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    08/14/2017 6:29:47 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 28 replies
    The Daily Sheeple ^ | 8/13/2017 | DAWN LUGER
    In addition to the 47 volcanoes already known about currently “sleeping” under the Arctic ice, scientists have found more. They discovered 91 additional volcanoes in Antartica, now the largest volcanic region on earth. This is a big blow to those who think melting polar ice is the sole fault of humans. The project, by Edinburgh University researchers, has revealed almost 100 volcanoes. The highest discovered volcano is as tall as the Eiger, a popular peak to traverse in the Swiss Alps, which stands at almost 4,000 meters (over 13,000 ft) in Switzerland. Before this discovery, the densest concentration of volcanoes...
  • Gas prices may jump at the pump after Syria airstrike

    04/09/2017 9:49:12 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 41 replies
    CBS ^ | April 8 2017 | CBS
    Gas prices may be on the rise following the U.S. airstrike in Syria. Oil prices hit a one-month high on Friday after the United States fired missiles at a Syrian government airbase, sending shockwaves through global markets and raising concerns that the conflict could spread in the oil-rich region. As of Friday morning, the average per-gallon price for gasoline was $2.39, or an increase of about one penny from Thursday, according to gas tracking site GasBuddy.
  • EXCLUSIVE: NOAA Relies On ‘Compromised’ Thermometers That Inflate US Warming Trend

    12/18/2015 7:51:11 AM PST · by xzins · 26 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12/17/2015 | MICHAEL BASTASCH
    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s reliance on poorly-sited weather stations to calculate surface temperatures is inflating the warming trend of the U.S. and maybe even the rest of the world, according to a landmark study looking at three decades of data. “The majority of weather stations used by NOAA to detect climate change temperature signal have been compromised by encroachment of artificial surfaces like concrete, asphalt, and heat sources like air conditioner exhausts,” Anthony Watts, a seasoned meteorologist and lead author of the study, said in a statement Thursday. These “compromised” weather stations run hotter than stations that are...
  • Nobel Laureate Says Obama's 'Dead Wrong' on Global Warming

    07/07/2015 1:42:23 PM PDT · by xzins · 64 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 07 Jul 2015 | Melanie Batley
    A Nobel Prize-winning scientist who supported President Barack Obama has said that he does not believe global warming is a problem, and has openly criticized the president for his position on the issue. "I would say that basically global warming is a non-problem," Dr. Ivar Giaever announced during a speech at the 65th Nobel Laureate Conference in Lindau, Germany, last week, according to Climate Depot. Quoting Obama's warning that "no challenge poses a greater threat to future generations than climate change," Giaever said it was a "ridiculous statement." "I say this to Obama: Excuse me, Mr. President, but you're wrong....
  • Weather Trends Make Mockery of Climate Alarmists

    09/17/2014 12:47:14 PM PDT · by xzins · 13 replies
    CBN ^ | September 17, 2014 | Dale Hurd
    It's still summer, yet it has already snowed in the western United States and one of America's premier weather forecasters, Joe Bastardi at Weatherbell Analytics, is warning that for parts of the country, another bad winter is on the way. "It's going to be a major winter for much of the eastern and southern United States," he said. "We think a formidable winter, but the core of the worst cold, relative to averages, instead of being in the northern Plains and Midwest, will be further south and east." Last winter was bad, too -- historically bad. The Great Lakes weren't...
  • Alarmist Paul Ehrlich Predicts Need to ‘Eat the Bodies of Your Dead’

    05/22/2014 11:38:38 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 65 replies
    News Busters ^ | 5/22/2014 | Sean Long
    The zombie apocalypse is nigh! The zombie apocalypse is nigh! Well, no it isn’t. In fact, it’s probably as likely to occur as the rest of Paul Ehrlich’s predictions. Ehrlich, a Stanford University biologist famous for his widely debunked book “The Population Bomb,” doubled down on his climate change and overpopulation fear-mongering with HuffPost Live on May 21. Ehrlich warned host Josh Zepps that the dangers of overpopulation are growing, blaming Republicans and the media for failing to take action. While hawking a new book called “Hope On Earth,” Ehrlich’s co-author Michael Tobias praised Ehrlich’s older, outrageously wrong predictions and...
  • The top seven global warming alarmist setbacks in 2013

    12/22/2013 1:30:12 PM PST · by Libloather · 17 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12/20/13 | Michael Bastasch
    Hold your champagne glasses high this holiday season, because the end of 2013 marks the 17th year without global warming. This year has been trying for climate scientists and environmentalists who have been trying hard to explain away the 17-year hiatus in global warming and link “extreme weather” to rising greenhouse gas emissions — despite strong evidence to the contrary. There has been a breakdown in the manmade global warming consensus, and some even argue we are headed for an ice age. In honor of the 17th year without global warming, The Daily Caller News Foundation has put together seven...
  • Texas Drought Forecast to Continue, Perhaps For Years [BARF ALERT]

    08/12/2013 12:55:48 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 31 replies
    StateImpact (NPR) ^ | July 19, 2013 | 6:00 AM | Holly Heinrich
    Now for some bad news: national meteorologists expect the drought to continue or worsen through late summer and early fall in Texas, and ocean patterns are troublingly similar to those during the “drought of record” in the 1950s. Today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its latest drought forecast. It predicts the drought will persist or intensify in most of Texas from July through October. But there is one exception — in Far West Texas, August and September rains are expected to bring some relief to an area from Midland to El Paso, according to NOAA meteorologist Victor...
  • Green ‘drivel’ exposed. The godfather of global warming lowers the boom on climate change hysteria

    06/23/2012 11:37:38 AM PDT · by OnAMission · 23 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | 6/23/2012 | Lorrie Goldstein
    Two months ago, James Lovelock, the godfather of global warming, gave a startling interview to in which he acknowledged he had been unduly “alarmist” about climate change. The implications were extraordinary. Lovelock is a world-renowned scientist and environmentalist whose Gaia theory — that the Earth operates as a single, living organism — has had a profound impact on the development of global warming theory.
  • U.S. essentially defenseless from stunning new weapon

    09/16/2011 1:13:22 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 104 replies ^ | Sept 9, 2011 | Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin
    As the nation remembers the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington on Sept. 11, 2001, experts are warning that the U.S. effectively is defenseless against an electro-magnetic pulse attack or a far less expensive radio frequency attack on the nation's critical military and civilian electric and electronic infrastructure, according to Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin. Two experts – one a communications systems engineer involved in classified programs who works on EMP vulnerabilities and the other a U.S. Defense Department analyst knowledgeable of their impact – said that the nation's sensitive telecommunications and the electronic systems embedded...
  • All U.S. Adults Could Be Overweight in 40 Years (Reuters)

    08/06/2008 7:18:37 PM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 56 replies · 228+ views
    Reuters News ^ | 8 August 2008 | Reuters HEALTH
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health)-If the trends of the past three decades continue, it's possible that every American adult could be overweight 40 years from now, a government-funded study projects. The figure might sound alarming, or impossible, but researchers say that even if the actual rate never reaches the 100-percent mark, any upward movement is worrying; two-thirds of the population is already overweight....
  • McCain appeals to independents with environment pitch

    05/12/2008 11:51:13 AM PDT · by kingattax · 93 replies · 94+ views
    CNN ^ | Peter Hamby
    (CNN) -- Kicking off a week-long push seen as outreach to independent and Democratic voters in crucial swing states, John McCain on Monday will deliver a speech outlining his vision for combating global warming. "We stand warned by serious and credible scientists across the world that time is short and the dangers are great," McCain will say in Portland, Oregon, according to prepared remarks. "The most relevant question now is whether our own government is equal to the challenge." McCain's commitment to fight global warming puts him at odds with some Republicans in Congress and with the Bush administration, which...
  • (Top) Forecaster Blasts Gore on Global Warming (at National Hurricane Conference in New Orleans)

    04/06/2007 8:36:52 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 47 replies · 1,490+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 4/6/07 | Cain Burdeau - ap
    NEW ORLEANS - A top hurricane forecaster called Al Gore "a gross alarmist" Friday for making an Oscar-winning documentary about global warming. "He's one of these guys that preaches the end of the world type of things. I think he's doing a great disservice and he doesn't know what he's talking about," Dr. William Gray said in an interview with The Associated Press at the National Hurricane Conference in New Orleans, where he delivered the closing speech. A spokeswoman said Gore was on a flight from Washington, D.C., to Nashville Friday; he did not immediately respond to Gray's comments. Gray,...
  • Exxon Softens Climate-Change Stance

    01/11/2007 2:05:44 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 36 replies · 816+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | January 11, 2007 | Jeffrey Ball
    In one of the strongest signs yet that U.S. industry anticipates government curbs on global-warming emissions, Exxon Mobil Corp., long a leading opponent of such rules, is starting to talk about how it would like them to be structured. Exxon, the world's largest publicly traded oil company by market value, long has been a lightning rod in the global-warming debate. Its top executives have openly questioned the scientific validity of claims that fossil-fuel emissions are warming the planet, and it has funded outside groups that have challenged such claims in language sometimes stronger than the company itself has used. Those...

    06/07/2006 7:29:41 AM PDT · by Quilla · 63 replies · 1,926+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | June 7, 2006 | Matt Drudge
    Just a headline so far.
  • Greenpeace Just Kidding About Armageddon

    06/02/2006 3:09:21 PM PDT · by thackney · 13 replies · 580+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | June 2, 2006 |
    The environmental activist group Greenpeace wanted to be prepared to counter President Bush's visit last week to Pennsylvania to promote his nuclear energy policy. "This volatile and dangerous source of energy" is no answer to the country's energy needs, shouted a Greenpeace fact sheet, decrying the "threat" posed by the reactors Bush visited in Limerick. But after that assertion, the Greenpeace authors were apparently stumped while searching for the ideal menacing metaphor. "In the twenty years since the Chernobyl tragedy, the world's worst nuclear accident, there have been nearly [FILL IN ALARMIST AND ARMAGEDDONIST FACTOID HERE]," the sheet said. The...
  • Tommy Thompson: America's Health Care System Will Collapse by 2013

    05/16/2006 3:55:06 AM PDT · by SheLion · 30 replies · 960+ views
    Public CIO ^ | May 15, 2006 | Here Wayne Hanson
    Day one of GTC week began with the "C-Level Summit" at a downtown Sacramento hotel. State CIO Clark Kelso set the tone by outlining a few "global population demographics and their approaching impact on government and society," while preparing the audience for the keynote by former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tommy G. Thompson. We are growing older as a population, Said Kelso, and that trend will continue through the 21st Century. "The number of people over 65 will more than double by mid century, and the number of those over 85 will quadruple." As a result,...
  • 'Tangible proof' al-Qaida deploying nukes (Bombshell presentation)

    04/25/2006 6:50:43 AM PDT · by demkicker · 271 replies · 5,717+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 4/25/06 |
    A terrorism symposium featuring leading experts will begin with presentation of "tangible proof" al-Qaida not only has developed an arsenal of tactical nuclear weapons but also has begun to deploy them for use in its jihad against the United States and Israel. Paul L. Williams, author of "The Al Connection" and "The Dunces of Doomsday," will present his findings at the National Press Club in Washington at the conclusion of a public debate with Wall Street Journal correspondent Richard Miniter on al-Qaida's nuclear weaponry. The debate, Friday at 10 a.m., will be moderated by Fred Barnes, executive editor of The...
  • Missing Clearwater boy's case like Jessica's (FL)

    03/09/2005 8:07:06 PM PST · by CitizenM · 1 replies · 594+ views
    Tampa Bay's 10 News ^ | March 9, 2005 | Ned Roberts
    "Clearwater, Florida - It's been two weeks since Jessica Lunsford’s father discovered his daughter was missing from her room. The family is holding out hope the nine-year-old girl will be found safe, despite days of searching that turned up nothing.The case is a lot like that of Zachary Bernhardt who disappeared on September 11, 2000. Like Jessica, the eight-year-old Clearwater boy was home at bedtime, but gone by morning. As with Jessica's disappearance there was an all-out search, still Zachary remains missing....
  • Tearing a Coke can earns passenger FBI scrutiny

    08/05/2003 1:49:42 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 132 replies · 369+ views
    Atlanta Journal Constitution ^ | August 5, 2003 | MARY LOU PICKEL
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation briefly detained four AirTran Airways passengers Monday after two fellow passengers complained that one of them tore a Coke can, creating sharp metal edges, a spokesman for the airline said. The detained passengers, who included three men of Middle Eastern descent, were questioned and released after it was determined they were no threat. The incident involved AirTran Flight 273, after it arrived in Atlanta from Boston. Two business-class passengers became concerned when they saw one of the questioned men tear apart a Coke can and walk up and down the aisle talking to the others....