Volcanoes contribute to West Antarctic glacial melting

Geothermal activity was previously underestimated By: Ian Lang Everyone knows that volcanoes are exceptionally hot things – that’s why no one expects to find a glacier near, say, Hawaii. However, nowhere on Earth is 100% insulated from geothermal activity: Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin have determined that subglacial volcanic activity, along with climate change, […]

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Paul Krugman: Climate Denialism Is Ayn Rand’s Fault

By James Delingpole New York Times columnist Paul Krugman has come up with an exciting new theory as to why the world’s economies are still proving reluctant to bomb themselves back to the dark ages in order to “combat climate change.”  Apparently, it’s all the fault of a certain uncompromising White Russian émigré: Well, think […]

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Scientists Admit Polar Bear Numbers Were Made Up

From Daily Caller This may come as a shocker to some, but scientists are not always right — especially when under intense public pressure for answers. Researchers with the IUCN Polar Bear Specialist Group (PBSG) recently admitted to experienced zoologist and polar bear specialist Susan Crockford that the estimate given for the total number of […]

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Obama administration hides use of bad science

The only thing that is clear is its motive for opacity. By: Marita Noon Six years later, we know that President Obama’s pledge to run the most transparent administration in history was merely a campaign promise, a White House talking point, and not a statement of management style. We’ve seen a series of highly publicscandals—Fast and Furious, Benghazi, […]

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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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Global Warming and Settled Science

By Andre Lofthus The AGW community would have you believe that the science in favor of AGW is settled. As a professional scientist, a physicist with 40 years experience in aerospace and extensive knowledge of atmospheric physics, I can tell you that, indeed, the science is settled, but not the way the AGW extremists would have you believe. Atmospheric […]

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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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Wyoming First State to Block Next Generation Science Standards over Man-Made Climate Change

By Dr. Susan Berry – Wyoming has become the first state to officially reject the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), primarily due to the science standards’ presentation of man-made climate change as a fact, as well as their depiction of evolution as scientific fact. According to the Casper Star-Tribune, a big problem for some Wyoming […]

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American Physical Society sees the Light: Will it be the first Major Scientific Institution to Reject the Global Warming ‘Consensus?’

By James Delingpole – The American Physical Society (APS) has signalled a dramatic turnabout in its position on “climate change” by appointing three notorious climate skeptics to its panel on public affairs (POPA). They are: Professor Richard Lindzen, formerly Alfred P Sloan Professor of Meteorology at Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a highly regarded physicist […]

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Senate Republicans Accuse Dems of using ‘Climate Talkathon’ to suck up to Megadonor

Obama has said that if Congress does not pass a substantive climate bill, he will use executive orders to implement one By Michael Bastasch – Shortly after Democrats held a 14-hour “Climate Talkathon,” Republicans took to the Senate floor to slam Democratic calls for climate regulations that would raise energy costs for families. Alaska Republican […]

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