Barry That statement is quite simply untrue.The thing (how's that for a scholarly way to start a post?) about the internet is that, no matter what you'd like to believe, you can, almost without exception, find "proof" of your beliefs.
"Global Warming" became "Climate Change" when the data didn't quite fit the predictions of global warming. Those two points are pretty much indisputable.
I guess you missed this:
Climatic Change: Are We on the Brink of a Pronounced Global Warming?
Author(s): Wallace S. Broecker
Source: Science, New Series, Vol. 189, No. 4201 (Aug. 8, 1975 ), pp. 460-463
Published by: American Association for the Advancement of Science
You can thank the GOP for politicizing "climate change"
Frank Luntz Memorandum to Bush White House, 2002
"Voters believe that there is no consensus about global warming within the scientific community. Should the public come to believe that the scientific issues are settled, their views about global warming will change accordingly. Therefore, you need to continue to make the lack of scientific certainty a primary issue in the debate, and defer to scientists and other experts in the field."
"The scientific debate is closing [against us] but not yet closed. There is still a window of opportunity to challenge the science."
" It’s time for us to start talking about “climate change” instead of global warming
1. “Climate change” is less frightening than “global warming.” As one focus group participant noted, climate change “sounds like you’re going from Pittsburgh to Fort Lauderdale.” While global warming has catastrophic connotations attached to it, climate change suggests a more controllable and less emotional challenge. "