Friday, August 08, 2008

QOTD

Historian Arthur Herman in the August 4th Australian:
It has been a tough year for the high priests of global warming in the US. First, NASA had to correct its earlier claim that the hottest year on record in the contiguous US had been 1998, which seemed to prove that global warming was on the march. It was actually 1934. Then it turned out the world's oceans have been growing steadily cooler, not hotter, since 2003. Meanwhile, the winter of 2007 was the coldest in the US in decades, after Al Gore warned us that we were about to see the end of winter as we know it.

In a May issue of Nature, evidence about falling global temperatures forced German climatologists to conclude that the transformation of our planet into a permanent sauna is taking a decade-long hiatus, at least. Then this month came former greenhouse gas alarmist David Evans's article in The Australian, stating that since 1999 evidence has been accumulating that man-made carbon emissions can't be the cause of global warming. By now that evidence, Evans said, has become pretty conclusive.

Yet believers in man-made global warming demand more and more money to combat climate change and still more drastic changes in our economic output and lifestyle.

The reason is that precisely that they are believers, not scientists. No amount of empirical evidence will overturn what has become not a scientific theory but a form of religion.
(via Conservative Grapevine)

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

As the liberals become more atheist, they still need some kind of transcendent philosophy to replace god. The whole Mother Earth thing is tailor made for that, it gives them the vast moral superiority over the rest of us morons, which they need so much. Example; Pelosi’s “I’m trying to save the world” rant

Geoffrey Britain said...

Ridicule, derision and most of all scornful laughter is the best antidote for pompous, self-righteous,secularist environmental religion...

Carl said...

Agreed.