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Climate Misinformer: Christopher Monckton

Christopher Monckton is a British consultant, policy adviser, writer, columnist, and hereditary peer. While not formally trained in science, Monckton is one of the most cited and widely published climate skeptics, having even been invited to testify to the U.S. Senate and Congress on several occasions.

For a comprehensive rebuttal of many of Christopher Monckton's arguments, check out this presentation by Professor John Abraham. Abraham has compiled many examples where Monckton misrepresents the very scientists whose work he cites. Check out this PDF of Monckton quotes versus the scientists who in their own words explain how Monckton misrepresents their research.

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The Abdication of the West

Date: 9 December 2010

Arguments by Monckton vs What the Science Says
"CO2 limits will harm the economy"

The benefits of a price on carbon outweigh the costs several times over.

"Hansen's 1988 prediction was wrong"

Jim Hansen had several possible scenarios; his mid-level scenario B was right.

"IPCC is alarmist"

Numerous papers have documented how IPCC predictions are more likely to underestimate the climate response.

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