They did it again this morning. It does not inspire confidence:
It took Steve Goreham about a year to build the logical, comprehensive and convincing case against those who blame mankind for global warming he presents in "Climatism!" (New Lenox Books), his first book.We first notice the lack of expertise in the field of climate science. Ok so Mr Goreham holds a Master's electrical engineering. What does that have to do with climatology?
A whitewater kayaking enthusiast, father of three and business executive who holds a master's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the University of Chicago, Goreham began researching the topic in December 2008 and finished the book, except for some late additions dealing with Climategate and the Copenhagen conference, in November 2009.
Next we notice the amount of time it took to research and write this skeptical guide. One year? What sort of research is that?
Luckily, the braintrust has an answer:
Goreham "read about 20 books and dozens of articles" in writing the book, which "became a project of about a hundred four- to five-page research papers." He based his conclusions on the evidence he reviewed -- which makes his approach exactly opposite that of the movement "Climatism!" debunks.Wow. 20 books and "dozens of articles."
That's the extent of the research from this non-climatologist. And yet the Trib, as far as I can tell, has yet to mention this panel of a 2 dozen or so PhDs all writing in favor of climate change.
One guy, an MBA kayaking enthusiast business executive vs all those PhDs writing for the National Research Council and the Trib goes against the scientists.