BBC Climate Correspondent Opens Eyes, Starts Walking Back Global Warming Baloney

By Tom Blumer
October 10, 2009

How well I remember it. In April 2006, when Bob Carter, in a UK Telegraph op-ed, observed that there had been no warming of the earth since 1998, global warming advocates screamed that Carter didn’t know what he was talking about; that he was only “a geologist at James Cook University, Queensland, engaged in paleoclimate research,” not a real climatologist; and that anyway, the science was settled, so he (and we) should shut up already.

3-1/2 years later, Paul Hudson, the climate correspondent (at least for now) at no less than the previously climate koolaid-poisoned BBC, without naming him, is acknowledging the correctness (HT Instapundit) of Carter’s observations. The Beeb reporter also concludes …. brace for it …. that “it seems the debate about what is causing global warming is far from over.” Imagine that…

UPDATE: Thanks to BizzyBlog commenter zf for reminding me that 1934 is the hottest year on record, not 1998, at least in regards to the 48 contiguous states of the U.S.. I have revised my opening sentence accordingly. BBC’s opening-paragraph contention regarding temperatures in the entire world in 1998 may be incorrect…

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