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David M.W. Evans

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Dr. David M.W. Evans consulted full time for the Australian Greenhouse Office (now the Department of Climate Change) from 1999 to 2005, and part time 2008 to 2010, modeling Australia’s carbon in plants, debris, mulch, soils, and forestry and agricultural products. Evans is a mathematician and engineer, with six university degrees including a PhD from Stanford University in electrical engineering. The area of human endeavor with the most experience and sophistication in dealing with feedbacks and analyzing complex systems is electrical engineering, and the most crucial and disputed aspects of understanding the climate system are the feedbacks. The evidence supporting the idea that CO2 emissions were the main cause of global warming reversed itself from 1998 to 2006, causing Evans to move from being a warmist to a skeptic.

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The Skeptic's Case

The Environment

02/24/2012Mises Daily Articles
Every serious skeptical scientist has been consistently saying essentially the same thing for over 20 years, yet most people have never heard the message.
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Are Carbon Emissions the Cause of Global Warming?

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentU.S. Economy

12/11/2007Mises Daily Articles
But so far, the debate has focused on the natural-science question of whether global warming is actually occurring, and, if so, what its cause is. Here is where the popular understanding is very much in need of correction.
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I Was On the Global Warming Gravy Train

The EnvironmentInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

05/28/2007Mises Daily Articles
The integrity of the scientific community will win out in the end, following the evidence wherever it leads. But in the meantime, the effect of the political climate is that most people are overestimating the evidence that carbon emissions are the main cause of global warming.
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