British physicist Brian Cox takes Australia Senator Malcolm Roberts to task for global warming denialPosted by Jim at Saturday, August 20, 2016
15 August 2016 (ABC) – There was a climate change showdown on Q&A last night when Professor Brian Cox and One Nation Senator Malcolm Roberts were guests on the panel.
Here's the best bits from their exchanges for you.
The night began with an audience question to the British physicist, asking him to address Senator Roberts' request for proof of a human element in climate change. […]
After some back and forth between the two, Q&A host Tony Jones stepped in:
"Malcolm, you are hearing the interpretation of a highly qualified scientist and you're saying, ‘I don't believe that" — is that right?’"
"I'm saying two things. First of all, that the data has been corrupted and we know…"
"What do you mean by corrupted? What do you mean?"
Professor Brian Cox:
The audience began to laugh. [more]