Anyone who reads this blog regularly knows that I am skeptical about the human effect on climate change and more specifically on the concept of global warming. There are a lot of reasons for that, but one of them is the fact that the people who are totally hysterical about the concept of global warming are making very large amounts of money from people who believe them. The cap and trade concept that President Obama wants to push through Congress will make most Americans considerably poorer (much higher energy bills) while making a few Americans much richer (Al Gore conveniently owns a company that sells carbon credits). Last week Congress began a debate on global warming–but they only allowed one side of the debate!
According to Climate Depot and wattsupwiththat.com, UK’s Lord Christopher Monckton, a former science advisor to Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, has stated that the House Democrats refused to let him testify on Friday, April 24, when Al Gore was testifying on global warming. He stated that Democrats rescinded his scheduled joint appearance at the House Energy and Commerce hearing on Friday. This is Lord Monckton’s statement:
“Once again I’m most grateful to Anthony Watts and his hard-working team for their kindness in exposing the less than democratic tactics of the Obama Democrats. The story circulated by the indefatigable Marc Morano is – as one would expect – accurate in every particular.
There is further information on this at scienceandpublicpolicy.org. Please read the information and draw your own conclusions.