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Greenpeace co-founder Patrick Moore testifies to Congress about global warming

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Investors Business Daily has a story to go with the 5-minute testimony.

Excerpt:

A Greenpeace co-founder testified in Congress on Tuesday about global warming. What he said is hardly what anyone would expect.

Patrick Moore came off as a raving denier.

“There is no scientific proof that human emissions of carbon dioxide are the dominant cause of the minor warming of the Earth’s atmosphere over the past 100 years,” said Moore, who was testifying before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight.

“If there were such a proof, it would be written down for all to see. No actual proof, as it is understood in science, exists.”

Moore is somewhat famous for leaving Greenpeace, a large environmentalist organization that grew from a small activist group he belonged to in 1971 while earning his doctorate in ecology. He quit in 1986 because it had become too political and…

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Turin Shroud may date from time of Jesus – Telegraph

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FACT: “The shroud, which is purported to be the burial cloth of Jesus – showing his face and body after the crucifixion – has intrigued scholars and Christians alike.

EXPLANATION: The Italian team believes the powerful magnitude 8.2 earthquake would have been strong enough to release neutron particles from crushed rock.This flood of neutrons may have imprinted an X-ray-like image onto the linen burial cloth, say the researches.”

FACT: “But radiocarbon dating carried out by Oxford University in 1988 found it was only 728 years old.

EXPLANATION: “[…] the radiation emissions would have increased the level of carbon-14 isotopes in the Shroud, which would make it appear younger.”

Source: Telegraph (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/10631973/Turin-Shroud-may-date-from-time-of-Jesus.html

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