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If one scientist was enough for Einstein…

23 April 2019

2:27 PM

23 April 2019

2:27 PM

How many scientists do you need to demonstrate to policymakers in words they can understand that CO2 is not a pollutant, nor a driver of global warming – with empirical evidence? Here is one more being exceptionally clear – not that it will make any difference now, in the reign of the climate change cult.

In this 16-minute video, we see Ian Clark’s prepared statement, including slides shown, before the Senate Standing Committee on Energy, The Environment, and Natural Resources. Dr Clark is Professor in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Ottawa. “Solar activity of the last hundred years, over the last several hundred years correlates very nicely on a decadal basis, with sea ice and Arctic temperatures,” he says. He’s been saying it and proving it with scientific evidence, for years.

Australia’s eminent geologist, Ian Plimer, has written books on the subject, based on empirical evidence. Yet Australian policymakers have preferred to listen, it seems, to the alarmist and constantly unrealised doomsday prophesies of Tim Flannery, whose scientific credentials were established when he discovered dinosaur fossils on the southern coast of Victoria. In 1985 he played a role in the groundbreaking discovery of Cretaceous mammal fossils. The specific name of the Greater Monkey-Faced Bat, Pteralopex flanneryi, honours Flannery.

As Albert Einstein pointed out, it wouldn’t take a hundred authors to prove him wrong. “Why 100 authors?” he asked. “If I were wrong, then one would have been enough.”

That would be true of the alarmist argument about global warming – if it were not a cult, impervious to reason and real science.

Illustration: Wikipedia.

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