Look as hard as you may for a long as you will and with as jaundiced and biased an eye as you please toward facts that justify Western academia’s belief in AGW and still there is no adequate explanation for the current quiescent period in global warming. These halcyon days and perhaps a cooling Earth are simple realities that we all must learn to accept, possibly for decades to come. How long must we wait before we stop pushing the alarm button? How many years of no global warming does it take to be unafraid? Must we wait for seas to recede to have a nice day?
Let’s enjoy global warming while it lasts and have a very Merry Christmas and a…
(Updated 26 December 2015)
Hot World Syndrome—fear of a hotter, more intimidating world than it actually is prompting a desire for more protection than is warranted by any actual threat.
A Chance Meeting–
We toured south along the Bicentennial Bike Trail in the Summer of 1980, working up appetites covering ~70 miles per day and staying at hiker/biker campgrounds at night along the Oregon/California coast (they were 50¢ a day at that time). The day's ride over, and after setting up tents, hitting the showers, and making a run to a close-by store, it was time to relax. The third in our little bicycle tour group, Tom, was about 30 yards away conversing with another knot of riders and treating himself to an entire cheesecake for dinner. He probably figured Jim and I would joke about what a pig he was eating that whole pie and decided to eat among strangers. Three hours later after sharing stories and remarking on a few coincidences that turned up here and there, Tom and one of the former strangers realized they were cousins, meeting in this most unlikely place for the first time. ~Mac
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