Daniel Ho

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A Toronto-based management consultant who spends too much time thinking about coffee, riding around on two wheels, taking photographs, reading books, eating fried chicken, and generally tinkering.

The Conversion of a Climate-Change Skeptic - NYTimes.com

20120919-082648.jpgAn Op-Ed piece on the cause of climate change that I missed earlier. It is surprising as it is by Richard Muller, a Berkeley physics prof whose research is mostly funded by the Koch brothers.

CALL me a converted skeptic. Three years ago I identified problems in previous climate studies that, in my mind, threw doubt on the very existence of global warming. Last year, following an intensive research effort involving a dozen scientists, I concluded that global warming was real and that the prior estimates of the rate of warming were correct. I'm now going a step further: Humans are almost entirely the cause.

If the Koch brothers believe their own research, do they care? Here's an article that says that maybe, BUT it is all predicated by self-interest and the moneymen.

The Conversion of a Climate-Change Skeptic - NYTimes.com.