Sunday, December 07, 2008

Debate continues

In fact, what prompted The Politico to solicit Gore's comment was its decision to report on the mounting dissent from global-warming orthodoxy. "Scientists urge caution on global warming," the story was headlined; it opened by noting "a growing accumulation of global cooling science and other findings that could signal that the science behind global warming may still be too shaky to warrant cap-and-trade legislation."

Coverage of such skepticism is increasing. The Cleveland Plain Dealer's Michael Scott reported last week that meteorologists at each of Cleveland's TV stations dissent from the alarmists' scenario. In the Canadian province of Alberta, the Edmonton Journal found, 68 percent of climate scientists and engineers do not believe "the debate on the scientific causes of recent climate change is settled."

Expect to see more of this. The debate goes on, as it should.

1 comment:

Ayrdale said...

...thank you for picking up on this. I don't think we can underestimate the stakes behind this global warming/climate change hysteria. I think that for the left, this is akin to high noon, a do or die effort to gain mass support and seize political control. Expect more hysteria, anger, violence even, as the perils of climate change abate, and scientists re-assess the climate scenario via ongoing research. Please also see