AGW theory has lost another one

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    It seems that Matt Ridley the preeminent UK science writer and a onetime huge supporter of AGW theory has finally seen the light. He is a respected author in his own right and fortunately actually appears to be intellectually honest...unlike the vast majority of AGW proponents here.


    Read it and weep boys. The writing's on the wall now.

    Discovery News - Brit Science Writer Loses Statist Faith
     
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    Wow they are droppin like flies...LOL
     
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    A science writer for a magazine that devoted to economics?

    Discovery News - Brit Science Writer Loses Statist Faith

    The preeminent UK science writer Matt Ridley, formerly an editor of The Economist and author of the best-selling Genome and other books, has long upheld the politically correct canons of his trade. But in his new book, The Rational Optimist, he has finally exhausted his patience with the environmental movement and the rest of the economic left.

    Not only that, but published on a site devoted to the lies of Intelligent Design, Creationism dressed in pseudo-science.
     
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    The book does not focus on climate change. Also, it is interesting that the 'liberal biased' NY Times has a 'contrarian' on their staff for 20 years...

    Doomsayers Beware, a Bright Future Beckons - NYTimes.com
     
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    Argumentum ad hominem, yet again.

    For someone who allegedly has all the facts on his side, you sure resort to that one an awful lot.
     
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    the money's running out, i say. the salespitch is failing to illicit US and developing world involvement in an international climate scheme. as investment melts away, so is the hype, the funding and the 'science'.
     
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    Hey old fraud,

    Why is it you never address the actual issue and instead focus on the messenger? The fact remains, REGARDLESS OF THE SOURCE OF THE INFORMATION, that Ridley has abandoned your cause for the very reason we have been attacking it. How do you reconcile that fact?
     
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    Heretic!

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