[LINK] Propaganda, manipulation and the abuse of media [Was: IPA, astroturfing and fantsy themes/Science under attack]

Richard Chirgwin rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au
Wed Feb 22 20:16:54 AEDT 2012

Thanks twice, Ben and David. If I'm writing as a journalist, I have to 
check out supporting docs. Sometimes on Link, I relax ...


On 22/02/12 3:54 PM, David Boxall wrote:
> On 22/02/2012 3:30 PM, Ben Elliston wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 02:37:24PM +1100, Richard Chirgwin wrote:
>>> The observation of the behaviour of CO2 in air dates back to Lord
>>> Kelvin's era - I can't remember the name of the scientist - and the
>>> earliest hypothesis that warming could result from it is of similar
>>> age.
>> Are you thinking of Arrhenius, the Swedish scientist?
>>    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Svante_Arrhenius
>> ...
> There's a timeline at<http://www.aip.org/history/climate/timeline.htm>
> and quite a lot of supporting material elsewhere on that site.

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