Curious about the people who were telling us to change our way
of life because of a changing climate, I decided to research one qualification of the authors of one of the most recent IPCC reports. The qualification I chose was the fields in which they were
It seemed odd that the most prevalent field of study among the group was economics.
A fair number included physics degrees in their biographies.
A few studied philosophy.
I did find
one person who had been schooled as a meteorologist. and one with a PhD in climate science. The next
most relative was PhD in atmospheric chemistry. It seemed odd to me that these were all listed as draft contributing authors.
There were none
that I could find other than that one who had the word climate any place in their education histories. There were no degrees in geology, climatology, paleoclimatology, atmospheric
dynamics, solar physics, historical climatology or geophysics.