Meteorologist who Co-founded the Weather Channel Says “There is No Climate Crisis”

John Coleman is a distinguished and award-winning meteorologist who co-founded the Weather Channel. He has also become a hero to many global warming skeptics for his willingness to stand up and say what the rest of us are thinking – the science behind global warming is fatally flawed.

Mr. Coleman recently wrote an open letter to the officials at UCLA’s Hammer Forum decrying their decision to continue propagating the global warming mythology in their upcoming forum on Climate Change. In it, he explains to Global Warming alarmists that their environmental religion is all washed up…

Dear UCLA Hammer Forum officials,

ColemanThere is no significant man-made global warming at this time, there has been none in the past and there is no reason to fear any in the future. Efforts to prove the theory that carbon dioxide is a significant “greenhouse” gas and pollutant causing significant warming or weather effects have failed. There has been no warming over 18 years. William Happer, Ph.D., Princeton University, Richard Lindzen, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Willie Soon, Ph.D., Harvard Smithsonian Observatory, John Christy, Ph.D., University of Alabama and 9,000 other Ph.D. scientists all agree with my opening two sentences. Yet at your October 23 Hammer Forum on Climate Change you have scheduled as your only speakers two people who continue to present the failed science as though it is the final and complete story on global warming/climate change. This is major mistake.

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I urge you to re-examine your plan. It is important to have those who attend know that there is no climate crisis. The ocean is not rising significantly. The polar ice is increasing, not melting away. Polar Bears are increasing in number. Heat waves have actually diminished, not increased. There is not an uptick in the number or strength of storms (in fact storms are diminishing). I have studied this topic seriously for years. It has become a political and environment agenda item, but the science is not valid.

I am the founder of The Weather Channel and a winner of the American Meteorological Society honor as Broadcast Meteorologist of the Year. I am not a wacko flat Earther. Nor am I a “paid shill” (as has been claimed) of the Koch Brothers. I am a serious Professional. I am strongly urging you to reconsider your plan.

I can be reached at 858-243-1707 and will be pleased the discuss this matter with you and answer questions. I will be happy to provide links to all of the points I have made in this email. As a quick scientific reference you may wish to look at the website of the Non-governmental Panel on Climate Change.

My best regards,

John Coleman

A copy of this email has been supplied to The LA Times, KCBS/KTLA and NBC4 Los Angeles

It’s time that the media stop pretending there is a scientific consensus when it comes to Global Warming… because there obviously is no consensus. Global Warming “paused” almost 20 years ago – when do we declare it officially dead?

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