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Alarmists losing so badly they are scared of letters to editors

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Alarmists losing so badly they are scared of letters to editors

http://joannenova.com.au/2013/10/alarmists-losing-so-badly-they-are-scared-of-letters-to-editors/

Those who depend on silencing opponents have already lost the intellectual war. But they cling to the  hope that they can keep the news of their loss from spreading. “Should newspapers ban letters from climate science deniers? The Guardian Graham Readfearn The LA Times decides not to print letters from readers claiming there’s no evidence for human-caused climate change” Note the example Readfearn chooses of a letter most dangerous and unworthy: “Here’s an excerpt from a Letter to the Editor, printed earlier this week in The Australian newspaper. “While [temperatures] have been higher than before the past 15 years, they have not increased in line with fossil fuel emissions, just as they failed to do over the 1948-77 period. This makes incorrect the theory that fossil fuel emissions cause temperature increases.” Des Moore, South Yarra, Victoria. Wrongheaded and simplistic views like this …” Except it’s not wrongheaded and Readfearn is the one who is simplistic, not Des Moore. (As it happens, the unworthy know-nothing denier was probably the same Des Moore who used to be the deputy secretary of the Australian Federal Treasury).  Would Australia really be better […]Rating: 10.0/10 (6 votes cast)

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