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Archive of posts published in the category: Global Warming

Forging The 97% Consensus

James Taylor from Forbes, Global Warming Alarmists Caught Doctoring ’97-Percent Consensus’ Claims Viewing the Cook paper in the best possible light, Cook and colleagues can perhaps claim a small amount of wiggle room in their classifications because the explicit wording…

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Climate Policy without Results

Carly Fiorina on Climate Change Strategy in National Review, Carly Fiorina Shows How to Address the Left on Climate Change In the political battles over climate change, there are three distinct and relevant questions. First, does mankind have a material…

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Thoughts on the Climate Change Debate 2015 08 04

I think we miss the boat when we argue conspiracies, corruption, anti-science, authoritarians , etc.   You will find more illumination in understanding precisely what the consensus is. And precisely what the models and the theory are and whether these theories…

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A Political Project

Rupert Darwall writes in The National Review,  On Climate, Science and Politics Are Diverging Excerpts: Predictions of an ice-free North Pole are frequently accompanied by warnings of climate-change tipping points, tripping the planet into uncharted — and, by implication, scary…

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Rational Ignorance

Why It’s So hard to Convince Warmists by Matt Manos Excerpts: That type of smugness is almost impossible to penetrate. When a skeptic questions a warmist’s view on global warming/climate change, the warmist hears something vastly different than what the…

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The Need for CO2

From The Heartland Institute, Patrick Moore, a founder of Greenpeace, writes Why I am a Climate Change Skeptic Excerpts: Over the past 150 million years, carbon dioxide had been drawn down steadily (by plants) from about 3,000 parts per million to…

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Natural Variations

from Michael Bastasch at The Daily Caller, Global Warming Caused By ‘Natural Variations’ In Climate excerpts: Global temperature change observed over the last hundred years or so is well within the natural variability of the last 8,000 years, according to…

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Political Climate

From The Heartland Institute, Patrick Moore, a founder of Greenpeace, writes Why I am a Climate Change Skeptic Excerpts: Climate change has become a powerful political force for many reasons. First, it is universal; we are told everything on Earth is…

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The True AGW Consensus

Matt Ridley writes My life as a climate lukewarmer- The polarisation of the climate debate has gone too far in his blog, The Rational Optimist. Excerpts: What sealed my apostasy from climate alarm was the extraordinary history of the famous “hockey stick” graph,…

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The Arrogance of Model Makers

From a lecture given at Caltech by writer Michael Crichton in 2003 entitled Aliens Cause Global Warming Stepping back, I have to say the arrogance of the model-makers is breathtaking. There have been, in every century, scientists who say they…

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IPCC Conflict of Interest

From The Heartland Institute, Patrick Moore, a founder of Greenpeace, writes Why I am a Climate Change Skeptic Excerpts: By its constitution, the IPCC has a hopeless conflict of interest. Its mandate is to consider only the human causes of…

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The Benefits of Fossil Fuels

Matt Ridley writes in The Wall Street Journal, Fossil Fuels Will Save the World (Really) excerpts: Notice, too, the ways in which fossil fuels have contributed to preserving the planet. As the American author and fossil-fuels advocate Alex Epstein points…

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The Climate Ruse

In Townhall Walter Williams writes Global Warming excerpts: Climate change predictions have been wrong for decades. Let’s look at some. At the first Earth Day celebration, in 1969, environmentalist Nigel Calder warned, “The threat of a new ice age must…

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Climate Intimidation

from The Wall Street Journal,The Political Assault on Climate Skeptics by Richard Lindzen As to the science itself, it’s worth noting that all predictions of warming since the onset of the last warming episode of 1978-98—which is the only period that…

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A Consistent Pattern of Exaggeration

Matt Ridley writes My life as a climate lukewarmer- The polarisation of the climate debate has gone too far in his blog, The Rational Optimist. Excerpts: I was not always a lukewarmer. When I first started writing about the threat of global warming…

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Smearing Soon

from N.Y. Times, Greenpeace Smear Warming Skeptic Dr. Willie Soon Dr. Wei-Hock “Willie” Soon is no stranger to the “art” of the media smear. A courageous scientist and outspoken critic of anthropogenic (man-made) global warming, AGW, Dr. Soon has been subjected…

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Climate McCarthyism

from A Shameful Climate Witch Hunt by Rich Lowry in The Wall Street Journal Let the climate inquisition begin. The ranking Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee, Raul Grijalva of Arizona, has written to seven universities about seven researchers…

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Crushing Skepticism

Though Scorned by Colleagues, a Climate-Change Skeptic Is Unbowed– from The New York Times by Michael Wines Excerpts: Dr. Christy is an outlier on what the vast majority of his colleagues consider to be a matter of consensus: that global warming…

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Environmental McCarthyism

How Media Bias Censors the Debate on Climate Change -by Liz Peak at the Fiscal Times excerpts: Recently, Lennart Bengtsson, a research fellow at the University of Reading, quit the board, saying in his resignation letter, “I had not been expecting such…

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Grubering Climate Change

from American Thinker, Paul Shlichta writes Two Approaches to Climate Change. Excerpts: Our climate depends on two convective systems: one in the shell of gas we call the atmosphere and the other in the layer of water we call the…

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