Another Zinger from Singer: Can The Movie Be Far Behind?

Fri, 2006-11-10 14:16Ross Gelbspan
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Another Zinger from Singer: Can The Movie Be Far Behind?

In a new book, veteran skeptic S. Fred Singer claims that global warming is perfectly nature, unrelated to human-generated carbon emissions and caused by variations in solar intensity. Ooops!

Singer and his co-author, Dennis Avery, contend rising sea levels won't swamp coastal cities “because 90 percent of the world's remaining ice is in the melt-resistant Antarctic.” Ooops again!

Singer inverts the consensus understanding of more than 2,000 scientists that carbon dioxide traps in heat. Rather, Singer proclaims, heat releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Yet another Ooops!

But then Singer has a reputation for ALWAYS telling the truth.

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For more than a year, oil giant BP has waged a massive public relations battle to convince Americans that the company has been bamboozled by the oil spill claims process relating to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig blowout.

This BP PR campaign has involved full-page newspaper ads paid for...

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