Global warming, that inevitable result of man's interference with nature, except that not long ago it was global cooling, has brought a leading climatologist to complain of the politicized atmosphere swirling about the topic, with a blog post titled, "A VERY POLITICAL CLIMATE"
One can hardly blame her when it's actually been proposed that those who disagree with the "consensus" should be punished.
A leading climatologist [...] is suggesting that the American Meteorological Society (AMS) revokes the "seal of approval" that it normally extends to broadcast forecasters in the US in cases where they have expressed scepticism about man's role in pushing up planetary temperatures.
"It's like allowing a meteorologist to go on-air and say that hurricanes rotate clockwise and tsunamis are caused by the weather," she wrote in her internet blog. "It's not a political statement... it's just an incorrect statement."
Oh wait, she said that.
A leading climatologist on the Weather Channel in the United States has caused a squall in the industry by arguing that any weather forecaster who dares publicly to question the notion that global warming is a manmade phenomenon should be stripped of their professional certification.
The call was made by Heidi Cullen, host of a weekly global warming programme on the cable network called The Climate Code, and coincides with a stretch of severely off-kilter weather across the US this winter and moves by Democrats to draft strict new legislation to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
Specifically, Ms Cullen is suggesting...
Guess I should start reading at the beginning of the article ;-)
Sorry toots, I can't find my world's smallest violin to play for you right now.
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