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Scientific Pride and Prejudice

By: MICHAEL SUK-YOUNG CHWE. SCIENCE is in crisis, just when we need it most. Two years ago, C. Glenn Begley and Lee M. Ellis reported in Nature that they were able to replicate only six out of 53 “landmark” cancer studies. Scientists now worry that many published scientific results are simply not true. The natural […]

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Global Warming and the Polar Vortex

By John Hayward – As a massive blanket of arctic air brings twenty-year record cold temperatures to the United States, it’s not surprising to see the Church of Global Warming in full-on shrieking panic mode, screaming at the top of their lungs that a blast of cold weather doesn’t disprove their theories. Well, no, of […]

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Global warming scientists forced to admit defeat… because of too much ice: Stranded Antarctic ship's crew will be rescued by helicopter

By Mia De Graaf and Hayley O’keeffe They went in search evidence of the world’s  melting ice caps, but instead a team of climate scientists have been forced to  abandon their mission … because the Antarctic ice is thicker than usual at this  time of year. The scientists have been stuck aboard the  stricken MV […]

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Global Warming Skeptic Buries Sierra Club Director under Avalanche of Facts

By Brendan Bordelon – Marc Morano, a global warming skeptic and the editor of ClimateDepot.com, fought the climate sob stories peddled by Sierra Club Director Michael Brune with cold, hard facts on CNN Tuesday night. “‘Global weirding’ is nothing more than a pseudoscience expression,” he said on Don Lemon’s “11th Hour,” pushing back against Lemon’s […]

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"Extreme weather" does not justify extreme political agenda (Opinion from Sen. Jeff Sessions)

By Senator Jeff Sessions It has been eight years since the last major hurricane struck the United States—a lull that experts call an “extended and intense hurricane drought,” the longest such drought since reliable records began in the 19th century. This is welcome news for Alabamians. The nation still remembers Hurricane Camille (a Category 5 […]

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2013 – A year with Minimal Extreme Weather Events in the US

From the SI Weather There have been many forecasts in the news in recent years predicting more and more extreme weather-related events in the US, but for 2013 that prediction has been way off the mark. Whether you’re talking about tornadoes, wildfires, extreme heat or hurricanes, the good news is that weather-related disasters in the […]

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World's top climate scientists told to 'cover up' the fact that the Earth's temperature hasn't risen for the last 15 years

By: Tamara Cohen Scientists working on the most authoritative  study on climate change were urged to cover up the fact that the world’s  temperature hasn’t risen for the last 15 years, it is claimed.  A leaked copy of a United Nations report,  compiled by hundreds of scientists, shows politicians in Belgium, Germany,  Hungary and the […]

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Why Republicans (And Others) Place A Low Priority On Global Warming

By: James Taylor. Global warming typically ranks dead last when the Pew Research Center asks voters to list the “top priorities for the president and Congress” each year. Yet the New York Times and other major media strain to keep the global warming movement alive by carefully ignoring global warming “skeptics,” and giving undeserved coverage […]

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American Geophysical Union Scraps Science, Now Faith Based

By Norman Rogers I recently attended a 3-day science policy conference sponsored by the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The AGU is an association of 62,000 scientists who study the Earth. Although the conference was allegedly about science policy, it resembled a cross between a Scientology rally and a workshop for lobbyists from the Mohair Council […]

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Global warming caused by chlorofluorocarbons, not carbon dioxide, new study says

University of Waterloo press release. Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are to blame for global warming since the 1970s and not carbon dioxide, according to new research from the University of Waterloo published in the International Journal of Modern Physics B this week. CFCs are already known to deplete ozone, but in-depth statistical analysis now shows that CFCs […]

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In Defense of Carbon Dioxide

By Harrison H. Schmitt and William Happer Of all of the world’s chemical compounds, none has a worse reputation than carbon dioxide. Thanks to the single-minded demonization of this natural and essential atmospheric gas by advocates of government control of energy production, the conventional wisdom about carbon dioxide is that it is a dangerous pollutant. […]

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Climate scientists struggle to explain warming slowdown

By: By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle (Reuters) – Scientists are struggling to explain a slowdown in climate change that has exposed gaps in their understanding and defies a rise in global greenhouse gas emissions. Often focused on century-long trends, most climate models failed to predict that the temperature rise would slow, starting around 2000. Scientists […]

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In Their Own Words: Climate Alarmists Debunk Their "Science"

By: Larry Bell President Obama has put salvation from dreaded climate catastrophes on his action agenda hot list. During his inaugural address he said: “We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations.” He went on to shame anyone who disagrees […]

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Reinsurer Munich Re Natural Catastrophe Statistics Report 2012: Far Less Global Damage From Weather In 2012!

By: P Gosselin The real story of 2012 is one of unextreme weather and natural events. Deaths globally in 2012 from natural disasters were 90% below the longterm average. The online, eco-leftist TAZ from Berlin has an article about reinsurer Munich Re’s Natural Catastrophe Statistics 2012 report on weather and natural disasters, released yesterday. 2012 […]

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