Thirty years ago James Hansen testified in congress that man-made climate change (a.k.a. global warming) was underway. He forecast that the world would get hotter.
What happened since? The world got hotter.
He also forecast that the Arctic would warm even faster.
What happened since? The Arctic warmed even faster.
Hansen forecast that the amount of sea ice in the Arctic would decline.
What happened since? The amount of sea ice in the Arctic declined.
Hansen even suggested that might open up the fabled “northwest passage” during late summer/early autumn. What happened since? The northwest passage opened during late summer/early autumn. We’ve not only had ships sail from Atlantic to Pacific and vice versa, we’ve even seen a cruise ship do it.
Hansen also forecast that the sea itself would rise.
What happened since? The sea itself rose.
For some reason, climate deniers get to tell lies while accusing others of telling lies. Politicians who deny climate science get to repeat the lies, because the #TrumpSuckers believe the lies.
James Hansen gets to tell the truth when he says, “I told you so.”
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