Inhofe: Out of Mind but Not Out of Sight

Sat, 2007-05-19 12:49Ross Gelbspan
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Inhofe: Out of Mind but Not Out of Sight

Growing Number of Scientists Convert to Skeptics After Reviewing New Research

By EPW Blog (Posted by Marc Morano, chief aide to Sen. James Inhofe)

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Following the U.S. Senate's vote on a global warming measure, it is an opportune time to examine the recent and quite remarkable momentum shift taking place in climate science. Many former believers in catastrophic man-made global warming have recently reversed themselves and are now climate skeptics.

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I am almost sure that Inhofe released a news release with exactly the same names on it last year. I haven’t checked, but I am 99% certain. (Reid Bryson has been denying since the 1990s)
I followed the link in the post and I guess I was naive. I had no idea that communications on a U.S. government linked site were so juvenile and blatantly antagonistic. Sadly, since the Cons took over in Ottawa we’ve rapidly descended to nearly the same level in Candada. Luckily the momentum really has shifted away from those in Lame duck Bush’s camp. Likewise here. Most of the real deniers are older and the die-off will begin in earnest in a decade or so but they’ll hopefully retire much sooner and fewer and fewer seem to be willing to take their place.
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Disruption

This is a guest post by Zach Roberts.

As a documentary producer, I watch more than my fair share of environmental protest documentaries — probably about 20 a year. And almost all of them have the same, vague message: we need to do something!

Their scenes re-play like a bad video montage in my mind: earnest young people speaking at podiums, boring climatologists rambling on about the coming end of the world, forest fires, melting ice shelves, you know how it goes. In the lefty journalism world, we call this “preaching to the choir.”

Then there's Disruption,...

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