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Climate Confusion

I used to be disgusted but now I try to be amused.
Elvis Costello

The world is making policy decisions based on climate model predictions that aren't coming true. Thankfully, the BBC is irritating the global warming tribe by pointing out that it isn't getting warmer.

What happened to global warming?
This headline may come as a bit of a surprise, so too might that fact that the warmest year recorded globally was not in 2008 or 2007, but in 1998.
More from BBC News

In fact, it is pretty chilly in North America and Europe.

Data doesn't seem to matter anymore. An Inconvenient Truth was "a long time ago" but we don't see the Rolling Stones forgetting the lyrics to Satisfaction (at least not yet). Watch Al Gore dismiss a challenge from Phelim McAleer by glibly mentioning polar bears and saying "you don't think they're endangered do you?"

Note to Al Gore - the best estimates of the global polar bear population is 20-25 thousand.

Worst. Climate. Campaign. Ever. according to Nature