Friday, January 19, 2007
Well, well. Some “climate expert” on “The Weather
Channel” wants to take away AMS certification from those of us
who believe the recent “global warming” is a natural process.
So much for “tolerance”, huh?
I have been in operational meteorology since 1978, and I know dozens
and dozens of broadcast meteorologists all over the country. Our big
job: look at a large volume of raw data and come up with a public weather
forecast for the next seven days. I do not know of a single TV meteorologist
who buys into the man-made global warming hype. I know there must be
a few out there, but I can’t find them. Here are the basic facts
you need to know:
*Billions of dollars of grant money is flowing into the pockets of those
on the man-made global warming bandwagon. No man-made global warming,
the money dries up. This is big money, make no mistake about it. Always
follow the money trail and it tells a story. Even the lady at “The
Weather Channel” probably gets paid good money for a prime time
show on climate change. No man-made global warming, no show, and no
salary. Nothing wrong with making money at all, but when money becomes
the motivation for a scientific conclusion, then we have a problem.
For many, global warming is a big cash grab.
*The climate of this planet has been changing since God put the planet
here. It will always change, and the warming in the last 10 years is
not much difference than the warming we saw in the 1930s and other decades.
And, lets not forget we are at the end of the ice age in which ice covered
most of North America and Northern Europe.
If you don’t like to listen to me, find another meteorologist
with no tie to grant money for research on the subject. I would not
listen to anyone that is a politician, a journalist, or someone in science
who is generating revenue from this issue.
In fact, I encourage you to listen to WeatherBrains episode number 12,
featuring Alabama State Climatologist John Christy, and WeatherBrains
episode number 17, featuring Dr. William Gray of Colorado State University,
one of the most brilliant minds in our science.
WeatherBrains, by the way, is our weekly 30 minute netcast.
I have nothing against “The Weather Channel”, but they have
crossed the line into a political and cultural region where I simply