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Archive of posts published in the tag: climate change

The Unreliable Consensus

Rupert Darwall in the Wall Street Journal,  Climate Alarmists Use the Acid-Rain Playbook A majority of scientists might say a scientific theory is true, but that doesn’t mean the consensus is reliable. The science underpinning environmental claims can be fundamentally wrong—as…

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Imposing Moral Supremacy

from Jeff Jacoby at the Boston Globe, Healey’s Exxon witch-hunt: As a citizen and a politician, Healey is fully entitled to condemn fossil fuels, decry global warming, and express scorn for those who don’t agree with her and Gore. As…

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Is The Debate Really Over?

My biggest disappointment at the Freedom Fest was the great Global Warming Debate moderated by Michael Medved. While they brought up credentialed scientists to debate both sides, the format lacked seriousness and clarity. How much that AGW is used for…

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The 34% Consensus

Matt Ridley brings some objectivity to an issue where it is sorely lacking- Climate Change It is a long post and is a compilation of a few of his articles: excerpts: The climate change debate has been polarized into a…

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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 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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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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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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The Warmest Year in History- Not

Jeff Jacoby wrote in The Bosto9n Globe, No, 2014 wasn’t the ‘warmest year in history’ Well, I’m also not a scientist. But I do know that what NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies and NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center actually…

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AGW Obeisance

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 am a climate lukewarmer. That means I think recent global warming is real,…

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Trust Them This Time

From Erick Erickson in Townhall, The Continued Farce: excerpt: In the United States today, more and more publications refuse letters to the editor from skeptics of global warming. As the world stays in this plateau of no warming, which we…

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The Age of Unreason

From Nigel Lawson at The National Review Online- A Wicked Orthodoxy. excerpts: So how is it that much of the Western world, and this country in particular, has succumbed to the self-harming collective madness that is climate-change orthodoxy? It is…

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Consensus is a Political Act- Not a Scientific Act

Outside the ‘Consensus’–Notes of a Climate Change ‘Denier’ –  by Peter Wood excerpts: In time, scientific controversies get resolved, often by the emergence of new kinds of evidence that no one originally imagined. Views that are maintained, to some degree, by…

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Lukewarmers

Climate Forecast: Muting the Alarm in the Wall Street Journal by Matt Ridley Excerpt: In climate science, the real debate has never been between “deniers” and the rest, but between “lukewarmers,” who think man-made climate change is real but fairly…

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The Data Doesn’t Matter

From American Thinker, The Dead Parrot of Climate Change Said shopkeeper is exemplified in real life by Prof. Chris Folland, Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research: “The data doesn’t matter. We’re not basing our recommendations on the data. We’re…

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Health Care and Global Warming

The utter failure of the ACA website roll out is just a cover for the fact that the real failure is the plan itself.  The shitty website does not explain the cancellations and the painfully higher costs. But the disaster…

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Adjusting the Facts

From National Review Online, Jeremy Carl writes Liberal Denial on Climate Change and Energy. Excerpts: Taken as a whole, the Golden State poll suggests that many liberals have a deeply ideological view of energy and climate and policy, one in…

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Subjective Peer Review

from the Climate Blog, Watts Up With That,  Why Climate Science is Fallible by Anthony Watts,  Guest essay by Dr. David Deming: Peer review is a highly unreliable process that produces nothing but opinion. A studyconducted in 2010 concluded that reviewers…

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