They’re not all predictions contained within this year, some time needed to pass to determine whether they came true, but FoxNews.com has “Eight Botched Environmental Forecasts” posted today. Most are climate- (but not necessarily warming-)related, and the first is my favorite only because it received a hearty rebuke from this past month’s weather, especially in much of the U.S. and Europe:
Within a few years “children just aren’t going to know what snow is.” Snowfall will be “a very rare and exciting event.” Dr. David Viner, senior research scientist at the climatic research unit (CRU) of the University of East Anglia, interviewed by the UK Independent, March 20, 2000.
Yes, that came from an expert identified as “senior,” “doctor,” “climate researcher,” and “scientist” — all from the authoritative University of East Climategate, the gatekeeper of UN IPCC data points and well-known apolitical practitioner of science.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?