Mr. de Boer, 55, will join the consulting group KPMG as global adviser on climate and sustainability and will also work in academia, his office said.Another AGW con-man out of a position of power... and right into a big salary doing pretty much the same thing. Oh, well. At least he'll be wasting KPMG's money, not the taxpayers'.
As the whole global warming fraud unravels there will be many more resignations, firings, and so forth. While this is a very welcome turn of events it would be premature to announce the death of the destructive philosophy that bolstered AGW.
Environmentalism (the political movement) is undergirded by a more fundamentally irrational view I call viro-paganism, an ancient religion (think Druids) newly reborn at the end of the 19th century. (In modern times, it actually began earlier, most notably in the writings of Rousseau, who bequeathed us the current form of 'the noble savage.') That disease is still raging in the public schools and major media, and until its carriers are removed the contagion will continue to spread.
Still, it's a good time to celebrate some recent victories as more and more of the prions* see their protective protein sheaths stripped off, and they get excreted out the exit of the body politic.
*"An infectious protein particle similar to a virus but lacking nucleic acid; thought to be the agent responsible for scrapie and other degenerative diseases of the nervous system."