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  • Swivel Eyed Lunacy - Josh 316

    02/25/2015 7:36:06 PM PST · by Nipfan · 7 replies
    Bishop Hill ^ | February 25, 2015 | Josh
    Further to my earlier story (;page=1) the brilliant Josh at Bishop Hill puts it into perspective -
  • Barack Obama Goes Full Stalin

    02/24/2015 8:12:41 PM PST · by Nipfan · 64 replies
    Real Science ^ | 2/25/15 | Nipfan
    The attack on Dr. Willie Soon is in full swing. Jo Nova has the details of that Read it and weep.
  • The Abdication of the West

    12/09/2010 12:07:27 AM PST · by Nipfan · 23 replies · 2+ views
    SPPI Blog ^ | December 9, 2010 | Lord Monckton
    I usually add some gentle humor to these reports. Not today. Read this and weep. Notwithstanding the carefully-orchestrated propaganda to the effect that nothing much will be decided at the UN climate conference here in Cancun, the decisions to be made here this week signal nothing less than the abdication of the West. The governing class in what was once proudly known as the Free World is silently, casually letting go of liberty, prosperity, and even democracy itself. No one in the mainstream media will tell you this, not so much because they do not see as because they do...
  • Interview with Dr. Tim Ball

    10/10/2010 12:38:03 AM PDT · by Nipfan · 5 replies
    CTS Canada ^ | October 5, 2010 | Dr. Tim Ball
    An hour with Dr. Tim Ball and the truth about climate change, in five parts:
  • Tyranny: How to Destroy a Business with Environmental Red Tape

    09/21/2010 6:30:08 PM PDT · by Nipfan · 2 replies
    JoNova ^ | July 8, 2010 | Joanne Nova
    Did you know in Australia it’s possible to ruin a business if you don’t like the way it smells? This is a heartbreaking story — that a government could effectively ruin a family by slowly strangling them in red tape, and that they would have apparently no protection from the courts or the ombudsman. It eats away at our sense of justice. Can we speak freely? Are we all treated equally under the law, or are some laws only enforced according to a capricious whim? This is the price we pay for vague laws where business people can run ventures,...
  • Climategate - An in-depth Analysis

    12/28/2009 2:28:50 PM PST · by Nipfan · 24 replies · 1,182+ views
    Assassination Science ^ | December 10, 2009 | John P. Costella
    Welcome to my analysis of Climategate, the climate science scandal that has already eclipsed Watergate in terms of its global political ramifications. Climategate began on November 19, 2009, when it is believed that a whistle-blower either leaked or unintentionally released thousands of emails and documents central to a Freedom of Information request placed with the Climatic Research Unit of the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom. This institution had played a central role in the “climate change” debate: its scientists, together with their international colleagues, quite literally put the “warming” into Global Warming: they were responsible for analysing...
  • Copenhagen Interview with Lord Monckton (Outstanding)

    12/22/2009 12:40:50 AM PST · by Nipfan · 9 replies · 701+ views
    FORAtv ^ | December 2009 | Lord Monckton
    Wonderful, leisurely interview with Lord Monckton covering the science, Al Gore, conflict of interest and fraud in his usual crisp and clear style. Well worth watching.
  • Lord Monckton on Climategate

    12/08/2009 1:36:07 AM PST · by Nipfan · 10 replies · 790+ views
    CFACT ^ | December 2009 | Lord Monckton
    This is a presention by Lord Monckton in Berlin, at which he specifically discusses eight of the major players in Climategate and their actions. He pulls no punches. He even mentions the change of opposition leader in Australia and the rejection of the ETS there, which was particularly satisfying for me as I had been terrified that we would be lumbered with this albatross just when the truth was finally coming out. The presentation is about half an hour long, and well worth it.
  • Mao's Last Dancer

    10/05/2009 4:27:26 AM PDT · by Nipfan · 291+ views
    National Times ^ | October 3, 2009 | Jim Schembri
    THERE are many graceful touches in Mao's Last Dancer, Bruce Beresford's stirring, uplifting adaptation of the best-selling memoir by Li Cunxin, the Chinese ballet star who defected to the West in 1981 while on a fellowship with the Houston Ballet. Snip There's little grace, though, in Beresford's highly efficient if workman-like direction. With so much ground to cover and so many characters to keep track of, Beresford diligently churns through Cunxin's story in a frill-free, matter-of-fact manner. This certainly gives the film great drive, if little rhythm or any real sense of style.
  • How the global warming industry is based on one MASSIVE lie

    09/29/2009 3:45:20 PM PDT · by Nipfan · 36 replies · 1,798+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | September 29, 2009 | James Delingpole
    For the growing band of AGW “Sceptics” the following story is dynamite. And for those who do believe in Al Gore’s highly profitable myth about “Man-Made Global Warming”, it will no doubt feel as comfortable as the rectally inserted suicide bomb that put paid to an Al Qaeda operative earlier this week.
  • Burt Rutan: Engineer, Aviation/Space Pioneer, and now, Active Climate Skeptic

    08/17/2009 2:09:54 AM PDT · by Nipfan · 31 replies · 1,410+ views
    Watts Up With That ^ | August 16, 2009 | Anthony Watts
    Recently after some conversations with a former chemical engineer who provided me with some insight, I’ve come to the conclusion that many engineers have difficulty with many of the premises of AGW theory because in their “this has to work or people die” world of exacting standards, the AGW argument doesn’t hold up well by their standards of performance. Today I was surprised to learn that one of the foremost and world famous engineers on the planet, Burt Rutan, has become an active climate skeptic.
  • The Great American Bubble Machine (Goldman Sachs)

    07/18/2009 2:03:02 AM PDT · by Nipfan · 14 replies · 1,046+ views
    Rolling Stone ^ | July 13, 2009 | MATT TAIBBI
    The first thing you need to know about Goldman Sachs is that it's everywhere. The world's most powerful investment bank is a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity, relentlessly jamming its blood funnel into anything that smells like money. In fact, the history of the recent financial crisis, which doubles as a history of the rapid decline and fall of the suddenly swindled dry American empire, reads like a Who's Who of Goldman Sachs graduates.

    06/25/2009 9:11:50 PM PDT · by Nipfan · 37 replies · 3,343+ views
    Competitive Enterprise Institute ^ | June 25, 2009 | Richard Morrison
    Washington, D.C., June 26, 2009—The Competitive Enterprise Institute is today making public an internal study on climate science which was suppressed by the Environmental Protection Agency. Internal EPA email messages, released by CEI earlier in the week, indicate that the report was kept under wraps and its author silenced because of pressure to support the Administration’s agenda of regulating carbon dioxide. The report finds that EPA, by adopting the United Nations’ 2007 “Fourth Assessment” report, is relying on outdated research and is ignoring major new developments. Those developments include a continued decline in global temperatures, a new consensus that future...

    05/26/2009 11:18:54 PM PDT · by Nipfan · 8 replies · 652+ views
    Climate Realists ^ | May 2009 | Robert D. Brinsmead
    The evidence is piling up every day that the world is now getting cooler instead of warmer, the oceans are now cooling instead of warming, the ice is returning to the Arctic rather than receding, the sea ice in the Antarctic is at record levels, and that rising sea levels have moderated. The sun has recently gone into a less active phase of fewer sun-spots, and the ocean decadal currents have changed from a warming to a cooling phase. Before too long the global warming scare will be as dead as the scares about the Y2 bug or acid rain....
  • The Climate of Disastrous Consensus

    04/20/2009 1:54:05 AM PDT · by Nipfan · 5 replies · 610+ views
    The Australian ^ | April 18, 2009 | Jamie Walker
    IAN Plimer calls himself an old-fashioned scientist. That means you question what others won't. You marry yourself to the data; you buck the received wisdom and political correctness of your colleagues. When it comes to climate change, you say: "I was trained to be sceptical." This is not exactly the view de jour when the great and the good, from Kevin Rudd to 2007 Australian of the Year Tim Flannery and former US vice-president Al Gore, are singing from the same hymn sheet about the hydra-headed menace of global warming. Australia's top earth scientist has inserted a typically discordant note...
  • Carbon Credits: Another Corrupt Currency?

    03/12/2009 5:56:43 PM PDT · by Nipfan · 6 replies · 416+ views
    JoNova ^ | February 2, 2009 | Joanne Nova
    Carbon credits are a form of fiat currency, yet as calls for carbon trading grow, ironically, another fiat currency collapses—destroying life savings, wiping out jobs, and taking down historic institutions overnight.
  • The Skeptics Handbook

    03/12/2009 5:06:12 PM PDT · by Nipfan · 8 replies · 606+ views
    JoNova ^ | February 2009 | Joanne Nova
    Rise above the mudslinging in the Global Warming debate. Here are the strategies and tools you need to cut through the red-herrings, and avoid the traps.
  • SCREENING OBAMA (Teleprompter at White House Press Conferences!)

    02/17/2009 1:30:22 AM PST · by Nipfan · 49 replies · 2,688+ views
    The Spectator ^ | February 16, 2009 | Washington Prowler
    One wouldn't know it from reading the Washington Post or New York Times, but some inside the White House don't think that President Barack Obama hit a home run with his first national press conference last week. To that end, he says, the White House is looking to install a small video or computer screen into the podium used by the president for press conferences and events in the White House. "It would make it easier for the comms guys to pass along information without being obvious about it," says the adviser.
  • Who is Speaking for the Plants?

    02/04/2009 7:07:47 PM PST · by Nipfan · 11 replies · 418+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | February 2, 2009 | Dr. Tim Ball
    The full proverb says, “Give a dog a bad name and hang him.” They’ve given carbon dioxide (CO2) a bad name and it is now being hanged by draconian and completely unnecessary legislation. Consider this comment by Susan Solomon, NOAA senior scientist, ”I think you have to think about this stuff (CO2) as more like nuclear waste than acid rain: The more we add, the worse off we’ll be,” An alarmist, outrageous and completely unsupportable comment, but not surprising from the co-chair of Working Group I of the IPCC 2007 report. The reality is if CO2 is reduced we are...
  • President-elect Barack Obama Proposes Economic Suicide for US

    11/30/2008 3:28:58 AM PST · by Nipfan · 34 replies · 2,206+ views
    Telegraph U.K. ^ | November 29, 2008 | Christopher Booker
    If the holder of the most powerful office in the world proposed a policy guaranteed to inflict untold damage on his own country and many others, on the basis of claims so demonstrably fallacious that they amount to a string of self-deluding lies, we might well be concerned. The relevance of this is not to President Bush, as some might imagine, but to a recent policy statement by President-elect Obama.