Cover Story | Global warming! Global warming! I must run and tell the king! Chicken Little, the king already knows. A shrewd softening-up campaign by the Clinton administration is attempting to prepare Americans for the global warming treaty that comes out of the Kyoto, Japan, summit on Dec. 1. It is hard sometimes to figure out what is going on. Scientists who make predictions based on limited data receive front-page praise. Those who say the predictions may be unreliable are often ignored. The argument is not over whether we should be good stewards of God's world; the answer is clearly yes. Yet how do we distinguish what is scientific knowledge from what is trendy hype?