Political activists have long since co-opted a large part of the environmental movement for their own purposes, and, by passing off what they’re doing as science they’re damaging the good name of science, too. Now, they’re jockeying to have nations promise to be under the authority of activists on matters pertaining to climate change. Lord Christopher Monckton argues that this would be a bad thing. (And he’s getting no argument from me.)
The United States seems to be pulling back from signing a binding agreement at Copenhagen next month, but skeptics say (in essence) that they’ll believe it when they see it.
Meanwhile, here in the United States, the Democrats are pushing legislation based on hyped-up fears of greenhouse gas.