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  • The New York Times looks at us, decides we’re idiots, and lies right to our face

    11/12/2015 8:24:26 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 20 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/12/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Yes of course we know the media is an enemy of freedom. Their lies prove that every day; but sometimes it gets a little too old and tired to sit by and make believe we don’t know they are liars. A recent insane lie from the New York Times (naturally) breathlessly announced not only is Greenland melting but when it does fade away, the worldwide sea level will increase by 20 feet! This would, of course, effectively bring about the end of the world for all but a few backward tribes living in mountains somewhere. This claim doesn’t come from...
  • Somehow the AP Never Tires of Giving Obama His Daily Tongue-Bath...

    11/09/2015 6:45:14 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 8 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 09 November 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    This tripetoday: ANALYSIS: POLARIZED POLITICS DICTATED OBAMA KEYSTONE CALL WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's decision to block the Keystone XL oil pipeline has exposed an endlessly polarized Washington, and likely hardened its divides. Obama is now being praised to the skies by environmentalists and most Democrats, and denounced in apocalyptic terms by Republicans and the business community. And although environmental issues once produced bipartisan agreement in Congress, consensus on action to increase energy production or deal with climate change looks farther away than ever. "This became a tribal issue of bizarre proportion," said Jason Grumet, president of the...
  • Iowa Democrats Call for a ‘WWII-Scale Mobilization’ to Fight Climate Change

    11/06/2015 12:15:45 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Motherboard ^ | November 5, 2015 | Brian Merchant, Senior editor
    Today, three Iowa politicians signed a pledge calling for “a World War II-scale mobilization” to fight climate change. Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie, State Rep. Dan Kelley, and State Senator Rob Hogg, a leading candidate for US Senate, all Democrats, signed a document calling on the US government to reduce emissions 100 percent by 2025 by “enlisting” tens of millions of Americans to work on clean energy projects—creating full employment in the process. It’s likely the most ambitious pledge to fight climate change put forward this election cycle, even if right now, it's a symbolic gesture aimed at drawing attention...
  • This time Obama’s rope-a-dope climate scam caught a whole country

    11/01/2015 2:27:23 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/01/15 | Judi McLeod
    Meanwhile, Americans and Canadians are heading for Niagara Falls and it doesn’t help any that we’re both in the same boat now. Nothing but the sound of crickets since this country became what talented writer David Solway calls ‘The Socialist Republic of Canada’. Solway nailed how Canada was officially ‘fundamentally transformed’ into a socialist state, courtesy of the October 19 election, in a compelling piece published in PJ Media on Thursday. Solway laid bare Designate Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s lightweight curricula vitae, and threw the public spotlight on how al Jazeera sees him: as “Canada’s agent for change”. America’s “agent...
  • Grumpy Cat versus Obama Rat

    10/25/2015 8:09:12 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/25/15 | Judi McLeod
    While Clinton who outright lied to save Obamas campaign for reelection in 2012 by attributing the death of four Americans in Benghazi to an obscure video, will never face a jail term, but one day global warming deniers will In an upside-down world where the progressives having gained control sent truth telling on permanent vacation, President Barack Obama compares Republicans to Grumpy Cat. To millions languishing in wait out there in the Peanut Gallery, its more like Grumpy Cat versus Obama Rat. It gets crazier by day with lots of down-the-rabbit-hole material on the Net for anyone with the time...
  • Global warmists tell feds: Use anti-mafia law to prosecute climate deniers

    10/12/2015 5:15:22 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 27 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/12/15 | Dan Calabrese
    And one of those making the demand is a U.S. senator. Before you say this could never happen, let me ask you: Did you ever think people would be given six-figure fines for declining to bake a cake? And not only that, but see significant numbers of Americans agree with it happening? Orthodoxies are powerful things, and just as the left is riding one that defines non-participation in gay weddings as discrimination, it also thinks it can gain mainstream support for the idea that dissent on the global warming orthodoxy is some sort of crime. Actually, if Democrat U.S. Senator...
  • Obama: Putins not challenging my leadership in Syria, and besides, Im leading on climate change

    10/12/2015 5:13:48 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 25 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/12/15 | Robert Laurie
    Delusional in Chief. Remember: War is peace, Ignorance is strength, Freedom is slavery, and Putin isn't "challenging" anything If you were worried that your President was a feckless foreign policy failure who was being outplayed by an old Soviet hardliner, think again. Obamas international leadership remains unchallenged - at least in Obamas own mind - and hes actually at the vanguard of the only foreign policy issue that really matters. Its not ISIS, its not trade, and its not the Iran nuke deal. If Obama is to be believed, Putin is acting out of weakness, and his definition of leadership...
  • Laughing Gas

    10/08/2015 5:17:04 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 31 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/08/15 | Dr. Klaus Kaiser
    Newest menace to the globe: Laughing Gas Some dentists use Laughing Gas for its analgesic effects instead of local anaesthetics. Its supposed to prevent pain when they get close to your nerves. Ive never had the pleasure of such a treatment and my dentist prefers the modern slight discomfort version of the poke and needle variety. Of course, thats miles ahead of the procedure I experienced in my early years when the dentist appeared to use a hammer drill to lay bare the live nerves of my teethwithout any analgesic at all. But Im getting sidetracked. This post is about...
  • VIDEO: Watch Ted Cruz Make A Fool Out Of The Sierra Club President On Global Warming

    10/06/2015 11:36:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    The Louisiana Hayride ^ | October 6, 2015 | Scott McKay, publisher
    This happened Tuesday at a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing, during which Sierra Club president Aaron Mair, who holds bachelors degrees in History and Sociology and is most certainly no scientist, has testified about the necessity of the EPA and its push for climate change regulations no matter who including racial minorities and especially people who look a lot like Mair is harmed by the economic cost of those regulations. Cruz, having endured this pontificating by the Sierra Club president, commences to ask some very basic questions of Mair specifically surrounding the query that if global warming is...
  • New $20 Million XPRIZE Aims to Tackle CO2 Emissions from Fossil Fuels

    10/01/2015 10:05:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    Business Wire ^ | September 29, 2015 | Eric Desatnik and Jackie Wei
    Global Competition Challenges Innovators to Develop Breakthrough Technologies to Convert CO2 into Valuable Products.AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At Fortunes Brainstorm E conference today, XPRIZE Chairman and CEO Peter Diamandis announces the $20M NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, a competition to address CO2 emissions from fossil fuels. With registration opening today, teams are challenged to develop breakthrough technologies that convert the most CO2 into one or more products with the highest net value. Co-sponsored by NRG and COSIA, the 4- year competition will include two tracks, with the new technologies tested at either a coal power plant or a natural gas facility. We are...
  • Elon Musk Says Climate Change Refugees Will Dwarf Current Crisis

    09/30/2015 4:07:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    The Huffington Post's Business The Blog ^ | September 25, 2015 | Alexander C. Kaufman, Business Editor
    Tesla's CEO says the Volkswagen scandal is minor compared with carbon dioxide emissions.Elon Musk, co-founder of electric carmaker Tesla Motors, warned on Thursday that climate change will spark a refugee crisis of catastrophic proportions if no action is taken. In a speech in Berlin, the Tesla chief executive said Europe's current wave of people seeking asylum, prompted mostly by political violence, will be dwarfed as fresh water becomes scarce, food supplies become insecure and weather changes in the coming decades. "Today's refugee problem is perhaps a small indication of what the future will be like if we do not take...
  • Trillions, Not Billions Of Trees

    09/09/2015 5:53:56 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 22 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/09/15 | Jack Dini
    Whether, how, and why forest stands have changed their growth patterns over the last century are still hotly disputed questions The worlds great forests have long been recognized as the lungs of the earth. They fix carbon and produce oxygen. So it should come as a pleasant surprise to hear that there are over three trillion trees on earth, according to a new assessment. The figure is more than seven times as big as the previous best estimate, which counted perhaps 400 billion at most. It has been produced by Thomas Crowther and colleagues, from Yale University, who combined a...
  • Cleopatras Breath

    09/09/2015 6:48:17 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/09/15 | Dr. Klaus Kaiser
    Nature Devours all CO2 Equally Some scientists claim that anthropogenic (human-produced) CO2 (carbon dioxide) lasts in the atmosphere for hundreds or even thousands of years. Of course, they also think that CO2 is the mother of all evils and, therefore, argue that the world needs to decarbonize, forget about using fossil resources (coal, oil, gas), and reduce the population from seven billion to one billion humans. Well, if thats so, the world must be suffering from CO2 exhalations by the ancient Sumerians, Egyptians, Romans, and everyone else who lived since that time. How much CO2 is in the Air? On...
  • The Ice Man Cometh

    09/02/2015 11:26:06 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/02/15 | Judi McLeod
    A little late to the party: Somewhere in the murky mists of a future, which is fast becoming the present, Obama the Ice Man, Cometh. Polar bears will no longer be stranded on ice floes because the American government is sending the U.S. Coast Guard to the rescue in their very own icebreakers In fighting off Russia, which planted its flag under the Arctic sea bed back in 2007, the Obama administration is set to remove 3,000 troops from Alaska but will be building ice breakers ready to hit the water in 2020. Take that, Vladimir Putin, if the kind...
  • SOS to Pope Francis: Its souls that need saving not the environment

    08/30/2015 7:38:17 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/30/15 | Judi McLeod
    The DNC introduced to a reality TV trained world, a messiah with a bogus message of Hope and Change In a surrealistic world the popes coming to America is somewhat like Cleopatra coming to Mark Antony. Protocol and pomp and ceremony aside, why would Christs Vicar on Earth come to pay homage to a president who is unabashedly the worlds top champion of abortions, including partial birth abortions; whose party refuses to defund Planned Parenthood whose organization sells body parts of aborted babies on the black market; and whose presidency is driven by a soul-corroding hatred of the country he...
  • [Satire] EPA to Defy Judge

    08/29/2015 6:39:04 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 28 Aug 2015 | John Semmens
    Judge Ralph Erickson of the District Court for the District of North Dakota granted plaintiffs an injunction against the Environmental Protection Agency's implementation of new navigable waterways regulations that were set for immediate enforcement. The EPA's new regulations would have extended its authority over every body of water within the United States including rain runoff, temporary puddles, and spillage from yard sprinklers and driveways where home owners wash their vehicles. The Judge observed that "it seems extremely improbable that the proposed EPA authority could conceivably apply to the so-called 'navigable waterways' described. As such, the 13 states suing the EPA...
  • Stop Blaming Me for Hurricane Katrina (Thanks Brownie)

    08/27/2015 8:11:40 AM PDT · by PROCON · 35 replies
    politico.com ^ | Aug. 27, 2015 | Michael Brown
    Ten years later, the name Brownie is still identified with the governments failures. Heres what really happened.Had I left the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the spring of 2005, my life would be very different today. And I really wish, in retrospect, that I had. But after the 2004 hurricane season, when FEMAs excellent responses to hurricanes Charley, Frances, Ivan and Jeanne in Florida were widely praised, White House chief of staff Andy Card persuaded me to stay on as director through the 2005 hurricane season. I didnt want to disappoint President George W. Bush. Wed developed a good relationship....
  • Willis Eschenbach and the Myth of the Sixth Wave of Extinction

    08/25/2015 6:20:19 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/25/15 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    Predation by another species is the number one cause of extinction Willis Eschenbach, who takes pride in saying that he is not a trained scientist but has logged thousands of hours of research on the subject, was the first person to file a FOIA request for the infamous data from the University of East Anglia CRU. Hackers downloaded emails from said university that had shown that scientists had manipulated the data to agree with the global warming theory. Eschenbach lectured an audience in California about the Myth of Species Extinction, more specifically, the legend that humans have caused the disappearance...
  • Mystery lights in space increasing, moving south, potential sign of global warming

    08/23/2015 7:58:07 AM PDT · by PROCON · 82 replies
    sfgate.com ^ | Aug. 22, 2015 | Brandon M. Mercer
    Strange blue lights glowing on the edge of space first appeared over polar regions in 1885 and today, sightings are becoming increasingly common, and now the phenomenon is moving into lower latitudes including Northern California. Like the proverbial canary in the coal mine, these glowing space clouds may be a celestial siren, warning of Earth's global warming, according to some scientists. They're called "noctilucent clouds" or NLCs, basically, clouds that glow at night. They appear mainly in northern latitudes, about 50 miles above earth as miniscule droplets of water reflect the sun on the other side of the globe. Now,...
  • Electrifying Photo Takes Internet by Storm: Why Rainbow Lightning Is So Rare

    08/14/2015 8:41:19 AM PDT · by lbryce · 19 replies
    Live Science ^ | Greg McCown
    The electrifying image took social media by storm: As of Aug. 14, Greg McCown's photo had garnered more than 1,000 Facebook likes and more than 3,600 retweets. There's a reason why it went viral: Those types of sightings are incredibly rare. Although 100 lighting bolts strike the Earth every second, the chances of them flashing near a rainbow are slim, said Randall Cerveny, a professor of meteorology at Arizona State University in Tucson. "Usually, you don't get those two things to line up at the same time," Cerveny said, adding that a desert area like Tucson is more likely...
  • Obama Administration Spends Millions to Study Climate ChangeINDOORS

    08/13/2015 11:14:06 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    MRC TV ^ | August 12, 2015 7:23 am ET | Dan Joseph
    The people that just accidentally released millions of gallons of toxic materials into a Colorado River have come up with another brilliant plan to combat global warming. [] The Obama Administration has awarded $8 Million in government grants to nine universities to study the impact that climate change has on indoor air quality. The EPA defends the move by claiming that climate changes effects on indoor air pollutants that lead to asthma, as well as mold and mildew, arent well understood.
  • EPA De-Develops the US Through Nebulous Consensus Climate Change

    08/10/2015 4:02:57 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/10/15 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    Real Science vs. government funded pseudo science: Several presentations at the Doctors for Disaster Preparedness in Ontario, California, dealt with the issues of anthropogenic global warming promoted by the climate change industry. Dr. S. Fred Singer, founder of the Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP), and Ken Haapala, current president of SEPP, discussed the National Environment Assessment: Peeling the Speculative Onion. Haapala spoke of climate fears and finance and our governments limitations on CO2 emissions as a policy in search of a problem. Because the global warming (climate change) predictions have proven inaccurate, the fear of non-existent anthropogenic global warming...
  • Ted Cruz expresses 'full out denial' of global warming during forum

    08/03/2015 2:23:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The Manchester Guardian ^ | August 2, 2015 | Ben Jacobs, Washington
    Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz has stated that he doesnt believe in the science behind global warming. In a forum hosted by Freedom Partners on Sunday evening, a key cog in the political network of the Koch Brothers, the Texas senator stated that the data and facts dont support that global warming is occurring. The moderator of the forum described Cruzs stance as full out denial. The Texas senator did not disagree with that characterisation. Cruz has previously compared those who believe in global warming to flat-Earthers. Cruz also criticised the new regulations, set to be unveiled by the Obama...
  • 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 IPCCs main conclusions. Only 43% of climate scientists agree with the IPCC 95% certainty..
  • Dont worry about Climate Security, Global warming gangs 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: Dont go out there, you...
  • Earths 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 studywritten by James Hansen, NASAs former lead climate scientist, and 16 co-authors, many of whom are considered among the top in their fieldsconcludes 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. Hes 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 whats going on in laboratories so I can tell interesting stories. Its 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. Theres too much good stuff coming out of science to waste time knocking the bad stuff. Sure, we occasionally take a swipe at pseudosciencehomeopathy, 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.
  • 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 Tuesdays 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.
  • 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 airlines bottom line, said Boeings 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. Its 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 nations and the worlds 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 youre just ignorant. But how much has the world really warmed? Its 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 Chronicles 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 planets 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
    Obamas 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 Obamas 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, Obamas 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...