UN Climate Scientists Speak out on Global Warming

By | September 23, 2009

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What follows is a small sampling of quotations from the much larger U.S. Senate Minority Report by Senator James M. Inhofe, Republican Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.  It quotes various experts regarding the claims by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) about human caused global warming.

Many scientists quoted – but not all – volunteered their statements for the Minority Report and consider themselves climate skeptics.  Some are among the 2,500 UN scientist reviewers of the IPCC Reports who the UN claims support IPCC conclusions.  The statements by the UN scientists below prove there is not a consensus, even at the UN, on the IPCC conclusion that “Greenhouse gas forcing has very likely caused most of the observed global warming over the last 50 years.”  In truth, the chapter of the IPCC Report making that conclusion was reviewed by only 62 scientists.

Major media sources continue to parrot the assertion that, except for a few fringe scientists, a scientific consensus exists on climate change.  Here, the UN IPCC scientists and others speak for themselves.  I invite you to make your own judgment as to their qualifications and whether their views should be considered or their voices even heard.

– Senator Orrin G. Hatch