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Part of Energy Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:00 am on 21st January 2010.

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Photo of Phil Willis Phil Willis Chair, Commons Science and Technology Committee 10:00 am, 21st January 2010

No, I am not. I am a nice chap, really.

There is no doubt about the science. There is no doubt that the sun is a heat source. That, too, is scientifically and absolutely undeniable. If one puts a heat source in with CO2, there will be an increase in heat. What cannot be proved, of course, is what the effect of that heating will be on the earth’s ecosystems. That is where the modelling comes in. The model from the university of East Anglia, to which the hon. Member for Northampton, South, referred, is but one model, using one data set.