UK "climate secretary" loses it

“The climate secretary, Ed Miliband, last night warned of the danger of a public backlash against the science of global warming in the face of continuing claims that experts have manipulated data.  …

[I]n the government’s first high-level recognition of the growing pressure on public opinion, Miliband declared a “battle” against the “siren voices” who denied global warming was real or caused by humans, or that there was a need to cut carbon emissions to tackle it.

“It’s right that there’s rigour applied to all the reports about climate change, but I think it would be wrong that when a mistake is made it’s somehow used to undermine the overwhelming picture that’s there,” he said.

The danger of climate scepticism was that it would undermine public support for unpopular decisions needed to curb carbon emissions, including the likelihood of higher energy bills for households, and issues such as the visual impact of wind turbines, said Miliband, who is also energy secretary.  …

“There are a whole variety of people who are sceptical, but who they are is less important than what they are saying, and what they are saying is profoundly dangerous,” he said.”  “Ed Miliband declares war on climate change sceptics

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  1. lad Says:

    When this ludicrous scam finally comes to an end, we will need the equivalent of the Nuremburg Trials to bring the AGW proponents to justice.

  2. jblethen Says:

    I wouldn’t advocate trials for “crimes against humanity”, as Nuremburg. But certainly fraud trials and civil damages trials would be appropriate.

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