Václav Klaus, the President of the Czech Republic, thinks the whole global warming thing is a hoax:

Global warming is a myth and I think that every serious person and scientist says so. It is unfair to refer to the United Nations panel. IPCC is not a scientific body: it’s a political institution, a kind of non-government organization with green flavor. It’s not a forum of neutral scientists or a balanced group of scientists. Its members are politicized scientists who arrive there with one-sided sentiments and one-sided tasks.

This bit from the interview is amusing:

Q: Don’t you believe that we’re demolishing our planet?

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A: Let me pretend that I haven’t heard you. Perhaps only Mr. Al Gore can argue along these lines: a sane person hardly. I don’t see any destruction of the planet, I have never seen it, and I don’t think that a sensible and serious person might say that he has.

(hat tip to reader KP)