“If Al Gore or David Suzuki or NASA’s Jim Hansen were suddenly to renounce man-made global warming, it could hardly be more surprising.”
James Delingpole writes at the Energy Tribune:
…This month’s shock new bestseller in Germany is a climate skeptical book called Die Kalte Sonne (“The Cold Sun.”). It’s shocking not just because Germany has, up till now, been one of Europe’s most ecologically correct economies, but also because its co-author Professor Fritz Vahrenholt is one of the country’s best known environmentalists.
If Al Gore or David Suzuki or NASA’s Jim Hansen were suddenly to renounce man-made global warming, it could hardly be more surprising. Up until two years ago, Vahrenholt was Germany’s Godfather of Green: a green activist and former environment minister for the State of Hamburg. In his new book, however, published by one of Germany’s most respected, mainstream publishers Hoffman und Campe, Vahrenholt pours cold water on the notion of catastrophic man-made global warming. He accepts that the planet has warmed by 0.8 degrees C in the last century – but not the idea that this is anything to worry about….