Advice for Malcolm Turnbull and other true believers
Peter Smith writes at Quadrant Online:
One of the frustrating characteristics of the climate debate is the unquestioning faith, among lay believers, in today’s conventional wisdom on climate science. They seem oblivious to the history of science as a moving feast. What is believed today can be quite different from yesterday’s belief and different again from tomorrow’s.
Turnbull and other politicians with access to government scientists need to ask hard questions and to test the answers with numbers of scientists like Bob Carter who have a different view. They need to justify their part in spending trillions of dollars and making the world correspondingly poorer by setting out the evidence, not by spouting ex cathedra dogma.
Read the article at Quadrant Online.