to be a scientific 'fact', an 'inconvenient truth' in the words of one of the most famous environmental activists- former Vice President Albert Gore, Jr. Here is what at least some scientists have to say most recently about Global Warming:
[Global Warming is] the biggest ever scientific fraud.
- Andrei Kapitsa
Global warming is the greatest and most successful pseudoscientific fraud I have seen in my long life as a physicist.
- Harold Lewis
[Global Warming is] worst scientific scandal in the history.... When people come to know what the truth is, they will feel deceived by science and scientists.
- Dr. Kiminori Itoh
Global warming -- at least the modern nightmare vision -- is a myth. I am sure of it and so are a growing number of scientists. But what is really worrying is that the world's politicians and policy makers are not.
- David Bellamy
Global warming is indeed a scam, perpetrated by scientists with vested interests, but in need of crash courses in geology, logic and the philosophy of science.
- Martin Keeley
To put it bluntly, the great man-made global warming catastrophe that was predicted has been canceled! And that is a victory for science.
- Marc Moran
These are some fairly strong words, coming from a diverse array of individuals who seem to know what they are talking about. It seems that the scientific 'consensus' concerning Global Warming is actually non-existent as more and more of the public have begun to have serious doubts about its actual validity.
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Disaster movies such as 2012 and The Day After Tomorrow are unrealistic and the science behind them is often mistaken. Sometimes even illiogical - the Terminator has been designed to sweat, but I don't notice it when people sweat, so wouldn't it have been better for him if he didn't?
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