“McClintock was up in town tonight, to speak along with Mark Meckler at a Tea Party Patriots meeting,” writes local blogger Anna Haynes on her NCFocus. “(McClintock aide Igor Berman said the only Town Hall meeting per se that McClintock’s holding this week will be down in Lincoln Friday night).
“Afterward, I was able to speak one-on-one with McClintock for, it turned out, a very brief time. I showed him & started to narrate the ‘change in average global temperature 1920-2010′ image …which he did not want to look at, jumping in with ‘But it’s been warming since the end of the Little Ice Age’ (to which, alas, I did not give the correct ‘that was the sun, and this is fossil fuels’ response, instead a less correct ‘no, we’ve been warming since we started burning fossil fuels’ (note to blogger: practice with those flash cards!)
“He countered ’50 thousand years ago there was ice all over the northern hemisphere & we’ve been warming since then’; I countered ‘actually, that’s due to the Milankovitch cycles & we were actually cooling [slightly & gradually, before the start of the Industrial Revolution].’”
Anna’s full report is here.
Thanks Anna. I have read no other accounts from this meeting.
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