Burt Rutan and Climate Change. In early , The Wall Street Journal published a letter supposedly from 16 scientists saying there was no need to worry about. Elbert Leander “Burt” Rutan Credentials B.S. Aeronautical Wall Street Journal opinion piece titled “No Need to Panic About Global Warming. the New York Academy of Sciences;; Burt Rutan, aerospace engineer, The first myth in the article is the well-worn “global warming stopped.

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Inhofe also sews doubt about climate change through creativity, imagination, and excellent use of props. Topics Environment Climate change: However, recent research by Loeb et al. Comedy Climate change comment. Shaviv has published some research on galactic cosmic rays, and Kininmonth bugt Tennekes published a couple of climate-related papers in the s although most of Tennekes’ research as been in aeronautics.

Burt Rutan and Climate Change

Although he tends to be quite conservative about the costs of climate change relative to other economists, Nordhaus still supports putting a price on carbon emissions.

Not a climate science reference, but a unique perspective – An engineering critique of the activist climate scientists and their process of data gathering, processing and presentation. Global Warming Continues The first myth in the article is the well-worn ” global warming stopped in [insert year] “.

To gloss over these complexities with the simplistic “CO2 is plant food” argument is an insult to the readers’ intelligence. That was very disappointing to say the least. Loading comments… Trouble loading? Their informed opinions are the ones we should heed when it comes to climate science, not those of astronauts and physicians. Written for the ” Global Warming Policy Foundation “.

The 15 year-old Swede put world leaders to Although the climate denialist blogs have labeled them ” luminaries ” and ” prominent scientists “, the list is actually quite underwhelming. It’s also worth noting that National Academy of Science members truly prominent scientists signed an opposite letterurging action to address climate change.


New York University survey results of glkbal with climate expertise when asked under what circumstances the USA should reduce its emissions The article references work by economist William Nordhaus to try and justify climate inaction. As they tend to do from time to time in an effort to distract from the climate science consensusa group of scientists warmingg are also wafming “skeptics” have published an opinion-editorial op-edtrying to make the case against taking action to address climate change.

What happens when we shed our pro-science bias and start respecting creativity, flair, hunches and guts as much as knowledge, expertise, data and brains? Inhofe sees a lot of similarities between those who worry about the threat posed by climate change and those who worry about the threat posed by Jewish people: It also has sections on climate adaptation and scientific consensus.

Among the 16 scientists who signed a Wall Street Journal op-ed titled No Need to Panic About Global Warming, only four had published peer-reviewed research related to climate change. Schmitt, Apollo 17 astronaut and former U. I can only assume they either completely ignorant of the economics on the issue or are willfully misstating my goobal.

I was unaware that Rutan held those views.

The fake skeptics then repeat one of Lindzen’s favorite mythsthat the Earth has warmed less than predicted by the IPCC. Relative to the alternative inaction and trying to adapt to the damaging consequnces of climate changeCO2 limits will help the economy.

If he could have supported them in a factual way he might have come off better,but in the end he appeared to be simply parroting the denier party line.

Lindzen is the only climate scientist of note on the entire list, and is mainly noteworthy for his history of being wrong on climate issues. The earnest, cherubic face of Greta Thunberg preaching common sense to the UN climate talks in Katowice was a memorable sight.

We can only hope that this is the case. The fact that only 16 scientists and engineers signed this letter casts serious doubt on this assertion. In reality, the quote simply referred to the fact that while warmming planet is warming, we do not have adequate global monitoring to determine where all the heat is going.


Adobe pdf version – 6. Bob Lacatena at Get DeSmog News and Alerts. What makes these skeptical renegade scientists so valuable is that they are driven by ulterior motives — mostly greed — and not rktan pro-science agenda.

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New research, NovemberArchives Climate Hustle. These are apparently the best and brightest the climate denialists can come up with these days? German Institute for Economic Research and Watkiss et al. The first myth warmimg the article is the well-worn ” global warming stopped in [insert year] “. Do follow their advice: Order by newest oldest recommendations.

The Latest Denialist Plea for Climate Change Inaction Posted on 31 January by dana As they tend to do from time to time in an effort to distract from the climate science consensusa group of scientists who are also climate “skeptics” have published an opinion-editorial op-edtrying to make the case against taking action to address climate change.

John Hartz at In reality, because its emissions endanger public health and welfare through its impacts on climate change, by definition CO2 is a pollutant according to the US Clean Air Act. When we actually listen to what Nordhaus has to gurtthe picture looks very different:. This is simply untrue – in fact, the IPCC climate predictions have been amongst the most accurate thus farmuch better than Lindzen wxrming his fellow fake skeptics have done Figure 2.

If I need heart surgery, I’m not going to allow a warmin to perform it, even if it’s the best dentist in the world. Rutsn particular myth is primarily based on ignoring the fact that failing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will have a tremendous cost, much greater than the cost of action Figure 3.