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Articles - Climate Change
Written by The Bay Chronicle   
Thursday, 24 September 2009

Coastal management scientist Jeremy Gibb says he understands why people are confused about climate change and what part human activities play.

After watching sea level changes for the past 35 years, monitoring major storms at sea and what they do when they hit land, and networking with reputable scientists working on climate change, he made up his mind a long time ago.

"I don’t need to be convinced any more and I feel it is very clear that unless greenhouse gas emissions are reduced, our children and the generations that follow are in for a torrid time."

"Hundreds of published papers show a link between human activities and climate change.

"Even oil companies agree that climate change is linked to the consumption of carbon-based fuels and that action is required to avoid further increases in carbon emissions.

So would he buy a bach on the beach?

"But deniers say global warming is driven primarily by natural forces and it’s a waste of money to try and stop it."

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