Elizabeth May: "The data is rock-solid and it tells us that there's now 30 per cent more CO2 than at any time.”
Any time? There has historically been much more CO2 in our atmosphere than exists today. For example, during the Jurassic Period (200 mya), average CO2 concentrations were about 1800 ppm or about 4.7 times higher than today. The highest concentrations of CO2 during all of the Paleozoic Era occurred during the Cambrian Period, nearly 7000 ppm -- about 18 times higher than today. The Carboniferous Period and the Ordovician Period were the only geological periods during the Paleozoic Era when global temperatures were as low as they are today. To the consternation of global warming proponents, the Late Ordovician Period was also an Ice Age while at the same time CO2 concentrations then were nearly 12 times higher than today-- 4400 ppm. According to greenhouse theory, Earth should have been exceedingly hot. Instead, global temperatures were no warmer than today.
So May gets another one wrong. Time to add it to the collection of other May foibles.
Calling Canadians stupid and tries to lie her way out along with a few others.
May loses it at the Munk debates and gets her Mic shut off, while her mouth keeps on going. Oh and there is the AIDS comment as well. It all starts about the 2:20 mark.