The iceberg treatment

A huge iceberg started breaking away from Greenland in the first few days of August. Rather than restrict his comments about how this is one more thing proving global warming, Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA, chairman of the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming) felt compelled to add a bit more:"An iceberg four times the size of Manhattan has broken off Greenland, creating plenty of room for global warming deniers to start their own country's still unclear how many giant blocks of ice it will take to break the block of Republican climate deniers in the U.S. Senate who continue to hold this critical clean energy and climate legislation hostage."Skeptic blogger Anthony Watts has already named the iceberg "Deniersberg."We could simply laugh at this, if only the far greater problem Markey personifies weren't so serious: anyone who questions the idea of man-caused global warming needs to go someplace where they can't be heard. That would include...(Read Full Post)