Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Inconvenient Indeed

Wait a minute. I thought we had a consensus, that the science was settled, and that we had 10 years before global climate catastrophe.

The NY Times reported that perhaps just maybe the catastrophic claims are a bit overreaching,

But part of his scientific audience is uneasy. In talks, articles and blog entries that have appeared since his film and accompanying book came out last year, these scientists argue that some of Mr. Gore’s central points are exaggerated and erroneous. They are alarmed, some say, at what they call his alarmism.

“I don’t want to pick on Al Gore,” Don J. Easterbrook, an emeritus professor of geology at Western Washington University, told hundreds of experts at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America. “But there are a lot of inaccuracies in the statements we are seeing, and we have to temper that with real data.”

And then of course there is the new British movie that directly refutes many of the claims made regarding man made global warming: