Dark days ahead as Australia's Chief Scientist relies on falsehood and Trojan numbers.
Prof. Chubb: [...] With respect to this cooling stuff, I have seen the claim, but the evidence that I have seen is that the last decade has been the warmest decade that we have ever had on this planet, so I do not know what this cooling stuff means.
Mr HUSIC: Finally, do you think the government's carbon price legislation that has been put before us is
sufficiently based on the science around climate change?
Prof. Chubb: [...] There are some uncertainties in it—of course there are—but, as I said, if you are 95 per cent certain your house is going to burn down, what do you do? Nothing?