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“As long as scepticism is based on a sound understanding of science it is invaluable, for that is how science progresses. But poor criticism can lead those who are unfamiliar with the science involved into doubting everything about climate change predictions.”
Tim Flannery, The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth
“One of the biggest obstacles to making a start on climate change is that it has become a cliche before it has even been understood”
Tim Flannery, The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth
“Goodstein demonstrated that in every case, when compared with the actual costs paid, the estimates were grossly inflated.6 His examples range from asbestos to vinyl, and in all instances but one the estimated cost flowing from regulatory change was at least double the actual cost paid, while in some cases estimates were even more exaggerated.”
Tim Flannery, The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth


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