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Global Warming Cooling

The lamestream media told you:

"Survey: Americans' belief in global warming is cooling off," according to Dina Cappiello, writing for AP. In a half page article, "Just 57 percent think there is solid evidence the world is getting warmer, down 20 percentage points in just three years, a new poll says." The poll was conducted by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press." http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20091022/ap_on_re_us/us_climate_poll

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

Instead of a story examining any evidence of any changes in earth's climate, the AP is feeding its readers a poll of people's opinions, which are a result of rumor, web stories, idle chatter, "news" releases and anything but science or facts.

People promoting global warming were reportedly distressed at the story, and began thinking of ways to more massively convince useful idiots that the climate agenda is real, should be accepted, and the proposed tax increases and societal controls should be swallowed.

According to the story, one scientist blamed the drop in poll results on, "a combination of poor communication by scientists, a lousy summer in the Eastern United States, people mixing up weather and climate," and what he called a PR effort "to instill a sense of uncertainty and confusion in the public." I am not making this up. He made no mention of data, omitted from news reports, that show the earth has been cooling. Melting ice caps did make the tale however.

Most striking, the editors left in a line that noted, "Though there are exceptions, the vast majority of scientists agree that global warming is occurring." Most global whining stories refuse to make any mention that there is doubt or exceptions to the popularized model.

A quick review of science history shows that enormous numbers of real discoveries start out as a vast majority of scientists holding a false belief, against a small fringe and hated minority that finds the truth and eventually brings it to the table against all odds. The flat earth, earth as the center of the universe, discovery of elements, understanding that fire isn't caused by phlogiston and the ability of heavier than air machines to fly are among some obscure examples that spring to mind.

Also notable, the study found that people in the northeast and west coast believe in global warming more than people in the middle of the nation. This suggests that the study wasn't studying climate beliefs at all, but was measuring gullibility and its distribution. No cause for such a phenomenon was discussed or is known, though California is often referred to as the land of fruits and nuts.

 

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  • Freelance writer Alan Korwin is a founder and past president of the Arizona Book Publishing Association. With his wife Cheryl he operates Bloomfield Press, the largest producer and distributor of gun-law books in the country. Here writing as "The Uninvited Ombudsman," Alan covers the day's stories as they ought to read. Read more.

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