March 24, 2009
Skeptics From Around the Globe
Garth Paltridge-Emeritus Professor, former Director of the Institute of Antarctic and Southern Ocean Studies, and CEO of the Antarctic Co-operative Research Center
"Basically, the problem is that the research community has gone so far along the path of frightening the life out of the man in the street that to recant publicly even part of the story would massively damage the reputation and political clout of science in general. And so, like corpuscles in the blood, researchers all over the world now rush in overwhelming numbers to repel infection by any idea that threatens the carefully cultivated belief in climatic disaster. "