How true that is. Here is President Obama’s favorite scientist, children’s show host Bill Nye, with his theory on what’s behind the epic flooding in Houston this week. You get one guess:
They are so predictable. Of course global warming is to blame!
Although just last year it was drought in Texas that was caused by global warming:
Bill Nye warned about global warming caused droughts, too:
And snow, of course:
What’s even funnier is that Nye thinks his alarmism that blames every, single weather event on manmade global warming is just what’s needed to convince more people that the alarmist camp knows what it is talking about:
Good luck with that.
Keep in mind, however, that real climate scientists disagree with the television scientist’s theory:
And there’s some question of just how extreme, historically speaking, events in Texas actually are:
But these facts don’t matter nor do they fit any of their models.
Update May 29, 2015
It looks like this post touched a nerve.
Salon’s Joanna Rothkopf writes:
However, even in spite of scientific evidence, Michelle Malkin’s equivalent of a porn-redirect site Twitchy was so mad about it, claiming that Nye equates every single extreme weather event to climate change — even snow! They even quoted a single fringe meteorologist to prove it.
For starters we quoted two meteorologists in our post and she did nothing to answer any of their concerns with Nye’s theory and two, this is the same Joanna Rothkopf who fell for the debunked story of why a McDonald’s hamburger patty doesn’t rot:
This is who’s going to lecture us on science?
We also got a mention on CNN when Carol Costello asked Nye about this quote from the original post and asking if it was true:
What’s even funnier is that Nye thinks his alarmism that blames every, single weather event on manmade global warming is just what’s needed to convince more people that the alarmist camp knows what it is talking about
He doesn’t say we’re wrong and instead insinuates that there’s some corporate media conspiracy that keeps weathercasters from saying “climate change” on air. It’s at the 3:00 minute mark in the video below:
Media Matters, too, highlighted the CNN-Nye exchange:
Over to you CNN and Media Matters. Is there a conspiracy that prevents the MSM from saying climate change on air? This seems like something to investigate!
Update 2. Ed Schultz at MSNBC is outraged, too, in a segment titled, “Deniers go berserk on ‘Science Guy’.” Video here.
Living rent free in their heads.
Bonus: Bill Nye gets his science wrong in the clip. At the 5:15 mark he says, “…an El Nino seems to be developing, so you’d expect strong hurricanes.”
Not true, as even the liberal ThinkProgress reports:
A strengthening El Niño is the main reason scientists predict a particularly quiet season. El Niño — characterized by unusually warm temperatures in the equatorial regions of the Pacific Ocean — changes global wind patterns, creating hostile upper-level winds in the tropical Atlantic that in turn create unfavorable conditions for the formation of hurricanes.
Time for a correction Mr. Science Guy.