Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Lindzen in Newsweek -- Real Climate on the Case

Real Climate casts a cold eye on a piece by Richard Lindzen (a perennial climate-change denialist) in Newsweek.

"As part of a much larger discussion on Learning to live with Global Warming in Newsweek recently, the editors gave some space for Richard Lindzen to give his standard 'it's no big deal' opinion. While we disagree, we have no beef with serious discussions of the costs and benefits of various courses of action and on the need for adaption to the climate change that is already locked in.

"However, Lindzen's piece is not a serious discussion.

"Instead, it is a series of strawman arguments, red-herrings and out and out errors....

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