Posted by: Grant | February 2, 2014

The UK Inquiry Into UNIPCC “Science”

A video of the UK parliamentary Inquiry into “the science”. Picking over the bones of the stillborn UNIPCC AR5.

A very long video – 3 hours – the sceptics (Professor Richard Lindzen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Nicholas Lewis, Climate researcher, and Donna Laframboise, Author ) seem to start at 1:39:30  – 11:07:40am GMT

HoC Energy and Climate Change Committee
Tuesday 28 January 2014 Grimond Room Meeting
started on Tuesday 28 January at 9.27am. Ended at 12.35pm


POSTSCRIPT – James Delingpole watched it all and published this acerbic critique
UK Telegraph
Climate science is for second-raters says world’s greatest atmospheric physicist
By James Delingpole
Last updated: January 29th, 2014

” …Three things stood out for me: the bullying, bluster and arrogance of the committee’s chairman Tim Yeo; the unnecessary rudeness of John Robertson MP (“Not a lot of people agree with you. You’ve had your chance to sell your book,” he told Donna Laframboise who had flown over from Canada especially to testify); and the wearied patience teetering on the brink of Olympian contempt of Dr Richard Lindzen, professor of atmospheric physics at MIT.

Lindzen, you rather felt, has really had quite enough of trying explain to idiots why it’s perfectly possible to “believe” in the existence of  anthropogenic global warming without feeling the urge to bomb the global economy back to the dark ages in order to mitigate it…. “


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