I recently asked an environmentalist this question: “If we found out that the planet was warming for purely natural reasons, would you be in favor of climate engineering to stop it, because the current temperature and sea level are the right ones for humans?”
He seemed appalled. “No, of course not, man,” he said.
“Thank you,” I said. And I meant it, because this fellow had just made a concession that is fatal to the central argument in favor of reducing carbon emissions: the risk of catastrophic climate change. Continue reading “Is Anything Wrong With Natural, Non-Man-Made Climate Change?”