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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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Gimme That Old Time (Climate Change) Religion

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 4:59pm

Following up on the story earlier about predictions of a looming mini-Ice Age due to changes in solar sun spot activity, reader Billy sent me a link to this Time magazine article from 1974, Another Ice Age?

I’ll excerpt the article here, but you really have to read the whole thing.  Substitute...

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Pass the Ice

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 11:53am

I would gladly suffer through a mini-Ice Age if it proved them all wrong:

What may be the science story of the century is breaking this evening, as heavyweight US solar physicists announce that the Sun appears to be headed into a lengthy spell of low activity, which could mean that the Earth...
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League of Women Voters – Scott Brown Wants Kids To Choke To Death

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 3:44pm

This horrible advertisement is enough to make me love Scott Brown again, because it reminds me of the tactics we are up against in 2012:

The League of Women Voters, which is spend...

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Just a Bunch of Man-Originated-In-Africa Deniers

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 9:45am

But, but, there was scientific consensus, so why is anyone questioning the theory or looking for evidence to the contrary?

As reported by AP (emphasis mine):

Israeli archaeologists said Monday they may have found the earliest evidence yet for the existence...
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“So at what point in time should global warming have stopped?”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 24, 2010 at 5:13pm

An op-ed in The Christian Science Monitor poses the question, Would Global Warming Be So Bad?

What has always troubled me the most with the view that we needs to stop “climate change” in the form of “global warming” is the idea that it would be bad if the Earth became warmer.

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European Biofuel Plan Destroying The Planet

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 5:45am

The “we must do something now to save the planet” crowd is eating crow in Europe, as the European Commission biofuel plan is falling apart.

As reported by The Independent, Biofuel plan will cause rise in carbon emissions:

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