"The current phase of benign climate is of relatively recent origin (less than 12,000 years), and within that time frame there have been at least eight cycles of both warming and cooling, largely unaided by human activity."
“’It’s ridiculous,’ he says, to think we can measure global average temperature (GAT) accurately, and that we should consider an increase in GAT from ~1880 to 2015 from ~288 degrees Kelvin to ~288.8 degrees Kelvin (an increase of only 0.3%) frightening.” More on Giaever’s video lecture.
“[W]hen people say ‘science,’ what they really mean is magic or truth.”
“Science is the process through which we derive reliable predictive rules through controlled experimentation.”
"[Seminary President] Jones did not mince words in condemning the school’s contributions to fossil fuel, quoting 'the wages of sin is death' from Scripture."