New Paper at SPPI: Ten Years of “Accelerated Global Warming”? No, Mr. President!
By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley
During the July 2013 U.S. Senate hearing at which Roger Pielke Jr. and Roy Spencer gave stellar testimony to the visible discomfiture of the climate-extremist witnesses, none of the Democrat Senators and none of those they had chosen to testify before them was at all anxious to defend Mr. Obama?s assertion that over the past decade global warming has been accelerating at an unforeseen rate.
At a fund-raiser for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in Chicago May 29, he had said: ?We ? know that the climate is warming faster than anybody anticipated five or ten years ago.? He had added: ?I don?t have much patience for people who deny climate change.?
Yet one should deny that the climate is warming faster than anybody anticipated five or ten years ago. For science is done by measurement, not by parroting the Party Line. And the measurements do not support the Party Line.
Let me demonstrate. First, what warming does the IPCC anticipate in its upcoming and much-leaked Fifth Assessment Report?