[ExI] [wta-talk] Richard Lindzen on climate hysteria
alfio.puglisi at gmail.com
Tue Aug 4 20:38:36 UTC 2009
On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 9:01 PM, Mirco Romanato<painlord2k at libero.it> wrote:
> The hysteria I was writing about is this:
Your two lists are revealing!
To understand them, note first that the introductory text is
incorrect. They both start saying: "climate “scientists have been
claiming....", while instead collecting headlines mostly from popular
They do switch between doom predictions of cooling and warming, and
are as such a good example of the "hysteria" you describe.
But, they mix many citations from newspapers with a few citations from
scientific journals.and official organizations.
Guess what, all the scientific citations are on the warming side!
Except for a single quote from New Scientists, all the cooling/warming
switches and exaggerated warnings were made by newspapers and popular
press, not scientific research.
> It appear this is nothing new, apart for the clueless.
The moral from your "hysteria" lists: don't use newspapers as a guide
in scientific matters, and especially to decide how much clue you, or
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