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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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He currently serves as Scaled Composites’ Chief Technical Officer and following his retirement, will assume the title of founder and chairman emeritus. While it’s true that in a controlled setting like a greenhouse, increased CO2 levels will generally improve plant growth, the global climate is not so simple. My bias is based on fear of Government expansion and the observation of AGW data presentation fraud – and not based on any financial or other personal benefit.

Many, including Burt Rutan, have experience in fields entirely unrelated to climate science.

The first myth in the article is the well-worn ” global warming stopped in [insert year] “. That was very disappointing to say the least. 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. It would not surprise me if it did.

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. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Show 25 25 50 All. New research, NovemberArchives Climate Hustle. Various global temperature projections vs.

In fact, it only includes four scientists who have actually published climate research in peer-reviewed journals, and only two who have published climate research in the past three decades. I was unaware that Rutan held those views. Byron Smith at The fact that only 16 scientists and engineers signed this letter casts serious doubt on this assertion.

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And rutxn of psychological projection – Rutan’s schtick is big on AGW communicators engaging in “data presentation fraud” which he argues inappropriately scares the punters – but warimng own anti-AGW slide deck is so full of it, it’s difficult to find one single slide discussing science that presents a fair view of the data.

The senator made headlines in February when he addressed the Senate and said: He also wrote a book titled The Greatest Hoax: Settings Use the controls in the far right panel to increase or decrease the number of terms automatically displayed or to completely turn that feature off. When we gobal listen to what Nordhaus has to saythe picture looks very different: Dr Michaels is so passionate and committed to his work, he has a habit of deleting or distorting data.

Global Warming – Burt Rutan

Some of the best skeptical scientists have the freedom to be so precisely because they are not climate scientists and are unfettered by familiarity with the subject. If he could have supported them in a factual way he might have come off better,but in the end he appeared to be simply parroting the denier party line. I can only assume they either completely ignorant of the economics on the issue or are willfully misstating my findings. The Physical Science Basis.

If I need heart surgery, I’m not going to allow a dentist to perform it, even if it’s the best dentist in the world. Adobe pdf version – 6. Although the climate denialist blogs have labeled them ” luminaries ” and ” prominent scientists “, the list is actually quite underwhelming. It also ignores the other adverse impacts of increasing CO2, like ocean acidification.

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T he liberal media and an overwhelming majority of scientists would have us believe that there is no real debate about climate change. If this is the best today’s climate fake skeptics can do, perhaps, as Patrick Michaels suggeststhey are losing the battle.

Denying the Consensus The op-ed begins with the wholly unsupported assertion that: In reality, it’s the same sort of Gish Gallop we’ve come to expect from climate denialists. What makes these skeptical renegade scientists so valuable is that they are driven by ulterior motives — mostly greed — urtan not a pro-science agenda. Relative to the alternative inaction and trying to adapt to the damaging consequnces of climate changeCO2 limits will help the economy.

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Burt Rutan’s comprehensive report on Global Warming science fraud: He claimed to present data that proved global warming was false. The film showcases scientists, economists, politicians, writers, and others who are sceptical of the scientific consensus on anthropogenic global warming.

As usual, the article is little more than a regurgitation of a number of climate myths we have debunked at Skeptical Science. If you have warmijg 1.

John Hartz at Bob Lacatena at The “concerned scientists” then follow with the myth that Warminb limits will harm the economy. In reality, because its emissions endanger public health and welfare through its impacts on climate change, by definition CO2 is a pollutant according to the US Clean Air Act. Gish Gallop of Fake Facts 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.

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.

Positive Feedbacks The denialist op-ed continues to confuse the issue by claiming ” Moreover, why should we care what these few self-proclaimed “distinguished scientists and engineers” think we should do about climate change?

However, recent research by Loeb et al. Virtually all of the climate science experts agree that actions warmiing address global warming are needed.

It marginalizes those of us who challenge the scientific status quo — the data dogma, or the Big Brain of Big Brother. If not, we will be in one of those gloomy scenarios.