The recent furore over the Stormont Environment Ministers views on climate change have led many to claim that the DUP`s Sammy Wilson is a laughing stock. Sammy replied by comparing himself to Galileo.
A recent report by the Japan Society of Energy and Resources for the Japanese Energy Commission has concluded that climate change is a natural rather than a man-made phenomenon related to natural cycles and solar events.
Kanya Kusano, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science & Technology (JAMSTEC) compares current computer climate modelling to ancient astrology and Shunichi Akasofu , Founding Director of the International Arctic Research Center of the University of Alaska says `it can be asserted that the global temperature increase up to today is primarily recovery from the “Little Ice Age” earth experienced from 1400 through 1800`.
Meanwhile, German Green MEP Rebecca Harms, who is vice-chair of the Green Group in the European Parliament and the Parliament’s climate change committee has asked the European Commission to investigate Sammy Wilson, questioning if this was compliant with the European policy and the EU’s climate change commitments.