14 Jul '11, 11pm

Investigation hits at climate change denier's "science"

Investigation hits at climate change denier's "science"

Investigation hits at climate change denier's "science" July 13, 2011 | Leave a comment Dr. Soon has also been affiliated with a number of industry front groups. (Credit: themajesticfool via Flickr). By David Suzuki with contributions from Ian Hanington, Communications and Editorial Specialist In their desperation to find even a tiny shred of peer-reviewed science to challenge the volumes of research from around the world about human-caused climate change, deniers have often held up Willie Soon's work . Dr. Soon, an astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics, is known for studies that purportedly show that the sun, and not CO2 emissions from human activity, is the main factor in climate change, and that climate change in the 20th century wasn't that unusual to begin with. He has also argued that mercury emissions from burning coal are no big deal. No...

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