When scientists confuse cause and effect aka "that's my story and I'm sticking to it."
H/T to Secondhand Smoke for picking up on the article from the WSJ
For years we have heard that we humans have caused CO2 to rise–and hence it is “physics,” to use Al Gore’s terminology–that we are causing warming. Proof was in the ice core pudding. But then, we found that the earth warmed before the CO2 level rose in the past. But why let that interfere with an easy to sell government/GWH complex story line? More here