First they demonised CO2 from petrol cars and now they are demonising diesel with an equivalent lack of supporting evidence. At what point will “they” listen to the actual science. This must demonstrate, as if we needed any more proof, that we lack high calibre scientists and engineers in parliament.
By Paul Homewood
Further to today’s comments about deaths from air pollution, it is worth noting what Ross McKittrick had to say on the subject in 2014:
McKitrick on Air Pollution: The models get ‘more deaths from air pollution than you were death from all causes’ – ‘Particulates and soot are at such low levels in the U.S. — levels well below what they were in the 1970s. The health claims at this point are groundless coming from this administration.
I noticed these numbers coming up for Ontario for how many deaths were caused by air pollution. What struck me — was knowing that air pollution levels were very low in Ontario — but they were extremely high in 1960s. So I took the same model and fed in the 1960s air pollution levels into it: How many deaths would you get? I did the calculations and you quickly get…
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