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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The signatories of this newest letter are also worth noting for their lack of noteworthiness. He claimed to present data that proved global warming was false. The fake skeptics then repeat one of Lindzen’s favorite mythsthat the Earth has warmed less than predicted by the IPCC. These are apparently the best and brightest the climate denialists can come up with these days? Media Matters reported on the 16 scientists who signed the Op-Ed, and found that most of them have not published any research in the area of climate science.

The first myth in the article is the well-worn ” global warming stopped in burh year] “.

It would not surprise me if it did. Dr Michaels is so passionate and committed to his work, he has a habit of deleting or distorting data. 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 rutaan.

When we actually listen to what Nordhaus has to saythe picture looks very different:.

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Many, including Burt Rutan, have experience in fields entirely unrelated to climate science. 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. Shaviv has published some research on galactic cosmic rays, and Kininmonth and Tennekes published a couple of climate-related papers in the s although most of Tennekes’ research as been in aeronautics. Where the future is now!

It’s also worth noting that National Academy of Science members truly prominent scientists signed an opposite letterurging action to address climate change. Brian’s even tempered issue focused approach is a thing of beauty. Just when we thought the op-ed letter couldn’t get worse, these fake skeptics have the gall to suggest that we “follow the money,” because climate “alarmism” supposedly brings bountiful research funding, “an excuse for governments to raise taxes”, “big donations” for environmental groups, and other similar tinfoil-hattery.


Virtually all of the climate science experts agree that actions to address global warming are needed.

The 15 year-old Swede put world leaders to Show 25 25 50 All. Global Warming Continues The first myth in the article is the well-worn ” global warming stopped in [insert year] “. Aside from continuing to misunderstand that the “missing heat” is about having an inadequate global climate observational network mainly because brut don’t warminv good measurements of deep ocean heatobservational data have demonstrated that water rutsnand likely cloudsare indeed positive feedbacks. Climate Heroes and Villains of My bias is based on wadming of Government expansion and the observation of AGW data presentation fraud – and not based on any financial or other personal benefit.

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. New research, NovemberArchives Climate Hustle. Know-it-all scientists and their followers all share an extreme, elitist, pro-science, pro-reason bias, which clouds their judgment and threatens the very fabric of our democracy.

Who said climate skeptics’ hunches don’t pack a punch?

Increased carbon dioxide has, however, markedly increased plant growth. It also ignores the other adverse impacts of increasing CO2, like ocean acidification.

Positive Feedbacks The denialist op-ed continues to confuse the issue by claiming ” T he liberal media and an overwhelming majority of scientists would have us believe that there is no real debate about climate change.

If not, we will be in one of those gloomy scenarios. In reality, the quote simply referred to the fact that while the planet is warming, we do not have adequate global warmihg to determine where all the heat is going. He also wrote a book titled The Greatest Hoax: This 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.


In this case, rutwn fake skeptics have inserted “the last 10 years. BEST land-only surface temperature data green with linear trends applied to the timeframes totototototo bluebuet to red. Comedy Climate change comment. It stands as a living testament to how even a successful, driven and intelligent man can be so violently ravaged by the onset of Dunning-Kruger disease in its advanced stages. Commenters other than Angliss provide Rutan with a great deal of supplementary information demonstrating that many of his claims are indefensible – and in his responses to them in comments which are not found blobal the summary post linked at 52 he ducks, weaves and gallops with the best of them.

The film showcases scientists, economists, politicians, writers, and others who are sceptical of the scientific consensus on anthropogenic global warming. After making a number of unsubstantiated and false assertions about the “growing number” of climate “skeptics,” the letter then lays out what they see as the evidence supporting their fake skepticism.

The second myth is that Kevin Trenberth’s quote-mined comment ” The fact is that we can’t account for the lack of warming at the moment and it is a travesty that we can’t ” is an admission that global warming stopped. This is simply untrue – in fact, the IPCC climate predictions have been amongst the most accurate thus farmuch better than Lindzen and his fellow fake skeptics have done Figure 2.

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New York University survey results of economists with climate expertise when asked under what circumstances the USA should reduce its emissions. That was very disappointing to say the least. Do follow their advice: 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:. I was unaware that Rutan held those views.

The lack of expertise and numerous conflicts of interest aside, let’s evaluate their arguments on their own rhtan or more vlobal, lack thereof.