Jerry Franklin was a hero to the greens. Then his research produced conclusions they didn't like. Now they no longer like him, and strike back. Not in the peer-review literature, but with more direct means. He was one of the "gang of four" whose research led to the ban on "old growth" logging in the US NW. Then he and other scientists saw the results of that work, and modified their conclusions. Green's respect for science apparently don't include new science.
Warmist Lauren Victoria Burke: "We are certain to have a week of hurricane news and estimates on whether Irma is a historic and record storm. What we won’t have a week of is science and global warming deniers running their mouths about how global warming is a figment of everyone’s imagination. Remember the days when Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) droned on about “eggheads” when it came to the question of global warming as Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) argued with him in the other direction in hearings?"
Warmist Mark Hertsgaard in The Nation: "The victims of Hurricane Harvey have a murderer—and it’s not the storm...What makes this so infuriating is that it shouldn’t be happening. Experts have warned for decades that global warming would increase these sorts of weather extremes and that people would suffer and die if protective measures were not implemented."
"The first step toward justice is to call things by their true names. Murder is murder, whether the murderers admit it or not. Punish it as such, or we encourage more of the same."
"It is past time to call out Trump and all climate deniers for this crime against humanity. No more treating climate denial like an honest difference of opinion."
"When the president announced in June that he was withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate accord, I wrote in The Nation: 'To refuse to act against global warming is to condemn thousands of people to death and suffering today and millions more tomorrow. This is murder, even if Trump’s willful ignorance of climate science prevents him from seeing it.'"
"That judgment grows more apt with each passing day we don’t reverse course. Knowing what we know in 2017, expanding fossil-fuel production is like Big Tobacco continuing to addict people to its cancer sticks: technically legal but, in effect, premeditated murder."
Stossel: In a new e-book responding to Gore's film, climate scientist Roy Spencer points out that flooding in "Miami Beach occurs during high tides called 'king tides,' due to the alignment of the Earth, sun and moon. For decades they have been getting worse in low-lying areas of Miami Beach where buildings were being built on reclaimed swampland."
It's typical Al Gore scaremongering: Pick a place that floods every year and portray it as evidence of calamity.