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Christopher Essex: Why We Distrust Climate Models Part 1

November 30, 2015

Today's edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast is the first of a two-part edition featuring Christopher Essex, Ph.D.

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Today's edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast is the first of a two-part edition featuring Christopher Essex, Ph.D., Chairman of the Permanent Monitoring Panel on Climate at the World Federation of Scientists, and Professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Western Ontario. Essex joins H. Sterling Burnett, managing editor of Environment & Climate News, to discuss why his work on climate models led him to distrust them. 

Essex and Burnett also talk about why we can't have a meaningful climate debate and why the wrong questions are being asked. Essex discusses how normative and policy questions driven by government support of science has corrupted science. Finally, they also talk about the upcoming Paris contra-COP-21 event.

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H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D., is a Heartland senior fellow on environmental policy and the managing editor of Environment & Climate News.
hsburnett@heartland.org