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Occam's Razor, the Null Hypothesis, and Anthropogenic Global Warming

There are 9 comments on the Power Line story from Feb 5, 2013, titled Occam's Razor, the Null Hypothesis, and Anthropogenic Global Warming. In it, Power Line reports that:

For a sophisticated yet understandable introduction to the global warming debate, it is hard to beat this article by Professor Robert Carter at the American Institute for Technology and Science Education site.

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Since: Apr 08

"the green troll"

#1 Feb 5, 2013
That would be Robert Carter the paid global warming denier?
In 2012, documents stolen from The Heartland Institute revealed that Carter was paid a monthly fee of $1,667 (USD), "as part of a program to pay 'high-profile individuals who regularly and publicly counter the alarmist [anthropogenic global warming] message'."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_M._Carter...
litesong

Everett, WA

#2 Feb 5, 2013
Yeah, yeah! As soon as I saw the 'Occam's Razor', the article couldn't have much to do with science, but everything to do with toxic topix AGW deniers.
PHD

Cibolo, TX

#3 Feb 6, 2013
litesong wrote:
Yeah, yeah! As soon as I saw the 'Occam's Razor', the article couldn't have much to do with science, but everything to do with toxic topix AGW deniers.
And you think topix doesn’t know what you publish? Attacks on me won't delete or erase what you are and what you do. You should stop making an ASSumption of your---self before you know the facts. Do contact topix to satisfy your accusations of the reprint BS your posting of what I said. You are a dumbASSumption of your---self again.
Nfrad

Woodway, TX

#4 Feb 6, 2013
Fair Game wrote:
That would be Robert Carter the paid global warming denier?
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_M._Carter...
I love how you Alarmists have labeled everyone who has a differing opinion to your's "deniers." The "consensus of scientists" should probably have them all placed under house arrest like they did Galileo for his crazy idea about the Earth not being the center of the galaxy.
litesong

Everett, WA

#5 Feb 6, 2013
phud fetid feces face fiend wrote:
.....you think.......
...... that "phud fetid feces face fiend" doesn't think.
Kyle

Ligonier, IN

#6 Feb 6, 2013
Nfrad wrote:
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I love how you Alarmists have labeled everyone who has a differing opinion to your's "deniers." The "consensus of scientists" should probably have them all placed under house arrest like they did Galileo for his crazy idea about the Earth not being the center of the galaxy.
You really don't get it? Or just don't want to get it? This is not an exception to the rule; it is typical. 98% of relevant scientists are in full agreement with all major particulars of the "consensus". Most of the remaing 2% merely quibble about the ther error bands of some specific conclusion. this dude perfectly represents the very vocal tiny minority in as much as he's bankrolled by fossil fuel interests either directly or through their bought-and-paid-for "think tanks".
litesong

Everett, WA

#7 Feb 6, 2013
brain fried wrote:
you Alarmists have labeled everyone who has a differing opinion to your's "deniers."
Heartland, began in 1984 to oppose science in tobacco, energy, AGW, etc. Heartless uses the same tactics used in the tabacco wars, denying science at every turn. Of course,'brain fried' has no mathematics, engineering or science deegreees, & likes to oppose science, since he can't understand it.

Since: Apr 08

"the green troll"

#8 Feb 6, 2013
Nfrad wrote:
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I love how you Alarmists have labeled everyone who has a differing opinion to your's "deniers." The "consensus of scientists" should probably have them all placed under house arrest like they did Galileo for his crazy idea about the Earth not being the center of the galaxy.
Robert Carter denies that humans are responsible for global warming.

Every scientific academy on the planet says the evidence that we are responsible is irrefutable.

He's going against the evidence.

He's in a tiny minority.

What other word for him is there except denier?
PHD

Cibolo, TX

#9 Feb 7, 2013
litesong wrote:
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Heartland, began in 1984 to oppose science in tobacco, energy, AGW, etc. Heartless uses the same tactics used in the tabacco wars, denying science at every turn. Of course,'brain fried' has no mathematics, engineering or science deegreees, & likes to oppose science, since he can't understand it.
And you think topix doesn’t know what you publish? Attacks on me won't delete or erase what you are and what you do. You should stop making an ASSumption of your---self before you know the facts. Do contact topix to satisfy your accusations of the reprint BS your posting of what I said. You are a dumbASSumption of your---self again.

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