Sources: NASA, NOAA, Jame Hansen [note]
quote: Yes, I'm sure it's just coincidence that pretty much every year this century has been on the top-ten warmest years ever recorded, including last year.
quote: Global warming is such a crock!
quote: Why is questioning the legitimacy of scientific research suddenly frowned upon?
quote: I mean, what's the fing worst thing that could happen by switching over to sustainable energy, that our air, soil and water gets cleaner? Jesus, the stupidity!
quote: We only started formally recording in the 20th century, and a century on the timescale of the earth doesn't even register, yet many climatologists are using it as the basis of their doomsday prophecies (Michael Mann aka Mr. Hockey Stick), and yes they are little more than nostradamus-like prophecies. Their models can't even predict day to day, month to month, or year to year, yet we are led to believe they can predict what it's going to be like twenty to thirty years in the future? Give me a break.
quote: you would know that the ice cores pulled from Lake Vostock in Antartica clearly demonstrate the earth warms and cools on a roughtly 400,000 year cycle known as the Milankovitch cycles,