When faced with the news that smarter more mathematical people were skeptical of man-made global warming, it’s a sure bet that as a Desmogger, he would fail to reach the obvious conclusion. Are believers gullible fools who can’t see the flaws in the reasoning? No. Skeptics are more literate and numerate about everything else, except for climate science, when they become dangerously overconfident and seek only to use their intellect to punch holes in the theory. Its not like these bright types have anything else to do is it? Of course.
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With that statement, Congressman Israel made the case better than any Republican critic that NPR is radio by and for liberal Democrats. He is openly asking liberal Democrats to give money to liberal Democrats in Congress so they can funnel federal dollars into news radio programs designed to counter and defeat conservative Republican voices.
This is what makes me cringe and why I take great pains in every conversation I have to correct the terminology and replace the term “global warming” with “climate change”, a more accurate descriptor of what is really happening.
Professor of geology Richard Norris said that these ‘hyperthermal’ events were probably triggered by releases of carbon dioxide sequestered in the deep oceans. Most raised average global temperatures between 3.6 and 5.4 degrees Farenheit – comparable to conservative estimates of temperature rises over the next few years from manmade global warming.
n the most recent Gallup poll, Democrats were found to be 40 percentage points more likely to register concern about global warming than Republicans. They were also 35 percentage points more likely to agree that global warming was caused by humans.