Posts tagged "climate change"

Scientific evidence: global warming warnings are in a statistical meltdown

Here’s more evidence that the politicized  warning of climate change disasters to be brought on (with unseemly certainty) by global warming are overstated. It comes from Judith Curry, a professor and former chairwoman of the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology and president of Climate Forecast Applications Network, and Nicholas Lewis, an... Read more »

Climate warming still a scientifically open question

As citizens of a self-governing nation, we should, we must, challenge everything. Every assertion, claim, proclamation and dictate should not escape close examination. No matter how certain, how dogmatic and how obvious it may be. No matter how complex, seemingly incomprehensible, settled and confusing it may be. A self-governing nation cannot afford to “take someone’s... Read more »

Computer model blows tomorrow's weather forecast, yet models supposedly can predict climate in the next century

Or, so we’re told. The variables and unknowns in predicting the climate are immensely greater than what is involved in predicting tomorrow’s weather, as difficult as that is. So, it was interesting to read about the horribly wrong prediction of a possible 16-t-17 inch snowfall in Chicago made by NBC 5 meteorologist Brant Miller’s. Stack every... Read more »

Supreme irony: global warming expert trapped in Antarctic ice

UPDATE: French polar chief derides Antarctic cruise as a jaunt. (Read here.) Chris Turney, a professor of climate change at Australia’s University of New South Wales, is leading the scientific expedition to Antarctica that is, ironically, stuck in ice that global warming is allegedly shrinking. Yet, as Fox News reports [Turney] said it was “silly” to... Read more »

The unscientific basis of human-caused global warming hypotheses--an update

It is in the nature of mankind to search for certainty. We need to feel secure about our relationships, health, safety and more. Absent certainty, there is the unknown. We fear the unknown. For some, it drives them to find certainty in a religion. And it drives others into an equally passionate search for scientific... Read more »

Global warming alarmists piss on science

As surely as stink follows a garbage truck, the deadly national heat wave brought forth predictable and terrifying scenarios from global warming alarmists. Triumphantly, the alarmists proclaimed that global warming (or climate change, or extreme weather, or whatever is their latest rendition of Earth’s frightful fate) was back high on the list of everyone’s worst... Read more »

Save us from the politics of science

It’s bad enough when politicians and true believers distort scientific findings for their own purposes. But when scientists do it, we’ve reached a dangerous point in intellectual discourse. Such is the case with the widespread belief that evidence of global warming is incontrovertible. Thankfully, some scientists courageously have decided to publicly challenge this numbing, politically... Read more »

Another wrong global warming prediction that was never to be doubted

This one is from Britain’s Met Office (originally an abbreviation for Meteorological Office, the nation’s weather and climate forecaster). Turns out that none of the office’s global warming predictions have been correct, forcing it to “move the goalposts” in an attempt to retain some credibility. Here’s the analysis from the Global Warming Policy Center, an organization that has... Read more »

Global warming impacts may be inflated: scientific article

No, this is not an article written by a “climate change denier.” It is a peer-reviewed article in the respected journal science. To quote directly from the article’s synopsis: Assuming paleoclimatic constraints apply to the future as predicted by our model, these results imply lower probability of imminent extreme climatic change than previously thought. Basically,... Read more »

Corporations: Pull that $1 trillion out from under the mattress

And more on global warming. Washington, abetted by President Barack Obama’s scheduled lecture to Congress on Thursday, is abuzz with schemes for government to light a fire under the economy. Forget it. Government can’t do more. It has injected some $1 trillion into the economy to ignite the fire, but it’s far from smoking. And... Read more »
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