"If you're trying to change minds and influence people it's probably not a good idea to say that virtually all elected Democrats are liars, but what the hell."
Friday, February 20, 2015
and other goofy
was satisfying, and pompous of me,
to think that I was the first to recognize
that it would only follow the logic of AGWers to blame the
for our Sun's (and Algore's favorite planet) cooling period. I mean,
what else could it be? There goes my Nobel for Best AGW Bitch Slap.
conceit that human production of carbon dioxide is capable of driving
the earth’s climate is running smack into the sun. CO2 accounts for a
mere 0.039% of the atmosphere, while the sun accounts for 99.86% of all
of the mass in our entire solar system. And Ol’ Sol is not taking the
insult lightly. Vencore Weather reports:
the past 5 days, solar activity has been very low and one measure of
solar activity – its X-ray output – has basically flatlined in recent
days (plot below courtesy NOAA/Space Weather Prediction Center). Not
since cycle 14 peaked in February 1906 has there been a solar cycle
with fewer sunspots.