Morano: UN IPCC report ‘a load of bollocks’ – Warmist dubs Morano ‘quite a celebrity in climate denying circles’


By: - Climate DepotDecember 13, 2018 3:51 PM with 0 comments

https://www.pv-magazine.com/2018/12/13/cop24-live-blog-4/

A bit of a letdown

By Max Hall

It turns out the ‘journalist’ in question, Marc Morano, is quite a celebrity in climate denying circles, at least according to the camera crew filming him before I took my turn.

Disappointingly though, he dialled down the rhetoric when talking to pv magazine, and called only for a free market approach – including solar and wind – to combat climate change “if we assume we’re facing a climate catastrophe. I’m not gonna challenge even challenge the science, I won’t challenge the science”.

True to his word, Mr. Morano at no point challenged the science, merely satisfying himself in previous interviews by referring to the IPCC report as “bollocks” and “a load of bollocks”.

I asked Mr. Morano – who was glorying in the UNFCCC’s admission that the goals set in Paris three years ago will not go far enough – whether that meant he was happy to agree climate mitigation measures must go further, as the UN has this week loudly demanded.

He said he was absolutely not in agreement, but was unable to explain the inherent contradiction in celebrating, and implicitly endorsing, the fears expressed at COP24 about the Paris agreement and at the same time denying he findings that have led to those fears. [Climate Depot Note: Huh? I explicitly told the interviewer that for the purposes of the interview, assuming the UN was somehow correct on the science, their proposed ‘solutions’ would not impact the climate by the UN’s own admission. And I told him I did not support their “climate mitigation measures.’]

And that’s that. After more than 20 years in journalism, the celebrity I finally get to meet in person and exclusively question is not Steve Bull or Vinnie Jones, Chris Packham, Steven Fry or Hristo Stoichkov – it’s an American climate denier and vocal Trump cheerleader. Well hooray.