Tom Harris reviews the current state of research in the field of climate science. He finds that there is no consensus in the area, and that many qualified experts dispute predictions of an impending climate crisis.
When the political affiliations of the most outspoken participants are examined, be they special interest lobbyists, scientists, politicians, media or even ordinary citizens, political polarization is readily apparent.
“While activists had finally succeeded in getting most politicians to sing from the same song sheet – the Earth supposedly stands on the brink of a man-made climate catastrophe, leaders recited one after another at the United Nations climate conference in December – environmental groups have totally failed to convince governments to take actions that are even remotely commensurate with the alleged threat. “
Has climate change frenzy created a colussus built on sand? There is a diversity of risk analyses being carried out by investors in today’s climate change market place. Practically without exception, all of these organizations, many of them among the most successful and respected in the world, completely ignore the risk that the very foundation of all of these activities might be shown to be faulty.