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Climatism: NYT Opens Climate Can of Worms

Originally posted on Science Matters: ? Fishermen often discovered how easy it was to open a can of bait worms, and how difficult it was to close them. Once the worms discovered an opportunity to escape, it became nearly impossible to keep them contained. Some experts say the metaphor is a modern extension of Pandora’s…

Today: 17:18   Click to comment

Climatism: The Left Wing Takeover Of Fox News

Originally posted on PA Pundits - International: By Cliff Kincaid ~ When Bill O’Reilly left Fox News he declared, “I am very confident the truth will come out and when it does I don’t know if you are going to be surprised, but I think you are going to be shaken as I am.” Some…

Today: 13:01   Click to comment

Climatism: Here’s How Wrong Past Environmental Predictions Have Been

Originally posted on PA Pundits - International: By Walter E. Williams ~ Each year, Earth Day is accompanied by predictions of doom. Let’s take a look at past predictions to determine just how much confidence we can have in today’s environmentalists’ predictions. In 1970, when Earth Day was conceived, the late George Wald, a Nobel…

2017-04-28 02:07   Click to comment

Climatism: Former Obama Official: Bureaucrats Manipulate Climate Stats To Influence Policy

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?: by Chris White A former member of the Obama administration claims Washington D.C. often uses “misleading” news releases about climate data to influence public opinion. Former Energy Department Undersecretary Steven Koonin told The Wall Street Journal Monday that bureaucrats within former President Barack Obama’s administration spun scientific…

2017-04-27 12:37   Click to comment

Climatism: Study: India won’t be able to meet Paris Climate Agreement commitments due to expanding coal power plants

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?: India’s coal plant plans conflict with climate commitments Proposed plants could jeopardize target of avoiding 1.5 degrees Celsius of mean global warming Mundra Thermal Power Plant, Mundra, Gujarat, India. The nine-unit Mundra thermal power plant is one of the largest coal-fired plants in the world. AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION…

2017-04-27 12:32   Click to comment

Climatism: Renewables Work Just Fine – Provided There’s a Diesel in the Shed

Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS: A Diesel in the Shed Pickering Post Viv Forbes 14 April 2017 You can have your solar panels and your turbines on the hills; You can use the warmth of sunshine to reduce your heating bills. You can dream you’re self-sufficient as you weed your vegie bed; As long…

2017-04-27 10:48   Click to comment

Climatism: Arctic Ice Goes Above Average

Originally posted on Science Matters: Heavy ice is making it impossible for fishermen from the Twillingate area to get to their crab fishing grounds. It may not open up until mid-May. (Twitter/@jeddore1972) Source: CBC The title of this post sounds contradictory to most of what the media is saying about Arctic ice being in a…

2017-04-27 08:41   Click to comment

Climatism: Update on Possible Ecoterror Attack at UAH – Scientists Christy/Spencer

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?: From Dr. Roy Spencer’s blog: Ecoterrorism. Eco-terrorism is defined by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as “the use or threatened use of violence of a criminal nature against people or property by an environmentally oriented, subnational group for environmental-political reasons, or aimed at an audience beyond the target,…

2017-04-27 08:35   Click to comment

Climatism: Oops, Warmists just lost the Antarctic peninsula – it is now cooling

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?: click to enlarge A warming trend of 0.32 °C/decade during 1979–1997 to a cooling trend of − 0.47 °C/decade during 1999–2014. Remember the much ballyhooed paper that made the cover of Nature, Steig et al, “Warming of the Antarctic ice-sheet surface since the 1957 International Geophysical Year”, Nature, Jan 22, 2009 that…

2017-04-27 08:17   Click to comment

Climatism: Climate Evangelists Are Taking Over Your Local Weather Forecast

Originally posted on Science Matters: The battle by alarmists for hearts and minds is extending to many fronts, including recruiting family doctors, and in the case of this post, media weather reporters. Surveys have shown the meteorologists are not more convinced of global warming/climate change than is the American public (a slight majority). But efforts…

2017-04-26 17:43   Click to comment

Climatism: GWPF Energy Manifesto

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT: The first priority of British energy policy should be to enable business and households alike to have access to cheap and reliable sources of energy. ? This is the key message of the Global Warming Policy Forum’s Energy Manifesto 2017 published today. ? ? The GWPF has…

2017-04-26 13:31   Click to comment

Climatism: On Earth Day, shots fired at building housing leading climate skeptic scientists

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?: Via email from Dr. Roy Spencer: ? Shots fired at Christy/Spencer building FYI, apparently sometime after a March for Science went past our building at UAH, 7 shots were fired and hit the floor John Christy is on. (I’m in a different part of the same building). No…

2017-04-25 08:04   Click to comment

Climatism: Sea ice off Newfoundland thickest ever yet another polar bear comes ashore

Originally posted on polarbearscience: Amid reports that ice conditions between Newfoundland and southern Labrador are the worst in living memory, another polar bear was reported ashore in the area — just after biologist Andrew Derocher explained to the CBC that bears only come on land when sea ice conditions “fail.” “Ice too thick for coast…

2017-04-22 23:48   Click to comment

Climatism: Slingo Speaks: ‘…no extreme weather or climate event can be attributed solely to climate change”

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?: Weather and climate: in the eye of the storm By Julio Slingo,  published in the Financial Times, 13 April 2017 (h/t to Larry Kummer) Julia Slingo is the former chief scientist of the Met Office. In 1972, fresh from a physics degree at Bristol University, I joined the…

2017-04-22 23:35   Click to comment

Climatism: Call for Trump to dump the Paris climate deal

Originally posted on Roger Helmer MEP: ? I have joined 19 other members of the European Parliament from six EU member-states to write an open letter, (see below), to President Donald J. Trump calling for early implementation of his campaign pledge to pull the USA out of the Paris Climate Treaty. In the letter, we say…

2017-04-20 15:57   Click to comment

Climatism: New ‘Karl-buster’ paper confirms ‘the pause’, and climate models failure

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?: The “uncertainty monster” strikes again We’ve been highly critical for some time of the paper in summer 2015 by Karl et al. that claimed “the pause” or hiatus went away once “properly adjusted” ocean surface temperature data was applied to the global surface temperature dataset. Virtually everyone in…

2017-04-20 04:48   Click to comment

Climatism: UN “Green Climate Fund” Running Dry

Originally posted on PA Pundits - International: By Craig Rucker ~ During his final days in office, President Obama transferred hundreds of millions of dollars to the UN’s “Green Climate Fund.” Other nations haven’t been quite so generous – and it doesn’t seem likely President Trump will hand the UN more, if any, money in…

2017-04-20 03:44   Click to comment

Climatism: China Gas Output Rises to Record as Coal Production Rebounds

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT: By Paul Homewood ? ? From Bloomberg: ? China’s natural gas production surged to a record last month and coal output rebounded as economic growth accelerated power use in the world’s largest energy user. Natural gas production…

2017-04-20 02:07   Click to comment

Climatism: 7 REASONS Why Activist Orgs Like NatGeo (Sadly) Cannot Be Trusted On Anything “Climate Change”

A MUST READ unemotional and clinical scientific rebuttal of National Geographic’s latest climate change hysteria and groupthink propaganda rhetoric… Yet another example of why – sadly – mainstream media activist outlets like the once respected NatGeo cannot be trusted on anything global warming climate change. ••• 7 part series via our friends over at Paul

2017-04-19 16:35   Click to comment

Climatism: South Australia’s Ridiculous Wind Power Push Driving Business to Bankruptcy: Power Prices Triple (Again)

Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS: Jay Weatherill: determined to destroy SA business. *** In Australia’s so-called wind power capital, South Australia, its hapless Labor government is crowing about having reached its ludicrous 50% renewable energy target. However, the cost of that vanity project is crippling what remains of South Australia’s productive enterprise. In our…

2017-04-19 15:14   Click to comment

Climatism: Venezuela blames climate change after its troops invade Colombia

Originally posted on Tallbloke's Talkshop: Map readers required? H/T Climate Depot Another story from the ‘Climate change causes everything’ file. Fortunately Colombia has not over-reacted. TODAY VENEZUELA – Venezuela tried to downplay its illegal entry of troops into Colombia this week by claiming the constantly changing direction of a river near the border accidentally…

2017-04-19 15:10   Click to comment

Climatism: Global Warming In Saudi Arabia

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT: By Paul Homewood ? ? Saudi men walk along a snow-covered road during a snowstorm in Alkan village, western Saudi Arabia, ? ? JERUSALEM: The heaviest snowfall in decades blocked roads across Israel and the West Bank yesterday, while torrential rains flooded areas of the…

2017-04-19 06:14   Click to comment

Climatism: Victory in Vermont: Community Defenders Crush Wind Power Outfit’s Plan to Destroy Pristine Mountain Range

Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS: Annette Smith savours the coolest of her many successes. *** STT has covered the fight by Vermonters to save their pristine Green Mountains from the scourge of industrial wind turbines, many times. In this post we share in their delight, as they celebrate their successful battle to save the…

2017-04-17 13:26   Click to comment

Climatism: NYT Readers Face Diversity

Originally posted on Science Matters: ? Imaginary Enemies A lot of fuss is in the media about the New York Times hiring Bret Stephens from the Washington Post. Stephens won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for commentary, is regarded as a conservative, and has written critically about Trump, as well as liberals. In particular he has…

2017-04-16 20:14   Click to comment

Climatism: The Sixth Thing To Know About Climate Change–Nat Geographic

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT: By Paul Homewood ? ? ? In 1982, HH Lamb wrote about how the ranges of birds and fishes had moved poleward in the first half of the 20thC. When the Earth started cooling around 1960, this movement was reversed. All that animal and…

2017-04-16 19:35   Click to comment

Climatism: Antarctic Peninsula Cooled Nearly 1°C During 1999–2014

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT: By Paul Homewood ? The Antarctic Peninsula has widely been reported as one of the fastest warming places on Earth, and therefore evidence of global warming. As I have pointed out before though, the warming actually stopped in the mid 1990s, and was actually a…

2017-04-16 19:30   Click to comment

Climatism: CNN Hyperventilates: Children Won’t Be Able To Breathe, Will Go To Jail If EPA Budget Is Cut

Originally posted on PA Pundits - International: By Kristine Marsh ~ Cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget are likely to hurt children the most, experts say — CNN (@CNN) April 13, 2017 CNN tweeted out an article Thursday morning fretting that kids will suffer undue harm if Trump’s EPA budget cut is…

2017-04-14 21:41   Click to comment

Climatism: Fifth Thing To Know About Climate Change–Nat Geographic

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT: By Paul Homewood ? ? There is no doubt that the “extreme weather lie” is one of the most fraudulent aspects of the whole climate scam. Even the IPCC’s SREX report could not find any evidence that that extreme weather was increasing. ?…

2017-04-14 19:49   Click to comment

Climatism: Fourth Thing To Know About Climate Change–Nat Geographic

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT: By Paul Homewood ? ? Even their graph of Arctic sea ice extent shows that the ice has stabilised since 2007. They are, of course, hoping that readers will not notice this.…

2017-04-14 19:43   Click to comment

Climatism: Third Thing To Know About Climate Change–Nat Geographic

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT: By Paul Homewood ? ? The main cause of global warming? Err, well no actually. According to the Cook study quoted, only 65 papers found explicitly found that humans are the primary cause of recent global warming. I make that 1.6%, not 97%. Full…

2017-04-14 19:39   Click to comment

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