Is There Really a Scientifically Proven Link Between Carbon Emissions and Climate Change?
Article from: OGEL 1 (2006), in Climate Change
The title of this talk poses a question: is there really a scientifically proven link between carbon emissions and climate change? The answer is no. Philosophers and scientists have been debating the nature of scientific truth for thousands of years and have come to the conclusion that there is no such thing. All theories are necessarily tentative and temporary. Even experiments can be inconclusive. For most people everyday life provides us with proof of science: such as when we switch on a television, ride in a car or take an aeroplane. But we cannot bring the ...