Posts tagged "global warming"

An Earth Day plea to get politics out of climate science

Long-time Chicagoans will remember John Coleman, a Chicago meteorologist and founder of the Weather Channel. On this Earth Day he has issued a plea to get politics out of climate science, arguing that politics has corrupted the debate over climate change and global warming. In the USAToday, he said: When all the scare talk is... Read more »

Unhinged: Senator Boxer ridicules 'philosopher', assails Catholic priest at Senate climate hearing

Sen. Boxer, will you just shut up for a moment and let the witnesses, called to testify, answer the question. Jeez. Senator Boxer, you global warming alarmists like to say that climate change is a moral issue, but then you ridicule and cut off a philosopher and priest who are addressing the morality of global... Read more »

El Nino "collapse" to bring cooling global temps and more sea ice?

El Nino, the warmer-than-normal waters of the Pacific Ocean, has a lot to do with global climate conditions, including global temperatures and sea ice. The warmer El Nino is, the warmer the climate and the more ice melts. Now comes research that the current El Nino is about to “collapse,” raising the prospect of a... Read more »
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The anti-science assault by global warming alarmists on climate change skeptics

The true Flat Earth fanatics are those global warming alarmists who accuse anyone who challenges their methodology and conclusions of being “anti-science.” It is especially anti-science with global warming alarmists when they now turn  to legal methods to silence anyone who “The debate is over; climate change is real.” questions their propaganda. But that’s exactly... Read more »

Mr. Bill: 'Oh, no! Climate change is spreading the Zika virus'

So, how long did that take? Few of us had heard of the Zika virus until a few weeks ago. But it didn’t take long for the media to ramp up jitters to an all-out panic that the virus that causes grotesque birth defects and long-term neurological problems is heading our way. The thinking is that... Read more »

NOAA hides data 'refuting' the nearly two-decade pause in global warming

A controversial issue is whether there has been a  nearly two-decade pause in global warming, as asserted by climate change “agnostics.”  In June, 2015, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration published a study that claimed that the warming pause was based on a misreading of the data. According to a NOAA press release, the new... Read more »
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The good of CO2 outweighs the bad

The good of carbon dioxide outweighs the bad, according to a new study by Indur M. Goklany for the The Global Warming Policy Foundation The good, unfortunately, is not often discussed in the many rants warning about how manmade CO2 will warm the Earth to disastrous levels. The study concludes, according to Freeman Dyson, who wrote in the... Read more »

Former Greenpeace activist explains why he is a climate change skeptic

Patrick Moore is an environmental activist,  served for nine years as president of Greenpeace Canada and seven years as a director of Greenpeace International. Someone with those credentials might be expected to be a true believer that anthropogenic climate change is unquestionably bringing about global warming. But, he’s not. He says: I am skeptical humans are... Read more »

"The hottest year ever recorded" embroidery

Almost breathless and without qualification, it is being reported in some corners that 2014 was the “hottest year ever recorded” on Earth. Strictly speaking, it’s true. But too many reports are leaving the impression that last year’s temperatures are spiraling upward, jumping far beyond the last record year. If you look more closely at the... Read more »
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Chicago might never seen the sun shine

That was the prediction of an eco-alarmist when he was asked what is ahead for us in the 21st Century. Glenn T. Seaborg, chairman of the Atomic Energy commission, forecast that dark future in a 1969 Chicago Tribune series about what’s in store for Chicago in the 21st Century. (The series was spotlight in a... Read more »
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