Dr. Patrick Moore’s recent op-ed titled: “Global warming poses little threat”, based on his senate testimony, is so riddled with mistakes it demands a response. To quote the late Senator Moynihan, “everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts”. Here are the facts.
Rhode Island expects to obtain 16 percent of its electricity from renewable resources by 2019. The state’s plan also requires that Rhode Island diversify its energy sources and reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
Scientists use measurements from airborne lasers to gauge changes in the height of trees in the forest. Tree height tells them things like how much carbon is being stored. But what accounts for height changes over time — vertical growth or overtopping by a taller tree? A new statistical model helps researchers figure out what’s really happening on the ground.