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Uncovered Oregon reveals “Dark Princess,” potential California connection

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 10:30am
kitzhaber oregon

About a year ago, the biggest political headache Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber faced was explaining why there wasn’t a single enrollee in Covered Oregon ,after spending over $300 Million on the state health insurance exchange.

This year, however, Kitzhaber is Oregon’s former chief executive after resigning in response to reports indicating his...

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Study Finds Climate Change Models “Run Hot”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 10:00am
LI #03 Climate Chage

Researchers now claim global warming predictions are greatly exaggerated. (This is not surprising to those of us climate change skeptics.)

What is shocking is that the findings were published in a peer-reviewed journal and are now actually being covered by some media. The UK Daily Mail has a review of...

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#Pandora, #SiberianExpress leave 28 Americans Dead

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 2:24pm
#LI #07b siberian Express

The hottest topics in weather today are the officially-named winter storms that are being covered as enthusiastically as hurricanes once were.

Winter storms Pandora, and the associated Siberian Express, are well-chronicled via social media.

The photos are amazing:

And so are the videos:

Tragically, however, over...

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Is New York’s Snow Hurricane Tied to California’s Drought?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 10:00am
LI #27 WS Neptune

“Global warming” has long been bandied about as “settled science.” However, in what can reasonably be termed as a “science-based crime”, scientists have been caught adjusting...

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India Gives Obama’s Climate Deal Cold Shoulder

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 8:30am
LI #17 India Pollut

In an ill-omened trip, Secretary of State John Kerry headed to India to pave the way for a climate change deal, missing the important Paris march against terror.

I was skeptical that the Indians would warm to any carbon emissions agreement, given the level of poverty in that country and need to...

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John Kerry’s ill-omened visit to India

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 10:10am
LI #08 John Kerry Modi

Secretary of State John Kerry recently visited India to set-the groundwork for President Obama’s trip later this month.

Secretary of State John Kerry met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday to promote economic ties with India and set the stage for President Obama’s visit later this month.

“The goal is to have...

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China Climate Change Deal Comes Down to Politics

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 14, 2014 at 8:30am
china climate change deal

This week, the United States and China shocked the world with a joint announcement pledging to address greenhouse gas emissions. The plan has been touted as “historic” by Administration leaders, but critics say that the end game of this plan is less about controlling climate change, and more about creating a...

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Scenes from a Marriage (of climate activism, socialism and hypocrisy)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 22, 2014 at 1:00pm
http://youtu.be/YZlsKvOkHIY

From Reason TV, via Hot Air:

From PJTV, via Instapundit:

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San Diego wildfires may be “man-caused” climate change disaster

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 1:00pm
San Diego Fires #05 SkyNews

As surely as night follows day, a natural disaster will be followed by the assertions of environmental activists that it was caused by “man-made climate change.”

At this point, six of the now 11 wildfires raging through San Diego county are fully contained. And before the embers have begun to cool,

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CNN anchorwoman gets a failing mark in climate science

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 11, 2013 at 8:20am

People have been very interested in recent reports that highlight studies confirming the theory that an asteroid impact killed off the dinosaurs:

[A]n international team of researchers, using the most precise dating methods currently available, have determined that while the asteroid impact...

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Mother Nature and WSJ Mock Climate-Change Bullies

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 5:00pm

Despite the best efforts of progressives who want to use global warming to control human consumption and the media that supports these efforts, it seems Mother Nature is not following their script.

Some examples:

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Giving CARB credit for California’s death spiral

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 24, 2012 at 11:15am

California is truly #1…when it comes to being the worst run state in the country.

In part, this stellar achievement has been the end result the California Air Resources Board (CARB) regulations. This agency’s tactics portend the approach the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is apt to take under the Obama administration....

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“That, Madame, is intellectual baby-talk”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 10, 2012 at 9:45am

Monckton’s Schenectady showdown, h/t reader John:

As they filed in, Lord Monckton was chatting contentedly to a quaveringly bossy woman with messy blonde hair who was head of the college environmental faction. Her group had set up a table at the door...

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Snowloween Tweet of the Day

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 30, 2011 at 8:30am

From Walter Russell Mead referencing cancellation of his own speech, and taking it all in good humor:

I was scheduled to give a talk at the Hannah Arendt conference here at Bard this evening on the problems of the green movement in dealing with the connections between scientific data and public policy,...

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Saturday Night Card Game (A single, cohesive theory)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 3, 2011 at 6:00pm

This is the latest in a series on the use of the race card for political gain:

Seemingly disconnected events have come together this week to form a single, cohesive theory which explains the behavior which is the subject of the Saturday Night Card Game.

First, the evidence:

Exhibit A:

Rates of mental illnesses including depression and...

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Deniers

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 5, 2011 at 4:18pm

So who are the global warming deniers, the people who treat projections and models as the gospel truth, or the scientists who keep investigating and questioning?

This report from the BBC leads one to conclude that those who most frequently shout that the scientific “consensus” must drive public policy are the real deniers:

Scientists...

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This is your brain, this is your brain in fluorescent light

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 26, 2011 at 8:31pm

We approach the end of the light bulb as we know it, unless the revolution succeeds.  Even so, it’s doubtful the lost jobs will return, so the Mexican incandescent light bulb smuggling routes will open soon.

Nonetheless,  I thought this would be a good time to publish once again the operatic ode to...

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