Posted 28 March 2015

"Let me begin with a simple, and surely and incontrovertible, proposition. It is that the abundant availability of fossil fuels, combined with the wit that has allowed human beings to exploit them, is the greatest blessing ever to have been visited on the species. After all,...

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Posted 27 March 2015

"Accusing scientists of venal motives when they raise questions about climate has come to be what passes for scientific debate...This follows brazen political-style attacks on scientists because of their views on climate.  In particular there has been an aggressive assault qu...

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Posted 27 March 2015

"Nearly all governments currently view climate change and energy supply as closely related policy issues. Yet climate change issues are concerned with environmental hazards, whereas energy policy is concerned with supplying cheap, reliable and secure electricity supplies to i...

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Posted 26 March 2015

"Why do advocates of the dangerous warming hypothesis resort to ad hominem attacks? Is it to protect science?  If so, it is misguided. Progress in science depends heavily on research by skeptics. Or might the attacks be motivated by fear that people read skeptics' research an...

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Posted 26 March 2015

"Another such favorite theory, mistakenly offered as a fact , speculates we are now witnessing increasing anthropogenic ocean acidification, despite never determining if current pH trends lie within bounds of natural variability. Claims of acidification are based on an 'accep...

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