Climate change skeptics on Capitol Hill are quietly watching a growing accumulation of global cooling science and other findings that could signal that the science behind global warming may still be too shaky to warrant cap-and-trade legislation.
Forget any real science, when it comes to right-wing bloggers apparently all it takes to disprove an entire body of scientific evidence is the conspiracy theories of a retired weatherman.
The blog portion of Brett Bozell's Media Research Center, Newsbusters, ExxonMobil funded, echo chamber is today asking, “if the founder of The Weather Channel spoke out strongly against the manmade global warming myth, might media members notice?”
Yes Newsbusters, I'm sure the media will report on a retired weatherman's rantings about a global conspiracy of scientists and environmentalists.
The US Weather Channel's “climate change mission statement ” reads: “Throughout the world, people are confused about climate change and global warming, [the Weather Channel] will provide a place where sound science can be heard.”
As regular DeSmog readers know, much of the confusion and doubt in the general public around the issue of climate change and the discussion around “sound science” has been at the hands of industry and oil company funded front groups. Such groups serve the purpose of doing and saying the things a modern day corporation cannot …