Tuesday, May 18, 2010

just for fun

As I said on the Senate floor on July 28, 2003, "much of the debate over global warming is predicated on fear, rather than science." I called the threat of catastrophic global warming the "greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people."
[Sen. James M. Inhofe (R-OK) press release, 4 Jan 2005; emphasis added]
Today's science headline?
Greenland Rising Rapidly as Ice Melts
– Tue May 18, 3:50 pm ET
The ice is melting so fast in Greenland that the giant island is rising noticeably as the weight is lifted. In some spots, the land is rising 1 inch per year.
Worth a watch:
TED: Michael Specter -- The danger of science denial
[courtesy Woody over at The Well-Armed Lamb]

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