Despite mountains of evidence to the contrary, President Obama recently proclaimed that warming accelerated during the last ten years and consigned any who disagree to the “flat Earth society.”

Yet as Heartland’s James Taylor reported from this week’s global warming hearing in the Senate (with the biased title , Climate Change It’s Happening Now), ‘David Vitter asked a panel of experts, including experts selected by Barbara Boxer, “Can any witnesses say they agree with Obama’s statement that warming has accelerated during the past 10 years?” For several seconds, nobody said a word. Sitting just a few rows behind the expert witnesses, I thought I might have heard a few crickets chirping, but I couldn’t tell for sure.

Several minutes later, Sen. Jeff Sessions returned to the topic and sought additional clarity. Sessions recited Obama’s quote claiming accelerating global warming during the past 10 years and asked, “Do any of you support that quote?”

Again, a prolonged and deafening silence ensued. Neither Cullen nor any of the other experts on the panel spoke a word, not even in an attempt to change the subject.’

The warmist experts assembled by Barbara Boxer were over-matched by the experts invited to question global warming and the massive hard evidence they brought with them proving yet again that when both sides are allowed to speak, the global warming line does not hold up.

NASA scientist Dr. Roy Spencer testified that, “the belief that global warming and associated climate change involve more severe weather cannot be supported observationally…There is little or no observational evidence that severe weather of any type has worsened over the last 30, 50, or 100 years, irrespective of whether any such changes could be blamed on human activities, anyway. Long-term measurements of droughts, floods, strong tornadoes, hurricanes, severe thunderstorms etc. all show no obvious trends, but do show large variability from one decade to the next, or even one year to the next.”

Professor Roger Pielke, Jr. testified that, “It is misleading and just plain incorrect to claim that disasters associated with hurricanes, tornadoes, floods or droughts have increased on climate timescales either in the U.S. or globally.”

Head over to Climate Depot for full reporting and analysis by CFACT’s Marc Morano.

Pro-warming Senators tried to use the Democrat Senate majority to stack the deck, but this hearing was devastating to global warming extremists.  Sure, they’ll deny the facts over and over again, but even in a biased forum like this one the evidence is against them and more and more people are wising up.

Spencer models epic fail hearing photo


  • Craig Rucker

    Craig Rucker is a co-founder of CFACT and currently serves as its president.