Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Irony alert

The announcement by the Department of Commerce concerning how the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will be inaugurating a new program on global warming was postponed because of the record snowfall in the Washington, D.C. area.
Turns out the release was planned prepared ahead of the snowstorm, which shut federal agencies today and forced its senders to hold a press conference by telephone instead of at the National Press Club.

It’s not the first time inclement weather has put a chill on official efforts to tackle climate change. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had to leave the Copenhagen summit early in December to get back to D.C. before the blizzard known as Snowpocalypse grounded all flights.
Now D.C. is dealing with Snowmageddon.

I know, I know. We're not confusing weather and climate. However, global warming activists have glommed on to every bit of bad weather news to tell us that this was evidence of increasing global warming. It's amusing to see them bit by the same irony curse.