John Shanahan, President of Environmentalists for Nuclear - USA: Modern use of energy, primarily fossil fuels, hydro-electric and nuclear will enable mankind to live better, more peacefully, have quality education, find better jobs, protect the environment and preserve wildlife habitat. This presentation shows a few examples of people in seven countries in Europe and on the Mediterranean working for and enjoying an amazing world.
Willis Eschenbach: The UN Poll of what are the most important things to the public are education, healthcare, jobs, good government, affordable food, control crime, clean water and sanitation, support for people who can't work, good transportation and roads, equality between men and women, reliable energy, political freedom, freedom from discrimination and persecution, protecting the environment, phone and Internet access, action on climate change. Action on climate change is at the very bottom for both men and women.
Paul 't Hart, Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences Research Fellow: Irving Janis' study of Groupthink has had a major influence on students of group processes, decision-making, and management. It has influenced international-relations analysts in their efforts to understand the dynamics of the occurrence and resolution of international crises (including regional wars on up to world wars).
Global Warming Policy Forum, GWPF, Christopher Booker, British newspaper columnist, Irving Janis, psychologist: The bizarre issue of climate catastrophism has been around sufficiently long that it has become possible to trace its history in detail. This new report published by the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) shows that both the science and policy of the climate debate are shaped and driven by an almost flawless example of classical Groupthink. This is invariably what happens when human beings get carried along by the crowd, simply because they have lost the urge or ability to think for themselves.”