"Clouds really are the biggest uncertainty. If you listen to the credible climate skeptics, they've really pushed all their chips onto clouds."
- ANDREW DESSLERclimate researcher at Texas A&M. Though the majority of climate scientists now see global warming as a serious risk, skeptics have asserted that clouds will shift to counter much of the expected temperature rise.
- JERRY MEEHclimate scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colo., warning that the record temperatures in March may be a sign of global warming
"In the arguments, Justice Scalia said, 'I'm not a scientist, I don't want to deal with global warming.' I wish he felt that way about presidential elections."
- Former Vice President Al Gorecommenting on Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's presiding over the case brought up by Massachusetts and other states on climate change
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