Monday, February 08, 2016

Quote of the Week - “Misleading, inaccurate and in breach of Paris”

Quote of the Week - James Hansen, a former NASA scientist known for his testimony to US Congress in 1988 that arguably put concern about climate change on the map, said he was stunned by the announcement.

"Holy shit! That is unbelievable," he said. "Is a conservative denier government in power?

"This seems to be a clear-cut case of shooting the messenger with the bad news.  However, the messenger is needed to figure out what to do about the problem."

'Misleading, inaccurate and in breach of Paris': CSIRO scientist criticises cuts by Adam Morton, Peter Hannam & Marcus Strom, Brisbane Times, Feb 5, 2016

Read original article at 2016 SkS Weekly Digest #6

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