I suspect that Mr. Asher is putting out misinformation about climate change with the hope of getting Daily Tech articles cited at sites like Drudge Report.
Full Marks. :)
At Coretta Scott King's funeral in early 2006, Ethel Kennedy, the widow of Robert Kennedy, leaned over to him and whispered, "The torch is being passed to you." "A chill went up my spine," Obama told an aide. (Newsweek)
Of cuss "it's all different now" - sure it is. Oil is headed to $50/bbl, budgets are being cut, rigs are being idled and the economy that was growing on the back of the industry will soon be flatter...