'The Post’s Dana Milbank today writes that this means that climate change “skeptics” are “in retreat.” Indeed, it’s possible that we’re living through a moment that will later be remembered as a key marker in the decline of climate change denial as a whole.'
Spencer: 'John Christy and Roy Spencer are pro-fossil fuel and anti-scientific consensus. Youre damn right we are.'
'We are pro-fossil fuel because there are no large scale replacements available, wind and solar are too expensive, and you can’t just cut fossil fuel use without causing immense human suffering.'
'The 97% of all climate scientists agree meme that Dana bitterly clings to has been thoroughly discredited…. as if scientific consensus on something so poorly understood as climate change (or stomach ulcers 15 years ago?) really means anything, anyway.'
Hansen accuses Tim Wirth of lying about stagecraft details: 'He just made these up later to make it seem interesting'
Wirth: 'Some myths about the hearing also have circulated over the years, including the idea that windows were left open or the air conditioning was not working. While I’ve heard that version of events in the past, and repeated it myself, I’ve since learned it didn’t happen.'