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Archive of posts published in the category: Global Warming

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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The Warmest Year Ever? Maybe not…

from Investor’s Business Daily, Is 2014 The Hottest Year Ever? Satellites Say No: ‘For the third time in a decade,” shouted the AP, “the globe sizzled to the hottest year on record, federal scientists announced Friday.” The Washington Post reported…

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Cocooned from Independent Thought

From National Review Matthew Continetti writes Liberalism is a Hoax. Excerpts: What are the apocalyptic predictions of climate alarmists but Sorelian myths intended to shape legislation, regulation, and the culture in the radicals’ favor? To merely profess agnosticism on the subject of global warming is…

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Predicting Nothing

From American Thinker, Anthropogenic Global Warming and the Scientific Method by Betsy Gorisch excerpts: Science is about ruling things out. Any good scientific hypothesis will make predictions about the natural world — ideally, it will predict at least one natural…

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Noble Cause Corruption

from Ed Driscoll in PJ Media, Earth in the Grubering As the Watts Up With That blog notes: Our critics sometimes dismiss skeptics as “conspiracy theorists” noting how unlikely it would be that thousands of  scientists would collude.   They miss the point. …

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AGW Myths

from Hot Air, What the mainstream media wont tell you about global warming by Jeff Dunetz excerpt: 4) There is not ONE climate computer model that has accurately connected CO2 to climate change. In fact CO2 is at its highest levels in…

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Unwarranted Climate Predictions

From The Weekly Standard, The Party of Reason, by Jeff Bergner Excerpt: Unrepeatable events like the evolution of the world’s species and the evolution of the world’s climate are inherently difficult to explain, and their future course is even harder to…

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Making Rulers Uncomfortable

One of my favorite blog postings this year is The Left is Too Smart to Fail by Daniel Greenfield at Sultan Knish.  Science is for Stupid People is equally worthy and an excellent companion piece to the first article. Excerpts: Science, the magic…

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Sensitivity to Contradiction

from The Global Warming Statistical Meltdown by Judith Curry in The Wall Street Journal Excerpts: Human-caused warming depends not only on increases in greenhouse gases but also on how “sensitive” the climate is to these increases. Climate sensitivity is defined…

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Nasty Little Tyrants

From National Review, Robert Kennedy Jr., Aspiring Tyrant by Charles Cooke Excerpts: Those who contend that global warming “does not exist,” Kennedy claimed, are guilty of “a criminal offense — and they ought to be serving time for it.” Kennedy’s…

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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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Enforced Orthodoxy

Outside the ‘Consensus’–Notes of a Climate Change ‘Denier’ –  by Peter Wood excerpts: That diversity, of course, is nearly unheard of in the academy itself, where a hardened orthodoxy is enforced with increasing determination. The enforcement itself tells a story. No…

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How Politics Pollutes Science

From the Wall Street Journal, Joseph Bast and Roy Spencer wrote The Myth of the Climate Change ‘97%’: Excerpt: Surveys of meteorologists repeatedly find a majority oppose the alleged consensus. Only 39.5% of 1,854 American Meteorological Society members who responded…

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The Dangers of a Single Hypothesis

“The insistence of the IPCC and the scientific “consensus” that clouds cannot cause climate variations continues to astound me. All atmospheric scientists know that clouds are controlled by a multitude of factors; my position is that causation between clouds and…

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Scratching the Instincts

In The American Spectator Online THE PEOPLE AND THE EXPERTS The hollowness at the core of liberalism today. By William Murchison Excerpts: The lack of a coherent, understandable goal. What would Climate Reform look like, once accomplished? Would all regions…

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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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Extinction by Consensus

Outside the ‘Consensus’–Notes of a Climate Change ‘Denier’ –  by Peter Wood excerpts: Perhaps even more to the point, the signing of both agreements means that the largest university endowment in the world will now be managed more or less in…

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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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