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Tag: Don Easterbrook

March
26th

Scientist who denies human role in climate change runs into skeptical senators

 

A retired Western Washington University professor testified to a Republican-controlled state Senate committee  Tuesday that climate change stopped in 1998 and that human-caused greenhouse gases are not responsible for fluctuations in the Earth’s temperatures or melting polar ice caps.

The startling testimony from emeritus professor Don Easterbrook is at odds with an apparent consensus among climate scientists  and climate-science literature about human causes behind the the rise in global temperatures over the past century. His testimony  came one day after the Legislature sent Gov. Jay Inslee a bill that sets up a legislative work group to study Washington’s best

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March
25th

Retired WWU climate scientist to offer skeptical view on global warming at Senate work session Tuesday

Gov. Jay Inslee’s climate-change study bill passed the House Monday and is on its way to his desk for signing. Meanwhile, skeptics of the science Inslee relies upon may want to turn to the Senate Energy, Environment and Telecommunications Committee at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday for some reassurance.

That’s when Dr. Don Easterbrook, retired geology professor emeritus from Western Washington University and a climate-change skeptic, is scheduled to give an hour-long presentation at the Capitol Campus. Easterbrook has done research into climate change around the world and authored a book, “Evidence-Based Science,” which disputes that

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