From Trenberth in 2008:
The fact is that we can’t account for the lack of warming at the moment and it is a travesty that we can’t. The CERES data published in the August BAMS 09 supplement on 2008 shows there should be even more warming: but the data are surely wrong. Our observing system is inadequate.Nope. Your theory was wrong, beautiful.
Anyway, Think Progress said these five clowns -- phonies -- frauds - oppose Trump's presidency.
From Trenberth: "[My] quick reaction is that his comments show incredible ignorance with regard to the science and global affairs...So much more is actually needed, and for Trump to make the pandering statements to the coal people and threaten to undermine all of these major achievements is a statement to me that he absolutely must not be elected and it would be a disaster if he were."
From Higgins: "The more carbon we emit, the higher the carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere will be and the larger the changes in climate we’ll face."
From Francis: "Turning [these policies] back would not only diminish the quality of life for our children and their children, but it would also be a sorry message to the rest of the world that U.S. leadership does not base its decisions on facts or science but rather on greed and selfishness. I would be much less proud to be an American if Trump gets his way.”
From Hayhoe: "If the U.S. does nothing on climate, the chances of every other nation succeeding in its targets are small, due to the impact of the U.S. economy on everything from trade to technology transfer."
From Mann: "In my assessment, it is not an overstatement to say that Donald Trump’s climate change views and policy proposals constitute an existential threat to this planet."
If after reading those comments you are not convinced that Donald Trump should be our next president, nothing will convince you. I mean you can vote for Trump, or you can vote for bans on coal, oil, and natural gas.