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The Real Inconvenient Truth
RangeMagazine.com ^ | Winter 2008 | Michael S. Coffman, Ph.D.

Posted on 01/27/2008 5:30:01 PM PST by AwesomePossum

The cover of the Aug.13, 2007, issue of Newsweek sports a very active sun with the title "Global Warming is a Hoax." But the cover story is not about how the man-caused global warming hysteria is a hoax. Oh, no, it is just the opposite. It is a diatribe about how those who are skeptical about man's influence on climate are denying the truth and are undermining true science.

(Excerpt) Read more at rangemagazine.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: agw; climatechange; convenientfiction; convenientlie; conveyor; conveyorbelt; globalbaloney; globalgovernance; globalwarming; globalwhining; hoax; inconvenienttruth; newsweek; sunspots
Dr. Coffman offers a great one page article, and provides some very useful ammo for blasting away at the man-made global warming straw dog..........
1 posted on 01/27/2008 5:30:02 PM PST by AwesomePossum
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To: AwesomePossum; All

I have no doubt in my mind that us humans are contributing to global warming (AGW). The problem is that, so far, AGW has been “scientifically proven” to be a significant and growing contributor to global warming only by the rants of politically correct global warming alarmists as opposed to by the consistent results of repeatable, scientific-method based experiments.


2 posted on 01/27/2008 5:38:47 PM PST by Amendment10
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To: AwesomePossum
Good article. I wish is wasn’t pdf.
3 posted on 01/27/2008 5:41:54 PM PST by Jaysun (It's outlandishly inappropriate to suggest that I'm wrong.)
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To: AwesomePossum
I've been posting this on every GW/CC thread. Please send it to all of your "chicken little" friends. My goal is for Al Gore to get spammed with it.

This was originally written by someone who was annoyed by "Good Times" Virus hoax emails flooding his inbox.

I changed "Good Times" to "Global Warming."

LISTEN UP!

Global warming will ease your hard drive. Not the data, but your actual hard drive! Not only that, but it will scramble any disks that are even close to your computer. It will recalibrate your refrigerator's coolness setting so all your ice cream goes melty. It will demagnetize the strips on all your credit cards, screw up the tracking on your television and use subspace field harmonics to scratch any CD's you try to play.

It will give your ex-girlfriend your new phone number. It will mix Kool-aid into your fishtank. It will drink all your beer and leave its socks out on the coffee table when there's company coming over. It will put a dead kitten in the back pocket of your good suit pants and hide your car keys when you are late for work.

Global warming will make you fall in love with a penguin. It will give you nightmares about circus midgets. It will pour sugar in your gas tank and shave off both your eyebrows while dating your girlfriend behind your back and billing the dinner and hotel room to your Discover card.

It will seduce your grandmother. It does not matter if she is dead, such is the power of Global warming, it reaches out beyond the grave to sully those things we hold most dear.

It moves your car randomly around parking lots so you can't find it. It will kick your dog. It will leave libidinous messages on your boss's voice mail in your voice! It is insidious and subtle. It is dangerous and terrifying to behold. It is also a rather interesting shade of mauve.

Global warming will give you Dutch Elm disease. It will leave the toilet seat up. It will make a batch of Methanphedime in your bathtub and then leave bacon cooking on the stove while it goes out to chase gradeschoolers with your new snowblower.

Listen to me. Global warming does not exist.

It cannot do anything to you. But I can. I am sending this message to everyone in the world. Tell your friends, tell your family. If anyone else bothers me with fearmongering concerning Global warming, I will turn hating them into a religion. I will do things to them that would make a horsehead in your bed look like Easter Sunday brunch.

4 posted on 01/27/2008 5:47:58 PM PST by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: Amendment10
You might want to read the article.........

:}

5 posted on 01/27/2008 5:51:48 PM PST by AwesomePossum
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To: Amendment10
"I have no doubt in my mind that us humans are contributing to global warming (AGW)."

And I have no doubt in my mind that you are absolutely wrong.

Is the human race a part of Nature or apart from Nature?

6 posted on 01/27/2008 5:52:03 PM PST by Hoof Hearted
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To: AwesomePossum
From Icecap.com current snow cover in Northern Hemisphere now greater then 1996-2205 average. Note the massive increase in January.


7 posted on 01/27/2008 5:55:53 PM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: justa-hairyape

2205 should be 2005.


8 posted on 01/27/2008 5:56:30 PM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: AwesomePossum

Lies, dity lies and more lies..


9 posted on 01/27/2008 6:00:13 PM PST by yldstrk (My heros have always been cowboys--Reagan and Bush)
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To: yldstrk

dity” = Dirty lies. I want to gag every time I hear someone defend that tired old rant and if someone gives us ammo against it, good.


10 posted on 01/27/2008 6:06:49 PM PST by yldstrk (My heros have always been cowboys--Reagan and Bush)
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To: yldstrk

Not sure if I want to go with global governance as the reason for the spread of the myth however. I think it is spreading because peaople love to be part of the Chicken Little Society.


11 posted on 01/27/2008 6:13:23 PM PST by yldstrk (My heros have always been cowboys--Reagan and Bush)
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To: AwesomePossum

If one does any serious research into the dogma of the international leftist religion of man caused global warming,one will find that this fraudulent faith bears a striking resemblence to the doctrine of that other phoney Church called Scientology.
Their methods of crushing even empiracaly proven points of dissent are identical—”we have both our consensus and agenda,more facts are unecessary and those with opposing views are outliers fit only to be shunned.”
Both religions are very good at brainwashing public figures as well.Scientology sickens the minds of entertainers while the Church of Climate Change corrupts the brains of politicians.
Well,at least when the socialist environmentalist extremists take over we will green gulags.


12 posted on 01/27/2008 6:14:37 PM PST by Happy Rain
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To: AwesomePossum
The cover of the Aug.13, 2007, issue of Newsweek sports a very active sun with the title "Global Warming is a Hoax."

Apparently Newsweek is suggesting (that subtle, "nuanced" form of journalizm) that the sun takes it personally when global warming is denied and gets substantially hotter in retaliation for the snub.

13 posted on 01/27/2008 6:23:17 PM PST by the invisib1e hand (what would the founders do?)
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To: Happy Rain

nice rant. the devil is consistent, that’s for sure.


14 posted on 01/27/2008 6:24:33 PM PST by the invisib1e hand (what would the founders do?)
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To: justa-hairyape
Al Gore and buddies have no choice but to force the global warming issue since they're profitting by selling carbon credits. They know they only have a short time to profit greatly from idiots who believe their lies without independent research since it's about to get cold, maybe even VERY COLD. Per NASA, Long Range Solar Forecast (Solar Cycle 25 peaking around 2022 could be one of the weakest in centuries):
The Sun's Great Conveyor Belt has slowed to a record-low crawl, according to research by NASA solar physicist David Hathaway. "It's off the bottom of the charts," he says. "This has important repercussions for future solar activity...."

"Normally, the conveyor belt moves about 1 meter per second—walking pace," says Hathaway. "That's how it has been since the late 19th century." In recent years, however, the belt has decelerated to 0.75 m/s in the north and 0.35 m/s in the south. "We've never seen speeds so low."

According to theory and observation, the speed of the belt foretells the intensity of sunspot activity ~20 years in the future. A slow belt means lower solar activity; a fast belt means stronger activity.

"The slowdown we see now means that Solar Cycle 25, peaking around the year 2022, could be one of the weakest in centuries," says Hathaway.

Using historical sunspot records, Hathaway has succeeded in clocking the conveyor belt as far back as 1890. The numbers are compelling: For more than a century, "the speed of the belt has been a good predictor of future solar activity."



If the trend holds, Solar Cycle 25 in 2022 could be, like the belt itself, "off the bottom of the charts."

15 posted on 01/27/2008 6:27:37 PM PST by callisto
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To: the invisib1e hand
I would be remiss in my duties if I did not post my standard response to articles from Newsweek.

Hank

"Newsweek? Not in this house."

16 posted on 01/27/2008 6:29:55 PM PST by L98Fiero (A fool who'll waste his life, God rest his guts.)
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To: yldstrk
(My heroes have always been cowboys--Reagan and Bush)

If you like cowboys, then you will probably like Range Magazine................

17 posted on 01/27/2008 6:33:22 PM PST by AwesomePossum
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To: Amendment10
I have no doubt in my mind that us humans are contributing to global warming (AGW

Nah. Not a chance.

If you really want to know what this is all about, then you must.......

Follow the Money

18 posted on 01/27/2008 6:44:57 PM PST by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s........you weren't really there)
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To: callisto
Not to mention that Solar Cycle 24 is starting very weak.


19 posted on 01/27/2008 7:07:22 PM PST by justa-hairyape
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20 posted on 01/27/2008 7:52:32 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (I resolve to remember to write "08" on my checks.)
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21 posted on 01/27/2008 8:15:20 PM PST by steelyourfaith
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To: Hoof Hearted; All

Thank you for replying. You might have missed the point of my post. I accept that AGW influences are real. This is evidenced by the fact that we heat our homes in winter and rely heavily on internal combustion engines of various kinds for transportation. My point, however, is that such AGW factors have not been properly scientifically proven to be a significant contributor to global warming.


22 posted on 01/27/2008 8:24:06 PM PST by Amendment10
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To: AwesomePossum
I read the article.

Again, I accept that AGW is real. The question is whether or not AGW is a significant factor compared to other factors which influence global warming, such as solar activity. As I have already stated, the only place where significant AGW has been "scientifically" proven is in the arena of political correctness.

23 posted on 01/27/2008 8:35:03 PM PST by Amendment10
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To: ChildOfThe60s

Thank you for replying. Heating homes in winter and a heavy reliance on internal combustion engines of various types are examples of AGW sources. The question is whether or not AGW is a significant and increasing factor when compared with other types of global warming sources, such as solar activity. My point is that AGW has not been properly scientifically proven to be a significant factor in global warming.


24 posted on 01/27/2008 8:41:46 PM PST by Amendment10
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To: L98Fiero
isn’t it “News-weak?”
;^)
25 posted on 01/27/2008 11:19:24 PM PST by FBD (My carbon footprint is bigger then yours)
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To: Amendment10
The question is whether or not AGW is a significant factor compared to other factors which influence global warming, such as solar activity

That question has already been adequately answered, and the answer is no.........

I believe I understand you as saying that the left has a contrived "yes" answer.........what I and others, I believe, are trying to get through to you, is that there already has been a very emphatic NO answer, a very credible, scientific no............

:}

26 posted on 01/28/2008 12:41:36 AM PST by AwesomePossum
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To: callisto
Al Gore and buddies have no choice but to force the global warming issue since they're profitting by selling carbon credits. They know they only have a short time to profit greatly from idiots who believe their lies without independent research since it's about to get cold, maybe even VERY COLD.

Algore is doing all he can for globull warming by flying everywhere in private jets and spending 10-20 times the national average to heat/cool his expansive house.

He may have to burn those "carbon credit" coupons in the fireplace soon just to keep warm. Enjoy, Al. Your 15 minutes of fame only has 4 or 5 minutes left....

(I got some land to plant "carbon credits" on if you are interested, Al....)

27 posted on 01/28/2008 2:49:41 AM PST by dirtbiker (I'm a liberal's worst nightmare: a redneck with a pickup, a library card, and a conceal carry permit)
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To: AwesomePossum

I accept only the consistent, repeatable results of scientific-method based experiments where the verification of scientific facts are concerned. Please provide links to the write-ups of such experiments in order to substantiate your claims as to whether or not AGW is a significant and increasing factor to global warming.


28 posted on 01/28/2008 8:08:53 AM PST by Amendment10
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To: Grizzled Bear
Loved it. Posted it.
29 posted on 01/28/2008 8:09:09 AM PST by Constitutionalist Conservative (Global Warming Heretic -- http://agw-heretic.blogspot.com)
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To: Amendment10
I accept only the consistent, repeatable results of scientific-method based experiments where the verification of scientific facts are concerned. Please provide links to the write-ups of such experiments in order to substantiate your claims as to whether or not AGW is a significant and increasing factor to global warming.

I had the suspicion that this was where you were headed from the very beginning on this thread. More power to you, if you have an absolute requirement that it be set in stone, locked in a vault, with an attached list of numerous scientific studies, notarized, etc.............

I don't need to go to that extreme...........when I get a hamburger, I don't ask the manager to supply me with proof from several sources that the meat is 100% beef, when I buy a pair of jeans, I don't ask the salesperson to provide me with proof from several sources that the material is 100% cotton........

I have the sneaky suspicion, again, that regardless of what or how much evidence I point you to, it will not be good enough, and I will receive repeated requests for more proof.

I say to you, go for it, search the net, search everywhere, magazines, newspapers, journals, papers and windmills...........seek out that continuous, irrefutable proof that you have such need for........let me know in about ten or twenty years how it is going.

There are plenty of sources (the article which is the basis of this thread being one) out there that prove to me that "global warming" is not man made, that man's contribution to "global warming" is minuscule, and, lastly, that we couldn't do anything to stop "global warming" even if we wanted to.........we don't have the means to stop a hurricane, a major flood, a tornado, a volcanic eruption, a tsunami, solar flares, solar wind, ice caps melting, ice caps freezing, ocean levels or prevailing winds, and, we can't stop "global warming", it's just now possible.

Good luck in your quest for the perfect, absolute proof that you are seeking.........

:}

30 posted on 01/28/2008 12:47:59 PM PST by AwesomePossum
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To: AwesomePossum
it's just now possible.

should read, it's just not possible...........

:}

31 posted on 01/28/2008 12:52:49 PM PST by AwesomePossum
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative
Thanks! Now I’m somebody!

Series (Seriously) I left the original typos (such as the “Meth” reference) because, for some reason, it just seemed “right.”

32 posted on 01/28/2008 5:01:34 PM PST by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: AwesomePossum

The UK has agreed to build 20,000 wind turbines within 12 years some 7,000 of them real large ocean based ones. Like building more that one Eiffel Tower every day. Like this is going to happen.


33 posted on 01/28/2008 5:13:16 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Democrat Happens!)
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The UK has agreed to build 20,000 wind turbines within 12 years some 7,000 of them real large ocean based ones.

I wonder how they'll report the seabird massacre that ensues.

34 posted on 01/28/2008 10:18:50 PM PST by Constitutionalist Conservative (Global Warming Heretic -- http://agw-heretic.blogspot.com)
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To: Mike Darancette
It won’t happen because about half way through construction, when the financial exposure is greatest, the enviros will sue to stop it. They have an endgame in mind and it doesn’t include electricity for people like you and me. As a matter of fact, it probably doesn’t even include you and me.
35 posted on 01/29/2008 5:33:38 AM PST by beef (Who Killed Kennewick Man?)
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36 posted on 01/29/2008 11:32:41 AM PST by xcamel (Two-hand-voting now in play - One on lever, other holding nose.)
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To: AwesomePossum

When I was young, everone in our area had coal furnaces, a burn barrel out back for garbage, burned their leaves, and nobody recycled. With all that their was no global warming. I guess we should go back to doing those things.


37 posted on 01/29/2008 2:04:40 PM PST by westmichman ( God said: "They cry 'peace! peace!' but there is no peace. Jeremiah 6:14)
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