Monday, December 31, 2018

That rubbery concept of “climate change.”

A combination of drought and frost brought about by climate change related factors have damaged many of the olive trees [in Azraq, Jordan].[1]
Heat drying up the water and frost damaging the olive trees, all happening at the same time. Excessive heat AND cold together. Yep. “Climate change”!

[1] Caption of photo no. 7 at "'s Best Photos of 2018." By Euna Park,, 12/20/18.



Happy New Year!

The problem - as I suspect you already know - with such an elastic definition of "climate change" is that it eliminates the fundamental scientific principle of FALSIFIABILITY.

If, no matter what happens, it's "proof"... then it's not a theory.

Col. B. Bunny said...

Happy New Year to you, too.

Thirty seconds of thought ought to reveal that the term is vague and covers all the bases. Forest fires? Climate change. No temperature increase? Climate change.

Cops joke about the mysterious stranger who shows up to put stolen merchandise in the hands of a perpetrator and then takes off. "That guy" defense exonerates everyone.