2007-12-20 Over 400 Prominent Scientists Disputed Man-Made Global Warming Claims in 2007

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Date: 2007-12-20
Link: http://epw.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=Minority.SenateReport
Author: Marc Morano (writingscat)
Source: US Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (articlescat)
Topics: global warming denial James Inhofe
Categories: global warming denial James Inhofe


U.S. Senate Report: Over 400 Prominent Scientists Disputed Man-Made Global Warming Claims in 2007

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Over 400 prominent scientists from more than two dozen countries recently voiced significant objections to major aspects of the so-called "consensus" on man-made global warming. These scientists, many of whom are current and former participants in the UN IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), criticized the climate claims made by the UN IPCC and former Vice President Al Gore.

The new report issued by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee's office of the GOP Ranking Member details the views of the scientists, the overwhelming majority of whom spoke out in 2007.

Even some in the establishment media now appear to be taking notice of the growing number of skeptical scientists. In October, the Washington Post Staff Writer Juliet Eilperin conceded the obvious, writing that climate skeptics "appear to be expanding rather than shrinking." Many scientists from around the world have dubbed 2007 as the year man-made global warming fears "bite the dust." (LINK) In addition, many scientists who are also progressive environmentalists believe climate fear promotion has "co-opted" the green movement. (LINK)

Follow-up: The 2008 update to this report claims "More Than 650 International Scientists".

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Scientists on the list (have these been removed or retracted?):

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“Over 400 prominent scientists from more than two dozen countries recently voiced significant objections to major aspects of the so-called "consensus" on man-made global warming.”

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