Guest essay by Eric Worrall
The frantic public efforts to “correct” President Trump’s tweets every time he trolls the warmists are revealing.
US government scientists correct Trump over climate change statements: ‘Winter storms don’t prove global warming isn’t happening’
President’s outburst follows number of recent tweets gleefully disregarding scientific consensus
Experts were quickly forced to correct the president online, including the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a government research agency which simply tweeted the statement, “Winter storms don’t prove global warming isn’t happening.”
In the beautiful Midwest, windchill temperatures are reaching minus 60 degrees, the coldest ever recorded. In coming days, expected to get even colder. People can’t last outside even for minutes. What the hell is going on with Global Waming? Please come back fast, we need you!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 29, 2019
Responding to Mr Trump on Twitter, Jonathan Foley, an environmental scientist at the California Academy of Sciences, said: “You knew this was going to happen. It’s cold in less than 1% of the planet for a few days, so the long term warming and destabilization of a planet’s entire climate system must not be true.
“In related news, Trump had a Big Mac today, so there is no such thing as global hunger.”
— NOAA Climate.gov (@NOAAClimate) January 29, 2019
NOAA’s claim that warm ocean temperatures cause more snowfall is a bit of a turnaround from all the end of snow predictions we’ve heard over the years.
NOAA’s explanation also leaves out a little, such as an explanation of why the heat from the warmer oceans is being lost in transit.