quotes tagged with 'globalwarming'

Global warming is an important issue and one which we should address. But there is no sense of proportion either in environmental terms, or indeed in terms of the other issues facing the world.
Author: Bjorn Lomborg, Source: http://www.tcsdaily.com/article.aspx?id=112806DSaved by cboyack in globalwarming 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Ambiguous scientific statements about climate are hyped by those with a vested interest in alarm, thus raising the political stakes for policy makers who provide funds for more science research to feed more alarm to increase the political stakes. After all, who puts money into science whether for AIDS, or space, or climate where there is nothing really alarming? Indeed, the success of climate alarmism can be counted in the increased federal spending on climate research from a few hundred million dollars pre-1990 to $1.7 billion today.
Author: Richard S. Lindzen, Source: "Climate of Fear," The Wall Street Journal, April 12, 2006Saved by cboyack in politics policy globalwarming lobby funding 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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