Bill Nye, the ‘Science’ Guy on Global Warming and Patriotism
“Bill Nye, the Science Guy” made some outrageously offensive and ill-informed statements Wednesday night on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Show, going so far as to apply the word “unpatriotic” to those who don’t share his faith in the Church of Climate Change. (Video clip available here. Warning: It’s at HuffPo.) Nye, who’s primarily known as an entertainer and producer of children’s television, was cast in the | Read More »
This is The Gaian Workers’ Paradise of Cambridge. Welcome.
The City Council of Cambridge, MA established the Cambridge Climate Congress in 2009 and charged them with recommending actions to combat the “climate emergency” which currently threatens Life As We Know It in America’s most intellectual city. The committee was seated in December, and considering the gravity of the emergency, has acted with alacrity in preparing a vision of the City’s New Green Future. The | Read More »
DHS: Fossil Fuels and Climate Change are ‘National Threats’
On February 1, Janet Napolitano’s Department of Homeland Security released a 108-page report to Congress, the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review Report. Subtitled “A Strategic Framework for a Secure Homeland”, a quick glance at the report left me questioning whether the DHS is more serious about Homeland Security than they are about advancing Obama Administration policy goals. The following item is in a bullet list of | Read More »
The Kinder, Gentler Osama bin Laden
In a newly released tape broadcast on Al-Jazeera televison, Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden expresses views that are nearly indistinguishable from those of radical environmentalists, European anarchists, or many Congressional Democrats. Bin Laden blasts US for climate change He blamed Western industrialized nations for hunger, desertification and floods across the globe, and called for “drastic solutions” to global warming, and “not solutions that partially | Read More »
The Leaning Tower of Global Warming
Australian blogger Jo Nova provides a quick recap to help the casual reader keep track of the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) scandals. The Four ‘Gates’ of the IPCC Let’s see. There’s Climate Gate, showing that the peer review process has descended into a criminal farce of scientific malpractice … PachuriGate, showing that the man in charge of the IPCC was chairman of | Read More »
Climategate Code Reveals East Anglia’s ‘Fudge Factor’
The Climate Scientists at the Hadley CRU may be able to finesse terms of art like “trick” and “hide the decline”, but I’d sure hate to be the guy that had to explain what the programmer’s comments in the following snippet of code really mean, under oath. ; ; Apply a VERY ARTIFICAL correction for decline!! ; yrloc=[1400,findgen(19)*5.+1904] valadj=[0.,0.,0.,0.,0.,-0.1,-0.25,-0.3,0.,-0.1,0.3,0.8,1.2,1.7,2.5,2.6,2.6, 2.6,2.6,2.6]*0.75 ; fudge factor if n_elements(yrloc) | Read More »
The Anti-Cap and Trade Video That Embarrassed the EPA
Laurie Williams and Allan Zabel are lawyers in the Environmental Protection Agency’s San Francisco office. They are also married to each other. Williams and Zabel are Global Warming “true believers”. They’ve done the research, and they think the Waxman-Markey-Boxer-Kerry Cap and Trade scheme is a very bad idea. So they wrote a position paper for the website www.carbonfees.org. They wrote an editorial that was published | Read More »
Of course, this doesn’t mean that Global Warming is a religion…
In a precedent-setting ruling, a judge in the UK upholds Mr Tim Nicholson’s right to sue his former employer because he was fired over his environmental beliefs and his green lifestyle. Climate change belief given same legal status as religion In a landmark ruling, Mr Justice Michael Burton said that “a belief in man-made climate change … is capable, if genuinely held, of being a | Read More »
John Kerry Looks At The Bright Side Of The Recession
When you’re rich, really eight-figure inherited/married wealth rich, a recession means you might opt for the pre-owned Gulfstream IV over the new. If only to let the little people know that you feel their pain. When you’re poor, bad times threaten your job, your family, your health, or your life. Bad times hurt people at the margins. The liberal ruling class displays an astonishingly callous | Read More »
‘In 10 Years, It Will Be Warmer.’ Wanna Bet?
Scott Armstrong of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania is co-author of a paper which was presented to the International Symposium on Forecasting in June. The conclusion: “The paper explained the need for simple methods and conservative forecasts in the face of uncertainty and complexity and pointed out that simple no-change benchmark forecasts are sufficiently accurate for policy decisions. In contrast, simple causal | Read More »
Shades of 1984: Socialist International Expunges Carol Browner’s Links to Group
Promoted from Diaries. Freaking Commies: also, Gateway Pundit has the screenshot. – Moe Lane Former Clinton-era EPA Administrator Carol Browner has been tapped by our President-elect as “energy czar”, a position that is not subject to Senate confirmation. As reported by the Washington Times, as recently as last week Browner was listed as one of 14 leaders of the “Commission for a Sustainable World Society” | Read More »
AGW Lunacy, Christmas Edition
Scientists warn Christmas lights harm the planet “For a zero-emission Christmas light show, you may consider using solar powered lights or sourcing your electricity from verified green power suppliers.” Just out of curiosity, does internet porn contribute to Global Warming? I haven’t seen that research, but Christmas is seasonal, whereas internet porn is a 24/7/365 enterprise. OTOH, $15 billion per year of government research may | Read More »
AGW: Making Up the “Science” as We Go Along?
Do you ever get the feeling that the proponents of Anthropogenic Global Warming are just winging it? The mildest conclusion I can draw from the following sequence of news reports is that there is a heck of a lot of science that remains to be done on the subject of global warming, the carbon cycle, and the complex interactions between the atmosphere, the oceans and | Read More »
BREAKING! Freak Climate Change in South Louisiana!
Severe climate change, caused by excessive carbon emissions from two of Al Gore’s Gulfstream IVs, descended upon South Louisiana this morning in the form of a <a href=”http://www.theadvertiser.com/article/20081211/NEWS01/81211001&referrer=FRONTPAGECAROUSEL”>freak snowstorm.</a> <img src=”http://cmsimg.theadvertiser.com/apps/pbcsi.dll/bilde?NewTbl=1&Site=DG&Date=20081211&Category=NEWS01&ArtNo=812110802&Ref=PH&Item=1&Maxw=542&Maxh=352&q=60″> Snow comes to South Louisiana about once in a decade. Residents awoke this morning to large fluffy flakes of the white stuff, and 1-2 inches of accumulation. The flakes quickly turned to sleet, and | Read More »