Andrew Bolt writes at the Aussie Herald Sun:
Professsor Ross McKitrick says in a new paper that the warming pause has now lasted an astonishing 19 years at the surface and 16-26 years in the lower troposphere.
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With the science against the faith it has so frantically promoted, the UN searches for someone who will turn the debate.
Note well: it’s looking for someone who isn’t a scientist but who can play on guilt, racial politics, gender politics and victimhood.
"The UN has outed itself with this stunt," Bolt concludes. "Its criteria ensure no leading climate scientists need apply. See, this is no longer about science at all."