Friday, September 14, 2007

More cracks in the “warming is humans’ fault” consensus « Bookworm Room

re: "... The text speaks for itself: //[begin quote] Global warming is an entirely natural phenomenon and its effects can even be beneficial, according to two leading researchers. /Recent climate change is not caused by man-made pollution, but is instead part of a 1,500-year cycle of warming and cooling that has happened for the last million years, say the authors of a controversial study. /Dennis Avery, an environmental economist, and Professor Fred Singer, a physicist, have looked at the work of more than 500 scientists and concluded that it is very doubtful that man-made global warming exists. /They also say that temperature increase is actually a good thing as in the past sudden cool periods have killed twice as many people as warm spells... [snip]... [end quote]// Incidentally, the fallout from the hysteria is suddenly beginning to fall fast. In my regular Stratfor letter, which comes from Strategic Forecasting, Inc., I learned that organizations are trying to slow the reliance on biofuels, because that reliance is itself causing trouble..."...

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