Americans' Climate Change Knowledge: Fossil Fuels Are Fossilized Dinosaurs, Global Warming Is Beneficial And 12 Other Ridiculous Beliefs (PHOTOS)

A new report released by Yale, "Americans' Knowledge Of Climate Change," reveals an extremely alarming absence of accurate information when it comes to what Americans know about the climate and energy. The report's findings are based on a survey of 2,030 American adults and include some shocking results, such as a large belief that fossil fuels are the fossilized remains of dinosaurs, rockets punching holes in the ozone contribute to global warming, and ... Full Story »

Posted by Dwight Rousu - via Google News (Climate Change)

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Roland F. Hirsch
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by Roland F. Hirsch - Nov. 2, 2010

This short blog post has minimal journalistic merit. It appears to stake out a "warmist" position, not informed about the true uncertainties in climate science. Several of the statements tested are wrong. In fact the public is correct in saying that scientists can't predict future climate. Computer models ARE not capable of predicting future climate, they disagree with each other by very large amounts (#5). Volcanic eruptions do release huge amounts of CO2, contributing to warming (#7). Actually CO2 stays in the atmosphere on average only a few decades (#8).

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