Climate Skeptic, Koch-Funded Scientist Richard Muller Admits Global Warming Real & Humans The Cause

(Multimedia) After years of denying global warming, physicist Richard Muller now says "global warming is real and humans are almost entirely the cause." The admission by Muller, a professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley and founder of the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature project, has gained additional attention because some of his research has been funded by Charles Koch of the Koch Brothers, the right-wing billionaire known for funding climate ... Full Story »

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by Dwight Rousu - Aug. 2, 2012

An interesting visit to a conversion of a major denier of climate change. Several of the things on which he is still dead wrong were not challenged, but the major story is well presented via an interview with Muller, and a short follow up comment by McKibbon.

Side products of natural gas extraction and production, such as methane, make natural gas worse than coal. Water table pollution is ignored. Muller needs to study a bit more and convert a bit more. His denial of Koch sociopathy also persists. Years of progress have been lost, but at last muller has conceded part of the science.

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