The opposition to the growing number of Democrats espousing “climate change” is growing daily. The latest occurred Saturday when Dr. Leslie Woodcock is a professor emeritus of chemical thermodynamics at the University of Manchester in England, with a Ph.D. from the University of London, and served as a senior research consultant at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Laboratory in Ohio, loudly disagreed.
Speaking with The Yorkshire Evening Post, Dr. Woodcock, a prominent scientist and former NASA researcher refuted the “scientific fact” crowd that man-made carbon emissions are causing global warming. "The theory of 'manmade climate change' is an unsubstantiated hypothesis.”
He continued, "The theory is that CO2 emitted by burning fossil fuel causes 'global warming.' In fact, water is a much more powerful greenhouse gas and there is 20 times more of it in our atmosphere than carbon dioxide."
Woodcock is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, a founding editor of the journal Molecular Simulation, a recipient of a Max Planck Society Visiting Fellowship, and a former guest scientist at the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology.
The question becomes, do you believe politicians such as Nancy Pelosi, Joe Biden and John Kerry, along with the all-too familiar Al Gore, or Dr. Woodcock? "Carbon dioxide has been made out to be some kind of toxic gas but the truth is it's the gas of life. We breathe it out, plants breathe it in. The green lobby has created a do-good industry and it becomes a way of life, like a religion. I understand why people defend it when they have spent so long believing in it."
Then, as if to dig the knife into the doomsayer’s backs, he said, "If you talk to real scientists who have no political interest, they will tell you there is nothing in global warming. It's an industry which creates vast amounts of money for some people. The temperature of the earth has been going up and down for millions of years. If there are extremes, it's nothing to do with carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, it's not permanent and it's not caused by us. Global warming is nonsense.”
And finally a direct word to people like Pelosi, Biden, Kerry and Gore - "You can't blame ordinary people with little or no science education for wanting to be seen to be good citizens who care about their grand-children's future and the environment."
It’s safe to say Dr. Woodcock will not be invited to the next “Fear monger Convention.”
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