THE CERTAINTY OF UNCERTAINTY: Great juxtaposition by Mark Steyn:Update, 10/31/15: Faking climate change data? Say it ain't so!
Nine years ago self-proclaimed “climate hawk” David Roberts was contemplating Nuremberg trials for deniers:Roberts isn’t the first “climate hawk” to charter multiple flight paths over the years; here’s the late Dr. Steven Schneider versus Dr. Steven Schneider:
When we’ve finally gotten serious about global warming, when the impacts are really hitting us and we’re in a full worldwide scramble to minimize the damage, we should have war crimes trials for these bastards — some sort of climate Nuremberg.But in his latest piece, at Vox.com, he’s singing a rather different tune:
Basically, it’s difficult to predict anything, especially regarding sprawling systems like the global economy and atmosphere, because everything depends on everything else. There’s no fixed point of reference.Now he tells us.
(The whole “In Search of the Coming Ice Age” segment from Leonard Nimoy’s cheesy late-’70s paranormal In Search Of series is online here; and I’ve rounded up plenty of other Not-S0-Final Countdowns here.)
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Changing Positions on Global Warming
If the science were settled, this wouldn't be occurring: