McKibben: ’5 0f 10 worst blizzards in NYC in last ten years, 0.2% chance that’s chance. Climate change at work’Well, now we know that they're making all this up. They're just making it up.
The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was very clear in its predictions: See: In 2001, the IPCC predicted milder winters and less snow. Experts are hoping no one remembers – UN IPCC 2001: ‘Milder winter temperatures will decrease heavy snowstorms’There's more:
UN IPCC Lead Author Michael Oppenheimer was also very clear in his predictions: See: NYT in 2000 quoted ‘Oppenheimer on the pathetic spectacle of the unused sled in his stairwell, symbol of a warming world: ‘I bought a sled in ’96 for my daughter,’ said Oppenheimer, a scientist at the nonprofit Environmental Defense Fund. ‘It’s been sitting in the stairwell, and hasn’t been used. I used to go sledding all the time. It’s one of my most vivid and pleasant memories as a kid, hauling the sled out to Cunningham Park in Queens.’
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McKibben is a scholar in residence at Middlebury College. It doesn't say "distinguished" scholar in resident, but we'll give it to him.
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