Tag: Climate Change
What’s Wrong With This Global Warming Story?
Today’s test is to read the following news report, and identify its logical fallacy: “Loss of Species After Ice Age Seen as Warning,” by David Perlman, San Francisco Chronicle Science Editor, May 24, 2010 You have 30 minutes. ... OK, time’s up. A) The article cited above says: Fossils of small mammals excavated around...
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“There has been no warming since 1995”
As reported in the London Daily Mail, Phil Jones, the scientist at the center of the Climategate scandal in which leaked email documents reveal that IPCC scientists were manipulating data, has now made a series of major admissions, including the following: * Data for the IPCC’s vital “hockey stick graph” used by climate alarmists...
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Is This How Carbon Credits Work?
Leon County, Florida, where I live, is selling carbon credits for methane gas it is burning from the county landfill, going part-way into turning our garbage into cash. Here’s the story (facts come from the local paper, the Tallahassee Democrat, October 19, page 3A). Because of complaints of nearby residents of odors coming from...
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“Green” Hoax-Mongers Dupe Major Media (Again)
Charlatans posing as representatives of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued a press release, sent out emails, and held a press conference at the Washington, D.C. National Press Club today, announcing the Chamber’s new “Free Enterprise Climate Policy” pushing for “strong climate legislation.” One mystery is how Reuters and other news agencies could have...
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Al Gore is Right
Al Gore spoke in favor of the Waxman-Markey climate bill recently passed by the House, saying it will help bring about “global governance.” He’s right about that. Regardless of how you evaluate the threat of global warming, the threat of global governance is good reason to be skeptical of climate change agreements. I won’t go into...
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The Climate-Industrial Complex
In an article in the May 22nd issue of The Wall Street Journal, Bjørn Lomborg (former Director, Environmental Assessment Institute, Copenhagen) correctly discusses the climate-industrial complex, in which many top firms in the U.S. and elsewhere stand to greatly benefit financially from the gigantic wealth-transfer and cartelization schemes being pushed by Al Gore and...
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Vaclav Klaus Blasts Al Gore’s Climate Alarmism
Czech Republic President Václav Klaus (formerly Professor of Finance at the University of Economics, Prague), who is also the new President of the European Union, has recently blasted former Vice President Al Gore for unsubstantiated climate fear-mongering. As reported by AFP, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Klaus stated that: “I’m very...
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More “Complicated” Data on Global Warming
Journalists last week were eager to amplify a new study in Nature to report conclusively that the anomaly of Antarctica’s not warming has now been disproven. See “All Antarctica Seems to be Warming, Report Says,” by San Francisco Chronicle Science Editor David Perlman, and “Study: Antarctica Joins Rest of Globe in Warming,” by Seth...
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Free Marketeer Vaclav Klaus to Become President of European Union
Just when it looked like statism was in an unchallenged political trajectory in the U.S. and Europe, the classical liberal President of the Czech Republic, Dr. Václav Klaus, stands to become the next President of the European Union, the world’s biggest trading bloc. Needless to say, those who F. A. Hayek dubbed “the socialists...
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The Problem With Global Non-Warming
Here’s a story about how global warming is being offset by natural causes, and why it’s a problem. “Natural climate changes may offset human-caused global warming over the next decade, keeping ocean temperatures the same or even temporarily cooling them slightly, German researchers said on Wednesday. However, this short-term situation might create a problem...
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