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  • United States: Climate mov't must stand with Ferguson

    08/31/2014 8:33:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    The Green Left Weekly ^ | September 1, 2014 | Deirdre Smith
    US soldiers on the streets of New Orleans after it has devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2004. It’s all over the news: images of police in military gear pointing war zone weapons at unarmed Black people with their hands in the air. These scenes made my heart race in an all-too-familiar way. I was devastated for Mike Brown ― the unarmed Black teenager shot dead by police on August 9 ― his family and the people of Ferguson. Almost immediately, I closed my eyes and remembered the same fear for my own family that pangs many times over a given...
  • Scared Scientists: The Moving Portraits which Will Change Forever Your Views on Climate Change

    08/28/2014 12:32:53 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 89 replies
    Breibart London ^ | 8-28-2014 | James Delingpole
    First they showed us the melting ice caps. But we just said: "Yeah. It's what ice does in summer." Then they showed us the drowning polar bears. But we just said: "Proves nothing. And anyway the polar bear population has increased fivefold in 50 years, which hardly sounds like a species under threat." Then they showed us the Hockey Stick. But we just laughed and made amusing videos about Michael Mann. But then, they showed us their ultimate weapon: grainy, arty, black and white portraits of climate scientists with concerned expressions on their faces. It was then that we knew...
  • A Presidents Global Warming Treaty Tyranny

    08/28/2014 8:38:42 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/28/14 | Arnold Ahlert
    Submitting the U.S. to the international communitys will without the consent of Congress In yet another demonstration of contempt for the Constitution, President Obama and his administration are pursuing what the New York Times characterizes as a sweeping international climate change agreement to compel nations to cut their planet-warming fossil fuel emissionsabsent any input from Congress. The Constitution requires a two-thirds majority approval by the Senate to ratify any legally binding treaty. The Obama administration plans to sidestep that requirement by calling the agreement a politically binding deal that would substitute for an actual treaty. It would consist of...
  • Obama takes over from Maurice Strong as global warming/climate change guru

    08/27/2014 10:20:16 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/27/14 | Judi McLeod
    A new sun rose over the United Nations today and it's got the Barack Obama logo on it. In one of the most significant transitions of our lifetime, a mantle was passed today, yet most of humanity remains blissfully unaware of it. It couldnt be worse because just as the late and lamented author Henry Lamb predicted back in 1997, aging, health-hampered Global Warming/Climate Change Godfather Maurice Strong has been replaced by Barack Obama. The Obama administration is working to forge a sweeping international climate change agreement to compel nations to cut their planet-warming fossil fuel emissions, but without ratifications...
  • Obamas Desperate Climate Change Plan

    08/27/2014 7:30:08 AM PDT · by LeoMcNeil · 17 replies
    The New York Times has a splashy front page article today thats sure to warm the hearts of global warming fanatic. It likely will cause opponents of so-called climate change to burn with the rage of a thousand suns. In fact, we should not get excited at all. President Obama is working on a non-binding international agreement on climate change. It would name and shame countries that dont comply with its strict standards. Those pushing this agreement believe it has legal and political magic. In reality, it wont be worth the paper its written on. Obama cannot get a climate...
  • If it quacks like a duck ... it must be a turtle

    08/26/2014 8:55:17 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/26/14 | Robert Felix
    Maunder Minimum and Global WarmingWhy Were Definitely Not Headed for Another Ice Age. When I saw that headline in Newsweek, I thought, do they know something that I dont? But once I read the article, it left me wondering how in the world they came to that conclusion. It reminds me of the great retort by paleontologist Robert Bakker to those who did not agree with his belief that many kinds of dinosaurs were birds. There are still a few of my colleagues who think if it walks like a duck, breathes like a duck and grows like a duck,...
  • Extreme Rainfall and Toxic Algae Blooms Near Toledo

    08/07/2014 7:18:38 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/07/14 | Sierra Rayne
    Even more climate hysteria, and still no evidence The recent toxic algae bloom near Toledo, Ohiowhich severely disrupted the potable water supply to this cityhas generated a lot of finger-pointing. Climate change features prominently as a common causal target. The Guardian initially attempted to blame this years algae bloom on hotter summers in the Toledo area, which overlooked the following basic facts ruling out this blame: July 2014 was one of the coldest months of July on record for the Toledo region, Lake Eries temperature during the last days of the month was well below the historical average and the...
  • Is It The Sun?

    08/07/2014 7:16:39 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 48 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/07/14 | Jack Dini
    Research into global cooling and its implications for the globe is long overdue We may be witnessing the suns last dying gasps before entering into a long slumber. The impact of that slumber on Earths climate remains the subject of growing scientific speculation. (1) In 2008 William Livingston and Matthew Penn of the National Solar Observatory in Tucson, in a controversial paper that contradicted conventional wisdom and upset global warming theorists, predicted that sunspots could more or less disappear after 2015, possibly indicating the onset of another Little Ice Age. They stated, The occurrence of prolonged periods with no sunspots...
  • The Ongoing Debate Over Climate Change in Idaho

    08/05/2014 7:15:06 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/05/14 | Sierra Rayne
    Claims in the media do not seem to match up with the scientific datasets A few days ago, Channel 7 KTVB out of Boise, Idaho was reporting the following: Idaho is drying out. Charlie Luce, a hydrologist with the Forest Service, says the Gem State is using more water, but seeing less in the aquifers. Theres 20 percent less water coming into our basins, when compared to the 1940s. As I noted at the time: Thats not what the NOAA National Climatic Data Center database shows. There has been no significant trend in annual precipitation for the state since records...
  • The PR Is (Also) Settled: Top Public Relations Firms Refuse to Flack for Climate-Change Deniers

    08/04/2014 5:46:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    The PJ Tatler ^ | August 4, 2014 | Scott Ott
    In what looks like the final nail in the coffin for climate-change denial, some of the worlds most credible professional organizations have just announced they will no longer work with climate deniers. Thats right, ten of the globes top public relations firms have declared that they will no longer frame the debate from the sky is NOT falling perspective. Along with the science, the PR is now settled. A spokesman for WPP, the worlds largest ad agency and parent of Burson Marsteller and Ogilvy Public Relations, said We ensure that our own work complies with local laws, marketing codes and...
  • The News Media Now Reports All Weather as "Extreme"

    08/04/2014 10:07:19 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 24 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/04/14 | Alan Caruba
    In a desperate effort to keep the global warming hoax alive even though it is now called climate change, the meteorologically challenged print and broadcast media is now declaring all weather extreme these days.
  • The UN Is Planning to Migrate Americans From California

    08/02/2014 11:50:11 AM PDT · by BulletBobCo · 45 replies
    D.C. Clotheline ^ | August 2, 2014 | Dave Hodges
    The United States Drought Monitor map is showing that 58% of the state is currently experiencing an exceptional drought stage. This represents a 22% increase from just a week ago. Droughts can prove devastating to a community as widespread crop and pasture losses and shortages of water in reservoirs, streams and wells accompany drought conditions. Exceptional drought, the most extreme category, indicates the most extreme conditions of drought and is considered to be a precursor to Lynne Wilson, who serves on the climate change delegation in the United Nations, Civilizations in the past have had to migrate out of areas...
  • Taxing Carbon in the Name of Climate Change

    08/01/2014 7:42:57 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/01/14 | Ileana Johnson
    The former Treasury Secretary Robert E. Rubin wrote in the Washington Post on July 27, 2014, How ignoring climate change could sink the U.S. economy. Not counting the non-enforced southern border and the hordes of new and lawless Democrat citizens who demand their fair share of the American dream now turned into a welfare nightmare, the national debt is most likely to sink the economy sooner than any other variable and that includes climate change that has been changing for millennia.
  • Lake Superior, the Great Lakes and Europe Defy Climate Experts

    07/31/2014 3:39:30 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 34 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/31/14 | Jack Dini
    A little over one year ago, The New York Times and USA Today were reporting that the Great Lakes hit all time lows in water levels. According to those reports, Lake Huron and Lake Michigan were 29 inches below their average measurements taken since 1918. Scientists warned communities that they could only expect more tragedy with the Great Lakes. With a lack of rain from climate change, they told everyone to expect levels to continue to drop.
  • It seems The End is to come. (We'll all be extinct by 2030)

    07/16/2014 2:36:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    Earth, I love you. I always have. You and your elemental inhabitants are the most beautiful beings that I have ever seen, met, felt and experienced. You are the most beautiful life experiment in this universe. You are music to my ears and soul. And your green! The sound of the leaves in the wind. The scents. The sunrise and sunset. The moon. The humming of the bees, the rushing of the waves. The infinite moments of sensory ecstasy and blissful encounters with other beings. Discovering woman-identification has been a constant dance of fire and joy. *** Alexis linked to...
  • Tornadoes of Fire now on the Climate Apocalypse Agenda

    07/15/2014 8:14:14 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 7/15/2014 | Sierra Rayne
    According to Canadas state broadcasterthe Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)Tornadoes of fire in N.W.T. [Northwest Territories] are linked to climate change. The story cites Mike Flannigana professor of Wildland Fire in the University of Albertas renewable resources departmentand Dave Phillipsa senior climatologist with Environment Canadaas the sources for the link between these fires and climate change. Conveniently, there is a long-term climate station at Yellowknife in Environment Canadas Adjusted and Homogenized Canadian Climate Data (AHCCD) database going back to 1943.
  • International Climate Skeptics Gather in Las Vegas

    07/07/2014 7:14:09 AM PDT · by rktman · 17 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 7/6/2014 | Alan Caruba
    From July 7 to 9, the ninth International Conference on Climate Change will convene in Las Vegas in a dramatic demonstration that global warming was a huge hoax and the claims that climate change is responsible for everything are a continuation of that fraud.
  • More taxpayer dollars for green energy?

    07/07/2014 7:05:57 AM PDT · by rktman · 3 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 7/7/2014 | Marita Noon
    There is an intentional tension in Washington. Our founding fathers planned that opposing views would balance each other outa push-pull takes place. Spend. Dont spend. This tug-of-war is seen, perhaps most obviously, in the so-called renewable energy field. After Solyndra, and the more than fifty other stimulus-funded green energy projects that have failed or are circling the drain, the public has grown weary, and wary, of any more spending on green energy. The money isnt there to spend and the motive behind the 2009 rush to push billions of taxpayer dollars out through the Department of Energy has been tainted...
  • Super Typhoon Neoguri to pass near Japanese island of Okinawa (Category 5)

    07/07/2014 12:05:05 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    CNN ^ | July 7, 2014 | Jethro Mullen
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)A large super typhoon is gathering force as it barrels along a path that is expected to take it close to the Japanese island of Okinawa. By the time it nears Okinawa early Tuesday, Super Typhoon Neoguri is likely to be generating winds as strong as a Category 5 hurricane, meteorologists say. "This is a beast," said CNN International Meteorologist Tom Sater. Okinawa, where multiple U.S. military facilities are situated, regularly finds itself in the path of big typhoons. Many of the buildings on the island are designed to weather the powerful winds that come roaring in off the Western...
  • Dem Sugar Daddy Tom Steyer Wants To Penalize People Who Add To Climate Risk

    07/04/2014 4:03:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Pirate's Cove ^ | July 3, 2014 | William Teach
    So, will this mean hell voluntarily penalize himself? (Watchdog.org) Speaking in New York City last week, Wall Street billionaire Tom Steyer laid clear his vision for penalizing people whose actions may contribute to climate change. We need to reward people whose behavior reduces climate risk and penalize people who add to it, said Steyer If we can get this right, I think theres no doubt that our economy is going to continue to do very well. Huh. How did he get to NYC when he lives in the San Francisco area? Fossil fueled air travel? Did he walk from the...
  • Antarctic sea ice hits second all-time record in a week

    07/03/2014 6:46:35 AM PDT · by shove_it · 7 replies
    Wordpress ^ | 1 Jul 2014
    Antarctic sea ice has hit its second all-time record maximum this week. The new record is 2.112 million square kilometers above normal. Until the weekend just past, the previous record had been 1.840 million square kilometers above normal, a mark hit on December 20, 2007, as I reported here, and also covered in my book. Mark Serreze, director of the National Snow and Ice Data Center, responded to e-mail questions and also spoke by telephone about the new record sea ice growth in the Southern Hemisphere, indicating that, somewhat counter-intuitively, the sea ice growth was specifically due to global warming....
  • The Risky Business of Extreme Heat Hysteria

    06/29/2014 6:23:52 AM PDT · by rktman · 2 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 6/29/2014 | Sierra Rayne
    The Risky Business Project led by Michael Bloomberg, Henry Paulson, and Tom Steyer recently released its report on The Economic Risks of Climate Change in the United States. The projects co-chairs have all been out in the media promoting the projects report, andlike sheepthe mainstream media have generally been uncritical of the reports claims.
  • Hot Zone: Is climate change destabilizing Iraq?

    06/27/2014 6:50:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    Slate ^ | June 27, 2014 | Eric Holthaus, meteorologist
    ISIS emerged around the same time Iraq experienced its warmest March-April-May season on record. It may just be an interesting coincidence, but it could mean more.This winter was not a good one for farmers in the Fertile Crescent. A punishing drought hit most of Syria and northern Iraq during whats normally the wettest time of the year. In the mountains of eastern Turkey, which form the headwaters of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, snow and rain were less than half of normal. The region has seen one of the worst droughts in decades. Drought is becoming a fixture in the...
  • Worlds judges gather to support the environment

    06/25/2014 4:21:17 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Reuters/The Knowledge Effect ^ | 24 June 2014 | Timothy Nixon
    Approximately 150 representatives from among the worlds Chief Justices, Heads of Jurisdiction, Attorneys General, Auditors General, Chief Prosecutors, other high-ranking representatives of the judicial, legal and auditing professions, are gathering here in Nairobi as participants to the first ever session of the United Nations Assembly on the Environment. There is a formal aspect to what these legal experts are doing here, namely to raise awareness for the role of environmental law as an indispensable tool on the path towards sustainable development and identify the means by which the development and implementation of environmental rule of law can help ensure just...
  • A Tale of Two Cities:

    06/24/2014 11:24:20 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 15 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 24 June 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Chicago, IL Houston, TX Population 2.7 million 2.15 million Median HH Income $38,600 $37,000 % African-American 38.9% 24% % Hispanic 29.9% 44% % Asian 5.5% 6% % Non-Hispanic White 28.7% 26% Pretty similar- until you compare the following... Chicago, IL Houston, TX Concealed Carrygun law no yes # of Gun Stores 0 184 - Dedicated gun stores plus 1500 - legal places to buy guns- Walmart, K-mart, sporting goods, etc. Homicides, 2012 1,806 207 Homicides per 100K 38.4 9.6 Avg. January high temperature (F) 31 63 DemocratsConclusion: Cold weather from global warming causes murder. -h/t Kirby-
  • More Progressive Manipulation Of Climate Data

    06/23/2014 4:55:23 AM PDT · by LeoMcNeil · 12 replies
    leomcneil.net ^ | June 23, 2014 | Leo McNeil
    Approved climate change scientists have been quietly manipulating temperature data dating back to at least the 1930′s. In order to prove global warming, these scientists have tossed aside actual temperature data collected in the 30′s and beyond in favor of computer models. Those computer models just happen to prove exactly what their programers want to prove. Thus computer models show a massive warming since the 30′s when actual temperatures taken during that decade show it to be the warmest decade on record. Of course progressive scientists can’t peddle doom and gloom unless there is a massive warming. Actual temperatures get...
  • Climate McCarthyism claims yet another victim

    06/14/2014 3:41:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    Breitbart's London ^ | June 14, 2014 | James Delingpole
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Climate McCarthyism has claimed another victim. Dr Caleb Rossiter - an adjunct professor at American University, Washington DC - has been fired by a progressive think tank after publicly expressing doubt about man-made global warming. Rossiter, a former Democratic congressional candidate, has impeccably liberal credentials. As the founder of Demilitarization for Democracy he has campaigned against US backed wars in Central America and Southern Africa, against US military support for dictators and against anti-personnel landmines. But none of this was enough to spare him the wrath of the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) when he wrote an OpEd in the...
  • Friday the 13th and a full moon can lead to real fears for some

    06/13/2014 6:10:07 PM PDT · by deport · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6-13-2014
    Friday the 13th and a full moon can lead to real fears for some If youre a selenophobic people who fear the moon or suffer from friggatriskaidekaphobia fear of Friday the 13th you may not want to leave the house today. For the first time in nearly a century, there will be a full moon rising on Friday the 13th. And for some, superstitions of these two phenomena are very real. In the U.S. there are millions and millions of people who just want to stay home and not take any chances on either one of these Friday the...
  • The Lefts Climate Change Lies are Found in Their Solutions

    06/09/2014 11:26:19 AM PDT · by dignitasnews · 9 replies
    Dignitas News Service ^ | June 9, 2014 | Paul M Winters
    There is possibly no other issue of our age that is filled with as much confusion, rhetoric and hyperbole as the subject of global warming, climate, weather, or whatever this weeks designated term may be. And while there is evidence to suggest that human beings have impact on the earths atmosphere at some level, as does nearly every living things, it is the level and danger posed to humanity which is at dispute and the demagoguery employed by the left for political and financial gain. The most egregious of lies on the subject of man-made climate change is that their...
  • Obama Admits That He Wants to Go Off On Republican Climate Change Deniers

    06/08/2014 2:48:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    PoliticusUSA - Real Liberal Politics ^ | June 8, 2014 | Jason Easley
    During an interview with The New York Times, President Obama admitted that the Republican anti-science climate change deniers are frustrating and that he wants to go off on them. Here is the exchange between Thomas Friedman of the Times and the president: Yeah, absolutely, the president said with a laugh. Look, its frustrating when the science is in front of us. We can argue about how. But lets not argue about whats going on. The science is compelling. The baseline fact of climate change is not something we can afford to deny. And if you profess leadership in...
  • The pause continues Still no global warming for 17 years 9 months

    06/05/2014 10:15:37 AM PDT · by mojito · 5 replies
    Watts Up With That? ^ | 6/4/2014 | Anthony Watts/Christopher Monckton
    According to the RSS satellite data, whose value for May 2014 has just been published, the global warming trend in the 17 years 9 [months] since September 1996 is zero (Fig. 1). The 213 months without global warming represent more than half the 425-month satellite data record since January 1979. No one now in high school has lived through global warming. The hiatus period of 17 years 9 months is the farthest back one can go in the RSS satellite temperature record and still show a zero trend. But the length of the pause in global warming, significant though it...
  • Worried About Floods Due to Rising Sea Level? Forget It: Not Happening

    05/22/2014 10:51:45 AM PDT · by mojito · 15 replies
    PowerLine ^ | 5/22/2014 | John Hinderaker
    The global warming hysterics favorite fantasy these days is that Antarctic ice will melt due to hypothetical warming, leading to catastrophic flooding as the level of the oceans rises. It is commonly asserted that sea level will rise at least three feet by the end of the century. Put aside whether the Earth actually will warm and whether a three-foot rise would really be catastrophic. Put aside, too, any doubts about how much melting will occur even if the Earth warms by a few degrees, given that the average annual high temperature in Antarctica is -49 F. Does the reality...
  • CNN Anchor Shamelessly Rages Against Climate Change Deniers During Straight News Hour

    05/21/2014 12:18:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 53 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | May 21, 2014 | Brendan Bordelon
    Fresh off promises from CNN boss Jeff Zucker that the channel will pursue more stories on global warming — whether their audience likes it or not — CNN anchor Carol Costello presided over a segment with two religious figures agreeing that to deny climate change is to sin against God. But Costello did much more than just moderate the “debate,” railing against “deniers” and questioning whether they’re “reading the Bible.” In the eye-popping intro to the segment — which aired during CNN’s “Newsroom”, not an opinion program — Costello pulls no punches while savaging those who dare to question the...
  • Kerry: If We're Wrong on Climate Change, "What's the Worst That Can Happen?"

    05/20/2014 9:17:10 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 56 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | May 20,2014 | Jeryl Bier
    Secretary of State John Kerry did not shy away from pejorative language when addressing "climate change" in his commencement speech at Boston College on Monday. Kerry referred to those skeptical of the Obama administration's climate claims as "members of the Flat Earth Society" who are "risking nothing less than the future of the entire planet" by resisting implementation of the administration's policies.
  • Like Putin Demonizes Ukraine to Invade, Obama Readies US for Exec Orders w Climate Change BS Barrage

    05/07/2014 1:20:45 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 7 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 07 May 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    The Kremlin has RT- our regime's got the AP: A new government report on climate change emphasizes the here-and-now impact of global warming. President Barack Obama discussed the report Tuesday and said the problems brought to the United States by climate change don't lie in the distant future. He cited increased flooding, greater vulnerability to drought and more severe wildfires....assorted harms of climate change are expected to become increasingly disruptive across the United States throughout this century and beyond. The 840-page report says it's not too late to prevent the worst of climate change.The Obama administration is using the...
  • 2014 Closing In On Coldest Start To The Year In US History

    04/28/2014 12:51:55 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 28 replies
    Real Science ^ | April 27, 2014 | Unknown
    US temperatures through April 26 are third coldest on record, just barely behind 1899 and 1912. This week is forecast to be cold, and will likely push 2014 into the #1 spot.
  • Gore Blames Global Warming For Hurricane Sandy, Philippines Typhoon

    04/26/2014 8:44:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Truth Revolt blog ^ | April 25, 2014 | Albert Merrick
    Former Vice President Al Gore blamed global warming for the devastating natural disasters in the Philippines and northeastern U.S. in a Politico interview published Friday. The extensive interview, in which Gore calls himself a "recovering politician" and declines to rule out a Presidential run in 2016, also focuses heavily on Gore's thoughts on efforts to combat climate change. Gore said he thinks the world is nearing a "tipping point" in which there would be "shared resolve" to decrease the use of fossil fuels worldwide. He also said that, if steps are taken now, some "catastrophic" events might be avoided. But...
  • That Durn Global Warming

    04/14/2014 1:28:52 PM PDT · by mountn man · 27 replies
    Me | Today | Me
    It's April 14.I live just NW of Ohare Field of Chicago.IT'S SNOWING!!!Durned GoreBull Warming!
  • Scientists look to create Problem-Free Cow with less emissions

    04/10/2014 11:38:58 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 31 replies
    Conservative Action Alerts ^ | April 9, 2014 | The Blog
    According to a fact sheet published by the White House late last month, part of the Obama Administration’s effort to curb greenhouse gases involves cutting “cow emissions.”The executive announcement has since boosted an interest in researching technology to accomplish the Administration’s environmental goals.The Financial Times reports that scientists now have a renewed interest in developing “a next-generation creature whose greenhouse gas emissions would be cut by anti-methane pills, burp scanners and gas backpacks.”The Cow of the Future Project, directed by Juan Tricarico, is looking for a “star athlete” of the bovine world, says FT. He says the Administration’s latest environmental...
  • $15 RTL-SDR for Radio Monitoring on your PC

    04/03/2014 1:08:47 PM PDT · by backwoods-engineer · 69 replies
    The Backwoods Engineer Blog ^ | 3 April 2014 | The Backwoods Engineer
    This post is of interest to ham radio operators, and also anyone who wishes to monitor NOAA weather radio, police, fire, EMS, aircraft, marine, and other radio traffic using a $15 receiver plugged into your laptop. The Chinese USB "dongles", originally intended to receive the Far East mobile television service, are being re-purposed as VHF/UHF receivers for many different modulation schemes and protocols. The software to re-purpose them runs either on a PC (Win/Mac/Linux), or on a single-board computer like a Raspberry PI (Raspian Linux). At about US$15, Ol' Backwoods just had to have one. The RTL-SDR receives on...
  • Kerry on UN climate change report: "Costs of inaction are catastrophic"

    03/31/2014 10:31:27 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 31,2014 | Justin Sink
    The release of a United Nations report detailing the pervasive effects of climate change should serve as a call to action for the worlds nations to curb the emission of greenhouse gases, Secretary of State John Kerry argued Sunday night. In a statement issued by the State Department, Kerry called denial of climate change science malpractice and warned the costs of inaction are catastrophic.
  • Americans Spent $7.45 Billion In 3 Three Years Helping Other Countries Deal With Climate Change

    03/28/2014 10:36:47 AM PDT · by lbryce · 17 replies
    Warning Signs ^ | March 27, 2014 | Alan Caruba
    A History of the Disastrous Global Warming Hoax It is the greatest deception in history and the extent of the damage has yet to be exposed and measured, says Dr. Tim Ball in his new book, The Deliberate Corruption of Climate Science. Dr. Ball has been a climatologist for more than forty years and was one of the earliest critics of the global warming hoax that was initiated by the United Nations environmental program that was established in 1972 and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) established in 1988. Several UN conferences set in motion the hoax that is...
  • Coldest October-March In The US In 102 Years

  • The Ice Hits the Fan in South Carolina

    03/11/2014 5:20:38 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 26 replies
    Survival Blog ^ | 3/14 | Gadget
    This is the story of my family's experience during the ice storm that hit the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) of South Carolina and Georgia. My family and a network of friends, who live in the area, are reasonably prepared for any problems that may come our way with food and water storage, shelter, generators, et cetera. When the "ice hit the fan" in our area, we had a very real test of our preps that lasted five days, and some families were still without power seven days later.
  • Hiking to North Manitou Island {Michigan}

    03/10/2014 10:17:25 PM PDT · by shove_it · 7 replies
    On Thursday, March 6th, 2014, we attempted something that hasnt been done for 40 years: to hike the treacherous ice across the Manitou Passage to the islands 8 miles out... (click the link for commentary and photos of a bold day of hiking)
  • Democrat Climate Caucus Reveals Its Stupidity.(Global Warming. The Religion of the Stupid.)

    03/10/2014 9:13:54 AM PDT · by lbryce · 13 replies
    Warning Signs ^ | March 9, 2014 | Alan Caruba
    The nation seems to be passing through a period in which too many U.S. Senators have been elected without so much as a high school level understanding of what drives the Earths climate and it isnt the 0.038% of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere. On Monday, March 10, some twenty of them will stay up overnight on the Senate floor, according to The Hill, to bring attention to the impacts of climate change. You dont get more idiotic than that. Climate, measured in decades and centuries, is always in a state of change. Meanwhile, the weather anywhere in the...
  • Supercell-The Dark, Foreboding Power of Nature

    Supercell - the Dark, Foreboding Power of Nature
  • Great Lakes Approaching 100% Ice Cover For The First Time On Record

    Lake Ontario is the only major holdout, and the forecast there is for extreme cold during the next two weeks. (more images and comments at the link)
  • LIBERAL LIES ABOUT GLOBAL WARMING PUT A FACE ON NOAA WEATHER FORECASTERS

    02/27/2014 7:23:33 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 14 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | Feb. 27, 2014 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Every so often the faceless liberal lie machine is forced to reveal itself and a real person or organization has to stand by the fabricated science of the Al Gores of the world. The Climate Prediction Center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has been forced into the sunlight and it has been made to look foolish because it believes Gore and his climate change charlatans. NOAAs prediction for November through January was that most of the continental United States would enjoy above normal temperatures. Why would they say otherwise when there is only emotion instead of science...
  • Video: Lake Michigan Ice Caves Off the Coast of Leelanau in Northern Michigan

    02/25/2014 5:22:35 PM PST · by shove_it · 24 replies
    MyNorth ^ | 20Feb 2014 | LISSA EDWARDS
    MyNorth vidoegrapher Kris Riley trekked a third of a mile to video the two-story high Lake Michigan ice caves off the coast of Leelanau County in Northern Michigan, north of the town of Leland. For days, crowds of awe-struck people have flocked to the shore to explore these magnificent natural formations that tower and arch in rugged glory after one of the coldest, stormiest winters in decades. If you arent one of the thousands who have slipped and slid out to this once-in-a-lifetime phenomena, you will want to see this video. And if you did make your way out there,...