(Cambridge, MA) As the surprisingly quiet 2006 Atlantic hurricane season continues on its near-normal track, some global warming watchers are wondering, where is the near-record hurricane season that was predicted as recently as only a few months ago?
With sea surface temperatures at about normal levels, and only 3 named tropical systems compared to 9 at this time last year, one might begin to question global warming theory.
Don't even go there.
According to award-winning Harvard global warming researcher, Prof. Simon Ivorytower, global warming theory predicts increases in all kinds of weather. "Not only does global warming theory predict more storms, more droughts, more floods, it also predicts more normal weather as well. This is what makes global warming theory so powerful…it can explain anything", Prof. Ivorytower told ecoEnquirer.
Some non-scientists, and even some less-than-credible climate "scientists", have pointed out that global warming theory needs to be testable. They claim that blaming every hurricane or record temperature as "proof" of global warming, while ignoring other evidence that would not support the theory, is biased and unscientific.
"Well, of course ill-informed amateurs and charlatans would claim that", Prof. Ivorytower stated, with disdain in his voice. The professor disputed claims that his acceptance of monetary awards from the MacArthur Foundation and the Heinz Endowments, both having a history of funding left-leaning causes, has biased his opinions. "These charitable organizations obviously have no biases on the subject of global warming, as evidenced by the fact that they are not funded by "Big Oil"", Prof. Ivorytower said.
"Next time you experience near-normal weather, don't think we have been given a reprieve from global warming", the professor warned. "What you are witnessing is simply one more real-world example of our rapid downward spiral into climate chaos".
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