14 October 2009

From Paul Hudson, a "climate correspondent" for the far-from-right-wing BBC News, an unusually frank admittance of fairly uncontested facts:
What Happened To Global Warming?

This headline may come as a bit of a surprise, so too might that fact that the warmest year recorded globally was not in 2008 or 2007, but in 1998.

But it is true. For the last 11 years we have not observed any increase in global temperatures.

And our climate models did not forecast it, even though man-made carbon dioxide, the gas thought to be responsible for warming our planet, has continued to rise.

Mark Steyn writing along these lines, a bit earlier in July:
If you’re 29, there has been no global warming for your entire adult life. If you’re graduating high school, there has been no global warming since you entered first grade. There has been no global warming this century. None. Admittedly the 21st century is only one century out of the many centuries of planetary existence, but it happens to be the one you’re stuck living in.

1 comment:

Percussivity said...

How dare you drag facts into this! We have concensus and debate is closed on the issue. It is inconvenient but true as far as you can know according to concensus. Here look at this brightly colored and expensive looking graph...