The Buying And Selling of Science At The UN IPCC
The New UN IPCC Report has hit the streets. It is entitled Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. In the summary for Policy Makers, we read the following !SCIENCE!
Warming of the climate system is unequivocal, and since the 1950s, many of the observed changes are unprecedented over decades to millennia. The atmosphere and ocean have warmed, the amounts of snow and ice have diminished, sea level has risen, and the concentrations of greenhouse gases have increased…
Climate Scientologist Michael Mann wastes no time in taking to the Editorial Page of the UK Guardian to proclaim his victory over the iniquitous Deniers. Spiking the football long before any official could signal touchdown, he offers the following analysis.
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IPCC to walk back Global Warming Doomsday Scenarios next week?
Be prepared for a lot of sullenly cranky Greenies in a week or so: On Sept. 27, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change will release its fifth report on global warming. Earlier IPCC assessments — the most recent was in 2007 — were the foundation for reams of alarmist reporting. For example, after a 2009 update, the Washington Post ran a story headlined | Read More »
Al Gore Channels Nigel Tufnel
In a “lightly edited”* interview transcript with the Washington Post‘s Ezra Klein, Former Vice President and Nobel** Laureate Al Gore puts climate deniers on the same moral plane as supporters of slavery and apartheid. (Clear logical connection there, Mr. Vice-President.) Then Al disgorges this little chestnut of wisdom: Would there be hurricanes and floods and droughts without man-made global warming? Of course. But they’re stronger | Read More »
No One Showed Up at Organizing for Action’s Climate Change Rally Because #ScienceSaysSo
If a Climate Change rally fails in the woods and no one is around to hear it, did it really happen? How about in Washington, D.C.? Organizing for Action marched out of Mordor today to demand action on climate change. They held a rally in Washington, D.C. In Washington, of all places, you’d think liberal hipsters could at least depart Starbucks for just a few | Read More »
Organizing for Action Takes on Climate Change Because Jobs Are Not Important
Here in Middle Georgia we have had very few days this year above ninety degrees, which is unusual. It took my zinnias a bit longer than normal to bloom. We have, however, had more than double our normal rainfall. I have saved a good bit of money on not running the sprinkler system. The rosemary, basil, and thyme are doing quite well. Downtown Los Angeles | Read More »
MSNBC and Organizing For Action Coordinate Activity
Organizing For Action, Barack Obama’s equivalent of Woodrow Wilson’s Committee on Public Information, has a website up of climate deniers in the House of Representatives. OFA wants its members to harass the “climate deniers”. Today is Organizing for Action’s big climate change day. They intend to march out into the public square and attack members of Congress, conservatives, and others who aren’t in on their | Read More »
Sprechen Sie “Green Energy”? ¡No Más!
Consider the Green Energy experiments of Spain, Germany and Australia: Why would any thinking person follow down that same road?
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Recent Rail Tragedy Should Motivate Obama Approval of Keystone XL Pipeline
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by David Holt to discuss the latest on the Keystone Pipeline, how the recent rail tragedy in Canada may motivate the Obama administration’s approval of the pipeline and how the President’s climate change action plan would hurt consumers in an already ailing economy.
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Scientism, Despotism, Blackmail and The New Carbon Dioxide Regulations
Well, well, well. The Obama Administration is preparing to declare war. No, no you Nervous Nellies, not on Syria. That will be a collective police action where we help Al Qaida by leading from behind. This will be an all-out frontal assault. A veritable Pickett’s Charge of the Paper-cut Rangers. President Barack Obama is out to slay
Man-made Cooling, Global Warming, Climate Change once and for all. According to the always entertaining Henry Waxman, it involves his legacy.
“This is an important issue to the president. It’s a question of his legacy,” said Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills), ranking member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee. “Five years from now, people will be talking about what the Obama administration did on climate change, not entitlements or the deficit or whatever they are talking about now. Because climate change is here and real, and we have to address it.”
Of course there will be travails before we carve this great and lion-hearted President’s
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smirking benevolent visage into the hard, enduring granite of Mount Rushmore. But if Congress won’t act to protect future generations, Barack Obama will. He currently proposes to issue a new regulation in July that would limit source emissions from Power Generation Facilities to 1,000 pounds of CO2 per megawatt hour.
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, Climate Change
, Governor Dalrymple
, Henry II
, Henry Waxman
, Point Source Regulation
, Power Generation
If you shut your eyes for just a moment while reading this latest HuffPo piece by Robert Kennedy, Jr., you can almost hear the gobs of spittle smacking his monitor as he wrote. There’s really nothing like the pungent aroma of blue blood at full boil.
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, Climate Change
, Environmental Extremists
, religious fundamentalists
, RFK Jr.
, Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
Alternate New York Times Headline: ‘Global Warming Saves Civilization’
Like Beauty, the interpretation of scientific data is often in the eye of the beholder. I’m an engineer with more than a smattering of book-learning in the geologic sciences. It has always struck me as appalling that the scientists who would reorder our very lives around their interpretation of climate science and its implications for our future have so little interest in earth history and | Read More »
“Climate change” cools off
These are not happy times for the Church of Global Warming, which has been trying to repackage its manufactured hysteria as “climate change” for several years. But according to the New York Times on Thursday, we’ve actually come full circle to where we began in the Seventies: global cooling. After some flapdoodle about global temperature spikes (in fact, not only is there no evidence connecting human activity to | Read More »
Obama’s I won, let’s compromise and do things my way post-election press conference
On Tuesday, President Obama held the 16th “full” White House press conference of his presidency. That’s right Obama goes golfing more than six times for every press conference he gives.
This was the first scheduled, solo news conference for Obama since March. The last time Obama saw fit to allow the White House press corps an opportunity to formally ask him questions on U.S. soil was his “hastily-announced” appearance in the White House briefing room on June 8, 2012, during which he infamously said “the private sector is doing fine.”
During today’s press conference Obama was asked about climate change, Gen. David Petraeus, the fiscal cliff, immigration reform, Iran, A mandate, U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice, Gov. Mitt Romney and Syria.
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, Climate Change
, Doing Fine
, fiscal cliff
, Gen. David Petraeus
, Gov. Mitt Romney
, immigration reform
, press conference
, U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice
Robert Murphy on Peter Gleick’s faked Heartland memo: “oozing absurdities.”
I rather badly want to have been the person who first came up with that phrase, in fact. I feel that I need to get this on the record. Anyway, if you were looking for a recap on the entire didn’t-turn-out-as-intended climate alarmist attack on the Heartland Institute by – well, I suppose that it has not been proven in a court of law that | Read More »
More on the Peter Gleick Fakegate Memo.
This is pretty good stuff of Megan McArdle, re Peter Gleick‘s own-goal sabotage of climate change advocates by disseminating/allegedly creating a fake Heartland memo on its global warming strategies (not to mention his confessed identity theft): When skeptics complain that global warming activists are apparently willing to go to any lengths–including lying–to advance their worldview, I’d say one of the movement’s top priorities should be | Read More »