Do Editorialists and Environmentalists Read the Paper?

February was an interesting month; here in Washington, the media and the new Democratic congress are moving rapidly ahead to push alarmist global warming policies. Yet, the headlines today were interesting: in the Wall Street Journal, “Store Sales are Chilled by Winter Weather“[subscription required] and in the Washington Post, “Cold Puts Chill on Retail Sales.” The post notes, interestingly, that this has been “the coldest February since 1979.” The alarmists are encountering two major problems with their catastrophe scenarios—reality and winter. And Spring is coming!