By now, Phil Jones of the University of East Anglia’s Climatic Research Unit (CRU) should require no introduction, so let’s get right to it. In a BBC Q&A and corresponding interview released Friday, the discredited Climategate conspirator revealed a number of surprising insights into his true climate beliefs, the most shocking of which was that 20th-century global warming may not have been unprecedented. As the entire anthropogenic global warming (AGW) theory is predicated on correlation with rising CO2 levels, this first-such confession from an IPCC senior scientist is nothing short of earth-shattering.The article is longish, but go read the whole thing anyway. Towards the end, Sheppard has this warning:
Both Kyoto II and the domestic cap-and-tax scams appear to be dead for the moment. But, while any such move would likely be tied up in the courts for years, EPA head Lisa Jackson’s threats to proceed with carbon regulation remain very much alive.Coupled with Obama's vow to put much of his agenda in the form of executive decrees, I hope Congress is moving to stop this nonsense, or to lay the groundwork for impeaching him if he proceeds. Surely there must be a Democrat or two who place country over politics, or at least place their own power over Obama's agenda.