by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow and Junkscience.com Founder Steve Milloy
As appearing on RealClear Energy
Bad weather is wreaking havoc in parts of the world. The cynical climate alarmist community hopes it will help get Joe Biden’s multi-trillion-dollar climate agenda through Congress.
“Amid summer of fire and floods, a moment of truth for climate action,” editorialized the Washington Post. So let’s look at the “summer of fires and floods.”
Yes, it has been very hot in the Pacific Northwest. Is this global warming, as alarmists want you to believe, or just weather?
The temperature reality is that there is no trend from 1911-2020 in very hot (i.e., 99F+) days in the Pacific Northwest. That’s according to Cliff Mass, a professor of atmospheric sciences at the University of Washington and no one’s idea of a “climate denier.”