Me too. Not Mark Steyn.
Forced by circumstance to take an interest in the latest developments on the climate-change “consensus”, I was interested to see this story, in which The New York Times belatedly acknowledges that for the last 15 years it’s been all quiet on the warming front:It now seems the Times can explain away the dreaded coming ice age of the seventies as being caused by pollution?
Now, here is a crucial piece of background: It turns out we had an earlier plateau in global warming, from roughly the 1950s to the 1970s, and scientists do not fully understand that one either. A lot of evidence suggests that sunlight-blocking pollution from dirty factories may have played a role, as did natural variability in ocean circulation. The pollution was ultimately reduced by stronger clean-air laws in the West.I thought it was pollution that caused the warming? I guess I will stay confused until the next explanation gets thrown at the wall, something will stick eventually.