[Editor note: The Climate Intelligence Foundation (CLINTEL), dedicated to “challenging governments and organisations to substantiate the conclusions in their publications on climate change and climate policies,” has sponsored the World Climate Declaration (below). This declaration will be formally disseminated on November 20th in Brussels.]
A group of more than 750 scientists and professionals has prepared this urgent message to the United Nations and the European Commission: Climate science should be less political, while climate policies should be more scientific.
Scientists should openly address uncertainties and exaggerations in their predictions of global warming, while politicians should dispassionately count the real costs as well as the imagined benefits of their policy measures.
The Declaration follows:
Natural as well as anthropogenic factors cause warming
The geological archive reveals that Earth’s climate has varied as long as the planet has existed, with natural cold and warm phases.…