Science or Science Fiction? Professionals’ Discursive Construction of Climate Change

Lianne M. Lefsrud, Renate E. Meyer First Published November 19, 2012 Research Article https://doi.org/10.1177/0170840612463317 Abstract This paper examines the framings and identity work associated with professionals’ discursive construction of climate change science, their legitimation of themselves as experts on ‘the truth’, and their attitudes towards regulatory measures. Drawing from survey responses of 1077 professional engineers and geoscientists, we reconstruct their …

Climate Crisis: A Modern-Day Witch Hunt?

CBN 02-27-2019 Dale Hurd A new book predicts “100 Million Climate Refugees by 2050.” Disagree, and you’re likely to be labeled a “climate denier” because, we’re told,  “the science is settled.” No Climate Debate Allowed Host Chuck Todd told viewers, “We’re not going to debate [climate change]. We’re not going to give time to climate deniers. The science is settled, …

Note on the Theory of the Greenhouse

PHILOSOPHICAL MAGAZINE AND JOURNAL OF SCIENCE VOL. XVII.—SIXTH SERIES. JANUARY—JUNE 1909. [Page 319] By Professor R. W. Wood THERE appears to be a widespread belief that the comparatively high temperature produced within a closed space covered with glass, and exposed to solar radiation, results from a transformation of wave-length, that is, that the heat waves from the sun, which are …