Thursday, October 16, 2008

Expert Qualifications

Who is the latest media-quotable expert on climate change? Prince Albert of Monaco, in a Reuters story:
The anthropogenic roots of global warming are clear to Prince Albert of Monaco, who told the Reuters summit he didn't "adhere" to Palin's skeptical view.

"There are obviously cycles, but how can you not consider the graphs that have been shown to us?," Prince Albert said. "Those who can't see the correlation between man-made activities and greenhouse gas emissions, it's going to be hard to convince them; but somehow we will have to do so."
Apparently, the Prince hasn't seen these graphs. Or these. Or these.

Think I'll forward my Miley Cyrus letter to the Prince.

(via Planet Gore)


OBloodyHell said...

a) It's Reuters. That's not quite the same name to Journalism as "Goebbels", but it's close enough for modern times.

b) What can we say? The people are starting to get a whiff of too many "Inconvenient Truths" about Gore -- his connection to Shearson-Lehman and Carbon Trading, his yacht, his private jet, etc.,etc.,etc.... If you quote Gore nowadays, you remind people of that sort of thing. You have to wait until they've forgotten again.

Carl said...

I know, I know: but next time Reuters could rely on "Prince Albert in a Can" (ba-dum-bump).

OBloodyHell said...

I don't think Prince-Albert-In-A-Can would be the problem, but rather letting him out.... (da-bump-bump-BUMP).