Some fireworks at yesterdays hearing of the Senate’s subcommittee on Commerce Science and Transportation. Senator Ted Cruz is the Chairman of the subcommittee. He invited 4 guests to demonstrate that the current theory of catastrophic man-made global (CMGW) warming is far from proven. Cruz’s guest were Judith Curry, John Christy, William Happer and Mark Steyn.
The fireworks came about after Senator Markey made is own presentation. Clearly Markey does not have much in the way of the science but he is able to parrot what the warmers tell him. The Youtube that follows is very interesting:
The presentation by the the 4 guests could be briefly summarized as John Christy pointed out that the envisioned carbon dioxide cuts (CO2) will have little effect on climate change. See here
Judith Curry discussed the fact that the causes of climate change are not settled science. See here
William Happer discussed how more atmospheric CO2 has been beneficial for the globe’s plant life.
And Mark Steyn made a powerful presentation about the politics of CMGW. Take a look at this part of it.
I expect that video and transcripts will become available for Christy, Happer and Curry testimony.