If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts
– Albert Einstein
James Hansen – August 1999
in the U.S. there has been little temperature change in the past 50 years, the time of rapidly increasing greenhouse gases — in fact, there was a slight cooling throughout much of the country
The failure of his theory was just too much to bear, so in the year 2000 Hansen simply changed the data to match the theory.
Jim didn’t understand that Einstein was joking