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Obama’s science czar: Opposing climate views outside the ‘mainstream scientific opinion’
The Daily Caller ^ | 2/26/14 | Michael Bastasch

Posted on 02/26/2014 7:08:14 PM PST by Nachum

White House science czar Dr. John Holdren wasn’t in the mood to be contradicted on whether global warming was causing “extreme weather.” Holdren described climate scientists whose work contradicts the White House’s global warming claims as outside the “scientific mainstream.” Holdren was asked by Alabama Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions to cite scientific data that supported claims that droughts and other weather events were being made worse by global warming. Sessions then cited contradicting evidence from climate scientists, including former NASA scientist Dr. Roy Spencer and University of Colorado climate scientist Roger Pielke, Jr. Holdren countered that the likes of Pielke and Spencer

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KEYWORDS: alabama; climate; czar; globalwarminghoax; jeffsessions; johnholdren; mainstream; rogerpielkejr; royspencer; science
Well, that settles that.
1 posted on 02/26/2014 7:08:14 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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2 posted on 02/26/2014 7:08:44 PM PST by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Nachum

They can just crap and bark at the moon.


3 posted on 02/26/2014 7:09:06 PM PST by shankbear (The tree of Liberty appears to be perishing because there are few patriots willing to refresh it.)
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To: Nachum
Obama’s science czar: Opposing climate views outside the ‘mainstream scientific opinion
4 posted on 02/26/2014 7:10:37 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Nachum; All


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5 posted on 02/26/2014 7:12:36 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Nachum

The idea that specific “severe weather events” are being caused by global warming is patently absurd.

I’ve seen data that storms like hurricanes and tornadoes have been fewer in recent years. When these kooks throw in a claim that a specific storm was the result of GW, they are absolutely off the wall.


6 posted on 02/26/2014 7:12:57 PM PST by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Nachum

LOL! Mainstream is soooo IN these days.

To paraphrase a bumpersticker: “well behaved scientists seldom make history.”


7 posted on 02/26/2014 7:13:01 PM PST by posterchild
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To: Nachum

They should just go ahead and make it illegal to doubt Obama. Wouldn’t even need to pass it through congress. Obama can just make it so.


8 posted on 02/26/2014 7:14:58 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Nachum

I think Hitler had a “science czar”.


9 posted on 02/26/2014 7:15:11 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Nachum

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UNTIL 3 PM EST THURSDAY
Urgent - Winter Weather Message
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900 PM EST Wed Feb 26 2014

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... Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Effect Until 3 PM Est
Thursday...

Hazardous Weather...

* Around An Inch Of New Snow Late Tonight Through Midday
Thursday.

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* Wind Chill Readings To 20 Below Zero Late Tonight Into
Thursday Morning.


10 posted on 02/26/2014 7:15:24 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Nachum

We’re on a collision course with national suicide, and the whole thing is rapidly picking up steam.

CA....


11 posted on 02/26/2014 7:15:41 PM PST by Chances Are (Seems I've found that silly grin again....)
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To: Nachum

Arrogance of radicals knows no limits.


12 posted on 02/26/2014 7:15:43 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Nachum

So was opposing the bloodletting of patients.

So was opposing the geocentric model of planetary motion.

For many years, the treatment of ulcers was surgical, until we found out that a great many cases are caused by H. pylori and can be treated with antibiotics.


13 posted on 02/26/2014 7:16:29 PM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

And Stalin’s favorite scientist was Trofim Lysenko.


14 posted on 02/26/2014 7:18:22 PM PST by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is now the operational arm of the CPUSA)
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To: Nachum

Global warming is not settled science. But Democrats are trying to make this into settled politics. So far they have failed. The American people are not buying, they remain skeptical.


15 posted on 02/26/2014 7:21:44 PM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: Nachum
Globull warming...brrrrrr...


16 posted on 02/26/2014 7:21:46 PM PST by 444Flyer (How long O LORD?)
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To: Nachum
Yo, Holdren.
Science is not an "opinion".
And methodological science is most definitely not subject to political "opinion", i.e., ordered science is not to be perverted for a socialist political agenda.
Surely your eyes must be brown, Holdren, so full of shit you are.
17 posted on 02/26/2014 7:22:54 PM PST by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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To: Fred Hayek; All

Looks like the Mahdi has found another way to ape Uncle Joe, his favorite politician of all time: he’s found his own Lysenko.


18 posted on 02/26/2014 7:23:58 PM PST by libstripper (Asv)
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To: Williams

Hurricanes per decade: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/pastdec.shtml


19 posted on 02/26/2014 7:24:32 PM PST by MNDude
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To: 444Flyer

A funny thing happened on the way to global warming


20 posted on 02/26/2014 7:24:50 PM PST by shineon
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To: shineon

HA! That’s for sure.


21 posted on 02/26/2014 7:25:53 PM PST by 444Flyer (How long O LORD?)
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To: shineon

I know what happened to global warming. It started believing all the things people were saying about it. How important it was and so on. Global warming became puffed up and complacent. Stopped getting up early and putting in a full days work. Global warming let it slip. Started taking everything for granted.


22 posted on 02/26/2014 7:28:50 PM PST by shineon
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To: shineon

Global warming thought it could just make it on reputation alone.


23 posted on 02/26/2014 7:31:29 PM PST by shineon
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To: Nachum
Science isn't a democracy, and it isn't advanced by anyone in the "mainstream", and it isn't validated by anyone in political office. Skepticism is always in order.

There is a very simple question that reveals the non-scientific approach, and it has to do with falsification. Specifically, if you ask someone, "What evidence would it take for you to be convinced your conclusion is in error?" and they haven't an answer, haven't even thought about it, are in complete denial that such a thing could exist, then you aren't dealing with science, but dogma. We're dealing with dogma here.

24 posted on 02/26/2014 7:31:40 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: Nachum

I want politicians to guarantee moderate climate all the time, no exrteme weather..ever...and please tax me whatever amount is necessary to do so. That settles it! No warming, no cooling, just bland weather all the time.


25 posted on 02/26/2014 7:31:53 PM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: shineon

Finally it just stopped showing up.


26 posted on 02/26/2014 7:32:17 PM PST by shineon
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To: pieceofthepuzzle
Consensus said: Phlogiston Theory

Lavoisier said: Combustion Theory

All the truly great scientists had to go against the consensus to make their great discoveries.

27 posted on 02/26/2014 7:32:21 PM PST by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: cripplecreek

They want to regulate opinions

but don’t question their patriotism


28 posted on 02/26/2014 7:33:55 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Nachum
This global warming BS really has become a new religion, a religion of government power and dominance.

No debate --- they need no evidence --- it's all decided and if you ask any questions, you are a heretic. No dissent will be tolerated.

Follow the money.

I think back again to President Eisenhower's farewell address and the things he warned us that we should be gravely concerned about.

"The prospect of domination of the nation's scholars by Federal employment, project allocations, and the power of money is ever present – and is gravely to be regarded."

Ike was a very wise man... perhaps the last wise old man to be President. He saw this danger approaching 50+ years ago.

29 posted on 02/26/2014 7:34:35 PM PST by Ditto
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To: Nachum

Extreme weather? How many tornados and hurricanes did we have last year? What was their severity?

The world has gone insane. It’s one reason I left.


30 posted on 02/26/2014 7:34:52 PM PST by cuban leaf
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To: shineon

Global warming needs a good swift kick in the butt to get it going again. Some tough love.


31 posted on 02/26/2014 7:34:52 PM PST by shineon
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To: Chances Are

Yep. It’s like living in a Movie: Dr. Zivago without the love story.


32 posted on 02/26/2014 7:36:53 PM PST by cuban leaf
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To: shineon

Otherwise we will just have to relegate it to the scrap heap of history


33 posted on 02/26/2014 7:37:53 PM PST by shineon
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To: Nachum

“Shut up”, he explained.


34 posted on 02/26/2014 7:40:39 PM PST by americas.best.days... ( I think we can now say that they are behind us.)
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To: Nachum

At one time, Galileo, Keppler, and Einstein were “outside the mainstream opinion” too.


35 posted on 02/26/2014 7:45:44 PM PST by BusterBear
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To: cuban leaf

Stop The World - I Want To Get Off!

CA....


36 posted on 02/26/2014 8:04:28 PM PST by Chances Are (Seems I've found that silly grin again....)
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To: shineon
"Dr." of what. Did he pay $1995.00 and buy his degree at '3 months will get you a doctorate?'

"Which way did Global Warming go 'Dr.'?"

"It rolled off the table and onto the floor, and then my poor warming rolled out of the door."

37 posted on 02/26/2014 8:07:22 PM PST by 444Flyer (How long O LORD?)
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To: Nachum
Lately the mainstream scientific opinion has been less accurate then random guesses. Take for example the established mainstream scientific opinion that wind turbines prevent climate change. The physical truth of course is the exact opposite.

Wind Farms Cause Climate Change

Round 2 of the Mindless Alarmists

We are being led around by a group of people who are wrong about everything. Nuclear power plants actually cause global warming. They cannot possibly physically prevent warming. They can only add warmth via heat energy.

At this point the best thing we can do is get prepped, because they do not have the brains nor the integrity to prevent running into their own brick wall. And that wall is coming.

38 posted on 02/26/2014 8:17:59 PM PST by justa-hairyape (The user name is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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To: Nachum

So just what are Holdren’s scientific credentials? I doubt that he is scientifically literate at all.


39 posted on 02/26/2014 8:30:04 PM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Nachum
Obama’s science czar: Opposing climate views outside the ‘mainstream scientific opinion’...ah yes, the "conventional wisdom" we've all heard so much about....
40 posted on 02/26/2014 9:15:12 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Nachum

Even Obama’s own bought and paid for IPCC says there’s no evidence that CO2 causes extreme weather events.


41 posted on 02/26/2014 11:14:33 PM PST by ModelBreaker
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To: Nachum

Holdren is the Rasputin of American science.

He also sells Girl Scout cookies on weekends.


42 posted on 02/27/2014 12:08:33 AM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Nachum

The “czars” should never have been funded by Congress. If you have a Republican Congressman ask him why he keeps voting for this waste of taxpayer money.


43 posted on 02/27/2014 12:59:49 AM PST by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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To: Nachum

This guy is an absolute loon. His title should be “Pseudo-science czar.”


44 posted on 02/27/2014 1:09:12 AM PST by Cincinatus (Omnia relinquit servare Rempublicam)
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To: Nachum
(Kenyan) pResident 0'Dungo's science adviser seems to be a "flat earther" moron.
(devoid of any scientific objectively)
should apply skills as a Kenyan Witch Doctor, it seems to be appropriate.

45 posted on 02/27/2014 2:06:23 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: Fred Hayek
"Lysenko"
"Lysenkoism"..Is he still puttin' genes on frogs?
(to disagree, could get you 25+ yrs @ hard labor
in the gulag, no "first circle" for you)

46 posted on 02/27/2014 2:16:42 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: Chances Are

We kinda did. See my post before this one.

As someone said a few years ago, we gave up a high standard of living for a high quality of life.


47 posted on 02/27/2014 5:51:42 AM PST by cuban leaf
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To: Nachum

3:49 Minutes
Sessions Spars With Director John Holdren On Climate Change
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ot1XPWOXTeI


48 posted on 02/27/2014 8:57:18 AM PST by Whenifhow
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