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Chicken Little 'Science'
by Cal Thomas
The cult centered on "global warming" alarmism is getting hot under the collar. People seem to have stopped paying attention and polls show "climate change" barely registers on a list of voters' concerns.
This can only mean, as losing politicians like to say, that their message isn't getting through. What to do? Why shout louder, of course.
A recent story in The
I guess we had better get ready for climate Armageddon then because
The Obama administration and liberal politicians in general seem to promote climate change fiction in order to gain even more dominance over our lives. Apparently controlling one-sixth of the economy through Obamacare isn't enough for them.
Most of the "reporting" on the subject is decidedly one-sided, including President Obama's claim in his last State of the Union address that "The debate is settled. Climate change is a fact." Science is never settled, or it wouldn't be science. It is constantly testing, probing and searching for new information. That's why science textbooks are regularly revised as new discoveries are made.
The Times story was about a meeting of the
Professor Tol, writes Globalwarming.org, recently "accused the IPCC of being too alarmist about global warming and asked to have his name withdrawn from its recently released Working Group II report (WG2) on climate change impacts." In a recent article for the
There are plenty of ways to check Puls' conclusions, including www.climatedepot.com, which provides links to the papers and work of climatologists and other scientists who take a decidedly different position from that of the climate change crowd. Some note the pressure placed on them to conform to the "faith" in order to receive government subsidies and donations from foundations and wealthy individuals.
Climate change is a fact? Don't think so.
Yet another reason not to trust climate change alarmists.
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