By Spike Hampson:
The climate cult has gotten out of hand. It now threatens to prevail in politics by convincing the ignorant that the science is settled.
Anybody who has a basic understanding of the science knows that it is not settled. A number of inconvenient facts seriously undermine the idea that catastrophic global warming caused by humans is about to overwhelm us. Here are three of them:
- Emissions of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere are causing far less heating than the climate models have been predicting.
- There is no scientifically reputable method for measuring the human contribution to carbon dioxide emissions relative to emissions from natural sources.
- Measured sea level rise in recent decades is insufficient to account for the alarmist forecasts about the amount of rise by the end of the century.
As long as the general public is unaware of realities such as these, the cultists will continue to proselytize using emotional appeals about saving the world and moralistic shaming of any who disagree.
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