Everything is caused by global warming

by Russ Roberts on December 3, 2007

in Environment

Six hundred things and counting. Ah, science. The list is quite spectacular. Wander through it. (HT: Jeff Bliss and Christopher Alleva.

The list is compiled by John Brignell. The rest of his site is here.

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Brad December 3, 2007 at 2:13 pm

It's like the Who Moved my Cheese of the new millennium!

muirgeo December 3, 2007 at 4:06 pm

You forgot severe erosion of the liberal (classic) economic ideology.

hwinva December 3, 2007 at 4:22 pm

No, silly. Everything is caused by the Reagan Administration (and its "budget cuts").

Bruce Hall December 3, 2007 at 4:54 pm

Everything is caused by global warming… and vice versa.

Jay December 3, 2007 at 7:00 pm

The greatest shortcoming of human beings is their inability to separate correlation from causation.
Well, more like 2nd greatest shortcoming. Our hubris has to be number one.

Dr. Troy Camplin December 3, 2007 at 8:24 pm

I'd like to see a compilation of contradictory claims made regarding global warming.

Eric H December 3, 2007 at 10:27 pm

Wait, I thought only gay marriage could cause that many different things.

brotio December 3, 2007 at 11:38 pm

If His Holiness, the Divine Prophet Algore I says those things are due to global warming, then it's due to global warming.

The Dirty Mac December 4, 2007 at 6:00 am

"Wait, I thought only gay marriage could cause that many different things."

No, gay marriage will only cause the eventual banning of heterosexual marriage.

Chris Meisenzahl December 4, 2007 at 7:08 am

We can add divorce and beer refrigeration to the list. ;-)
http://amateureconblog.blogspot.com/2007/12/now-divorce-causes-global-warming.html

Bryce December 4, 2007 at 8:05 am
True_Liberal December 4, 2007 at 10:39 am

If you thought the debate is over –
See: http://www.csccc.info/

Alex December 4, 2007 at 2:04 pm

That's a nice one Chris.

Stuart Buck December 4, 2007 at 8:41 pm

Well, it's a big world — you'd expect global warming to have an effect in lots of different areas.

Nick December 9, 2007 at 2:03 pm

Nice. Maybe if you doubt the scientific consensus about gravity you can fly around in anti-gravity shoes. Or maybe you'll fall on your ass.

Jay December 10, 2007 at 7:02 am

Nick, please remind us all of the statistical significance of "scientific consensus"?
I'm sure if you go back far enough you could find a "scientific consensus" that the sun revolves around the earth.

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