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I fear she picked the wrong side in the climate 'debate', perhaps unduly influenced by the fact that the left was pleased to stumble upon CAGW as a lever for their ambitions and wholeheartedly embraced it. Scott may merely be one of their more proactive victims. The reality is that the evidence for CO2 being a major driver of climate does not exist, and the scaremongering of recent decades is largely based on computer models of the climate system. Models which are widely recognised to be seriously inadequate in the face of the complexity of the climate system, and quite incompetent when it comes to climate prediction. I hope that Scott, now that she is retiring from the hurly-burly of professional activism, will have more time to study the climate issue and do more thinking of her own about what she will discover.