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LOL, climate scientist likens experience at Heartland conference to Monty Python argument sketch

A respected climate scientist, in the aftermath of an ‘ugly’ billboard posting campaign, reflects on the merits of … and need for … continued efforts to engage climate ‘skeptics’ in order to seek-out approaches to what he labels ‘one of the great themes of human history in the Third Millennium.’ In 2010 and again in 2011, I was a solitary speaker for the scientific consensus at the Heartland Institute’s International Conference on Climate Change. More recently, I’ve been shocked and deeply disappointed by Heartland’s ugly “Unabomber” billboard campaign . Nevertheless I would consider attending the meeting again, and want here to consider the merits of rhetorical engagement with people who attend these meetings. [Editor's Note : Denning says he was invited to speak again this year, at the meeting in Chicago next week, but that a scheduling conflict prevents him from doing s...

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