Guess what the warmest year on record was? 2008? Try subtracting 10.
That's a problem to the Infallible Doctrine of Global Warming, and is being acknowledged by the "climate correspondent" of the BBC.
For those who lack the background, the BBC was among the first big media outlets to begin promoting the notion that CO2 will bake us. SWNID recalls, for example, a dramatic documentary aired on the tax-subsidized network in the late 1980s.
As the Telegraph's Damien Thompson notes, this is a turnaround of enormous proportion. One will still hear dire warnings that this is a temporary lull before the final, awful collapse of global climate. Indeed, such are included in the BBC piece.
But the facts are certainly growing more difficult daily to square with the hypothesis.
This, of course, raises the question whether the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize can be revoked.
So it would appear that this man might be feeling the chill.