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Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist Resigns Over Global Warming

There are 6 comments on the New Media Journal story from Sep 15, 2011, titled Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist Resigns Over Global Warming. In it, New Media Journal reports that:

Dr. Ivar Giaever, a former professor with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the 1973 winner of the Nobel Prize in physics, abruptly announced his resignation Tuesday, Sept.

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LessHypeMoreFact

Concord, Canada

#1 Sep 15, 2011
At 82, he is probably not an 'active' member anyway. And he seems to have lost his way in terms of knowing where the limits of his expertise lay.

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#2 Sep 15, 2011
NoFactNoHope wrote:
At 82, he is probably not an 'active' member anyway.
He has more knowledge of science in his little finger than you'll ever have in your whole body, Mr Undoubtably Spelt Fourty.
NoFactNoHope wrote:
And he seems to have lost his way in terms of knowing where the limits of his expertise lay.
That's an amusing comment from one who never found his way.
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"The temperature (of the Earth) has been amazingly stable, and both human health and happiness have definitely improved in this ‘warming’ period."
Nobel Laureate Dr. Ivar Giaever

Since: Apr 08

"the green troll"

#3 Sep 16, 2011
Earthling-1 wrote:
That's an amusing comment from one who never found his way.
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"The temperature (of the Earth) has been amazingly stable, and both human health and happiness have definitely improved in this ‘warming’ period."
Nobel Laureate Dr. Ivar Giaever
Ask a climatologist, somebody who has studied the past climate record over geological time, and they'll tell you that the Earth has not warmed so much or so rapidly for millions of years- and is continuing to warm and must inevitably continue to warm as a result of the physics of CO2 to a point where temperatures will have a very negative impact on human health and happiness.

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#4 Sep 16, 2011
Fair Game wrote:
Ask a climatologist, somebody who has studied the past climate record over geological time, and they'll tell you that the Earth has not warmed so much or so rapidly for millions of years- and is continuing to warm and must inevitably continue to warm as a result of the physics of CO2 to a point where temperatures will have a very negative impact on human health and happiness.
We will just have to wait and see, because it's quite obvious that nothing very serious is being done to reduce human emissions of CO2, in a world with an ever increasing population and more of them becoming affluent.
LessHypeMoreFact

Concord, Canada

#5 Sep 16, 2011
Earthling-1 wrote:
<quoted text>We will just have to wait and see, because it's quite obvious that nothing very serious is being done to reduce human emissions of CO2, in a world with an ever increasing population and more of them becoming affluent.
We will just have to see since the voyage has been pleasant and I have been assured that the ship is unsinkable. Nobody has reported hitting an iceberg before anyway. Edward Smith on the maiden voyage of the SS Titanic.( irony in the form of a pseudo quote)

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#6 Sep 16, 2011
NoFactNoHope wrote:
We will just have to see since the voyage has been pleasant and I have been assured that the ship is unsinkable. Nobody has reported hitting an iceberg before anyway. Edward Smith on the maiden voyage of the SS Titanic.( irony in the form of a pseudo quote)
Comparing Earth to a ship, is probably the best you're capable of, Mr Undoubtably Spelt Fourty.
There's an iceberg out there somewhere in space that may destroy life on Earth as we know it, but Glowbull warming isn't it, Mr Undoubtably Spelt Fourty.

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