The earth-shattering news:
Va. commission agrees on effects of global warming hereMy guess? These august experts got their info from Wikipedia. The two share a depth of comprehension of the issue.
By Rex Springston, Richmond Times-Dispatch
Virginia's Commission on Climate Change reached tentative agreement today on a list of findings about global warming's effects on the state.
The panel tentatively found, among other things, that human-caused global warming is widely accepted; that rising sea levels caused by warming could hurt the low-lying Hampton Roads area; and that global warming will affect Virginia's ecosystems, farms, forests and coastal military bases.
The findings, which will be adjusted based on panel members' suggestions today, will be made final at the group's next meeting, which is not yet scheduled.
Gov. Timothy M. Kaine appointed the 43-member panel nine months ago to investigate ways that global warming threatens Virginia and ways to address those threats. (link)
Too bad the commission has waited to start its actual work just long enough for the science to start coming in that shows us that the planet is actually cooling. What's the panel's mission again?
But you can bet this panel will live on, for neither rain, nor snow, nor gloom of night ...