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  • SETTLED CLIMATE SCIENCE

    09/07/2017 7:17:18 AM PDT · by knarf · 7 replies
    FB meme ^ | September 7, 2017 | knarf
  • GT climate scientist Judith Curry resigns over craziness in the field of climate science

    01/07/2017 3:40:42 AM PST · by Engine82 · 40 replies
    Commons Climatologist and former chair of the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology Judith Curry has announced her resignation effective immediately on her blog, Climate, Etc. I have long found Curry to be an honest researcher and a fair-minded disputant in the ongoing debates over man-made climate change. She excelled at pointing out the uncertainties and deficiencies of climate modeling. Given the thoroughly politicized nature of climate science her efforts to clarify what is known and unknown by climate science caused her to be pilloried as "anti-science" by other researchers who are convinced that...
  • The gods must be laughing

    06/11/2016 7:07:17 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/11/16 | Tom Harris
    No matter what eco-activists say, truth does not apply to science In February, the draconian California Climate Science Truth and Accountability Act of 2016, Senate Bill 1161, was introduced by Democratic senators Ben Allen, Hannah-Beth Jackson and Mark Leno. Unbelievably, it passed both the state Senate’s environmental and judiciary committees. It was not until June 2 that the remainder of the Senate came to their senses and Sen. James Monning took the bill off the Senate floor. It can be reconsidered at a later date. Overlooked in the controversy is the fact that truth is not possible in science. Scientific...
  • Climate science explained

    05/16/2016 3:16:05 PM PDT · by Peter ODonnell · 21 replies
    exclusive to Free Republic | May 16, 2016 | Peter O'Donnell
    ** not to be republished without donation to FR and appropriate credit to author ** The author is in fact a climate scientist of a sort, although not of the modern variety or persuasion. I graduated in 1971 with a degree in geography specializing in climatology. That's what it took back then to enter the field of climate science. As it happens, I have taken a strong interest in meteorology and forecasting and have become a recognized forecaster over the many years since that education, but almost everything I learned about forecasting was among actual meteorologists at private weather companies....
  • BLOOMBERG: Ted Cruz 'says some of the stupidest things I've ever heard' ("Climate Change")

    11/27/2015 9:34:42 AM PST · by Isara · 85 replies
    Business Insider ^ | November 27, 2015 | Colin Campbell
    ...Michael Bloomberg...trashed two top-tier Republican presidential candidates in a CNN interview airing Friday.After dismissing "right-wing crazies" who reject mainstream climate science, Bloomberg was asked by CNN's Christiane Amanpour what he made of the GOP field...."There's one of them who was a surgeon, unfortunately at Johns Hopkins, who doesn't believe in science," Bloomberg said. "Somebody said that's like a business executive that doesn't believe in profits."Bloomberg then said that Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas had said some of the "stupidest" things about climate change despite his intellect. He noted that Cruz's intelligence had been praised by Alan Dershowitz, a prominent US...
  • The Calcification of Climate Science

    11/02/2015 10:43:52 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 4 replies
    National Review ^ | 11/2/2015 | Ian Tuttle
    According to Lord Christopher Monckton, Thomas R. Karl's much-feted paper refuting "the Pause," the inexplicable 19-year standstill in the earth's average global surface temperature, has a small problem: To disappear the warming hiatus as Karl and his co-authors purport to do, you have to repeal the laws of thermodynamics. (Not even the current president can do that.) Karl and his colleagues, whose work appeared in the June issue of Science, "updated" previous data sets used to assess changes in surface temperatures, which supporters maintain is merely Science being self-critical and Scientific. Others - a lot of others - say different....
  • Ted Cruz hammers overregulation, tangles with Sierra Club chief over climate science

    10/07/2015 1:56:54 PM PDT · by Isara · 17 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | October 6, 2015 | Todd J. Gillman
    WASHINGTON – Overregulation robs minority Americans of opportunity, Sen. Ted Cruz argued Tuesday at a Senate hearing that did double duty as a platform to critique the administration and to amplify his own campaign themes. “Fighting for economic opportunity is why I ran for office,” Cruz said after the hearing, citing his “opportunity conservative” philosophy that focuses on “easing the means of ascent up the economic ladder.” ... “They seemingly regulate everything under the sun,” Cruz said. Federal regulation has exploded in the last half-century, he said, from 20,000 pages to 175,000, “all in incredibly small print” that no individual...
  • National Geographic, Supermarket Tabloid?

    03/19/2015 11:51:02 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 29 replies
    American Spectator ^ | March 19, 2015 | Peter Hannaford
    ".....For decades the National Geographic Society has engaged in serious exploration and scientific inquiry and has earned the confidence of thousands of members/readers. That makes it worrisome that key people there seem to have become followers of the concept of Deep Ecology proclaimed by Norwegian philosopher Arne Naess in 1973. The concept holds that all life, from human to dust mites, should be safe to live and pursue happiness. Although we humans are the only species with the ability to reason, this gives no special privileges; rather, the responsibility for all the others. To do this, we must not exploit...
  • The witch hunt is on for skeptical climate scientists

    03/03/2015 7:58:05 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/03/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    The beautiful thing about science (when it’s conducted properly) is that multiple experts and laboratories in any field can match their findings against each other, peer review their work and subject competing theories to rigorous testing. That is, of course, providing you’re not doing work in climate research. In that case, if you come up with any figures which fly in the face of established Eco-Church doctrine, it’s time to stack up some kindling and burn the witch. A week ago, the Boston Globe, New York Times, and Washington Post ran stories repeating claims made by long-time Greenpeace staffer...
  • Greenhouse Gasses Simply Do Not Exist - Mathematical PROOF!!!

    11/26/2014 7:58:30 PM PST · by America_Right · 105 replies
    New and Amazing dot com Blog ^ | October 10, 2014 | Harry Dale Huffman
    Hi fellow Freepers, I have been away since the last general election, but since we cleaned up in this midterm, I have been getting back into the news and politics a little more. Anyway, I was reading a globull warming article's comments on some website, and one of the comments was from a physicist named Harry Dale Huffman. He used an equation to show that there is almost NO difference between Earth and Venus when it comes to atmospheric temperature, even though Venus has an atmosphere composed almost entirely of CO2. With indisputable math, he is able to show absolute...
  • Prof Fired (from think tank) For Calling Global Warming ‘Unproved Science’ Stands Firm

    06/18/2014 7:20:09 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 37 replies
    The College Fiix ^ | June 18, 2014 | Dominic Lynch, Loyola University Chicago
    “I have had students who are very strongly pro-the global warming movement in my classes, of course, because most young people have heard this already,” he said. “And when I have them actually do the study, and take apart an IPCC [International Panel on Climate Change] claim, sometimes they break into tears, and they say ‘I can’t believe this is the only class I’ve ever been in in which anyone has ever told me there is even an issue.’” American University statistician tells The Fix: Belief in climate catastrophe ‘simply not logical’ If one would have asked statistician Caleb Rossiter...
  • Climate Alarm - Climate science moves in one direction, the AAAS moves in the other.

    03/28/2014 9:28:42 AM PDT · by neverdem · 4 replies
    National Review Online ^ | March 27, 2014 | Paul C. Knappenberger
    In its new report on the risks from human-caused climate change, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) sets climate science back rather than “advancing” it. The report, counterfactually titled “What We Know,” is more an account of what the scientific community thought it knew about a decade ago than an up-to-date telling of current understanding. Not surprisingly, the group ignores the fact that climate science is moving in a direction that increasingly suggests that the risk of extreme climate change is lower than has been previously assessed. Instead, the AAAS continues to play up the chance of...
  • Report: Farmers’ Almanac more accurate than government climate scientists

    02/20/2014 5:49:13 PM PST · by GraceG · 21 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 2/20/2014 | Michael Bastasch
    This exceptionally cold and snowy winter has shown that government climate scientists were dead wrong when it came to predicting just how cold this winter would be, while the 197-year old Farmers’ Almanac predicted this winter would be “bitterly cold”. Bloomberg Businessweek reports that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center (CPC) predicted temperatures would be “above normal from November through January across much of the lower 48 states.” This, however, was dead wrong. As Bloomberg notes, the CPC underestimated the “mammoth December cold wave, which brought snow to Dallas and chilled partiers in Times Square on New...
  • Everything Is Because Of ‘Climate Change’, Except What Isn’t

    01/08/2014 8:10:42 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 9 replies
    RedState ^ | January 7, 2014 | Caleb Howe
    Today is Tuesday, January 7th, ever hereafter to be known as the coldest thing that ever happened to cable news and proof everlasting of the truth of global warming, because weather is absolutely the same things as climate. This is as opposed to yesterday, Monday January 6th, when relating the news of the cold weather to the theory of global warming was a thought crime worthy of the highest order. A friend in the business of science emails about the religion of science subscribed to by the “climate change” town criers: _______________________________________________________ Their approach to science is so unsound it...
  • Climate Science vs Politics: The Road Ahead

    12/28/2012 1:29:54 AM PST · by neverdem · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | December 27, 2012 | S. Fred Singer
    There is good news and bad news about climate. The good news is that science evidence has made it quite clear that the human contribution to a possible global warming is minor; in fact it cannot even be... --snip-- Important news: The Chinese Academy of Sciences has translated these NIPCC reports for publication in 2013 -- the first national academy to do so. The other good news is that the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, which has been slowly dying since the UN conference in Copenhagen in Dec. 2009, is finally going to be officially buried this month, in December 2012. --snip--...
  • Rich Lowry: Get Lost - My response to Michael Mann

    08/22/2012 1:34:32 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 34 replies
    National Review Online ^ | August 22, 2012 | Rich Lowry, Editor National Review
    So, as you might have heard, Michael Mann of Climategate infamy is threatening to sue us. Mann is upset — very, very upset — with this Mark Steyn Corner post, which had the temerity to call Mann’s hockey stick “fraudulent.” The Steyn post was mild compared with other things that have been said about the notorious hockey stick, and, in fact, it fell considerably short of an item about Mann published elsewhere that Steyn quoted in his post. So why threaten to sue us? I rather suspect it is because the Steyn post was savagely witty and stung poor Michael....
  • Climate Science – What You Are Not Being Told – With Videos – With UPDATE

    05/28/2012 10:15:57 PM PDT · by TonyfromOz · 13 replies
    PA Pundits International ^ | 29 May 2012 | TonyfromOz
    With so much information about Climate Science, are we really get the full information, or just parts of it that leave out other aspects of what we are told is the 'Great Debate' of our time. Either way, we are only getting one side of that debate. Here, Doctor David Evans explains with three videos some of the information we are not being told, from the other side of the debate. Joanne Nova, who runs the popular Australian Science site JoNova also adds a video explaining the other side of Climate.
  • The Meltdown of Climate Science

    11/30/2011 6:44:37 PM PST · by Sick of Lefties · 6 replies
    Noman Says ^ | 11/29/11 | Noman
    It has been a tough anniversary for climate alarmists. 5,000 emails circulated among the world's leading climate scientists were released on the second anniversary of the original leaks that derailed the UN redistribution train headed into 2009's Copenhagen summit. Noman would be uncomfortable with the leaking were not the confederates of climate fraud so monopolistically entrenched in academe, popular media, business and government. They don't fight fairly, so it's hardly upsetting when someone pounds them with brass knuckles. Neither do they learn from experience. The original revelations just stunned them; they didn't deter them. They've stuck to the same story,...
  • White House Involved in Warmist Smear Campaign

    11/18/2011 5:14:49 PM PST · by neverdem · 10 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 18, 2011 | Russell Cook
    Remember when Governor Rick Perry burst into the presidential race? Arguably one of the things that made him quickly rise to the top was the answer he gave to a question about global warming at an August 17th event: "I think we're seeing almost weekly or even daily scientists who are coming forward and questioning the original idea that man-made global warming is what is causing the climate to change." Just a day later, the Washington Post described what Perry's campaign sent them as proof to back his statement: ... a link to something called the [Oregon] Petition Project, which...
  • Al Gore's Five Loaves and Two Fishes[pulls Chicago Carbon Trading investments before collapse]

    09/22/2011 9:59:56 AM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 9 replies
    Telegraph.co.uk ^ | September 21st, 2011 | James Delingpole
    Not content with having invented the internet, the great Climate Science communicator Al Gore appears to have developed still more miraculous skills of late: the ability to turn 17,000 into 8.6 million – just like that. The figures refer to the number of "views" for Gore's special "24 Hours Of ManBearPig" which this column helped celebrate the other day. Gore claims that as many as 8.6 million flocked to his thrilling festival of climate fear; but a nasty cruel man called Charles the Moderator at Watts Up With That? has "done the math" and reckons the figure is probably more...