If you can't beat 'em, join 'em, the old saying goes. But warmers are adding a new twist. Join 'em in order to beat 'em.
I've seen the story too many times now to think it's a fluke of bad writing, which often happens when non-scientist like most “environmental journalists” write about science. It's clearly emerging as a “talking point.”
Warmers knew they were licked. For months they've talked about changing their PR strategy, even looking to fund professional consultants to get the spin just right. With all the speed of a click of an energy saving switch, they've been transformed from lying, stealing, fist shaking frauds to the most honest and reasonable people you could ever meet. Just like us – regular people – they are now avowed skeptics, just the thing that real science is made of, just one of those things that was missing from their arguments, just one of those things that broadcast their lack of credibility.
An opinion piece in The Australian, titled Warming to the facts on climate
, repeats what I expect will become more familiar to everyone. Start with a teaser;
BRITAIN'S science academy, the Royal Society, has acknowledged the limits of current scientific understanding of climate change, revising its outlook.
Still misrepresenting their clan as “leading … scientists,” recast them as “honest.”
A 19-page guide prepared by leading international scientists, including society fellows, is an honest account of where climate change science is clear and where it is less certain, such as the impact of energy emitted by the sun.
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