Longest recorded streak of sunspot inactivity broken
Via Slashdot comes the report that The Sun has broken a 95 year old record. Quoting the Daily Tech: The sun has reached a milestone not seen for nearly 100 years: an entire month has passed without a single visible sunspot being noted. The event is significant as many climatologists now believe solar magnetic activity – which determines the number of sunspots — is an | Read More »
It’s Not Easy Being Green
Note: This was originally going to cover both conventions, to really get a picture of the energy use. Unfortunately, the setup is different here and I can’t really get a late night walkaround. So I’m going to post the coverage from last week. If there was one message heard loud and clear at the Democratic National Convention this year, it was "Be Green!" Everywhere you | Read More »
Allow me to say with trepidation that as a newcomer I am not comfortable starting a diary so soon, and will not make this a habit for various reasons (Time is a big one!). But since I could not find a logical topic right now for this, here it is. Sunspot activity, which goes in 11-year cycles, has been completely dormant for weeks recently. For | Read More »
Democratic Leadership: America Can’t Have Big Cars
Democratic Representative Eliot Engel, a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, recently appeared with Neil Cavuto to talk about America’s energy crisis:
Apollo 7′s, Walt Cunningham speaks out on man’s contribution(?) to global warming.
Launch Magazine’s July-August issue features a piece by the famous Apollo 7 astronaut, Walt Cunningham. There are excellent correlations between the regular fluctuations of the Sun and the Earth’s temperature, while scientists cannot find a relationship between industrial activity, energy consumption, and global temperatures. But global warming is an issue no longer being decided in the scientific arena. I’ve noticed over the past several months, | Read More »
Paul Krugman is nuts.
What is this garbage? The only way we’re going to get action [to stop the theoretical anthopogenic global warming], I’d suggest, is if those who stand in the way of action come to be perceived as not just wrong but immoral. Incidentally, that’s why I was disappointed with Barack Obama’s response to Mr. McCain’s energy posturing — that it was “the same old politics.” Mr. | Read More »
House Majority Whip Clyburn Says Climate Change Hurts Blacks More
I thought someone else here would beat me to it, but apparently not. Anyways, we all knew it was a matter of time before something like this happened. It seems like you can blame just about anything on the magical theory (read: religion) of global warming and twist and contort it to say just about anything about it, its effects, and who all it hurts | Read More »
Global Warming Produces New Oil Boon
Well, Well, Well Hollywood couldn’t have written a more ironic twist to the potential outcome of global warming. While Man-made global warming alarmists are cowering in retreat from the recent rash of scientists and data(pdf) disputing and disproving their positions (like the fact that sea levels have been declining, not rising, for the last two years), an unintended yet very welcome circumstance has presented itself.
Imaging the Goreacle- Cure for the Monday Blues
He’s rather light one huge bulb than curse the darkness! The prophet warns of the coming judgment on America
Tell The EPA You DON’T Want Their Meddling in the Economy Over Global Warming
The EPA is looking to expand its powers even more thanks to the Supreme Court of the United States. It is about to meddle ever more in our national economic health with its claimed “fixes” to the non-existent “problem” of global warming. But, we citizens have a chance to have our say. The EPA has opened up to public comments on their latest power grab. | Read More »
Al Gore: just plain nuts
We should thank the Lord that George W Bush kept this goofball out of the White House! Gore Calls for Carbon-Free Electric PowerBy DAVID STOUT, The New York Times WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Al Gore said on Thursday that Americans must abandon electricity generated by fossil fuels within a decade and rely on the sun, the winds and other environmentally friendly sources of power, | Read More »
Breaking news: sunlight shines on global warming (aka climate change) skeptics
The headline at The Drudge Report website,”Group Repping 50,000 Physicists Opens Global Warming Debate…” [linked to dailytech.com] says it all. That headline stems from an article posted in the July, 2008, newsletter of the American Physical Society unit known as Physics and Society. Lord Christopher Monckton of Brenchley wrote the explosive article, ‘Climate Sensitivity Reconsidered,’and the abstract alone is guaranteed to make Al Gore’s blood | Read More »
Global Warming and Kidney Stones
Ok, maybe that is a bit extreme. Researchers at the University of Texas have published a report in which they draw a relationship between kidney stones and Global Warming.
President Bush and Abdication
President Bush has not directed the EPA to issue regulations limiting greenhouse gas emissions, and EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson has indicated the agency would seek further public comment before making a determination on the matter. The New York Times Editorial Board is all in a tizzy. The Bush administration made clear on Friday that it will do virtually nothing to regulate the greenhouse gases that | Read More »
Schwarzenegger possibly afflicted with ‘Wikipedia Syndrome’
California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) may be suffering from ‘Wikipedia Syndrome’ as evidenced by his comments during an interview with progressive pundit George Stephanopoulos. Schwarzenegger’s criticism of the Bush administration’s position on global warming drew a number of lively comments at the ABC News blog Political Radar. Some commenters opted to use heated terms in somewhat inflammatory responses, such as street terminology for a female | Read More »