Daily Archives: June 3, 2019

“Climate science” is multi-disciplinary; Not limited to a self-identified “elite” group

The talking point is often made that “the majority of climate sciences” believes this or that or that someone is not a “climate scientist.” For example,

“Both of those researchers say that humans play a minimal role in climate change, a position rejected by the vast majority of climate scientists.” click here

Actually, the author of this article does not have a clue what “the vast majority of climate scientists.” No one does because the study of climate and changes in climate is a multidisciplinary field. The study of climate and climate changes extends well-beyond counting tree rings and government-funding of elaborate computer models. There is no credible way to know what “the majority of climate scientists” without asking all “climate scientists”.

As food for thought, here is a slide listing disciplines where climate and climate changes are studied.

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Expansion of wind and solar energy results in greater dependency on fossil fuels

“While it may seem counterintuitive, the expansion of wind and solar energy necessarily leads to the preservation and eventual growth in fossil fuel energy generation. This “paradox” hasn’t gone unnoticed. As good business practice, fossil fuel companies are now actively advocating for and investing in wind and solar technologies.” click here