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“I'm opposed to Kyoto because I don't see it doing much. It's not a matter of opposing action on climate change. I just think we need to do a lot more than Kyoto ever would have accomplished.”
If Conservative MP and Environment Committee Chair Bob Bills is sincere in this view, as reported today in the Globe and Mail, then we can expect the Tories to surpass Canada's Kyoto commitments promptly, as part of executing a more thorough and aggressive climate remediation campaign. Surely.
Less than half Americans believe global warming is due to human activities, according to a recent report from the Pew Center for People and the Press.
But he misses a couple of arguments, at least.
First, if you surveyed all those legitimate scientists who accept or contest the theory of anthropogenic global warming and then quoted them proportionately, the deniers would get to comment, but only very, very rarely.
Choosing one person on one side and one on the other - as journalists so often do - makes it appear that the scientific community is evenly divided, that there is a hot debate. As Naomi Oreskes demonstrated in Science , no such debate exists in serious scientific literature.