The ineffably boring global warming debate

Screen Shot 2015-08-20 at 09.19.45People’s attitude to the existence of a supposedly empirical phenomenon, writes Dalrymple, depends completely on their political outlook.

It is as if policy determined facts and not facts policy. If people are against big government they tend to deny that there is any such phenomenon; if they are for big government they tend to regard it as established fact and equate those who deny its existence with Holocaust deniers.

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