Some scientists brave enough to go against flow

I must respond to John Elson’s letter of Dec. 9 in which he dismisses the opinion of Tom Fletcher on climate change.

Yes many scientists trot out the government mantra but who provides funding to scientists? It’s a brave scientist who disagrees with the hand in the public purse. Some are brave enough to disagree and go against the bias shown by most media outlets.

CO2 is exhaled by humans and is critical to life yet it is called ‘carbon pollution’ in fact the earth and plants need more CO2. Without it people would starve and, in the past, CO2 concentrations have been 10-15 times higher, nothing catastrophic happened. It is plant food.

As for temps, El Nino and La Nina play a huge part – 2016 will be declared as hot as 2015, even slightly hotter because El Nino did not vanish until the middle of the year. But it is almost certain that next year, large falls will measured over the oceans exactly as happened after the end of the last very strong El Nino in 1998. There has been no significant warming in 18 years….it is called weather and fluctuations in temps have been happening since the big bang.

Meanwhile, we are being ripped off by governments who slap taxes on anything and everything under the guise of climate change. All that will happen is the regular Joe will be finding it harder to pay for renewable energy because it is extremely expensive to maintain. So time will tell how much of this propaganda is true or false.

In fact, James Hanson the father of global warming has just done a little backpeddling by announcing “The dangerous threshold of greenhouse gases is actually lower than what we told you a few years ago. Sorry about that mistake. It does not always work that way. Sometimes our estimates are off in the other direction, and the problem is not as bad as we thought.”

Jane Davies,

Campbell River

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