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Climate Misinformation by Source: Bob Carter

Bob Carter was a geologist specializing in palaeontology, stratigraphy, marine geology, and environmental science (1942-2016).

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Carter in Canberra

URL: http://www.quadrant.org.au/blogs/doomed-planet/2011/08/carter-in-canbe...
Date: 30 August 2011

Arguments by Carter vs What the Science Says
"Climate sensitivity is low" Net positive feedback is confirmed by many different lines of evidence.
"Climate's changed before" Climate reacts to whatever forces it to change at the time; humans are now the dominant forcing.
"CO2 is not a pollutant"

Through its impacts on the climate, CO2 presents a danger to public health and welfare, and thus qualifies as an air pollutant

"CO2 limits will make little difference"

If every nation agrees to limit CO2 emissions, we can achieve significant cuts on a global scale.

"It hasn't warmed since 1998"

Every part of the Earth's climate system has continued warming since 1998, with 2015 shattering temperature records.

"It's cooling" The last decade 2000-2009 was the hottest on record.
"It's not bad" Negative impacts of global warming on agriculture, health & environment far outweigh any positives.
"There is no consensus"

97% of climate experts agree humans are causing global warming.

"There's no correlation between CO2 and temperature" There is long-term correlation between CO2 and global temperature; other effects are short-term.

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