'First, the non-climatic effects of carbon dioxide are dominant over the climatic effects and are overwhelmingly beneficial. Second, the climatic effects observed in the real world are much less damaging than the effects predicted by the climate models, and have also been frequently beneficial.'
in Foreword to http://www.thegwpf.org/content/uploads/2015/10/benefits1.pdf
Friday, 13 April 2012
Climate Authorities: they don't need evidence - the debate is over, the science is settled, you must not question them, you are not worthy.
The book was published in 1984 (of all years!, Orwell would be horrified at how his book has been used by some alarmists as a manual rather than as a warning).
The Australian writer below observes that 'things have only got worse in terms of Green alarmism' since then.
Emboldening of last sentence by me. See the original (linked to in title above) for the rest of the article, and for more references.
Note added 16 Novermber 2012
Just seen this blog post from Samizdate which was in response to the above post and which contains some useful observations as well as some comments from others: http://www.samizdata.net/blog/archives/2012/04/environmentalis_1.html