Monday, June 5

Global Warming Hype

On daring to dissent over the global warming hype...

The only inconvenient truth about global warming, contends Colorado State University's Bill Gray, is that a genuine debate has never actually taken place.

"They've been brainwashing us for 20 years," Gray says. "Starting with the nuclear winter and now with the global warming.

Gray directs me to a 1975 Newsweek article that whipped up a different fear: a coming ice age.

"Climatologists," reads the piece, "are pessimistic that political leaders will take any positive action to compensate for the climatic change. ... The longer the planners delay, the more difficult will they find it to cope with climatic change once the results become grim reality."

Thank God they did nothing. Imagine how warm we'd be?

Gray says. "It's about politics. Very few people have experience with some real data....

Oh, I so often wish I was back in college... Looks like College Republicans have found a way to have fun with this issue, with Global Cooling snow cone days and Global Warming beach parties... I just hope those tolerant, intellectually superior environmentalists don't attack them or blow up their SUVs...

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