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Nir Shaviv Tells IPCC, It’s the Sun, Stupid!

Dec. 3, 2018 (EIRNS)—At a hearing before Germany’s Bundestag environmental affairs committee on Nov. 28, Prof. Nir Shaviv, at the Racah Institute of Physics at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, testified that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is grossly misled in blaming human activity for the rise of global temperatures as well as of CO2. The reason, he said, because the IPCC disregards the role of the Sun, which, as real climate science knows, has been the main cause of warming and cooling periods in the past millennia and is also responsible for most of the warming in the 20th century.

This is documented in surveys published in 2008. Even if mankind were not to undertake any measures to protect the climate from alleged anthropogenic change, the rise of temperatures during the 21st century would not be dramatic, no climate catastrophe would occur, and there is no reason to panic. Similarly, there is also the correlation between increased solar activity and sea levels, another key aspect disregarded by the IPCC, although the latter’s own data material documents it.

Real science is not democratic, Shaviv said, and what the majority believe are not necessarily true; the hard facts of climate science speak against the IPCC.

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