A number of British readers have expressed a bit of envy at the recent turn of fortunes here in Australia. Given the public mood in the UK isn’t much different from down here, what in your opinion is stopping a Tony Abbott-like conservative resurgence in Britain? Or for that matter, in America?
Global Warming. I’ve avoided any dedicated thread recently, but the IPCC AR5 is due out shortly, and reports of leaked copies suggest the new accepted range of both projected TCR and ECS values have been reduced to the point where, statistically, any warming is more likely than not to be net beneficial. That the whole question of anthropogenesis, in other words, becomes moot. Thoughts?
Over to you.