Jeff Nesbit on Twitter points to a bit of plain speaking.
Bureau of Meteorology rejects Australia PM business advisor's climate denial claims as "incorrect"and "irrelevant" http://t.co/9jfcV7HU5F— Jeff Nesbit (@jeffnesbit) May 25, 2015
Anyhow, in a meeting of the Australian Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee, Senator Larissa Walters asked Rob Vertessy, the Director of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology about some of Mr.
There were some lovely deadpan answers, but also a classic example of how to handle mansplaining by Senator Walters after the chair of the committee (a woman) tries to close off her line of inquiry at the start.
Among the highlights was Vertessy's answer to the old red herring of how can there be global warming if people in
I think it is referring to a bit of an old red herring that suggests that just because you are getting cold weather in the northern hemisphere it somehow discredits the fact that there is global warming occurring. There is a perfectly good explanation for that. The theory of global warming does not hold that there will be no any cold weather anywhere. In fact there is evidence to suggest that global warming will actually intensify the onset of some cold weather due to the effect of the changing behavior of the jet stream which wanders around a hell of a lot more latitudinally than it used to as a result to the changes to the global climate system and that has the effect of actually bringing more polar air into some populated areas of the northern hemisphere as well as bringing up some hot weather as well. So it is by no means any kind of proof that global warming is occuring