GayandRight

My name is Fred and I am a gay conservative living in Ottawa. This blog supports limited government, the right of the State of Israel to live in peace and security, and tries to expose the threat to us all from cultural relativism, post-modernism, and radical Islam. I am also the founder of the Free Thinking Film Society in Ottawa (www.freethinkingfilms.com)

Thursday, June 08, 2006

Is Al Gore the new Michael Moore?

The Financial Post, to its credit, ran 2 articles about the new Al Gore movie on global warming. His ability to mislead is just like Michael Moore.
Mr. Gore suggests that the Greenland melt area increased considerably between 1992 and 2005. But 1992 was exceptionally cold in Greenland and the melt area of ice sheet was exceptionally low due to the cooling caused by volcanic dust emitted from Mt. Pinatubo. If, instead of 1992, Gore had chosen for comparison the year 1991, one in which the melt area was 1% higher than in 2005, he would have to conclude that the ice sheet melt area is shrinking and that perhaps a new Ice Age is just around the corner.

Dr. Petr Chylek, adjunct professor, Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax.

5 Comments:

Anonymous Alberta Girl said...

Just goes to show that you can "prove" anything just by choosing your data.

Another interesting question I have is - How come when Al Gore (or Micheal Moore, or Cincy Sheehan or any other american leftist) speaks Canadians listen in awe and believe everything they say but when an american right thinking person speaks, the anti american knives come out. Just wonderin......?

8:13 AM  
Anonymous x2para said...

not all Canadians AG, just the ones who are easily bamboozled

9:08 AM  
Anonymous Alberta Girl said...

x2par - you are right - I should have qualified my use of "Canadians" to moonbat Canadians.

9:57 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Global warming is happening! This morning it was just cool outside, but by noon it was warm!!! OMG! OMG! OMG!!!!

12:50 PM  
Blogger r a said...

Gore is right. The controversy about global warming exists in the media, not amongst scientists. Scientific consensus is not necessarily the absolute truth - but it is the way to bet.

11:11 PM  

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