Archive | Extremists

Renewable Portfolio Standards: Another Hidden Tax

by Paul Chesser Renewable portfolio standards that have passed in several states (and promoted by many other state climate commissions) are nothing more than another hidden energy tax (like cap-and-trade). That is no better illustrated than in a Raleigh News & Observer article today, which explains how Progress Energy is about to go to battle […]

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Global Warming as Mass Neurosis

By Bret Stephens Last week marked the 20th anniversary of the mass hysteria phenomenon known as global warming. Much of the science has since been discredited. Now it’s time for political scientists, theologians and psychiatrists to weigh in. What, discredited? Thousands of scientists insist otherwise, none more noisily than NASA’s Jim Hansen, who first banged […]

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The Radicals Are Back, Now Wielding the Environment

Rather than bow before this arrogation, let’s take useful steps that aren’t destructive. By Charles Krauthammer I’m not a global warming believer. I’m not a global warming denier. I’m a global warming agnostic who believes instinctively that it can’t be very good to pump lots of CO2 into the atmosphere but is equally convinced that […]

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WCCO Meteorologist: Global Warming Extremism uses 'Squishy Science'

By Paul Walsh  Longtime WCCO TV meteorologist Mike Fairbourne says that the environmental movement is practicing “squishy science” when it ties human activity to global warming. Fairbourne’s assessment Monday came on the same day that the Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine appeared before the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., and announced that it […]

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Global Warming: The Left's Latest War on the Family

Procreation is killing the planet, and traditional religion is to blame, Global-Warming cultists insist.First the industrial revolution had to go. Then it was to the wall with oil company executives, those malignant Carbon Interests. Next, SUVs were declared enemies of the planet. Now, the left’s attention has shifted back to its perennial targets — large families […]

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More Global Warming Fear-Mongering

    Turning-up the rhetorical volume has become a more frequent tactic of global warming advocates trying to capture the attention of a skeptical public.  The longer their theories are subjected to public scrutiny, the closer their predictions come to being unfulfilled and the more scientific data that comes to light debunking some of their […]

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