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Climate Alarmism and the Cornwall Alliance, with Calvin Beisner

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Dr. E Calvin Beisner Cornwall Alliance Climate Alarmism

E. Calvin Beisner, Ph.D.

Dr. Beisner is President of The Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation, a network of natural scientists, economists, Christian theologians, and other scholars educating for Biblical earth stewardship, economic development for the poor, and the proclamation and defense of the gospel.

Dr. Beisner taught at Covenant College from 1992 to 2000.
He was also associate professor of historical theology and social ethics at Knox Theological Seminary from 2000 to 2008. He is a husband to Debby, a father of seven, and grandfather of fifteen.

Summary – Climate Alarmism and the Cornwall Alliance, with Calvin Beisner

An interview with Dr. E. Calvin Beisner, President of The Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation about politically-concocted climate alarmism in contrast with climate realism, based on genuine scientific study. We also talk about destructive governmental emissions policy, and the environmental Kuznets curve. [Direct mp3 download]

Main Points of Discussion

00:00 Introduction
00:32 Episode description
Dr. Beisner’s dissertation
01:51 About Dr. Beisner
How he became Reformed
06:34 Dr. Beisner’s past work
Coalition On Revival
Hebert Schlossberg’s book Idols for Destruction
Beisner’s book Prosperity and Poverty
Beisner’s book Prospects for Growth
09:08 How the Cornwall Alliance began
The Cornwall Declaration
10:05 Why the work of the Cornwall Alliance is important
2006 A Call to Truth, Prudence, and Protection of the Poor – An Evangelical Response to Global Warming
2009 Declaration on Global Warming
2014 Reiteration of A Call to Truth
16:23 Ways the Cornwall Alliance does its work
Cornwall agenda
Created to Reign Podcast
19:19 How should we evaluate climate alarmist claims?

Dr.s Beisner and Legates’ book (Forthcoming, April 2023) Climate and Energy: The Case For Realism

Hot Talk, Cold Science by Fred Singer
Why you shouldn’t be alarmed about global warming
Feedback and climate
Examination of policy

Orlando 23-25 February 2023 Climate Conference:

36:35 About so-called “net zero” emissions policy
What can’t be done, won’t be done
46:09 About the Kuznets curve
Making the world cleaner


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