Norwegian Ivor Giaever (Ivar Gi? Ver), winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1973, came out of the American Physical Society (American Physical Society, APS), reports AFP. 82-year-old native of Scandinavia are not friends with their American counterparts in their views on climate.
"The reason was his opposition to the official position of the APS on global warming," — says the organization's spokeswoman Tawanda Johnson (Tawanda Johnson). In 2007, APS issued a report that clearly stated: "The evidence is incontrovertible: Global warming is indeed the case." Obviously, Giaever takes a different view.
American Physical Society on the occasion of care Ivor issued a special statement, which noted that "on the question of global warming virtually all reputable scientists agree … the carbon dioxide content in the atmosphere is increased by human activity."
Last year, another "climate skeptic", Professor Hal Lewis (Hal Lewis) University of California (University of California), came from the ranks APS for the same reason that Giaever, stating that global warming — is "nonsense" and " pseudo-scientific scam. "
Meanwhile, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is really growing, the area of ice in the Arctic is reduced, and this threatens mankind very unpleasant consequences, which in some places are already felt. Recently, the Prime Minister of Australia, in which the participation of catastrophic drought, expressed the need to take action against climate change immediately, without wasting time on a debate with skeptics.