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Jasper Kirkby

Particle Physicist

Jasper Kirkby is a particle physicist at CERN. He heads the CLOUD experiment at CERN, to investigate the theory that global warming is caused by changes in solar activity, that affects cosmic radiation hitting the earth, that then affects cloud cover.
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Jasper Kirkby's Opinions

Mostly Agree
[Sun and cosmic rays] will probably be able to account for somewhere between a half and the whole of the increase in the Earth's temperature that we have seen in the last century.
23 Feb 2007    Source


Mostly Agree
[Sun and cosmic rays] will probably be able to account for somewhere between a half and the whole of the increase in the Earth's temperature that we have seen in the last century.
23 Feb 2007    Source


Mostly Disagree
[Sun and cosmic rays] will probably be able to account for somewhere between a half and the whole of the increase in the Earth's temperature that we have seen in the last century.
23 Feb 2007    Source


Comparisons with Other Experts and Influencers

The similarity between Jasper Kirkby and each expert and influencer is calculated by looking at how the same questions were answered. These figures are used to calculate conforming, nonconforming, and projected opinions. The accuracy of the analysis depends on Jasper Kirkby's coverage, which grows with the number of their opinions entered into TakeOnIt.

Agree
S. Fred Singer
Head of NIPCC, Astrophysics Professor
87% agreement / 2 opinions

Khabibullo Abdusamatov
Astronomer
100% agreement / 2 opinions

Roy Spencer
Meteorologist
100% agreement / 1 opinions

Monte Hieb
Mining Engineer
100% agreement / 1 opinions

Mostly Agree
B.P. Radhakrishna
Geologist, President of the Geological Society of India
75% agreement / 2 opinions

David Evans
Mathematician
75% agreement / 1 opinions

Global Warming Petition Project
Petition
75% agreement / 1 opinions

Denis Rancourt
Physics Professor
75% agreement / 1 opinions

Tom Segalstad
Geology Professor
75% agreement / 1 opinions

Mitt Romney
Former Governor of Massachusetts
75% agreement / 1 opinions

In-Between
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
(IPCC) Scientific Body formed by U.N.
58% agreement / 3 opinions

Steven Chu
US Energy Secretary, Nobel Laureate in Physics
50% agreement / 1 opinions

Mostly Disagree
Wikipedia
World's Largest Encyclopedia
25% agreement / 2 opinions

John McCain
U.S. Senator, Republican
25% agreement / 1 opinions

Michael Oppenheimer
Physics Professor, IPCC Lead Author
25% agreement / 1 opinions

Gavin Schmidt
Climatologist
25% agreement / 1 opinions

Robin Hanson
Economics Professor
25% agreement / 1 opinions

Michael Shermer
Scientist, Skeptic, Author
25% agreement / 1 opinions

Disagree

Conforming Opinions

Jasper Kirkby's conforming opinions are opinions that align with the group of experts and influencers Jasper Kirkby typically agrees with.

Coverage Answer Question
Low Mostly Agree Have solar cycles significantly affected earth's recent climate?

Nonconforming Opinions

Jasper Kirkby's nonconforming opinions are opinions that contradict the group of experts and influencers Jasper Kirkby typically agrees with.

Coverage Group Answer Expert Answer Question
High Disagree Mostly Disagree Is global warming caused primarily by humans?

Projected Opinions

Jasper Kirkby's projected opinions are opinions Jasper Kirkby is expected to have if their opinions align with the experts and influencers that they typically agree with.

Coverage Answer Question
Medium Agree Do negative feedback loops mostly cushion the effect of atmospheric CO2 increases?
Medium Disagree Will IPCC climate models make accurate predictions?
Medium Disagree Is the IPCC objective?
Low Mostly Agree Has CO2 passively lagged temperature in past climates?
Low Agree Is the case for anthropogenic global warming politically biased in its favor?
Low Agree Can life adapt to a warmer earth?