A Few Things Ill Considered

Archives for February, 2006

Action on Global Warming is Suicide

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: The kind of drastic actions required to mitigate Global Warming will risk the destruction of the global economy and the deaths of potentially billions of people. Answer:

Why Should the US Join Kyoto?

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: Why should the US join Kyoto while India and China haven’t? Answer:

Kyoto is Ineffective

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: The Kyoto treaty, even if fully implemented, would only save us about a tenth of a degree of future temperature rise many decades from now. What a…

What’s Wrong With Warm Weather

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: The Earth has had much warmer climates in the past, what is so special about the current climate? It seems like a generally warmer world will be…

They Predicted Cooling in the 1970’s

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: The alarmists were predicting the onset of an Ice Age in the 70’s, now it’s too much warming! Why should we believe them? Answer:

Volcanos Emit More CO2

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: One good volcanic eruption puts out more CO2 than a decade of human emissions. It is ridiculous to think reducing human CO2 will have any effect. Answer:

Climate Scientists Hide Water Vapor

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: Climate scientists never talk about water vapor, which is the strongest greenhouse gas, because it undermines their CO2 theory. Answer:

This is Just a Natural Cycle

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: The current warming is just part of a natural cycle. Answer:

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: It was just as warm in the Medieval Warm Period (MWP) as today, in fact Greenland was green and they were growing grapes in England. Answer:

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: It was even warmer than today during the Holocene Climatic Optimum without any human influence. Answer: