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Subject:  Re: Sad, really... Date:  2/12/2013  12:56 PM
Author:  bjchip Number:  40837 of 70847

The really sad thing is that Larry Bell , despite his credentials, is clearly not following the science but the denialist blogosphere.

He is very very quick to connect some unrelated non-scientific events to find a conspiracy of third world nations at the UN but cannot do the same with the Koch Brothers, Exxon and CEI.

The clue to his ideological blindness is clear from the title.

Then he somehow imagines that those same 3rd world nations actually can induce scientists to falsify results on a global basis.

expressed an underlying priority very candidly: “We may get to the point where the only way of saving the world will be for industrialized civilization to collapse. Isn’t it our responsibility to bring this about?”

We are well on our way to THAT particular denouement largely because of the demented ravings of Bell and other superannuated has-been's who are now out of their depth, seeking a last gasp of glory, and of professional liars such as the CEI and Monckton.

Strong, and Wirth and others at the Rio conference didn't understand the science well enough, and likely still do not. They and others on the far left DO have an agenda, not related to the science and Strong was discussing a theoretical possibility NOT, as Bell