Many thanks to Jerome Bastien for this response to the John Moore article
It has now become customary for defenders of the theory of anthropogenic global warming (AGW) to resort to ad hominem attacks, arguments by authority, and to set up a number of straw man arguments which are easily and conveniently dismissed. John Moore proved that he is no exception in his piece “Climate skeptic arguments don’t hold ice
However, considering the enormous scale of the sacrifices we have been asked to make based on this theory, a growing proportion of voters are demanding to be convinced by more traditional means, namely empirical evidence. This has caused a problem for the alarmist camp, because such empirical evidence has failed to turn up, despite the billions of dollars thrown into research worldwide. However, before addressing the issue of the missing evidence, let’s address the points raised in Mr. Moore’s column.