Climate Politics

Margaret Thatcher: global warming provides a marvelous excuse

by Marita Noon In honor of Margaret Thatcher’s memory, favorite quotes from the Iron Lady have popped up everywhere. This one came across my Facebook newsfeed: “Global warming ‘provides a marvelous excuse for worldwide, supra-national socialism.’” The hundreds of comments the quote received covered a variety of sentiments from hostility to adoration. A couple accused …

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German Scientists change on Global Warming

by Klaus-Eckart Puls and Sebastian Lüning (translated, edited by P Gosselin, No Tricks Zone) Currently this 2012/13 winter in Germany and over large parts of Europe we’ve been finding lots of cold, snow and ice –  the fifth winter of this type in a row. Who can still recall the prognoses and claims of some alarmists …

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115 Scientists: There is no basis for Climate Alarm

We, the undersigned scientists, maintain that the case for alarm regarding climate change is grossly overstated. Surface temperature changes over the past century have been episodic and modest and there has been no net global warming for over a decade now. After controlling for population growth and property values, there has been no increase in damages from severe …

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Schneider, Ehrlich plot Climate Tactics in these Leaked Emails

Lest you think the climate alarmist leaders focus on true science, here is a leaked 2010 email thread where the late Steven Schneider, Paul Ehrlich and others reveal what they think of those who do not follow their global warming religion. – Ed ————————————————————————– —– Forwarded Message —– From: “Stephen H Schneider” <shs@STANFORD.EDU> To: SECTION63@LSW.NAS.EDU …

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Facts aren’t necessary – Environmentalism is about Belief

by Michael Trigoboff, Ph.D., Computer Science Dep’t, Portland Community College Philosophers Michael R. Nelson and Kathleen Dean Moore seem to think that everyone who disagrees with them on scientific issues related to global warming is evil. I am more of a scientist then either of them and I disagree with them, but not because I’m evil. I’m skeptical …

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Open Letter to UN Secretary-General: No reason to restrict CO2, Climate models are wrong

Published by Financial Post (and also here since I am a signer – Ed) Policy actions that aim to reduce CO2 emissions are unlikely to influence future climate. Policies need to focus on preparation for, and adaptation to, all dangerous climatic events, however caused. Open Letter to the Secretary-General of the United Nations H.E. Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary-General, …

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Open Letter to US Senate opposing AAAS Letter

Open Letter to the United States Senate You have recently received a letter from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), purporting to convey a “consensus” of the scientific community that immediate and drastic action is needed to avert a climatic catastrophe. We do not seek to make the scientific arguments here (we …

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Open Letter to American Physical Society

Regarding the National Policy Statement on Climate Change of the APS Council: As physicists who are familiar with the science issues, and as current and past members of the American Physical Society, we the undersigned urge the Council to revise its current statement* on climate change as follows, so as to more accurately represent the …

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Major Constitutional Limits on Climate Change Policy

by Harrison H. Schmitt, Apollo 17 Moonwalker, AmericasUncommonSense.com The Constitution of the United States of America sets clear limits on the powers of the Federal Government and permits exercise of those powers only in specifically enumerated activities that relate to providing for the “common defence“, promoting the “general Welfare“, and securing “the Blessings of Liberty” …

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Regulate Dihydrogen Monoxide to save the Planet!

Dihydrogen monoxide or DHMO is also called “hydroxyl acid.” Hey, did anyone notice this was posted on April 1? – Ed Clearly the EPA must regulate DHMO because it: is the major component of acid rain. contributes to the “greenhouse effect”. contains high levels of hydrogen.

Berry: Open Letter to the City of Spokane

by Edwin X Berry, PhD I first published this letter on October 27, 2010. It has been republished by many websites and it continues to be relevant, especially in the current American elections. We are partying on the train to Auschwitz Spokane signed on to the United Nations ICLEI (International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives) …

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American Physical Society Responds

Open Letter #3 from APS President, Wall Street Journal [This letter also responds to Open Letter #1] The Jan. 27 op-ed “No Need to Panic About Global Warming” is inaccurate in its characterization of the Climate Change Statement of the American Physical Society (APS), the nation’s leading organization of physicists with more than 50,000 members.

The Progressive’s Foundation of Lies

by F. Swemson For all practical purposes, the Democratic Party no longer exists. Its leadership has been taken over by the Progressives. That the Progressives themselves are in fact thinly disguised Marxists / Socialists & Communists is only now beginning to be recognized by any significant portion of the American public. Unfortunately for all of …

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No need to panic about Global Warming

Open Letter #1 from Scientists, Wall Street Journal [Several signors to this letter contributed to the exhibits used by Climate Physics LLC in its successful Intervention of the Climate Petition by Our Children’s Trust, which would have forced the climate fraud upon Montana’s citizens and economy. – Ed] ________________________________________ A candidate for public office in …

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Cargo Cult Science

by Richard Feynman Introduction The speech is reproduced in the book Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! and on many web sites. He based the phrase on a concept in anthropology, the cargo cult, which describes how some pre-scientific cultures interpreted technologically advanced visitors as religious or supernatural figures who brought boons of cargo.