That's bad news for German Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen who gave a talk about his three children last week. "The global mean temperature is 14.5 °C right now but when the global mean temperature increases to 16.5 °C, the life of my children and the life as we know it becomes impossible," Röttgen explained the universal evaporation of all compounds that apparently occurs near 16.49999 °C.
When we already talk about lunatics, the Huffington Post just informed us (via WUWT) that
This author also thinks that the comments about the value of the freedom of speech and the skepticism as a pillar of science are "more sophisticated denier methods". Well, quite many important people have been using "sophisticated denier methods" in their life. That includes all good scientists and the U.S. founding fathers. Aside from the freedom of speech and scientific skepticism, there's another big enemy of the life on Earth: humor.
Sandler enumerates seven enemies of the life on Earth (i.e. allies of the "deniers") - humor is just the first one - and you must feel compassionate when you read that the AGW movement has so many powerful enemies. These people's previous ideology, communism, only had four enemies: spring, summer, fall, and winter.
And if Mr Sandler were not insane enough for you, check another blog. An Arthur P. Smith urges the MIT to launch a Night of Broken Glass - an investigation - against Richard Lindzen, mainly because he wrote four excellent WSJ op-ed pieces. Smith would also like to read some Lindzen's e-mails.
Well, because your humble correspondent was lucky to have read dozens of Richard's e-mails, I can assure Mr Smith that he would learn that Prof Lindzen is de facto a saint. After all, Lindzen has repeatedly offered to publish all of his e-mails. I guess that if the alarmists could see how innocent and pure a soul Richard Lindzen is, they would become deniers, too.
Actress Brooke Shields has provided us with an insight into the psychology of AGW-worshiping Hollywood stars:
“It all upsets me because I feel like we keep losing sight of simpler, smaller things,” Shields told Pop Tarts. “I don’t know what is true or not, I only know what I can do on a daily basis because I believe in it. Whether I am turning the water off in between brushing my teeth, which my little daughter is the police of, or I am recycling, or switching my products or using an energy saving washing machine.... I just have to do the best that I can do and keep doing more.”She doesn't know what is true but she needs something to believe.