Friday, 29 January 2010

Is CO2 causing Global Warming

There is much talk on Agmates saying the AGW hypothesis is correct, saying CO2 is causing AGW, CO2 is a pollutant etc. Bob examines the hypothesis that CO2 causes Global Warming.

Bob Carter is a Research Professor at James Cook University (Queensland) and the University of Adelaide (South Australia). He is a palaeontologist, stratigrapher, marine geologist and environmental scientist with more than thirty years professional experience, and
holds degrees from the University of Otago (New Zealand) and the University of
Cambridge (England). He has held tenured academic staff positions at the
University of Otago (Dunedin) and James Cook University (Townsville), where he was
Professor and Head of School of Earth Sciences between 1981 and 1999.

Bob has wide experience in management and research
administration, including service as Chair of the Earth Sciences Discipline
Panel of the Australian Research Council, Chair of the national Marine Science
and Technologies Committee, Director of the Australian Office of the Ocean
Drilling Program, and Co-Chief Scientist on ODP Leg 181 (Southwest Pacific

Bob's research has been supported by grants from competitive public research agencies, especially the
Australian Research Council (ARC). He receives no research funding from
special interest organisations such as environmental groups, energy
companies or government departments. Bob strives to provide critical
and dispassionate analysis based upon scientific principles,
demonstrated facts and a knowledge of the scientific literature.