Does Sir David King Still Believe The Drivel He Spouted in 2004?


By Paul Homewood


Antarctica is likely to be the world’s only habitable continent by the end of this century if global warming remains unchecked, the Government’s chief scientist, Professor Sir David King, said last week.

He said the Earth was entering the “first hot period” for 60 million years, when there was no ice on the planet and “the rest of the globe could not sustain human life”.–literally-561947.html

Professor David King was Tony Blair’s Chief Scientific Advisor between 2000 and 2007. Despite being only a chemist specialising in surface science, King convinced himself that climate change was a huge threat for the world.

Sir David King at Launch of Human Dynamics of Climate Change map crop.jpg

David King

He even claimed in 2004 that “climate change is the most severe problem we are facing today – more serious even than the threat of terrorism“.

Shortly afterwards, the unreliable Geoffrey Lean revealed that according to King Antarctica is likely to be…

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