Climate Grief — Believers mourning — It’s denial and anger (but it sure isn’t science)

Climate Grief — Believers mourning — It’s denial and anger (but it sure isn’t science)

http://joannenova.com.au/2015/01/climate-grief-believers-mourning-its-denial-and-anger-but-it-sure-isnt-science/

Those who believe the Glorious Climate Models (GCMs) are in trouble.  Many of them have spent their entire careers soaking in dire predictions, but things are falling apart — (or rather, not falling apart) — the models don’t work, the public doesn’t care, the media are not that interested, and skeptics keep winning Bloggies awards. Spare a thought for them. It’s tough out there for unskeptical people. Children still know what snow is. Things are unravelling in believer-land and there is pain. They are witnessing “the wholesale destruction of the planet”, or perhaps the death of a hypothesis, which is nearly as bad. Truthout, where no conspiracy is too grand, and skeptical scientists are bastards The headline reads: “Mourning Our Planet: Climate Scientists Share Their Grieving Process” The 3,000 word extravaganza of psychological pain is published by an NGO aptly called Truthout (think, “LightsOut”?) “Climate science researchers, scientists, journalists and activists have all been struggling with grief around what we are witnessing.” There’s an angry professor calling other scientists who disagree “greedy, lying bastards” and talking of backing “you plutocrats, denialists, fossil-fuel hacks “ against the wall. Another professor blames ACD for the driving cause of her […]Rating: 9.7/10 (35 votes cast)

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