Hot summers were the perfect backdrop for the Goracle’s landmark global warming hearings in 1988. But the weather isn’t being so cooperative these days. In January, Gore’s Oscar nomination was accompanied by California freezes that decimated the state’s citrus crop. This week the Detroit (and national) media are awash with reports that IPCC scientists have concluded that “earlier blooming in the spring are linked to increased CO2 concentrations.” (AP)
Meanwhile, outside in the real world, the Detroit Tigers cancelled Thursday afternoon’s game with the Toronto Blue Jays due to unseasonably cold April temps 20 degrees below normal, stiff winds, and flurries. Further north, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, two feet of snow fell.
Frightful stuff this global warming.