MIT Climate Scientist Dr. Richard Lindzen on U.S. Senate climate vote: It’s ‘bizarre’ & ‘ludicrous’ – ‘An attempt to hijack science for political purposes’


By: - Climate DepotJanuary 13, 2015 8:35 PM with 41 comments

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Dr. Richard Lindzen – Professor Emeritus, MIT, Distinguished Senior Fellow, Cato Institute: 

Dr. Richard Lindzen told Climate Depot:

“Climate change is of course real; change being the normal state of affairs in climate Climate change has caused catastrophic problems on occasion throughout the earth’s history While man may have contributed somewhat to climate change in recent years, his contribution to the above is highly questionable, and continues to be debated. 

Moreover, the incidence of severe events shows no particular deviation from historical expectations. Attempts to claim otherwise represent an attempt to hijack science for political purposes. In the case of Bernie Sanders, a socialist, he is undoubtedly dreaming about nationalizing the energy industry. 

For the US Senate to accept guidance from Sanders’ bizarre dreams is ludicrous.”

End Lindzen statement.

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