Minding the Campus begins with a long paragraph of questions that need to be addressed.
Then it presents the claims of Global Climate Change.
What readers are perhaps not so informed about is that every one of these claims is highly problematic and hotly contested by intelligent and informed scientists — scientists who, as the Climategate scandal showed, the Gore-Hansen crowd has often tried to silence or discredit.
So why is everyone pushing Global Climate Change if it is problematic?
The importance and prestige of those in any given field is usually enhanced by hyping developments in which their expertise would be called upon and their knowledge needed to prevent grave social harms.