Author Archive | Dan McGrath

Scientists Ask Obama To Prosecute Global Warming Skeptics

By Michael Bastasch – The science on global warming is settled, so settled that 20 climate scientists are asking President Barack Obama to prosecute people who disagree with them on the science behind man-made global warming. Scientists from several universities and research centers even asked Obama to use the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act […]

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China cracks down on environmental protection, arrests thousands suspected of environmental crimes

By Becca Stanek China is getting serious about protecting the environment and expects its citizens to follow suit — or pay the price. China’s Environment Minister Chen Jining told parliament on Monday that Chinese police arrested thousands of people suspected of committing environmental crimes in the last year. Jining reported that, in total, 2,080 criminal cases […]

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Thanks To IPCC Public Doesn’t Know Water Vapor Is Most Important Greenhouse Gas

By Dr. Tim Ball It is not surprising that Roe and Baker explained in a 2007 Science paper that, “The envelope of uncertainty in climate projections has not narrowed appreciably over the past 30 years, despite tremendous increases in computing power, in observations, and in the number of scientists studying the problem.” The Intergovernmental Panel […]

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Separation of Powers Alert: Obama Seeks Climate ‘Treaty’ without Senate Ratification

By Marlo Lewis – “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 ratification from Congress,” Coral Davenport reports in the New York Times. Were you surprised? In domestic climate policy, Team Obama routinely flouts the separation of powers. Their M.O. from […]

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California’s new Solar Power Plant is Actually a Death Ray that’s Incinerating Birds Mid-Flight

By Sebastian Anthony – What spans 1,600 hectares, cost $2.2 billion to build, and potentially fries hundreds of thousands of birds per year? The new BrightSource solar power plant in California’s Mojave Dessert. The plant, which uses some 350,000 garage-door-sized mirrors to focus sunlight on three boiler towers, also acts as a death ray, instantly igniting […]

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NOT THE GINGERS! Global Warming Zealots Now Claim Redheads Will Soon Disappear

By Eric Owens Global warming is a strange, inexorable force determined to take away our sandy beaches, our ski resorts, our air conditioning and everything good in life. That’s what well-paid people who fly around the world in huge jet airplanes keep threatening. And, wouldn’t you know it, now scientists are claiming that redheads may […]

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Leading Climate Scientist Defects: No Longer Believes in the 'Consensus'

By James Delingpole – One of the world’s most eminent climate scientists – for several decades a warmist – has defected to the climate sceptic camp. Lennart Bengtsson – a Swedish climatologist, meteorologist, former director of the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology in Hamburg and winner, in 2006, of the 51st IMO Prize of the […]

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The Tragedy of Earth Day

By Doug L. Hoffman – It is Earth Day today, a chance for all tree huggers, green activists and other self absorbed eco-types to feel good about themselves by disparaging their neighbors. There was a time when environmental issues were rightfully at the top of people’s concerns—the skies above our cities were brown and noxious, […]

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Climate scientist’s emails are shielded from disclosure, Virginia Supreme Court says

By Debra Cassens Weiss – The Virginia Supreme Court has ruled that a climate scientist’s emails are exempt from disclosure under the state’s Freedom of Information Act. The state supreme court decision (PDF) said emails by researcher Michael Mann while he was a professor at the University of Virginia don’t have to be disclosed because […]

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Global Warming’s Upside-Down Narrative

By Bjorn Lomborg – When politicians around the world tell the story of global warming, they cast it as humanity’s greatest challenge. But they also promise that it is a challenge that they can meet at low cost, while improving the world in countless other ways. We now know that is nonsense. Political heavyweights from […]

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The IPCC's Latest Report Deliberately Excludes And Misrepresents Important Climate Science

By Joseph Blast This week, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is releasing its latest report, the “Working Group II Contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report.” Like its past reports, this one predicts apocalyptic consequences if mankind fails to give the UN the power to tax and regulate fossil fuels and subsidize […]

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Feds spent $700,000 on a Climate Change Musical

By Michael Bastasch – It looks like the National Science Foundation has been handing out grants for some unorthodox research projects, according to House Republicans. This includes $700,000 in funding for a climate change musical. House Science Committee Chairman Lamar Smith questioned White House science czar John Holdren in a Thursday hearing over whether or […]

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