Stolen from Mickey’s Muses
As a scientist and life-long liberal Democrat, I find the constant regurgitation of the anecdotal, fearmongering clap-trap about human-caused global warming to be a disservice to science.
From the El Niño year of 1998 until Jan., 2007, the average temperature of the Earth’s atmosphere near its surface decreased some 0.250 C. From Jan., 2007 until the spring of 2008, it dropped a whopping 0.750 C.
Dr. Martin Hertzberg, a physical chemist and retired Navy meteorologist USA Today September 26th 2008.
The Brussels summit symbolizes a turning point. The watered-down climate deal epitomizes the onset of a cooling period in Europe’s hitherto overheated climate debate. It may lead eventually to the complete abandonment of the unilateral climate agenda that has shaped Europe’s green philosophy for nearly 20 years.
Benny Peiser, The Wall Street Journal, 16 December 2008