Skip to comments.The Great Winter of 2017-2018 and the Hypocrisy of Climate Alarmists
Posted on 01/12/2018 10:47:23 PM PST by Oshkalaboomboom
As record lows gripped many parts of the U.S. and Canada, the global warming elitists scrambled to announce to the world that climate change was the driving force behind the freezing weather.
Inevitably, their claims have exposed the hypocrisy of the global warming cult that has instilled fear among the public.
Temperatures in many parts of the Atlantic U.S. went down drastically last week. Canada was not an exception, with record lows registered in many provinces since November last year.
While some forecasts in December predicted a colder than usual winter due to the polar vortex inversion, the drop in mercury was more severe than expected.
Extreme cold and extremely hot weather patterns can occur at any point in history, regardless of whether the earth is on a long-term warming trend or not.
For example, the Earth went through a mini ice age during the 16th century. Soon after the end of the mini ice age in the 17th century global temperatures began rising, and have been on a warming trend since then.
Despite this overall warming trend, countries like the U.S. experienced several severe winters during the 19th and 20th century. This can be attributed to many reasons such as the inversion of the Polar Vortex, a decrease in solar activity, and other natural cyclic phenomenon.
These extremely cold temperatures do not provide sufficient reasons to conclude whether the global warming hypothesis is right or wrong. However, they expose the flawed predictions of the global warming alarmists, thus falsifying their climate-doom propaganda.
The global warming alarmists face two major problems here. Onetheir claim of carbon dioxide emission from human activity is the primary driver of temperature increase in the 20th century, and twotheir claim that global warming is responsible for the ongoing extreme winter in the U.S. and Canada.
Temperature reconstructions from the past show us that carbon dioxide has not been the primary driver of global temperature levels. The same is true todayglobal temperature levels failed to display any linear relationship with the increasing carbon dioxide concentrations in the past 20 years.
This truth even prompted several of the staunchest climate alarmists to acknowledge the blatant errors in the temperature forecasts of the computer climate models used by the United Nations to inform global energy and developmental policies.
In fact, hundreds of scientific papers in the past two years have repudiated the claims of climate alarmists. Besides categorically denying the catastrophic increase in temperatures, they also dismiss any notion of carbon dioxide being the primary driver of global temperatures.
The hypocrisy of the climate alarmists reached a new low last week when Al Goreone of the chief proponents of climate alarmism, suggested that the current extreme winter that we are experiencing is because of climate change.
Al Gore, quoting the opinion of another alarmistMichael Mann, said the record lows were extreme weather events caused by climate change. If taken at face value, this signals a monumental yet unintelligible shift in the narrative of the climate alarmists.
Almost all of the climate change-related mitigation policies are based on the assumption that temperatures are increasing globally. The recent claim by Al Gore renders all of these policies meaningless.
Going by the alarmist logic, if reductions in carbon dioxide emissions are to be justified based on the claims that they could control the increase of global temperatures, then the very same emission reductions could be attributed to the current severe winters in the U.S. and Canada.
The alarmist logic thus falls flat on its face.
By blaming climate change for the record lows, the alarmists have dug their own grave. They now face an unavoidable conundrum of choosing between warming and cooling, and either way, they will depart far from the actual science of climate change.
Kind of reminds me of an lyric from an old Grateful Dead song, ‘’In the heat of the sun/a man died of cold...’’
Hot Cold Wet Dry = Climate Change = US Give Trillions To International Left
What great winter?
We in California have had spring like weather all winter long. Please send some rain and snow our way.
Oh no whats gonna happen to the animals! /sarc..
We do know liberals want conservatives dead thus liberals are trying to scare the population to death by lying about the weather ???
the problem is they get around ‘anomalies’ like cold weather by claiming that the weather is ‘more severe than it’s ever been’ and ‘longer lasting than it’s ever been’ etc- they have a freakin answer for everything- no matter which way the wind blows- it’s now ‘man’s fault’
This scam will never die- too many sheeple believe in it
Geo-engineering creating freeze/fry zones. Dane Wigington.
Too many sheeple believe in it.....
The purpose of the climate change scam is to hurt the west economically and to force the west to pay huge sums of money to the have not nations.
Facts are not needed, only feel good notions by liars like Al Gore and Richard Mann. What did Hussein Obama know about climate change? The answer is nothing but the only thing he needed to do was repeat the lie to be successful in hurting the west
Whether Hussein Obama was allowing terrorists to bring drugs into the US so the Iranian nuclear scam could proceed OR whether he was supporting shutting down US power plants to lower CO2 levels in support of the global warming scam, Hussein was always working hard to promote everything that hurt the US
If you haven’t noticed, people who are Muslim usually work hard to undermine the west. It’s what Muslims do.
Most people are stupid and are made to believe they are brilliant by the rats who use them, now this is brilliant
It’s Winter, it’s supposed to be cold. I would be worried if we had a heat wave of 100° plus.
It rained all night the day I left
The weather was so dry
It was so hot I froze to death
Susanna don’t you cry.
Jerry Garcia ripping-off Stephen Foster.
The sun was so hot, I froze myself
Suzanna don’t you cry
In East Tennessee, at the boundary of the trough, we have had record highs three days in a row
On the night of December 16-17, 1835 the temperature in Manhattan dropped to minus 17 degrees. Contemporary accounts reveal it was not considered normal December weather. I thought such low temps were possible because 1835 NY was a city of wood frame houses and unpaved streets on the edge of a largely undeveloped continent but NYC came pretty close to those temps last week!
News flash! It’s cold in the winter.
Consider how destructive and divisive this warming nonsense has been to families and extended families. I provoked the eternal animosity of several relatives by speaking rationally on the subject. They don’t just get angry, it seems more like rage.
Here is a web page for the highs and lows in Historical Averages for Tulsa, OK. As you can see, we have had a constant change in temps from one year to the next. Hot, cold, hot, cold.
On this day, in 1907 it was 75 degrees. In 1916 it was -12, yet today, the reason for such changes would be blamed on glo-bull warming!
Yesterday, in 2006 it was 74 degrees. In 1918, it was -13.
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