Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Global warming problems or Michael Crighton is too tall

  1. Mar 17, 2007 #1
    We haven't discussed that climate debate in New York the other day about the motion:

    "Global warming is not a crisis."

    If it wasn't for the posture of Michael Crighton, the alarmists may have won according to Gavin Schmidt:


    But they didn't.

    The full transcript:


    The wrap up:

    For our USA friends the debate will be aired at:

    WNYC at http://www.wnyc.org/ (23 Mar 2:00PM) all local times, not GMT

    KQED at http://www.kqed.org/ (28 Mar 8:00PM)

    KJZZ at http://www.kjzz.org/ (25 Mar 3:00PM)

    WDUQ at http://www.wduq.org/ (8 Apr 6:00PM)
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 17, 2007 #2


    User Avatar

    Very nice, Andre, this looks like something that deserves a through look-at.
  4. Mar 17, 2007 #3
    Right, Mac, lots of food for thoughts there. About Gavin's point system for instance. Avoid the most dangerous discussion by making it ridiculous. The more dangerous, the more points. A most exemplary fallacy. Curiously enough, the same Gavin cautions against fallacies. It's a strange world.
  5. Mar 17, 2007 #4
  6. Mar 17, 2007 #5
    Right, okay, formally we don't know. The Summary for Policy makers of the fourth assessment report does not mention it and the report itself is not redressed yet to the new political wishes.

    Informal we can predict with a rather high accuracy that those type of scientific research results are ignored/disdained like this one for instance:


    about directly produced warming effects affecting the temp records, opposing the greenhouse effect.
  7. Mar 22, 2007 #6


    User Avatar

  8. Apr 4, 2007 #7


    User Avatar

Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?

Similar Discussions: Global warming problems or Michael Crighton is too tall
  1. Global warming debate (Replies: 6)

  2. Global warming (Replies: 3)