Addressing Al Gores statement that carbon dioxide contributes to the rising global temperatures, Representative Joe Barton from Texas said, “You’re not just off a little, you’re totally wrong,”
According to the Heartland Institute, Richard J. Trzupek is a chemist who has been employed as an environmental consultant more than 25 years. He specializes in air quality issues, has participated in the development of environmental legislation and regulation and is currently principal consultant at Trinity Consultants based in Illinois.
Trzupek in a yet another “Scientist” who seems legit but denies the facts, and the Heartland Institute is the same organization who put up this billboard and more. (see link)
Physicist Freeman Dyson has been a giant in his field for decades. But the British-born, Princeton-based professor has gained notoriety for his “heretical” views on climate change. He claims current models are too simplistic to capture what’s really going on. In March, he was featured in the NYT Magazine for his controversial opinions.
“The idea that global warming is the most important problem facing the world is total nonsense and [the idea]is doing a lot of harm.”
“Just because you see pictures of glaciers falling into the ocean doesn’t mean anything bad is happening…It’s part of the natural cycle of things.”
The following statements were written on Ebells own bio on his own site implying they were accomplishments:
“In March 2010, the Financial Times called Mr. Ebell ‘one of America’s most prominent climate-change skeptics.’ …Greenpeace featured Mr. Ebell and three of his CEI colleagues in ‘A Field Guide to Climate Criminals’ distributed at the UN climate meeting in Montreal in December 2005.”
“Dr. Bjorn Lomborg commented, ‘Myron Ebell may be enemy #1 to the current climate change community.’ …Ebell works for the free-market thinktank Competitive Enterprise Institute and, according to his own bio, has been called a climate ‘criminal’.”
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Glen Beck’s take on climate change
While promoting the book in 2004, Crichton stated, “I’m saying that environmentalists are fomenting false fears in order to promote agendas and raise money.” In fairness, Crichton did not argue that the world was not getting warmer, just that there was no evidence to determine if the changes were man-made.
On ABC’s This Week in July, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist was asked to explain the extreme summer heat wave in the absence of global warming. “One word: summer,” said Will. “I grew up in central Illinois in a house that had no air conditioning. What is so unusual about this? We’re having some hot weather. Get over it.”