The Winner of This Year's 'Best Climate Predictor' Award (Clue: It Wasn't Al Gore!)

Given the terrible beginning of winter in the U.S. and Europe this year, we ought to reward those who accurately predicted it and condemn those who got it wrong.  It's time to choose the winner of this year's "Best Climate Predictor" award.  There are five nominees: former Vice President Al Gore,California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, the IPCC of the United Nations, andBritish astrophysicist Piers Corbyn.  (You say you've never heard of him?  You won't be surprised, once you've read his predictions, that the media have ignored him.)Gore, Schwarzenegger, and the IPCC made their mark through their dramatic predictions of catastrophic sea level rise due to increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere causing global warming.  Gore once predicted that sea levels would rise by twenty feet over the century.  Last year, Schwarzenegger unveiled a map showing world sea levels rising by 1.5 meters over the next century.  In...(Read Full Article)