Everything posted by inga
Hardly. The Express is denialist territory. They are ramping this up like cold lovers on the Model thread because they know forecasts of extreme cold produce the following thought process in the uninformed: "Snow and ice? Then global warming must be socialist nonsense designed to allow our (right wing, but don't expect joined up thinking) government to raise taxes." Similar to Joe Bastardi's admission that he was ramping up the cold in North America to distract attention from the cyclone.
Having a good following (if this is true) proves nothing. Jimmy Savile had a big following. People will follow anything that moves.
I will lay odds on the Torygraph, Wail and Excess spinning this as evidence that the world is cooling, not warming. The notion of a redistribution of temperatures will be far beyond them.