Monday, August 8, 2016

UPDATE: Our dumb senator -- proven scientifically -- on climate change (NoRoJo2016)

The Weather Guys note that RoJo's statement
is entirely untrue but echoes a line of argument that many climate change and global warming skeptics have introduced into the discussion for a number of years. 

This headline bring the table below up to date.

Ron, 9 of the 10 warmest years globally have taken place since 1998.  It will take a few more years to know for certain, but the back-to-back records of 2014 and 2015 may have put the world back onto a trajectory of rapid global warming, after a period of relatively slow warming dating to the last powerful El NiƱo, in 1998. [empahsis added]

  Original 1/21/2015 post, "Republicans Need to Generate a New Climate Change Meme", starts here.

Columns 3 and 4 indicate the number of degrees above the 20th century average.

To paraphrase Mark Twain, why let the facts get in the way of a good story?

  Photo source U.S. Congress
Text source: Skeptical Science

Climate change skepticism is a fact of life among Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Other NoRoJo2016 posts:
Chapter 1.  (1/2/2013)
Chapter 2.  (1/10/2013)
Chapter 3.  (2/12/2013)
Chapter 4.  (2/13/2013)
Chapter 5   (3/11/2013)
Chapter 6.  (3/25/2013)
Chapter 7.  (4/8/2013)
Chapter 8.  (4/9/2013)
Chapter 9.  (4/12/2013)
Chapter 10. (4/14/2013)
Chapter 11.  (5/2/2013)  
Chapter 12.  (8/15/2013)
Chapter 13: One-trick pony?  (10/17/2013)
Chapter 14.  (10/24/2013)
Chapter 15.  (2/19/2014)
Chapter 16.  (3/15/2014)
Ron Johnson for President? Well, he might as well give it a go since he's not going to be re-elected U.S. Senator.  (5/14/2014)

Ron Johnson:  The sunshine of their love.  (6/18/2014) 
Chapter 19.  If only:  The early arrival of NoRoJo16.  (7/21/2014) 
Chapter 20:  As if we need more evidence.  (8/3/2014) 
Chapter 21.  Time to "ween off" RoJo.  (8/8/2014) 
Chapter 22.  The empty head addresses Cuba.  (12/22/2014)
Chapter 23.  We Really Don't Need Another 6 Years of Deep-Red Embarrassment.  (1/9/2015) 
Chapter 24.  Retiring Guy's illustrated dictionary:  'meaningless'.  (4/19/2015) 
Chapter 25.  Ron Johnson talks out of both sides of his mouth regarding 'career politicians'.  (5/17/2015)
Chapter 26.  The company he keeps.  (12/15/2015)
Chapter 27.  Dear Ron Johnson, Some of your best buds in the U.S. Senate are career politicians.  (2/4/2016)
Chapter 28.  Ron Johnson misreads the Constitution and misinterprets originalism.  (2/15/2016)
Chapter 29:  Dear Ron Johnson, How do you possibly expect to get reelected with these numbers?  (2/25/2016)
Chapter 30.  Two guys with low favorable ratings visit La Crosse.  (2/29/2016)
Chapter 31.  Ron Johnson:  Not our senator.  (3/15/2016)
Chapter 32.  Dear Ron Johnson, Let me speak frankly; you don't have a prayer! (3/17/2016)
Chapter 33.  Ron Johnson mouthpiece speaks up for silent boss.  (6/7/2016)
Chapter 34.  Dubya:  I'm with Rojo!  (6/18/2016)
Chapter 35.  Dear Ron Johnson, Most of us started at the bottom. It's no big deal.  (6/22/2016)
Chapter 36.  Ron Johnson, former dishwasher, is wrong again.  (6/28/2016)`
Chapter 37.  Even30/2016) the Senate Leadership Fund sez NoRoJo2016.  (6/30/2016)
Chapter 38.  In Ron Johnson's world, freedom and limited government trump health insurance for cancer.  (7/2/2016)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Pro tip: Obfuscation is most effective when using numbers, acronyms, and obscure government units