|Three Speeches by Michael Crichton|
|Written by Michael Crichton|
|Friday, 11 December 2009 10:46|
[Illustrations, footnotes and references available in PDF version]
ALIENS CAUSE GLOBAL WARMING
by Michael Crichton | January 17, 2003
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA An historical approach detailing how over the last thirty years scientists have begun to intermingle scientific and political claims.
ENVIRONMENTALISM AS RELIGION
by Michael Crichton | September 15, 2003
Commonwealth Club, San Francisco, CA – This was not the first discussion of environmentalism as a religion, but it caught on and was widely quoted. Michael explains why religious approaches to the environment are inappropriate and cause damage to the natural world they intend to protect.
THE CASE FOR SKEPTICISM ON GLOBAL WARMING
by Michael Crichton | January 25, 2005
National Press Club, Washington DC – Michael's detailed explanation of why he criticizes global warming scenarios. Using published UN data, he reviews why claims for catastrophic warming arouse doubt; why reducing CO2 is vastly more difficult than we are being told; and why we are morally unjustified to spend vast sums on this speculative issue when around the world people are dying of starvation and disease.