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Answer to speedy tree growth lies in air pollution, Auburn University study shows

 By Johnathan Serrie AUBURN, AL – As the scientific community worries about greenhouse gas emissions contributing to global warming, a new Auburn University study suggests the Southeastern U.S. absorbs more carbon than it produces. And, at least in the short term, air pollution may actually be helping to speed the growth of young, carbon-absorbing forests in […]

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Climate Data Proves Global Warming Alarmists Have Lost the Debate

A reaction from Myron Ebell of the Competitive Enterprise Institute to New York Times reporter Justin Gillis’s attempts to discredit scientists who are skeptical of the theory of manmade global warming By NewsBusters Staff Justin Gillis of the New York Times has written a long article that criticizes Dick Lindzen of MIT by quoting several scientists who […]

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‘Gaia’ scientist James Lovelock: I was ‘alarmist’ about climate change

By Ian Johnston James Lovelock, the maverick scientist who became a guru to the environmental movement with his “Gaia” theory of the Earth as a single organism, has admitted to being “alarmist” about climate change and says other environmental commentators, such as Al Gore, were too. Lovelock, 92, is writing a new book in which […]

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Astronauts Condemn NASA’s Global Warming Endorsement

By Paul Bedard In an unprecedented slap at NASA’s endorsement of global warming science, nearly 50 former astronauts and scientists–including the ex-boss of the Johnson Space Center–claim the agency is on the wrong side of science and must change course or ruin the reputation of the world’s top space agency. Challenging statements from NASA that […]

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Is this finally proof we’re NOT causing global warming? The whole of the Earth heated up in medieval times without human CO2 emissions, says new study

Evidence was found in a rare mineral that records global temperatures Warming was global and NOT limited to Europe Throws doubt on orthodoxies around ‘global warming’ By Ted Thornhill Current theories of the causes and impact of global warming have been thrown into question by a new study which shows that during medieval times the […]

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New Theory: CO2 Makes You Fat

Danish researchers have announced a rather wild hypothesis: Perhaps we are getting fatter and fatter because of the increasing CO2 levels in the atmosphere. By Thomas Hoffman No, this is not 1 April – and this is not an April Fool’s hoax. Mad as it may sound, Danish researchers have announced a theory that may […]

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Body Blow To German Global Warming Movement! Major Media Outlets Unload On “CO2 Lies!”

“THE CO2 LIES … pure fear-mongering … should we blindly trust the experts?” By P. Gosselin That’s what Germany’s leading daily Bild (see photo) wrote in its print and online editions today, on the very day that renowned publisher Hoffmann & Campe officially released a skeptic book – one written by a prominent socialist and environmental […]

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Sixteen Concerned Scientists: No Need to Panic About Global Warming

There’s no compelling scientific argument for drastic action to ‘decarbonize’ the world’s economy By 16 concerned scientists (see end of article) A candidate for public office in any contemporary democracy may have to consider what, if anything, to do about “global warming.” Candidates should understand that the oft-repeated claim that nearly all scientists demand that […]

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Carbon Dioxide Encourages Risky Behaviour in Clownfish

Global Warming: Fail. Ocean Acidification: Fail. Climate Disruption: Fail. What next? Maybe Drunk Fish? By Wendy Zuckerman Carbon dioxide in the ocean acts like alcohol on fish, leaving them less able to judge risks and prone to losing their senses. The intoxication adds to the threats that global warming and ocean acidification pose to marine […]

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The Global Warming Debate Is Over: ‘New Scientist’ Magazine Admits Modern Temperatures Are Not Unprecedented

Global Warming (AGW) proponents finally admit defeat? They now say modern warming is just a fraction of past natural warming From c3 Headlines Read here. The publication New Scientist has been at the forefront of global warming and climate change hysteria. After years of promoting climate model quackery and publicizing the ludicrous scare predictions from […]

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Household Electricity Bills Skyrocket

Obama in 2008: “Under my plan… electricity rates will necessarily skyrocket.” By Dennis Cauchon Electric bills have skyrocketed in the last five years, a sharp reversal from a quarter-century when Americans enjoyed stable power bills even as they used more electricity. Households paid a record $1,419 on average for electricity in 2010, the fifth consecutive […]

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Durban: Wild ambit fails, but money flows. “Landmark” non legal something-arother agreed to.

By Jo Nova Good news. The talented strategists left the UNFCCC team before COP17 in Durban. The A-graders saw the trainwreck coming and moved on. Everyone knows it’s a herculean task to get 190-odd countries to sign anything, and with a typical pragmatical approach the UN drafting team have gone for … not just a […]

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Collapse of Chicago Climate Exchange Means a Strategy Shift on Global Warming Curbs

The closing this week of the Chicago Climate Exchange, which was envisioned to be the key player in the trillion-dollar “cap and trade” market, was the final nail in the coffin of the Obama administration’s effort to pass the controversial program meant to combat global warming. “It is dead for the foreseeable future,” said Myron […]

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