So I’m a speaker at this conference, a month or two ago, and I’ve just delivered my spiel about the global warming hysteria being a classic example of the madness of crowds. The audience are gratifyingly impressed: some of them have never heard this stuff before, certainly not expressed in quite so forthright a way. Now there are questions from the floor and one of them comes from a university professor.
Actually – I’ve seen this before, all too many times: it’s how the Warmists roll – there’s no question being asked, it’s more of a rambling, grandstanding statement. The professor roots his statement in the personal, always a good tactic when you’re trying to make your case seem likeable, reasonable, down-to-earth. [Read more...]