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The Fox News Channel ran a special two-hour edition of “Special Report with Bret Baier” last night (Wednesday) that covered a wide range of topics, including our release of Climate Change Reconsidered II: Physical Science, a massive 1,018-page report explaining why global warming is not a crisis. The program started at 5:00 p.m. CST, the segment on global warming ran around 5:20 p.m. CST, and it featured footage of Dr. Willie Soon and me in Fox’s Chicago studio.
The clip below has been posted on YouTube:
Please do me the favor of forwarding this to friends and posting the link on your Facebook page. I think it does a nice job cutting through all the propaganda and hype to explain why man-made carbon dioxide is not causing dangerous climate change. This clip is something you can share with family and friends to start a conversation.
At one point in the program I’m shown laughing because Dr. Soon (who is a brilliant astrophysicist and very entertaining guy) was doing a riff on how ridiculous it is for the IPCC to claim to be ever-more confident in its predictions, even as every climate model it relies on FAILED to predict the 16-year lull in warming. The IPCC – and all the mainstream media and environmental extremists who cite it uncritically — really have become a joke in the scientific community.
The climate models, the theory of man-made global warming, and the IPCC all assert that temperature should rise in concert with carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere. That connection may be stronger or weaker for a few years, as other factors temporarily alter global temperatures, but it can’t just disappear for 16 years without the theory coming under serious challenge. They have no answer other than appeals to authority (and you trust the United Nations, don’t you?) and personal attacks on the scientists who are brave enough to speak out.