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  • What consensus? Less than half of climate scientists agree with the IPCC “95%” certainty

    07/30/2015 5:49:58 AM PDT · by Bulwinkle · 14 replies
    Jonova ^ | 7/30/2015 | Joanne nova
    I used to think there was a consensus among government-funded certified climate scientists, but a better study by Verheggen et al shows even that is not true. The “97% consensus” is now 43%. Finally there is a decent survey on the topic, and it shows that less than half of what we would call “climate scientists” who research the topic and for the most part, publish in the peer reviewed literature, would agree with the IPCC’s main conclusions. Only 43% of climate scientists agree with the IPCC “95%” certainty..
  • Don’t worry about ‘Climate Security’, Global warming gang’s got you covered

    07/28/2015 9:06:07 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/28/15 | Judi McLeod
    Sun gleaming off radical jihadist's AK-47 is a real threat... A friend sends the heads up to be on the alert for a new term being put into use by the busy as beavers climate change fraudsters: The newly minted term du jour is: ‘Climate Security’. (Financial Times, July 27, 2015) It would help more than anything if the global warming/climate change shysters could get the masses to believe that that they need protection from the weather and that they are the only ones that can provide it. As the weather guy warns every summer: ‘Don’t go out there, you...
  • Earth’s Most Famous Climate Scientist Issues Bombshell Sea Level Warning (Guess who?)

    07/23/2015 2:04:34 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 61 replies
    Slate ^ | July 20, 2015 | Eric Holthaus
    In what may prove to be a turning point for political action on climate change, a breathtaking new study casts extreme doubt about the near-term stability of global sea levels. The study—written by James Hansen, NASA’s former lead climate scientist, and 16 co-authors, many of whom are considered among the top in their fields—concludes that glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica will melt 10 times faster than previous consensus estimates, resulting in sea level rise of at least 10 feet in as little as 50 years. The study, which has not yet been peer-reviewed, brings new importance to a feedback loop...
  • Antarctic Sea Ice Reaches New Record Maximum

    07/09/2015 6:58:32 PM PDT · by Coleus · 30 replies
    NASA ^ | 10.07.14
    On Sept. 19, 2014, the five-day average of Antarctic sea ice extent exceeded 20 million square kilometers for the first time since 1979, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center. The red line shows the average maximum extent from 1979-2014. Credits: NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio/Cindy Starr Sea ice surrounding Antarctica reached a new record high extent this year, covering more of the southern oceans than it has since scientists began a long-term satellite record to map sea ice extent in the late 1970s. The upward trend in the Antarctic, however, is only about a third of the...
  • The Deluded World of Air Conditioning.

    07/09/2015 5:54:38 AM PDT · by lbryce · 36 replies
    Slate ^ | July 9 ,2015 | William Saletan
    Have you heard the news? Scientists have found a planet that can support life. Its atmosphere is too hot for year-round habitation, its gases impede breathing, and surface conditions are sometimes fatal. But by constructing a network of sealed facilities, tunnels, and vehicles, humans could survive on this planet for decades and perhaps even centuries. The planet is called Earth. Will Saletan writes about politics, science, technology, and other stuff for Slate. He’s the author of Bearing Right. If you've seen this planet lately, you know what's going on: temperature records shattering, scores of Americans dead. By summer's end, the...
  • What the climate wars did to science

    07/08/2015 9:22:50 PM PDT · by Vince Ferrer · 30 replies
    Matt Ridley's Blog ^ | July 5, 2015 | Matt Ridley
    For much of my life I have been a science writer. That means I eavesdrop on what’s going on in laboratories so I can tell interesting stories. It’s analogous to the way art critics write about art, but with a difference: we “science critics” rarely criticise. If we think a scientific paper is dumb, we just ignore it. There’s too much good stuff coming out of science to waste time knocking the bad stuff. Sure, we occasionally take a swipe at pseudoscience—homeopathy, astrology, claims that genetically modified food causes cancer, and so on. But the great thing about science is...
  • Jane, David and Moses

    07/06/2015 12:30:11 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/06/15 | Dr. Klaus Kaiser
    “Do-as-I-say-not-as-I-do” artists Jane, as in Fonda and David, as in Suzuki are having a great day. As CTVnews reports, they are rejoicing in a rally “aimed at bringing attention to climate change, employment and justice issues in Canada”, also known as the “climate rally.” In case you were unaware, the people on this continent need some reminding, especially by “do-as-I-say-not-as-I-do” artists, like Jane or David. The news report also says “The rally will consist of a rare coalition of non-profit organizations and activist groups, including a variety [of] labour unions, Greenpeace, Idle No More and religious organizations.” Non-Profit Organizations There...
  • Cape Horn Fire near Bayview Idaho grows to 2,000 acres; Six homes destroyed

    07/06/2015 10:49:56 AM PDT · by Veto! · 30 replies
    KHQ Channel 6, Spokane ^ | July 6, 2015 | Matt Pusatory, KHQ Local News Web Producer
    UPDATE: 6:45 a.m. Monday: The Cape Horn Fire is now estimated to be around 2,000 acres. Crews have confirmed six homes have been destroyed, all on the eastern half of Cape Horn and containment is 0%. The fire spread rapidly overnight and evacuations have been issued by the Bonner County Sheriff's Office in the Cape Horn and Bayview areas using reverse 911.
  • EPA Mulling Rules against Fireworks, BBQs [semi-satire]

    07/04/2015 10:46:46 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 5 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 4 Jul 2015 | John Semmens
    The American tradition of celebrating Independence Day with fireworks and barbeques may be living on borrowed time. The Environmental Protection Agency is working on new regulations that could put a serious dent in the festivities. Strict new standards for ozone could bar most fireworks displays and some backyard BBQs. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy derided the idea that traditional modes of celebrating July 4th merited any special consideration. "Clean air is too important to play second-fiddle to abuses that result in needless pollution," McCarthy contended. "Given our modern technology there are surely more environmentally-friendly ways of celebrating this annual event." The...
  • Interesting Reparations for Global Warming

    07/02/2015 7:56:28 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/02/15 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    Apparently carbon footprint taxes and wealth redistribution are not enough, we must adopt progressive social engineering of the planet “Give me your tired, your poor, 
 Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, 
 The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. 
 Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me: 
 I lift my lamp beside the golden door.” - Emma Lazarus If you thought global warming scaremongering tactics went away with the most recent failed prediction for 2015 when we were supposed to be flooded and underwater, with little polar ice caps left, you would be mistaken. Writing for the...
  • Hail, heavy rains pound Sierra Vista

    07/02/2015 7:22:04 AM PDT · by SandRat · 20 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Derek Jordan
    SIERRA VISTA — Tuesday’s storm dropped marble-sized hailstones and more than an inch of rain on many parts of Sierra Vista, flooding streets and contributing to a rollover injury accident near the airport. It was just after 7 p.m. when Sierra Vista police received a report of a single-vehicle rollover on Highway 90 near Airport Road.
  • Supreme Court Rewrites Obamacare [semi-satire]

    06/26/2015 10:23:09 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 8 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 26 June 2015 | John Semmens
    Acknowledging that the original Affordable Care Act "was so poorly written as to be utterly infeasible in its implementation," Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts took "the liberty of rewriting it to correct its deficiencies." "If we were to confine ourselves to the plain language of the statute, subsidies would be available to only those states that established their own health care exchanges," Roberts wrote. "In hindsight, relying upon the statutory text would doom the plan because only a minority of states established the required exchanges. Rather than allow Congress' inability to accurately forecast state behavior to undermine this signature...
  • California Has Never Experienced A Water Crisis Of This Magnitude – And The Worst Is Yet To Come

    06/19/2015 7:57:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 105 replies
    End of the American Dream ^ | 06/18/2015 | Michael Snyder
    Things have never been this dry for this long in the recorded history of the state of California, and this has created an unprecedented water crisis. At this point, 1,900 wells have already gone completely dry in California, and some communities are not receiving any more water at all. As you read this article, 100 percent of the state is in some stage of drought, and there has been so little precipitation this year that some young children have never actually seen rain. This is already the worst multi-year drought in the history of the state of California, but this...
  • Boeing Innovation Increases Fliers’ Toilet Access [semi-satire]

    06/14/2015 6:14:20 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 13 June 2015 | John Semmens
    Concerned that the space allotted for on-board toilet facilities reduces the number of seats for passengers, the Boeing Corporation is converting all passenger seats on its 777-300ER into “potty chairs.” “Every additional passenger a plane can carry adds badly needed revenue to the airline’s bottom line,” said Boeing’s public relations specialist Anita Crapper. “We thought, if there were a way to convert the space set aside for restrooms into passenger seating it would permit airlines to earn thousands more per flight. By making every seat a ‘potty chair’ airlines can achieve that objective.” Ms. Crapper lauded this innovation as “far...
  • Global Wind Scam Day

    06/14/2015 6:45:35 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/14/15 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    Unresolved economic and social issues associated with wind turbines Touting the power of wind and “the possibilities to reshape our energy systems, decarbonize our economies and boost job growth,” the Global Wind Day is coordinated worldwide by the European Wind Energy Association, the Global Wind Energy Council, and various national associations. Solution Wind, a global awareness campaign is also publicizing the wind industry in advance of the COP21 (U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, also known as “Paris 21”) climate negotiations in Paris, November 30-Decemmber 11, 2015. The U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change was one of the three documents...
  • VIDEO: ABC 7 years ago, predicting NYC would be under water in 2015 because of global warming

    06/12/2015 3:33:14 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 33 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/12/15 | Dan Calabrese
    Bahahahahahahahahahahahahaha! VIDEO: ABC 7 years ago, predicting NYC would be under water in 2015 because of global warmingStuff like this never gets old, and it never stops being relevant because, remember, the global warmists tell us we must act now or else their dire predictions about the future will inevitably come true. So what do we find when we look back on some of their past predictions? The Media Research Center did just that the other day, dredging up a hilarious (although not intentionally) report by ABC titled “Earth 2015.” You have to see this. It’s just a 53-second clip...
  • “Skeptics” Gather in D.C.

    06/10/2015 7:20:20 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/10/15 | Al Caruba
    An entire generation has grown up and graduated from college since the first lies about global warming were unleashed On Thursday and Friday, June 11-12, there will be a gathering of some of the nation’s and the world’s leading climate change “skeptics” in Washington, D.C. and joining them will be members of Congress and their staffs. The Tenth International Conference on Climate Change will occur and the odds are that the mainstream media, as it has done for all the previous conferences, will do its best to ignore it. In attendance as well will be scores of scientists, economists, and...
  • Predicting Earthquakes. Not

    06/09/2015 12:59:49 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/09/15 | Al Caruba
    When will new earthquakes or volcanic eruptions occur? I doubt anyone knows the answer to that. The president of the Space and Science Research Corporation, John Casey, is also the author of “Cold Sun: A Dangerous ‘Hibernation’ of the Sun Has Begun!” and has called attention to a meteorological cycle that until the global warming hoax occurred, was largely unknown to many people and, to a large degree still is. Nature has not cooperated with the charlatans who made claims about a dramatic warming of the Earth. Since 1998 the planet along with the Sun has been in a solar...
  • New Reports: There Is No Global Warming

    06/06/2015 1:38:11 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    NewsMax ^ | June 5, 2015
    The liberal media machine has spent decades bulldozing anyone who tells you global warming is a sham. They even came up with a clever little title — “deniers.” Every time a heat wave hits, every time a picture of a lone polar bear gets taken . . . the left pounds the table for environmental reform, more policy, more money to combat climate change. But how much has the world really warmed? Their message is simple: Get on the man-made global warming bandwagon . . . or you’re just ignorant. But how much has the world really warmed? It’s an...
  • I Was a Futurist, Until I Realized There May Not Be a Future

    06/05/2015 9:16:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    The Huffington Post's Green The Blog ^ | June 5, 2015 | Schuyler Brown
    The clock has run out on the climate change debate. It's time for predictions to give way to radical action.For most of my career, I've been a trend spotter, sometimes referred to as a futurist. I've divined trends for companies seeking to innovate; anticipated consumer appetites; and kept pioneering brands ahead of the pack. My work has been a passion, a calling, never just a job. So, it was fundamentally disorienting when I realized recently, I'd lost my feeling for the future.Gradually, over a period of I don't know how long -- months? -- my usually strong connection with intuition...
  • Man found guilty of driving zamboni drunk during hockey game

    06/02/2015 4:29:45 PM PDT · by skeptoid · 51 replies
    Grand Forks Herald ^ | June 2, 2015 | Forum News Service
    FARGO – A former Zamboni driver for the Fargo Park District has been sentenced to serve 9 days in jail by a municipal court judge for driving a Zamboni while drunk during a high school hockey game on January 30th. Steven James Anderson's attorney argued at trial his client wasn't guilty of the Class B misdemeanor driving under the influence charge he faced after witnesses reported Anderson was driving the Zamboni erratically during a Fargo Davies girls hockey game against Williston at South Sports Arena. Prosecutors said Anderson had a 0.314 percent blood-alcohol content that night. Defense attorney Lindsey Haugen...
  • Texas floods and commodities: Farms face 'total loss for year'

    05/31/2015 2:52:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    CNBC ^ | May 29, 2015 | Robert Ferris
    Texas' farmers were among the first to applaud the rain that abruptly halted a grueling multiyear drought that had tormented the region. But what began as a blessing has turned quickly into a disaster, as corn and wheat crops rot in flooded fields. "I think it is not all farmers, but some farmers are looking at a total loss for this year," said Mike Barnett, a spokesperson for the Texas Farm Bureau. "You have some situations where farmers had a bumper crop, and now they have next to nothing for the season." The downpour has doused Texas with 35 trillion...
  • Global Warming is Real to Liberal Democrats

    05/31/2015 11:21:24 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 16 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/31/15 | Jerry McConnell
    Global warming hollowing out the brains of Democrats. A very prominent conservative gentleman named Wayne Allyn Root authored an article for PersonalLiberty.com, stating, “Conservative admits ‘global warming’ is real” on May 28, 2015. What I discovered while reading his article was that his headline statement about ‘global warming’ being real was offered as a tongue-in-cheek half-truth as a sort of spoof about global warming beliefs of liberal Democrats. As partial proof, Root explained, “Global warming is real and is warping Americans’ brains. Either that or Democrats are really, really dumb. They voted for Barack Obama . twice. They think our...
  • Texans are adopting dogs in droves to rescue them from flooded animal shelters

    05/27/2015 8:18:43 PM PDT · by chrisinoc · 4 replies
    The Daily Dot ^ | 5/26/2015 | Dylan Love
    Texas is experiencing massive flooding and there's more rain on the way. Five people are dead, a dozen are missing, and 80,000 are without electricity. But at least one group will be taken care of despite this mayhem: Texas' shelter animals. Animal care facilities have, of course, been affected as well, so area shelters put out the call on social media that they needed help finding dry homes for displaced animals. Austin Animal Center made its adoptions free in order to get these pets out of the unsatisfactory conditions caused by the weather.
  • Bill Nye is pretty sure that the Texas storm was caused by global warming

    05/27/2015 12:48:06 PM PDT · by Marcus · 95 replies
    Houston Science Examiner ^ | May 27, 2015 | Mark R. Whittington
    Bill Nye, who once called himself “the science guy,” took advantage of the torrential rains that hit Houston and the surrounding area to get up on the global warming – aka climate change – hobby horse. Tuesday, he tweeted, “Billion$$ in damage in Texas & Oklahoma. Still no weather-caster may utter the phrase Climate Change.” Of course meteorologists, unlike Nye, have spent their careers studying weather and its underlining causes. For a more scientifically accurate explanation of what caused the storms, read the Houston Chronicle’s excellent and fact based analysis.
  • How climate change makes the world more violent

    05/25/2015 10:26:49 PM PDT · by bob_denard · 22 replies
    Washington post ^ | May 21 | By Alex Bollfrass and Andrew Shaver
    Natural scientists agree that the climate is changing and that humans bear some of the blame. Social scientists are now attempting to assess the economic and political price societies are likely to pay for turning up our planet’s thermostat. The security policy community is especially eager for an answer. In the academy, the debate over climate change and its security implications gained momentum after researchers from Stanford, the University of California Berkeley, New York University, and Harvard observed that civil wars were more prevalent during years that experience hotter temperatures. The chief explanation for this relationship is that higher temperatures...
  • Global Warming Now Responsible for Islamic Terrorism

    05/21/2015 9:02:43 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 31 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/21/15 | Judi Mcleod
    Obama’s is a fairytale world of golfing, partying and holidaying while guaranteeing that the life of the masses will be an every day nightmare President Barack Obama’s attempts to provide cover for Islamic terrorists by first declaring global warming/climate change “a national security threat” and then excusing their ongoing carnage with the absurd claim that it was global warming that set them off, must be the biggest political scam in all of human history. It was supposedly feeling the ravages of climate change that set Islamic terrorism on a worldwide rampage? How do the mainstream media, Obama’s so-called political opponents...
  • Global Warming Activists Demand Media Stop Calling Unbelievers “Skeptics” [semi-satire]

    05/16/2015 9:50:23 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 15 May 2015 | John Semmens
    The Citizen Engagement Laboratory (CEL) wants news outlets to stop using the term “skeptics” for those who question the global climate change meme. Instead, those who fail to adhere to the accepted view are to be universally referred to as “deniers.” CEL Director Ronald Deibert complained that “using the word ‘skeptic’ makes opposition to our theory of global climate change sound reasonable. It implies that their assertion that evidence is needed to prove that mankind is the source of climate change deserves a hearing. It implies that the science of global warming is not settled, that differing interpretations of the...
  • Ensnared by anti-commerce regs: Times Square, drought-stricken CA have common enemy

    05/09/2015 4:59:36 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/09/15 | A. Dru Kristenev
    The plain truth is: no commerce, no food, no freedom Civilization-gutting law has been on the books for decades. Over the last 10 to 20 years they have been molded into enforceable regulation that eviscerates gains made in Western living standards. This is the product of legislation that was purportedly enacted with some benevolent intent, but ambiguous language left the door open to divert the purpose for other results. In the case of environmental legislation, such as the Environmental Protection Act (1970), Endangered Species Act (1973), Clean Air Act (1970), Clean Water Act (1972) and now the Highway Beautification Act...
  • California Adopts "Unprecedented" Restrictions On Water Use As Drought Worsens

    05/06/2015 10:41:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 05/06/2015 | Tyler Durden
    Early last month we warned that California’s drought was approaching historic proportions and that if climatologists were to be believed, the country may see a repeat of The Dirty Thirties as experts cite “Dust Bowl” conditions. Governor Jerry Brown has called for statewide water restrictions aimed at reducing consumption by 25%. Now, the conservation calls are getting much louder as the state’s water regulators have approved “unprecedented” measures aimed at curtailing the crisis. Via AP:  California water regulators adopted sweeping, unprecedented restrictions Tuesday on how people, governments and businesses can use water amid the state's ongoing drought, hoping to push reluctant...
  • Global Average Temperature Debate – Much Ado About Nothing

    05/03/2015 4:11:24 PM PDT · by kathsua · 11 replies
    London Telegraph ^ | May 2nd, 201 | reasonmclucus
    The global warming priests have presented no evidence that the process they claim causes “global warming” exists. They just illogically claim that any increase in what they call the “global average temperature” can only result from carbon dioxide in the atmosphere... The global warming preachers routinely commit the logical fallacy “post hoc ergo proper hoc”. I learned that basic logic concept in high school English class.
  • Climate models WRONG: Global-warming has slowed, recent changes are down to ‘natural variability’

    04/24/2015 7:50:52 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 47 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | April 23, 2015 | Ellie Zolfagharifard
    Global warming hasn't happened as fast as expected, according to a new study based on 1,000 years of temperature records. The research claims that natural variability in surface temperatures over the course of a decade can account for increases and dips in warming rates. But it adds that these so-called 'climate wiggles' could also, in the future, cause our planet to warm up much faster than anticipated....
  • The White House is Lying About Climate Change and Health

    04/22/2015 7:49:55 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 14 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/22/15 | Al Caruba
    What can be done to ignore a government determined to lie to everyone about a “threat” that does not exist? Not much. Let us begin with the understanding that there is no connection between the climate and health. The climate is something measured in decades and centuries, so what happened in the last century has nothing to do with whether you are sneezing today. The weather surely can help generate health problems. For example in the northeastern states, the Lyme disease season is beginning. Between 1992 and 2010 reported cases of Lyme disease doubled to nearly 23,000 according to the...
  • How I'm Celebrating Earth Day

    04/22/2015 6:17:18 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 52 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 22 April 2015 | Reaganite Republican
  • ‘Climate disaster': Toronto’s ‘Exercise SUNKEN TREASURE’ coincides with ‘Jade Helm 15′

    04/15/2015 9:55:18 AM PDT · by patriotgal1787
    1776 Channel ^ | April 15, 2015 | Alan Jones
    A four-day emergency management exercise simulating a ‘climate change’ disaster during which heavy rain floods the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) of Ontario, Canada may have been rescheduled and now appears set to commence one day before the U.S. military’s ‘Operation Jade Helm 15.’
  • California Drought: All About Control

    04/13/2015 7:06:52 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/13/15 | Douglas V. Gibbs
    Leftist statists that run California refuse to prepare for drought conditions, and environmentalists block all efforts to create more reservoirs If Barack Obama can bypass his legislature, and seize executive control like a dictator at the national level, California Governor Jerry Brown has determined he can do the same at the state level. The liberal left blames Pat Brown, the California governor that was Jerry Brown’s father, for the water crisis California faces by determining it was Pat Brown’s decision to bring water to Southern California which encouraged millions upon millions to come to Southern California, which in turn created...
  • Al Gore to the Democrats' Rescue?

    04/12/2015 1:27:13 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Some Democrats are privately worried that Hillary Clinton has too much baggage to make a successful presidential run in 2016. In casting about for a credible alternative candidate, some eyes are gazing, quite longingly, at...Al Gore. Not because he's baggage-free -- he did lose to George W. Bush in 2000 and then there's that whole Clinton thing again. No, some on the Left are urging Al to run in 2016 because he is so doggone worried about global warming: When it comes to climate change, there's no one in the Democratic Party — or any other political party — with...
  • Just Got Pummeled By Golf Ball Sized Hail

    04/08/2015 5:50:10 PM PDT · by lafroste · 54 replies
    4/8/15 | lafroste
    We just pummeled by hail, the worst I've ever seen. I am about 25 miles east of Raleigh. Anyone else experience this? Heavy rain, lots of lightening and lots of hail. Scared the bejeesus out of us.
  • Using the Global Warming Hoax to Destroy America

    04/08/2015 10:22:16 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/08/15 | Al Caruba
    Carbon dioxide: Human contribution pales in comparison to volcanoes When President Obama announced on March 31 that he intends to ensure that the U.S. will slash its “greenhouse gas emissions” 26% below 2005 emissions levels by 2025 in order to keep pledges made to fulfill the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, he failed to mention that such levels would be comparable to what they were in our Civil War era, 150 years ago. He also failed to mention that the U.S. has made no such pledges as regards the 1992 “Kyoto Treaty” which was resoundingly rejected by the U.S....
  • Lies and the Lying Sinkholes Who Caption Them

    04/04/2015 6:06:03 PM PDT · by absentee · 3 replies
    Rabble Writer ^ | 4/4/15 | Caleb Howe
    Global Warming Alarmists Lie In Order To Frighten You The Day After Tomorrow is a disaster movie. The plot is fiction, a typical apocalypse story line common in film about the folly of man bringing about his ultimate demise. Fiction. Not too shabby fiction, either. Fiction, I am given to understand, means imaginary, made up, or not true. Still, the movie, like all of the genre, is also a warning to man: be not proud. Put down the nanobots, step away from Skynet, and for Gaia's sake, do not drive that Hummer. The point being, using a story to dramatize...
  • President Ted Cruz’s dystopian America: The scorched hellscape of a climate-denying White House

    03/27/2015 8:34:10 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 83 replies
    Salon ^ | March 27, 2015 | Lindsay Abrams
    Welcome to the nation of Ted Cruz's dreams — and the planet's nightmares. Ted Cruz — adamantly, and against all logic — does not believe in climate change. It’s an untenable position to hold in 2015, when the world’s scientists are more certain than ever that global warming is happening and that we’re causing it; when large portions of the country are already suffering the impacts of a changing climate; and when there’s an urgent need for immediate and drastic action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It’s also just hard to imagine a scenario in which a candidate who is...
  • Score a Victory for Cruz over Brown In Most Recent Climate Change Scuffle

    03/25/2015 3:26:36 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The Moral Liberal ^ | March 25, 2015 | Paul C. "Chip" Knappenberger, Cato Institute
    On Sunday, in anticipation of Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) announcement that he intends to run for president, California governor Jerry Brown (D), declared to NBC’s Meet the Press Cruz was “absolutely unfit to be running for office.” Why? Because of Cruz’s stance on climate change—some of which Cruz laid out on late night TV last week. But comparing Cruz’s comments on Late Night with Seth Meyers and Brown’s remarks on Meet the Press, it is pretty clear that it is Gov. Brown who needs to spend more time familiarizing himself with the scientific literature on climate change and especially its...
  • Global Warming and the Great Pumpkin

    03/23/2015 11:09:06 AM PDT · by kathsua · 7 replies
    London Telegraph ^ | 03/23/15 | Reasonmclucus
    After watching last Halloween’s broadcast of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”, I realized that Linus van Pelt is like those who preach global warming. Linus doesn’t let the failure of the Great Pumpkin to appear destroy his belief that the Great Pumpkin exists. Similarly, the climate shaman who preach global warming won’t let colder than normal winter weather in recent years destroy their belief that someday their “Great Pumpkin” will rise from the pumpkin patch and distribute warming throughout the world.
  • Feds To Block FEMA Funds For States That Deny Man-Made Global Warming

    03/21/2015 5:53:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    Downtrend ^ | March 20, 2015 | Brian Anderson
    Well, there’s one way to ensure that everyone buys into the man-made global warming hoax: extortion. Starting next year the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will stop funds from going to states that refuse to believe that humans are causing climate change. This news comes straight from the leftist eco-nuts at Inside Climate News, so you can be assured that it isn’t a “paranoid” conservative interpretation of an innocuous FEMA regulation: The Federal Emergency Management Agency is making it tougher for governors to deny man-made climate change. Starting next year, the agency will approve disaster preparedness funds only for states...
  • By Hook and By Crook, You Are Going to Pay for Climate Change

    03/20/2015 4:59:45 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/20/15 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    The war on coal is real and so is the war on our free market-based way of life. “Science has become the new stepchild of politics.”—Michael Savage It’s the first day of spring and we are having snow again. Not much, a couple of inches, just enough to prove that March always goes out like a lion. Undeterred, global progressives, intent on sending us into the stone age of technology, are forcing their agenda of redistributive taxation of man-made global warming/climate change on everyone. But that’s not all. According to Dr. Klaus Kaiser, Central Europe experienced a Mother Nature event—a...
  • Climate Change is the Silly Putty of Leftists

    03/17/2015 10:46:03 AM PDT · by concernedcitizen76 · 19 replies
    Original | March 17, 2015 | Not John Milton
  • Harvard study: global warming may end threat of mummies

    03/12/2015 9:07:09 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 21 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Pedro Gonzales
    For generations, books, films, and TV have warned us of the danger of mummies. In their crypts they are relatively harmless, but when they rise from the dead and start strangling people, as they did in the Cotswolds of south central England in “Doctor Who and the Pyramids of Mars,” they become a much greater threat. But this problem may shortly be solved, thanks to global warming. The world’s oldest mummies are at risk of disappearing because of man-made climate change, according to a group of Harvard University scientists. Bodies mummified about 7,000 years ago in Chile are starting to...
  • NASA Admits That Winters are Going to Get Colder…Much Colder

    03/03/2015 9:48:29 AM PST · by Perseverando · 67 replies
    D.C. Clothesline ^ | November 18, 2014 | Chris Carrington
    The Maunder Minimum (also known as the prolonged sunspot minimum) is the name used for the period roughly spanning 1645 to 1715 when sunspots became exceedingly rare, as noted by solar observers of the time. Like the Dalton Minimum and Spörer Minimum, the Maunder Minimum coincided with a period of lower-than-average global temperatures. During one 30-year period within the Maunder Minimum, astronomers observed only about 50 sunspots, as opposed to a more typical 40,000-50,000 spots. (Source) Climatologist John Casey, a former space shuttle engineer and NASA consultant, thinks that last year’s winter, described by USA Today as “one of...
  • Green Slander

    03/01/2015 10:29:15 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/01/15 | Alan Caruba
    Greatest threat is the scores of environmental organizations that have been exaggerating and distorting their alleged “science” in order to thwart development here and around the world that would enhance everyone’s life It is a sure sign that the advocates of the “global warming” and “climate change” hoaxes know that the public no longer believes that the former is occurring or that the latter represents an immediate, global threat. Even though the “climate skeptics”, scientists who have produced research proving false methodology and the conclusions based on it are quite few in number, an effort to silence them by smearing...
  • So what is there to do in Tennesee?

    02/25/2015 9:35:14 PM PST · by Jonty30 · 62 replies
    I'm coming to Tennessee for a week's vacation. I still don't know what I will be doing when I'm down there. What is there to do that is of interest to a visitor? Anything I shouldn't do that might get me killed by the locals? Any little places that are pleasant that most people don't know about? I'd appreciate any assistance for this.