Global Warming Follies


Never mind. (Again)

Posted in Follies by tjgavin on March 11, 2008

At some point you have to wonder when the press will do a proper job of being skeptical about claims by the GWers. Last year they reported unquestioningly that the floods in England were caused by GW and we should expect more. Now? Well…never mind.

Freak rain, not global warming, blamed for last year’s devastating £3bn floods

The devastating floods that deluged Britain last summer were not caused by climate change, contrary to the claims of politicians and green campaigners, scientists have said. ‘

 

A major new study says there is no evidence that the “exceptional river flooding” – which caused more than £3billion damage and left thousands homeless – was anything other than a freak “100- to 200-year” event.

At the time, there were claims that the floods were the result of climate change – and a taster of the sort of floods that would become more common. Last year, as Gordon Brown visited flood-damaged homes, he blamed the events on climate change. “We’re looking, if you like, at 21st-century extreme weather conditions,” he said at the time.

Remember, Gordon Brown is the same British Prime Minister that had his claims about plastic bags disproven too. (See earlier post.) Will the British press put those two facts together? Don’t hold your breath.

Link

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: