Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Vincent Gray has begun a second career as a climate-change activist .... Dr. Gray has worked relentlessly for the IPCC as an expert reviewer since the early 1990s.
.... Dr. Gray's mission, in his new role as cofounder of The New Zealand Climate Science Coalition, is to stop the IPCC from spreading climate-change propaganda that undermines the integrity of science.
"The whole process is a swindle," he states, in large part because the IPCC has a blinkered mandate that excludes natural causes of global warming.
Having, in comments on a previous debate, been accused of being a "Nazi" for denying that large numbers of people from Tuvalu had bee forced by rising sea levels to migrate (he produced statements from the Guardian & similarly disreputable rags which supported it) I would draw attention of anybody who believes we are not being deliberately lied to to a further part of the article:
Dr. Gray has detailed extensively the areas in which global warming science falls down. One example that this New Zealander provides comes from his region of the globe: "We are told that the sea level is rising and will soon swamp all of our cities. Everybody knows that the Pacific island of Tuvalu is sinking. Al Gore told us that the inhabitants are invading New Zealand because of it.I think it is clear exactly who the liars are.
"Around 1990 it became obvious that the local tide-gauge did not agree -- there was no evidence of 'sinking.' So scientists at Flinders University, Adelaide, were asked to check whether this was true. They set up new, modern, tide-gauges in 12 Pacific islands, including Tuvalu, confident that they would show that all of them are sinking.
"Recently, the whole project was abandoned as there was no sign of a change in sea level at any of the 12 islands for the past 16 years. In 2006, Tuvalu even rose."