Source: Boston University [PDF]
quote: Personally I think that's unfortunate. Growing up, I recall rainforest deforestation was covered in far greater detail in the media. Personally I feel that's the single biggest environmental issue; and a problem mankind can prevent if we're responsible.
quote: What are my thoughts on the topic? Warming is of course empirically verifiable, but we have yet to fully quantify it, and I think "stopping" it is largely out of our hands. No amount of carbon credits will fix things, and people like Gore are just clever snake oil salesmen.
quote: Thus I feel it's a topic worth devoting some research too, but I feel it's overstated. And I feel that people are exploiting it with alarmist statements in order to get funding or government loans (e.g. Solyndra).
quote: I think you're misinformed. Your tax dollars -- a fair deal of them -- are going to fund global warming studies. Many of these studies are highly speculative and admittedly have a large margin of error.