Skip to comments.31,000 Scientists Rejecting Global Warming Theory to be Named Monday
Posted on 05/19/2008 10:00:16 PM PDT by newbie2008
The names of over 31,000 American scientists that reject the theory of anthropogenic global warming are to be revealed on Monday.
Although this will occur at the National Press Club in Washington, DC., it seems a metaphysical certitude media will completely ignore the event.
Isn't it ironic, dontcha think?
As announced Thursday by PR Newswire via StreetInsider.com:
Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine (OISM)
Who: Dr. Arthur Robinson of the OISM
What: release of names in OISM "Petition Project"
When: 10 AM, Monday May 19
Where: Holeman Lounge at the National Press Club, 529 14th St., NW, Washington, DC
Why: the Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine (OISM) will announce that more than 31,000 scientists have signed a petition rejecting claims of human-caused global warming. The purpose of OISM's Petition Project is to demonstrate that the claim of "settled science" and an overwhelming "consensus" in favor of the hypothesis of human-caused global warming and consequent climate damage is wrong. No such consensus or settled science exists. As indicated by the petition text and signatory list, a very large number of American scientists reject this hypothesis.
It is evident that 31,072 Americans with university degrees in science - including 9,021 PhDs, are not "a few." Moreover, from the clear and strong petition statement that they have signed, it is evident that these 31,072 American scientists are not "skeptics."
Folks should recall that this petition was first circulated in 1999 garnering more than 19,000 signatures. The alarmists discounted its significance because there were some duplicate names, and some of the signatories apparently weren't scientists -- or so the story goes.
With over 31,000 now on the list, all with degrees in science -- including 9,000 PhDs! -- what might this do to the nonsensical premise of there being a consensus concerning this issue?
Probably not much, because apart from conservative websites, talk radio hosts, and Fox News, nobody is going to report it.
Yea, well 290,000,000 top scientists still worship Al Gore.
This needs to be sent to McCain.
I hope they’re not all Polisci majors.
As I recall? The Gore cronies only have about 400 scientists that drink the Global Warming cool aid. And many on that GW list may not be real scientists.
A million rational scientists would not be enough, as the environmental, global warming crowd of the left are quite EXCLUSIONARY in the same sense as the Black Liberation Theology of Obamas’ church. Similarly, here is an elegant piece on the heart of liberal thinking which explains why the unappointed, as yet’ ‘Hate Science Rights Commission’of the global warming crowd, would reject 32,000 rational scientists....this piece, by L. Auster discusses the Ontario Human Rights Commission vs comumnist Mark Steyns ‘islamophobia’, in my opinion, a necessary ‘phobia’ for Western Survival, and offers a direct, clear explanation of the lefts’ thinking process...”All people are good except YOU”..
Published on The Brussels Journal (http://www.brusselsjournal.com)
All People Are Good, Except You
By The Brussels Journal
Created 2008-05-15 09:48
A quote from Lawrence Auster at his blog, 15 May 2008
The key to the [Ontario Human Rights] Commission’s thinking is in its labeling, as wrongful “Islamophobia,” the view that Islam is a threat to the West. The assumption underlying such a judgment, whether about Islamophobia or bigotry generally, is that all people are good (except for people who don’t believe that all people are good), and that no people can be a threat (except for those people who believe that some people can be a threat). Since all people (that is, all people who don’t hate nothing except hatred) are good, and since no people are enemies (except for the people who believe that there are enemies), any negative statement about a group (except for negative statements about the society’s own majority group) is by definition a false, vicious, dehumanizing attack on that group.
The core error of this liberal view is that it never considers the possibility that some people and groups (other than the majority peoples of the West) may indeed be enemies. Specifically, it never entertains the possibility that Islam is in fact a threat to the West. If Islam is a threat to the West, then saying that Islam is a threat to the West is not an act of bigotry but a statement of truth and part of a legitimate effort to protect the West from a real enemy. By condemning and punishing such defense as illegal bigotry, modern liberalism prohibits the West from defending itself.
In short, liberalism has taken group conflict, a normal feature of human history, and turned it into an immoral act, with the further twist that only the West is capable of exhibiting such immorality against other groups, while other groups are incapable of exhibiting the same immorality against the West.
How does liberalism get away with seeing only Westerners’ negative statements about Islam as wrongful, but not Muslims’ threatening statements about the West? Very simple. Under liberalism, there is no society “here” to be attacked. Under liberalism, Canada is not a substantive entity—not a nation, not a culture, not a people, not a “group.” Canada is, instead, a system for the promotion of human rights. Not being a concrete group or culture, Canada cannot be an object of bigotry. But Muslims and other immigrants, who are concrete entities, can be objects of bigotry. Muslims are a group and therefore deserve to be protected from discrimination. Canadians are not a group and therefore do not require protection from discrimination.
In short, Western peoples do not need protection under the modern liberal order because modern liberalism, in its very premises, has already defined the Western peoples out of existence. This is why it’s a waste of time looking for liberals and mainstream conservatives (who accept the premises of liberalism as much as the liberals do) to protect us. Under modern liberalism, the Western peoples have already in principle ceased to exist, and all that’s left is the mopping up operation.
The Commission, by the way, makes an interesting Freudian slip. After pointing out that Ontario’s anti-discrimination laws do not infringe on publications and books, it mentions the more sweeping anti-discrimination laws in other Canadian jurisdictions, with the obvious intent that Ontario emulate them:
Limits to freedom of expression under some other human rights legislation in Canada are broader, stating that no person shall publish, issue or display before the public any statement, publication, notice, sign, symbol or other representation.
Of course the Commission left out a phrase. It meant to say something along the lines that no person shall publish any statement, symbol, etc. “that discriminates against anyone.” By leaving out the words, “that discriminates against anyone,” the Commission makes it sound as though the law prohibits all statements, publications, and symbols, period. Meaning, the total cessation of public writing and speaking. I call this a Freudian slip because, as argued here, the prohibition of all discourse is the logical end toward which liberalism is really heading.
31,072 American scientists...
And every last one of them are in the pocket of BIG OIL!
The Gorebots will not be swayed- they will consider these 31,000 people to be either not “real” scientists or scientist who are being funded by evil commercial interests.
How many of the 31,000 will have their careers destroyed by Gorebots and Sierra club trustees?
Can anyone tell me how many of these are climatologists who are published in the peer review literature. Peer review literature means that other scientists can evaluate their arguments and provide counterarguments and/or data. I would be interested in more information as to whether these “scientists” are actually working in a scientific field, and if they are if it is even remotely related to this topic. I have a degree in “general science” with a minor in education, have worked in a scientific laboratory, but hardly consider myself a scientist.
Let’s hope the 31,000 are prepared to do more than sign a petition. A few commercials, group photo, etc. The number 31,000 will mean nothing more than a statistic to doomsdayers.
if anything it should dispel the consensus argument .
(should but won’t)
One can turn your argument around and ask much the same of the scientsist that Gore relies on. Of course, it is easier for some to be published than others, so that is not a totally reliable test. If there is a consensus, it is that the world’s climate changes over time. That is certain. The rest is speculation.
He wouldn't understand it.
And it's because he recently changed his mode of transportation in an effort to reduce his "carbon footprint"
sincere thanks to the creator of this image
In related news, 31,000 Dissidents Are to be Tried Tuesday for Crimes Against the State.
I did via the “Contact Us” link on his campaign site. If enough of us do something like this, maybe he will change his tune, but I doubt it.
Here’s a start:
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