Intellectual cooling

Shorter Martin Cothran: More evidence for Global Warming:

English winters are cold and snowy, therefore Al Gore is fat global warming is a hoax.

Outside the fictional world of Martin Cothran – where Lost Cause mythology counts as history, as does Noah’s Ark – scientifically literate folks know that 2010 is shaping up to be the warmest year on record.

For context, here’s the 12-month moving average of global temperatures as of last June:

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Note that the last measurement is the warmest 12-month average temperature in recorded history.


  1. #1 Anonymous
    December 19, 2010


    Anthropogenic Global Warming is a transparent fraud. Your “data” is mostly fabricated. ( We’ve been through this crap before: eugenics, DDT, global cooling, alar on apples, heterosexual aids, ad nauseam. Scientists periodically turn up the hype to keep the funding flowing.

    Just criminals.

  2. #2 MacTurk
    December 20, 2010

    Why should anyone take the opinion of someone who signs him/herself as “Anonymous” seriously?

    And please, quoting Christopher Booker? Of all people, he is the last source I would trust. A long track record in cherry-picking data, he has.

    That is all you have? Pathetic.

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