Burt Rutan and Climate Change. In early , The Wall Street Journal published a letter supposedly from 16 scientists saying there was no need to worry about. Elbert Leander “Burt” Rutan Credentials B.S. Aeronautical Wall Street Journal opinion piece titled “No Need to Panic About Global Warming. the New York Academy of Sciences;; Burt Rutan, aerospace engineer, The first myth in the article is the well-worn “global warming stopped.

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It stands as a living testament to how even a successful, driven and intelligent man can be so violently ravaged warmibg the onset of Dunning-Kruger disease in its advanced stages.

When hell freezes over? The Physical Science Basis. New research, NovemberArchives Climate Hustle. These are apparently the best and brightest the climate denialists can come up with these days?

If not, we will be in one of those gloomy scenarios. The second myth is that Kevin Trenberth’s quote-mined comment ” The fact is that we can’t account for the lack of warming at the moment and it is a travesty that we can’t ” is an admission that global warming stopped.

When we actually listen to what Nordhaus has to saythe picture looks very different:.

Burt Rutan on Climate Change

Not a climate science reference, but a unique perspective – An engineering critique of the activist climate scientists and their process of data gathering, processing and presentation. The Consensus Project Website. Adobe pdf version – 6. Its alarmists can use it to destroy US global competitiveness through Cap and Trade taxes. We can only hope that this is the case. In reality, it’s the same sort of Gish Gallop we’ve come to expect from climate denialists.

This is why there is a consensus among economists with expertise in climate that we should put a price on carbon emissions Figure 4. Aside ruttan continuing to misunderstand that the “missing heat” is about having an inadequate global climate observational network mainly because we don’t have good measurements of deep ocean heatobservational data have demonstrated that water vaporand likely cloudsare indeed positive feedbacks.


Many, including Burt Rutan, have experience in fields entirely unrelated to climate science. Loading comments… Trouble loading? The lack of expertise and numerous conflicts of interest aside, let’s evaluate their arguments on their own merits or more accurately, lack thereof. My work has long taken the view that policies to slow global warming would have net economic benefits, in the trillion of dollars of present value.

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He does hold numerous aircraft patents, however. The senator made headlines in February when he addressed the Senate and said: It also has sections on climate adaptation and scientific consensus. In fact, it only includes four scientists who have actually published climate research in peer-reviewed journals, and only two who have published climate research in the past three decades.

Among the 16 scientists who signed a Wall Street Journal op-ed titled No Need to Panic About Global Warming, only four had published peer-reviewed research related to climate change. That was very disappointing to say the least.

Shaviv has published some research on galactic cosmic rays, and Kininmonth and Tennekes published a couple of climate-related papers in the s although most of Tennekes’ research as been in aeronautics.

Climate Heroes and Villains of Topics Environment Climate change: However, recent research by Loeb et al. Inhofe sees a lot of similarities between those who worry about the threat posed by climate change and those who worry about the threat posed by Jewish people: As they tend to do from time to time in an effort to distract from the climate science consensusa group of scientists who are also climate “skeptics” have published an opinion-editorial op-edtrying to make the case against taking action to address climate change.

Commenters other than Angliss provide Rutan with a great deal of supplementary information demonstrating that many of his claims are indefensible – and in his responses to them in comments which are not found in the summary post linked at 52 he ducks, weaves and gallops with the best of them. The 15 year-old Swede put world leaders to Inhofe also sews doubt about climate change through creativity, imagination, and excellent use of props.


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The signatories of this newest letter are also worth noting for their lack of noteworthiness. Rktan Institute for Economic Research and Watkiss et al. Where the future is now! When we actually listen to what Nordhaus has to saythe picture looks very different: Brian Angliss does a superb job of trying to discuss science with Burt Rutan, Engineer to Engineer like, and Burt Rutan exposes himself as a ideologically driven demagogue he seems to have become – refusing to acknowledge anything other than his own shallow rutna points.

Use the controls in the far right panel to wagming or decrease the number of terms automatically displayed or to completely turn that feature off. Perhaps the greatest doubter of climate change is Senator and Environment and Public Works Committee chair Jim Inhofe, who makes his case not with data globwl evidence but with conviction, true grit and Holocaust analogies.

If we boil down this op-ed to its basics, we’re left with a letter signed by only two scientists with peer-reviewed climate research publications in the past three decades, which exhibits a serious rjtan of understanding of basic climate concepts, and which simply regurgitates a Gish Gallop of long-worn climate myths.

Get DeSmog News and Alerts. As usual, the article is little more than a regurgitation of a number of climate myths we have debunked at Skeptical Science. Increasing CO2 in the climate also changes temperatures, precipitation, drought and flood frequencies, and a number of other factors which impact plant growth.

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