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  • A Green Tea Party

    02/18/2010 4:28:44 PM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies · 702+ views
    Investors.com ^ | February 18, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    States' Rights: A revolt against economic hardship imposed by unelected bureaucrats based on junk science is brewing. This Tea Party movement wants the faulty finding on carbon dioxide to be reviewed and dumped. They say you shouldn't mess with Texas, and on Tuesday the state filed suit to overturn the "endangerment" finding by the Environmental Protection Agency that carbon dioxide is a dangerous pollutant that must be regulated. CO2, the basis for all plant and therefore all animal life, was targeted early by environmental activists as the root cause of anthropogenic (man-made) global warming (AGW). But the Earth has cooled...
  • Anthropogenic Global Warming is a Farce

    12/24/2009 11:23:09 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies · 1,801+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | December 24, 2009 | Alexander Cockburn
    The global warming jamboree in Copenhagen was surely the most outlandish foray into intellectual fantasizing since the fourth-century Christian bishops assembled in 325 AD for the Council of Nicaea to debate whether God the Father was supreme or had to share equal status in the pecking order of eternity with his Son and the Holy Ghost. Shortly before the Copenhagen summit, the proponents of anthropogenic global warming (AGW) were embarrassed by a whistleblower who put on the Web more than a thousand e-mails either sent from or received at the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit, headed by Dr....
  • Scaremongering won't help us deal with climate issue

    12/21/2009 11:07:23 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies · 454+ views
    The Beijing Global Times ^ | December 21, 2009 | Barry Cunnongham
    Without a scintilla of evidence that rising temperatures threaten the extinction of life on the planet, anyone who expresses common sense doubts about the Doomsday prophecies of climate alarmists is dismissed as a "skeptic," an "extremist," or a heretic in the religion of environmentalism. No one needs to apologize for being a scientific ignoramus on climate change when the world's leading publicist for global warming, Al Gore, is not a scientist either. Yet some blindly accept Gore's claim in An Inconvenient Truth that melting ice caps and rising sea levels will drown New York City and Shanghai under 15 feet...
  • To Denmark, From Russia, With Lies (CRU's Tree Ring Circus)

    12/18/2009 4:32:00 PM PST · by raptor22 · 19 replies · 1,698+ views
    Investors Business Daily ^ | December 18, 2009 | IBD Editorial Staff
    Global Warming: Russian analysts accuse Britain's Meteorological Office of cherry-picking Russian temperature data to "hide the decline" in global temperatures. Is Copenhagen rooted in a single tree in Siberia? Michael Mann, a Penn State meteorologist, wrote in Friday's Washington Post that "stolen" e-mails from the University of East Anglia's Climate Research Unit still don't alter the evidence for climate change. Mann, a creator of the discredited hockey-stick graph used in reports from the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change to show man-made warming, attacks climate skeptics, including former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, saying they "confuse the public." Chutzpah has been...
  • Climategate goes SERIAL: Russians confirm that UK climate scientists manipulated data...

    12/17/2009 9:15:14 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies · 876+ views
    The London Telegraph ^ | December 16, 2009 | James Delingpole
    Climategate just got much, much bigger. And all thanks to the Russians who, with perfect timing, dropped this bombshell just as the world’s leaders are gathering in Copenhagen to discuss ways of carbon-taxing us all back to the dark ages. Feast your eyes on this news release from Rionovosta, via the Ria Novosti agency, posted on Icecap. (Hat Tip: Richard North) A discussion of the November 2009 Climatic Research Unit e-mail hacking incident, referred to by some sources as “Climategate,” continues against the backdrop of the abortive UN Climate Conference in Copenhagen (COP15) discussing alternative agreements to replace the 1997...
  • Palin Vs. Arnold: Terminating California

    12/17/2009 5:37:51 PM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies · 1,929+ views
    Investors.com ^ | December 17, 2009 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY staff
    Leadership: Alaska's ex-governor asks a question we'd like answered: Why is California's current governor pushing the same policies in Copenhagen that helped drive his state into record deficits and unemployment? The movie series that made Arnold Schwarzenegger a household name involved cyborgs traveling through time to alternately try to destroy or save one John Connor, who would grow up to be the leader of the resistance against a race of machines that ruled the planet. Prominent in the series was his tough cookie of a mom, Sarah Connor. Another Sarah has taken the lead in another resistance against another group...
  • It's all a lie: Copenhagen, Gore, Obama

    12/17/2009 5:32:23 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies · 1,367+ views
    Renew America ^ | December 17, 2009 | Alan Caruba
    When President Obama shows up in Copenhagen to take part in the greatest fraud perpetrated worldwide in the modern era, there is only one thing you need to know. It is all a lie. It was a lie from the first moment a scientist like James Hansen told Congress on June 23, 1988 that the planet was going to be roasted by greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and it was a lie when Al Gore wrote "Earth in the Balance" and there were still more lies in his Oscar-winning documentary, "An Inconvenient Truth."A British court banned the documentary from being...
  • Palin vs. Schwarzenegger: A Battle for the Heart of the GOP (Guess who Carl agrees with?)

    12/17/2009 10:53:45 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies · 2,173+ views
    Politics Daily ^ | December 17, 2009 | Carl M. Cannon
    As if she didn't have enough adversaries, Sarah Palin has decided to mix it up with Arnold Schwarzenegger. Ostensibly, the issue was global warming. Actually, it's about the future face of the Republican Party -- whose it will be, and the ideology that person brings to the table. The exchange of criticisms between the ex-governor of Alaska and the current California governor was provoked by comments Schwarzenegger made about Palin at the international summit on climate change in Copenhagen – a conference Palin not only avoided, but called on President Obama to boycott. With that, the gauntlet was thrown for...
  • The Green Dream: Can Obama Stop America's Gas-Guzzling Ways?

    12/16/2009 6:22:40 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies · 1,087+ views
    Der Spiegel ^ | December 15, 2009 | Klaus Brinkbäumer
    Never before has a US government been as serious in its warnings against the dangers of climate change as the Obama administration. But Americans are divided: Half of them regard climate protection policies as socialist, and half want to save the world. Can Obama make America go green? There are parts of the United States where there is no real evidence of social discord, of the loathing and aggressiveness with which different groups view one another, and where no one seems to question the prevailing view. In Las Vegas, Nevada, they build artificial waterfalls and big roads for big cars...
  • Palin Global Warming Fiasco Highlights Republican Absurdity (Flop Sweat Alert)

    12/16/2009 5:51:38 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies · 1,376+ views
    Political Cortex ^ | December 15, 2009 | Bill Hare
    The latest running debate between Al Gore and Sarah Palin reveals once more the absurdity behind today's Republican Party, which looms increasingly as a far right pressure group rather than a viable political entity. The Republicans indicated the direction where they were heading when Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele dared to speak of right wing talk show host Rush Limbaugh as an "entertainer," which was construed to mean that he was undermining his stature as a serious political analyst. A furious Limbaugh demanded an apology. The blustery talk show host had declared himself to be the titular head of...
  • [NY State Green Czar] Grannis ups heat on Palin

    12/16/2009 9:23:21 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies · 979+ views
    The Times-Union ^ | December 16, 2009 | Brian Nearing
    ALBANY -- State Environmental Conservation Commissioner Pete Grannis swiped back at former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and other deniers of man-made climate change during remarks at this week's international climate conference in Copenhagen. "Last week, Sarah Palin -- you all remember her -- put a new posting on her Facebook page challenging the severity of climate change and telling President Obama to boycott Copenhagen," Grannis told his audience Monday. He pointed out that in the last 50 years, temperatures in Alaska have increased 6 degrees, and some coastal villages are at risk of falling into the ocean because of melting...
  • Palin Vs. Gore: Oceans Apart

    12/14/2009 5:23:50 PM PST · by Kaslin · 30 replies · 2,002+ views
    Investors.com ^ | December 14, 2009 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Global Warming: The Alaskan governor who knew polar bears weren't endangered says the planet isn't either and challenges the oracle of climate change. Al Gore says despite the CRU e-mails, the situation is of the utmost gravity. In a Dec. 9 Washington Post op-ed, Sarah Palin noted that the Climate-gate e-mails from the Climate Research Unit at the University of East Anglia "reveal that leading climate 'experts' deliberately destroyed records, manipulated data to 'hide the decline' in global temperatures and tried to silence their critics from publishing in peer-reviewed journals." This did not sit well with Gore. "The entire North...
  • Climategate: Settle down Sarah Palin. This changes nothing (Juvenile Joisey Jourbalism)

    12/13/2009 5:28:16 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 57 replies · 2,123+ views
    The Star-Ledger ^ | December 13, 2009 | The Editorial Board
    Give this much to Sarah Palin: She is so dependably wrong that she makes it easy to pick sides. After exposing President Obama’s plans to kill the elderly and disabled with his death panels, she has moved on to climate change, seizing on the recent scandal over stolen e-mails as evidence that global warming is a liberal myth. Let’s look at the record. A few weeks ago, a computer hacker stole documents and e-mails from a server at Britain’s Climate Research Unit at the University of East Anglia. Some of the e-mails were between scientists at the center and a...
  • Don't be fooled by Palin [Another Lefty responds to her WaPo article]

    12/12/2009 12:28:58 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies · 1,307+ views
    The London Guardian / The Washington Post ^ | December 11, 2009 | Alan Leshner, CEO, American Ass. for the Advancement of Science
    Don't be fooled about climate science. In April 1994 – long after scientists had clearly demonstrated the addictive quality and devastating health impacts of cigarette smoking – seven chief executives of major tobacco companies denied the evidence, swearing in a US congressional hearing that nicotine was not addictive. Now, the American public is again being subjected to those kinds of denials, this time about global climate change. While former Alaska governor Sarah Palin wrote in her recent opinion essay that she did not deny the "reality of some changes in climate," she distorted the clear scientific evidence that Earth's climate...
  • Gore vs. Palin on climate change

    12/11/2009 9:31:07 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies · 885+ views
    The Mother Nature Network ^ | December 11, 2009 | E.B. Solomont
    The gloves are off in a heated battle between Sarah Palin and Al Gore, after Palin said climate change warnings are nothing more than doomsday scare tactics. Sarah Palin has landed herself in hot water again – this time raising the ire of former Vice President Al Gore in an op-ed critical of the climate change community. In a Washington Post piece titled “Copenhagen’s political science,” the former Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential candidate wrote, “While we recognize the occurrence of these natural, cyclical environmental trends, we can’t say with assurance that man’s activities cause weather changes.” Not surprisingly,...
  • Dems say climate change 'deniers' like ‘teabaggers,’ swiftboaters, etc...

    12/11/2009 8:52:30 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies · 2,041+ views
    The Hill ^ | December 10, 2009 | Jim Snyder
    House Democrats said Thursday that denying humans were causing climate change is like denying smoking causes lung cancer. Reps. Edward Markey (Mass.), Jay Inslee (Wash.) and Earl Blumenauer (Ore.) also compared climate change "deniers" to “teabaggers” who spread the false rumor about death panels and swift boaters who attacked Sen. John Kerry’s (D-Mass.) war record during the 2004 presidential race. The three members of the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming called a news conference on Thursday in response to the controversy over the hacked emails from the Climate Research Unit at the University of East Anglia,...
  • Sarah Palin: The climate crowd, exposed

    12/10/2009 8:46:11 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies · 1,624+ views
    The Minneapolis Star-Tribune ^ | December 10, 2009 | Governor Sarah Palin
    An e-mail scandal demonstrates that matters are uncertain. The issue is, however, politicized. No president should make deals in an environment like that. With the publication of damaging e-mails from a climate research center in Britain, the radical environmental movement appears to face a tipping point. The revelation of appalling actions by so-called climate-change experts allows the American public to finally understand the concerns so many of us have articulated on this issue. "Climategate," exposes a highly politicized scientific circle -- the same circle whose work underlies efforts at the Copenhagen climate-change conference. The agenda-driven policies being pushed in Copenhagen...
  • [Governor] Sarah Palin, Dem greens' grinch

    12/10/2009 4:07:48 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies · 1,535+ views
    The Politico ^ | December 10, 2009 | Glenn Thrush
    If every great cause requires an even greater villain, Democratic greens have found one in Sarah Palin. House Democrats spent Thursday targeting former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin for using e-mails, many from the 1990s, from English climate scientists to bolster her claim that global warming is “bogus” and ridiculing her op-ed in The Washington Post calling for President Barack Obama to boycott the Copenhagen climate talks. Palin and other critics of Copenhagen have seized on a passel of stolen messages reportedly showing that scientists from East Anglia University may have fudged climate change findings. Progressives, in damage control mode, have...
  • Sarah Palin: Copenhagen, Cap-and-Trade Will Kill the Economy

    12/09/2009 8:31:33 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies · 1,055+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | December 9, 2009 | Keith Johnson
    In case you missed it, former Alaska governor Sarah Palin called for President Obama to “boycott Copenhagen” in an op-ed in the Washington Post today. The piece has, predictably, got the blogosphere abuzz—both for what she says and the fact that she got to say it all. First, Gov. Palin’s piece takes aim at the Copenhagen climate talks by linking them to the “Climategate” email scandal, which she says undermines the science behind the meeting in the first place. Then she goes back to familiar ground, arguing that the Obama administration’s plan to curb greenhouse-gas emissions will poleax the U.S....
  • Palin WaPo Op-Ed bashing Copenhagen global warming summit has critics steaming mad (w/poll)

    12/09/2009 4:31:51 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 95 replies · 3,772+ views
    The New York Daily News ^ | December 9, 2009 | Ethan Sacks
    Sarah Palin's Op-Ed in Wednesday's Washington Post slamming the Copenhagen climate change summiteers for using "agenda-driven" global warming science has heated up critics' temperatures. Pointing to "Climate-gate," the leaked e-mails from a British climate research center last month that suggested that scientists inflated evidence to pad their case for global warming, the former Republican vice presidential nominee went rogue in her op-ed piece about how the U.S. shouldn't pay -- literally and figuratively -- for untrustworthy science. "The agenda-driven policies being pushed in Copenhagen won't change the weather, but they would change our economy for the worse," Palin wrote. Storm...