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Climate alarmists are gloating over the death of Weather Channel founder
John Coleman, an outspoken skeptic.
Knowing Coleman, I’m sure he would have been delighted by this response from people whose good opinion he valued so little.
What he would have especially relished, I suspect, is the arrogance and pomposity and self-delusion of Peter Gleick’s claim to be on the #Science side of the argument.
That same arrogance, pomposity and self-delusion is evident in this similarly gloating obituary of Coleman in
New Republic by one Emily Atkin.
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John Coleman, the cheerful, politically incorrect and fearless co-founder of the Weather Channel, has died at 83, surrounded by family at his Las Vegas home.
The bad news is that he lived long enough to see his creation turn into yet another propaganda arm of the Climate Industrial Complex churning out #fakenews stories like
The good news is that he just didn’t give a damn.
reports, is what he had to say last year when the Watts Up With That? Guardian ran a piece blaming climate change on ‘elderly white male climate deniers’.
I am old
I am white
I am a denier
Guess they are correct. I will die. So will the others. Then things will be settled.
Coleman had a career of two distinguished halves.
In this July 30, 1981 photo, John Coleman, weather channel founder, right, and Frank Batten, publisher of the Norfolk, Va., Virginian-Pilot and Ledger-Star, and chairman and chief executive of Landmark Communications, Inc., are seen during a news conference in New York. (AP/Marty Lederhandler)
The first was as one of the
U.S.’s greatest TV meteorologists:
He made gigantic contributions to television, to weather forecasting, and even to the National Weather Service who changed and upgraded many of their methods to accommodate the visionary ideas he had in founding the Weather Channel.
In 1983, Coleman won the American Meteorological Society award for Outstanding Service by a Broadcast Meteorologist. The organization credited Coleman for “his pioneering efforts in establishing a national cable weather channel,” according to the AMS website.
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