U.N. IPCC report calls for overhauling 'all aspects of society' to limit rise in global temperatures
Wash. Times: The report fired up activists even as critics dismissed the deadline as another arbitrary “climate tipping point,” as Climate Depot’s Marc Morano put it. “U.N. issues yet another climate tipping point — Humans given only 12 more years to make ‘unprecedented changes in all aspects of society,’” Morano wrote.
The Blaze: "Marc Morano of Climate Depot also weighed in on the IPCC’s new report, noting that climatologists have been warning that a critical tipping point has been right around the corner — since at least 1864, and time, and time, and time again from that point."
Climatologist Roy Spencer pointed out that those claims were unsubstantiated. “Unfortunately, there seems to be a trend toward classifying events as ‘1 in 1,000 years,’ when there is no way of knowing such things...Remember, it is perfectly normal to have a 1 in 100-year event every year...as long as they occur in different locations. That’s how weather records work.”
Marc Morano on "The Weather Lottery": Your chance of the winning the lottery is very low, but the chance of someone, somewhere winning the lottery are very high. The climate campaigners and the media essentially hype the “winners” of the extreme weather lottery, wherever they are, and attempt to imply these events are happening everywhere. Extreme weather always strikes somewhere at some time, and it always will, so there is no shortage of examples of “record” storms. Lotteries and casinos do the same thing in their ads—showing the winners, and implying that you are just one ticket or spin away from joining them.
Meteorologist Topper Shutt explained the misuse of the term 100-year flood after Hurricane Harvey hit Houston in 2017. “A 500-year flood does not mean that an area will see a flood of that magnitude once in 500 years. It means that in any given year there is a .2% chance of a 500-year flood and likewise a 1% chance every year for a 100-year flood,” Shutt wrote. “Remember, we are talking about billions of years of climate and usually just a hundred years of actual, observational data."
Morano: "Not everyone, however, is a fan of Warren's legislation... "This is virtue signaling of the highest order for her Democratic base, Marc Morano, the editor of ClimateDepot.com, said on "Fox & Friends" Wednesday. He argued that Warren's bill would give the U.S. government and the Securities and Exchange Commission extensive power to go after companies and "shake them down."
Morano: "My book details the absurdity of all of this, pay up or face bad weather. The government has to protect us from bad weather."