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  • Biofuels Meltdown

    02/13/2008 6:38:26 AM PST · by rellimpank · 136 replies · 183+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 13 feb 08 | William Tucker
    Last week two studies published in Science announced what anyone might have suspected all along. "Biofuels," rather than reducing carbon emissions, are adding two them -- possibly by a factor of nearly 100! The two studies may finally puncture the myth that anything is to be gained from burning crops for fuel. From the very beginning, there was never any indication that turning corn into ethanol was improving our energy independence. As that effort faltered, the myth arose that at least it was reducing carbon emissions. Now it has been shown to do neither. Meanwhile, thanks to a 51-cents-per-gallon tax...
  • Inconvenient Global Warming Myths

    07/25/2007 11:20:13 AM PDT · by Kaput · 9 replies · 1,149+ views ^ | July 25, 2007 | Mary Kapp
    Inconvenient Global Warming Myths by: Mary Kapp, July 25, 2007 When audiences ask Christopher Horner, author of the Politically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming, why he hasn’t made a video of his rebuttal to former Vice President Al Gore’s “Inconvenient Truth,” he responds, “Well, just imagine 90 minutes of icebergs not melting…” Horner works for the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a think tank which seeks free market solutions to environmental problems. “Climate change has never been secure,” the author of the Politically Incorrect New York Times bestseller points out. “This has nothing to do with the impact of humankind.” “Weather has...
  • Gore's message loses bite (hypocrisy alert)

    07/18/2007 4:19:59 AM PDT · by Samurai_Jack · 32 replies · 1,559+ views
    Daily Telegraph ^ | July 18, 2007 12:00am | By Rebecca Keeble
    ONLY one week after Live Earth, Al Gore's green credentials slipped while hosting his daughter's wedding in Beverly Hills. Gore and his guests at the weekend ceremony dined on Chilean sea bass - arguably one of the world's most threatened fish species.
  • Former IPCC Member Slams UN Scientists' Lack of Geologic Knowledge ("It is all fiction")

    07/09/2007 10:22:03 PM PDT · by Stoat · 10 replies · 2,498+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | July 9, 2007 | Noel Sheppard
    Former IPCC Member Slams UN Scientists' Lack of Geologic Knowledge Posted by Noel Sheppard on July 9, 2007 - 13:53.With each passing day, more and more current and former members of the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change are stepping out of the shadows to suggest that this group’s alarmist conclusions concerning global warming are more based in myth than science.Another member of this growing list of skeptics is Tom V. Segalstad who was an Expert Reviewer for the IPCC’s third assessment report.As published in Canada’s National Post Saturday, conveniently coincident with Al Gore’s Live Earth concerts (emphasis...
  • Jive Earth

    07/10/2007 5:52:33 AM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 18 replies · 1,343+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | 10 July 2007 | Staff
    Global Warming: If the rock stars who flew hundreds of thousands of miles in their jets to save the earth wanted to hug trees, they could have hugged the forest that once covered Greenland. We didn't see Sheryl Crow passing out single-sheet allotments of toilet paper to Live Earth concert-goers. But we did see perhaps the biggest-ever exercise in hypocrisy and futility as performers around the globe plugged in and amped up to save the earth from the climate impact of excessive energy consumption. John Rego, environmental director of Live Earth, insists the multi-continent charade, like the mansions of Gore,...
  • Live Earth: Dead On Arrival (Jonah Goldberg: Algore Jumped The Shark Alert)

    07/10/2007 12:10:03 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 53 replies · 3,812+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 07/10/2007 | Jonah Goldberg
    ut such high-minded objections sail over the chief source of Live Earth's lameness. The acts were mostly fine. But the outrage and passion felt so prepackaged you half-expected Ludacris (who rapped about the evils of SUVs) to say "this moral outrage is brought to you by GE's 'Ecomagination.' " Indeed, one could say that Live Earth is proof that global warming has jumped the shark, except for the fact that the phrase "jumped the shark" has jumped the shark. Madonna, Genesis, UB40, the Police, Cat Stevens (now Yusuf Islam), Crowded House, Duran Duran — these were among the headliners for...
  • SCIENCE Magazine Waffles on Warming

    07/09/2007 6:30:54 AM PDT · by milwguy · 34 replies · 1,496+ views
    american thinker ^ | 07/09/2007 | milwguy
    The American scientific establishment is starting to take baby steps away from taking sides in the politics of global warming. It's sad to have to read science articles for political spin, like some announcement by the Kremlin. The last issue of SCIENCE is waffling like mad on the global warming fad, warning its readers that it may not be so settled a question. Under the headline "Another Global Warming Icon Comes Under Attack," SCIENCE writer Richard Kerr writes: "...a group of mainstream atmospheric scientists is disputing a rising icon of global warming, and researchers are giving some ground." ... "Robert...
  • Live Earth or Global Brainwashing?

    07/09/2007 7:05:53 AM PDT · by Alaphiah123 · 8 replies · 7,707+ views
    Creating Orwellian Worldview ^ | 07-09-07 | Alaphiah
    Live Earth - the biggest musical event ever and a creation of former Vice President Al Gore [was it mass social manipulation?]
  • 'Live Earth' gig on rocky ground

    07/09/2007 12:24:44 PM PDT · by Clive · 39 replies · 1,746+ views
    Calgary Sun ^ | 2007-07-09 | Ezra Levant
    In 1985, the Live Aid concert actually asked music lovers to do something -- to donate their own money to help the starving in Africa. Throwing money into dictatorships might not have been the smartest way to help Africa's poor, but it had a morality feeling to it -- people were asked to do something selfless in return for their entertainment. It was appropriate that one-hit-wonder Bob Geldof was knighted for his work in spearheading the event. Things have changed in the music business. In 2005 came Live 8, a concert designed to pressure the leaders of the G8 nations...
  • NBC Promotes Toxic Chinese Light Bulbs

    07/09/2007 8:24:29 AM PDT · by Hal1950 · 69 replies · 1,920+ views
    AIM ^ | 5 July 2007 | Cliff Kincaid and Andy Selepak
    The Alliance for Climate Protection, which is part of Al Gore’s Live Earth campaign, tells people that by using compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs, they can save energy, save money and live longer. But they fail to mention that the bulbs are made in communist China and are potentially hazardous to human health.
  • Geldof criticizes Gore's Live Earth

    05/12/2007 7:26:50 PM PDT · by melt · 46 replies · 1,262+ views
    AP viaYahoo! ^ | 5/12/07 | AP
    AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Bob Geldof, who organized the Live Aid and Live 8 benefit concerts, criticized the Live Earth music events Al Gore is putting together this summer, saying they lack a specific goal, according to a Dutch newspaper report Saturday. The Live Earth concerts will be held in cities around the world on July 7, with proceeds funding a yet-to-be-named foundation to combat climate change, under Gore's direction. The shows will take place in London; New York; Tokyo; Shanghai, China; Johannesburg, South Africa; Sydney, Australia; and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Organizers have also promised an event in Antarctica. "I...
  • Live Earth branded a foul-mouthed flop

    07/09/2007 9:54:08 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 31 replies · 2,300+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | Last updated at 16:02pm on 9th July 2007 | Tahira Yaqoob
    Live Earth has been branded a foul-mouthed flop. Organisers of the global music concert - punctuated by swearing from presenters and performers - had predicted massive viewing figures. But BBC's live afternoon television coverage attracted an average British audience of just 900,000. In the evening, when coverage switched from BBC2 to BBC1, the figure rose to just 2.7 million. And the peak audience, which came when Madonna sang at Wembley, was a dismal 4.5 million. Three times as many viewers saw the Princess Diana tribute on the same channel six days before. Two years ago, Live 8 drew a peak...
  • The Gospel of Gore [Freeper Mention in Anti-Goracle Article]

    07/09/2007 9:01:27 AM PDT · by DCJeanGrey · 30 replies · 3,114+ views ^ | July 9, 2007 | Amanda Carpenter
    The Gospel of Gore By Amanda Carpenter Monday, July 9, 2007 If Al Gore wore a high-collared black suit instead of a polo shirt and jeans to the Washington, D.C. Live Earth concert, he might have been mistaken for a preacher. He gave a brief sermon Saturday, July 7 on global warming with a solemn opening. “Today we are gathered on all seven continents and eight giant concerts and in 10,000 other gatherings, many as large as this one, two billion people, we are gathered, with one message.” He then asked those congregated on the National Mall to commit themselves...
  • Global cooling at hand?

    07/06/2007 9:02:41 AM PDT · by Graybeard58 · 24 replies · 1,538+ views
    Waterbury Republican-American ^ | July 6, 2007 | Editorial
    In his latest missive, "Moving Beyond Kyoto," in the Sunday New York Times, Al Gore promoted his coming Live Earth concert with an assault on reason: Mankind's carbon-dioxide emissions "have literally changed the heat balance between Earth and the Sun." In his universe, the earth (mean surface temperature, 59 F) warms the sun (9,953 F). But it's nice to see Mr. Gore acknowledge the research of geologists and solar scientists into the sun's role in heating the planet. Many of these experts have concluded that instead of tilting at warming windmills, mankind should prepare for the next Big Chill. R....
  • Father of Climatology Throws Up at the Thought of Al Gore's 'An Inconvenient Truth'

    06/18/2007 9:45:14 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 21 replies · 1,792+ views
    Father of Climatology Throws Up at the Thought of Al Gore's 'An Inconvenient Truth' Posted by Noel Sheppard on June 18, 2007 - 11:46. Reid Bryson, the 87-year-old considered to be the father of scientific climatology, has once again spoken out strongly against anthropogenic global warming theories being regularly disseminated by alarmists in the media and the scientific community. In an interview published by Wisconsin’s Capital Times Monday, Bryson spoke about the money involved in this "religion," and when asked about soon-to-be-Dr. Al Gore's schlockumentary "An Inconvenient Truth" marvelously responded (emphasis added throughout): "Don't make me throw up...It is not...
  • NASA's Griffin Regrets Remarks on Global Warming

    06/06/2007 2:15:51 PM PDT · by Constitutionalist Conservative · 94 replies · 2,447+ views
    Sci-Tech Today ^ | June 6, 2007 | Alicia Chang
    NASA administrator Michael Griffin made headlines last week when he told a National Public Radio interviewer he wasn't sure global warming was a problem. "All I can really do is apologize to all you guys ... I feel badly that I caused this amount of controversy over something like this," said Griffin. The head of NASA told scientists and engineers that he regrets airing his personal views about global warming during a recent radio interview, according to a video of the meeting obtained by The Associated Press. NASA administrator Michael Griffin said in the closed-door meeting Monday at the Jet...
  • "I Was On the Global Warming Gravy Train"

    06/05/2007 6:17:05 AM PDT · by truthfinder9 · 13 replies · 1,296+ views
    This is is a revealing piece from a former global warming supporter on the politically influenced global warming "science:" I devoted six years to carbon accounting, building models for the Australian government to estimate carbon emissions from land use change and forestry. When I started that job in 1999 the evidence that carbon emissions caused global warming seemed pretty conclusive, but since then new evidence has weakened that case. I am now skeptical. In the late 1990s, this was the evidence suggesting that carbon emissions caused global warming: Carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas, proved in a laboratory a century...
  • Scientists Rally Around NASA Chief After Global Warming Comments (MSM will not report this)

    06/01/2007 2:03:03 PM PDT · by EPW Comm Team · 17 replies · 1,275+ views
    EWire ^ | June 1, 2007 | EPW Comm. Team
    For Immediate Release Scientists Rally Around NASA Chief After Global Warming Comments WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, Jun. 1 -/E-Wire/-- "NASA's top administrator, Michael Griffin, speaking on NPR radio made some refreshingly sensible comments about the present global warming scare," said Robert Ferguson, Director of the Science and Public Policy Institute. "Many rationalist scientists agree with him, clearly demonstrating there is no scientific consensus on man-made, catastrophic global warming," said Ferguson. Griffin said he doubted global warming is "a problem we must wrestle with," and that it is arrogant to believe that today's climate is the best we could have and...
  • NASA's Top Official Questions Global Warming

    05/31/2007 8:51:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 54 replies · 2,019+ views
    ABC News ^ | May 31, 2007 | CLAYTON SANDELL and BILL BLAKEMORE
    NASA Administrator Michael Griffin Questions Need to Combat Warming NASA administrator Michael Griffin is drawing the ire of his agency's preeminent climate scientists after apparently downplaying the need to combat global warming. In an interview broadcast this morning on National Public Radio's "Morning Edition" program, Griffin was asked by NPR's Steve Inskeep whether he is concerned about global warming. "I have no doubt that a trend of global warming exists," Griffin told Inskeep. "I am not sure that it is fair to say that it is a problem we must wrestle with." "To assume that it is a problem is...
  • SENATOR INHOFE OPENING STATEMENT (Slams Democrats on Global Warming hearings)

    05/27/2007 6:02:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies · 962+ views
    Senator Inhofe's Office ^ | May 24, 2007 | Senator James Inhofe (R-OK)
    "The Issue of the Potential Impacts of Global Warming on Recreation and the Recreation Industry" Thank you for having this hearing today, Madam Chairman. I have to say, however, that we seem to have hearing after hearing after hearing on climate change – indeed, this is the Committee's second one this week alone – but we don’t seem to actually discuss legislation. While other Committees without jurisdiction on this issue attempt to write our nation’s global warming policies, this Committee sits idly by talking about tangential issues. I believe that if we do wrestle with actual legislation, then the folly...
  • Mironov Tells Kyoto Experts The World Is Getting Cooler

    05/28/2007 12:02:47 AM PDT · by carlo3b · 206 replies · 9,307+ views
    Moscow ^ | May 28 2007 | Simon Shuster
      Mironov Tells Kyoto Experts The World Is Getting CoolerBy Simon ShusterStaff WriterSergei Mironov ST. PETERSBURG -- It was a failure from the start. Russia's biggest conference on the Kyoto Protocol, which aims to fight global warming, began with a speech from a top official who denied that global warming even exists. "In reality, the scientific basis for the protocol is fairly weak," Federation Council Speaker Sergei Mironov told a crowded opening session of the two-day conference Thursday, which drew more than 200 environmental experts and carbon market participants from around the world. "In the opinion of many experts, the...
  • On the sun, the stars and the stifling of the environmental debate

    05/25/2007 5:34:12 AM PDT · by rhema · 32 replies · 1,707+ views
    St. Paul Pioneer Press ^ | 05/23/2007 | JOHN FARMER JR.
    As an object of human pity, our sun seems a poor candidate. It is the dominant object in our sky. It is at least 4.6 billion years old. Its surface temperature is 10,000 degrees. Its warmth has incubated life on Earth; a solar storm could incinerate it. In 2003, a solar magnetic storm generated a wind that blew past Earth at up to 15 million miles an hour, setting off reddish and blue-green auroras visible as far south as Texas. That solar wind has now been tracked beyond the edge of the solar system. Observed through an h-alpha solar telescope,...
  • Weather breaks record (S.Africa sets 54 new records for COLD. Darn Rove Weather Machine!!!!)

    05/23/2007 5:10:04 PM PDT · by SandRat · 16 replies · 586+ views
    Cape Times ^ | Sapa and Staff writer
    THE icy weather of snow, hail and heavy rain that has swept across South Africa over the past few days has set 54 weather records. The South African Weather Service said 34 new records were set on Monday and another 20 yesterday. Almost all records were for the lowest maximum and minimum daily temperatures in towns across the country. Plettenberg Bay and Tsitsikamma both recorded their highest daily rainfall, at 68mm and 71.2mm respectively, on Monday. Plettenberg Bay recorded its lowest minimum temperature, 5.6°C, yesterday. Tsitsikamma had its lowest maximum temperature on Monday, 12.1°C, and its lowest minimum yesterday, 6.3°C....
  • Study: Killer hurricanes thrived in cooler seas

    05/24/2007 4:44:46 AM PDT · by mfnorman · 23 replies · 1,738+ views
    CNN/Reuters ^ | 05-24-07
    NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Hurricanes over the past 5,000 years appear to have been controlled more by El Nino and an African monsoon than warm sea surface temperatures, such as those caused by global warming, researchers said Wednesday. The study, published in the journal Nature, adds to the debate on whether seas warmed by greenhouse gas emissions lead to more hurricanes, such as those that bashed the Gulf of Mexico in 2005. Some researchers say warmer seas appear to have contributed to more intense hurricanes, while others disagree. The U.N. International Panel on Climate Change said this year it was...
  • Fox News Tears Apart Al Gore’s New Book ‘Assault on Reason’

    05/23/2007 9:42:15 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 24 replies · 2,307+ views
    Fox News Tears Apart Al Gore’s New Book ‘Assault on Reason’ Posted by Noel Sheppard on May 23, 2007 - 12:06. It goes without saying that one of the great things about being a beloved liberal is that when you write a new book, no one in the media will challenge any of the obvious falsehoods you present as facts. Such has certainly been the case as newspapers, magazines, and television programs have gushed over former Vice President Al Gore and his new book “Assault on Reason.” Fortunately, feeling that it doesn’t owe anyone such unwarranted sycophancy, Fox News “Special...
  • Inconvenient Truths for Global Warming Fundamentalists

    05/22/2007 6:00:14 PM PDT · by truthfinder9 · 14 replies · 1,017+ views
    April Temps in U.S. Below AverageI’ve heard GWFundies* somehow blame this on global warming, which leads me to believe they don’t understand weather cycles better than anyone else.Scientists Who Changed Their Mind on Global WarmingI didn’t think any “real” scientists were against man-made global warming?Man-made versus naturally produced greenhouse gas concentrationsSo if the vast majority of greenhouse gases are not man-made, how are we causing it?* I use “Global Warming Fundamentalists” to refer to those who don’t or won’t consider any evidence that in any way contradicts their belief that global warming is man-made.
  • The Global Warming Debate

    05/21/2007 7:53:25 AM PDT · by libertarianPA · 11 replies · 782+ views
    Captialism Magazine ^ | 5/7/07 | Tom DeWeese
    With great fanfare, in March, Al Gore took Capitol Hill like a conquering hero as he testified on Global Warming before both houses of Congress. Fresh from conquests at the Academy Awards where his adoring Hollywood elites showered him with coveted golden statues for spreading their favorite propaganda, Gore was determined to turn his personal conquest into draconian federal law and ultimate human misery. Gore's words to Congress were predictable. The earth is warming. The polar ice caps are melting. Polar bears are on the run. And it's man's fault. Solution? Ban or control human activities. The mantra of the...
  • Global warming debunked

    05/20/2007 4:09:01 PM PDT · by freemike · 29 replies · 1,631+ views
    Timaru Herald ^ | 19 May 2007 | ANDREW SWALLOW
    Climate change will be considered a joke in five years time, meteorologist Augie Auer told the annual meeting of Mid Canterbury Federated Farmers in Ashburton this week.
  • New Zealand Weatherman on Global Warming: 'It's All Going to be a Joke in 5 Years'

    05/18/2007 12:20:32 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 146 replies · 4,187+ views
    New Zealand Weatherman on Global Warming: 'It's All Going to be a Joke in 5 Years' Posted by Noel Sheppard on May 18, 2007 - 15:03. The air continues to seep out of the global warming consensus balloon, ladies and gentlemen. Meet Augie Auer, the former University of Wyoming professor of atmospheric science turned New Zealand meteorologist who isn’t buying what soon-to-be-Dr. Al Gore and his band of not so merry global warming alarmists are selling. As reported by the New Zealand Timaru Herald (emphasis added throughout): Man's contribution to the greenhouse gases was so small we couldn't change the...
  • SUVs sacrificed on altar of hypocrisy

    05/20/2007 1:23:24 PM PDT · by dvan · 9 replies · 579+ views
    San Antonio Express-News ^ | May 19. 2007 | T.R. Fehrenbach
    So that the sun would rise and the rain fall, the Mexica and Maya peoples of Meso-America once cut out countless living hearts on stone altars or tossed maidens down wells. Their priesthoods convinced them that the gods who controlled natural forces were propitiated through blood sacrifice. Most ancient cultures, if only symbolically, practiced something of the same. A belief in or impulse to sacrifice seems inherent in the human race. This may be Darwinian: Without parental sacrifices children would not thrive, nor without the blood of warriors could the tribe survive. Some concept of sacrifice is at the core...
  • 'WHO' DO YOU THINK YOU ARE, AL? [The Who dis Algore]

    05/20/2007 12:32:11 PM PDT · by Mr_Moonlight · 7 replies · 901+ views
    New York Post ^ | May 20, 2007 | JENNIFER FERMINO
    The Who frontman Roger Daltrey says he doesn't care about Al Gore's push for alternate power g-g-generation. The rocker is blasting the former vice president's colossal Live Earth concerts - being held this summer to draw attention to global warming - as meaningless. "Bollocks to that!" Daltrey snarled to The Sun, a British newspaper. "The last thing the planet needs is a rock concert." He added, "I can't believe it. Let's burn even more fuel." Daltrey is one of the few members of rock royalty to criticize Gore. Kelly Clarkson, The Police, and Alicia Keys are but three of the...