WILL BE MISSED.
David Bellamy Esq; an authoritative Nature figure, famous for his many media appearances and stuff. But what mirage through yonder window breaks? ‘Tis the great ‘Anthropogenic Global Warming’ delusion … Bellamy, too, was against it.
Lest you get the wrong idea—I didn’t mean he was against the anthropoids warming the globe, he was against the idea that the anthropoids are warming the globe. In brief, he was in my camp — I think the AGW guff is vastly overhyped by shadows working to garner power from dupes.
ON THAT SUBJECT
you can fool people some of the Time—
Why not? She sells … so milk her while she lasts—
—AND WHEN SHE BURNS OUT her memoirs may fetch you a few bucks from the nostalgic.
Now back to Bellamy; this quote—
In his foreword to the 1989 book The Greenhouse Effect, Bellamy wrote:
The profligate demands of humankind are causing far reaching changes to the atmosphere of planet Earth, of this there is no doubt. Earth’s temperature is showing an upward swing, the so-called greenhouse effect … The greenhouse effect may melt the glaciers and ice caps of the world causing the sea to rise and flood many of our great cities and much of our best farmland.
Good summary, no?
Wait … it gets better—
Bellamy’s later statements on global warming indicate that he subsequently changed his views completely. A letter he published on 16 April 2005 in New Scientist asserted …
At this point I’m stepping back. I think all this Greta babble is overhyped pitfalls-for-the-unwary stuff.
Bellamy (no fool) concluded likewise …