This list of who’s who is instructive to review. It says a lot about credibility of the “Sandy was caused by global warming” argument being pushed by activists and media.
Compare who’s pushing the agenda versus who isn’t buying into the hype. See below.
Links to their statements are designated with an asterisk * – click on the * to see the story
|Says Global Warming IS the cause of Hurricane Sandy||Says Global Warming IS NOT the cause of Hurricane Sandy|
|Al Gore||activist Climate Reality Project *||Dr. Martin Hoerling||NOAA *|
|Joe Romm||activist CAP *||Dr. Roger Pielke Jr.||UC *|
|Bill McKibben||activist 350.org *||Dr. Karsten Brandt||donnerwetter *|
|Chris Mooney||activist and blogger, Grist *||Dr. Chris Landsea||NOAA NHC *|
|Roseann Barr||actress/singer Pres.candidate *||Dr. Ryan Maue||Weatherbell *|
|Meghain McCain||no known credentials *||Dr. Patrick Michaels||VA state climo/ Cato *|
|Dr.Katharine Hayhoe||Texas Tech *||Dr. Judith Curry||Georgia Tech *|
|Dr. Michael Oppenheimer||activist EDF *||Dr.Norman Page||PhD – Geology *|
|Jennifer Granholm||TV host/fmr governor *||Dr.Gerald North||Texas A&M *|
|Dr. George Lackoff||Berkeley *||Eric Berger||Houston Chronicle SciGuy *|
|Dr. James Hansen||activist, NASA GISS *||Tom Chivers||UK Telegraph *|
|Van Jones||apologist and activist *||Andrew Revkin||New York Times *|
|Chris Matthews||Hardball * Deniers are pigs.||Dr. Roy Spencer||UAH *|
|Bill Clinton||#42 *||Joe Bastardi||WeatherBELL*|
|Dr. Stephan Lewandowsky||Pollster *|
|Michael Moore||Sicko (on CNN)|
|UNSURE/ASK ANOTHER/ DIFFERENT QUESTION:||COMPLETELY OFF TARGET POOR GEOGRAPHY|
|Dr. Randall Dole (NOAA):Dr. Peter Stott of the UK Met OfficeDr. Kevin Trenberth (NCAR)||*||Dr. Michio Kaku *|
|Dr. Kerry Emanuel (MIT)||*|
From this comparison it seems clear that activists are pushing the idea that Hurricane Sandy is cased by AGW/Global Warming.But what about the hundreds of other storms?
Readers are invited to submit other entries in comments.