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Climate Change Alarmism is a Religious Belief

Right-wing radicals love conspiracies. They believe the federal government is poisoning them with Chemtrails and Smart Dust. They believe Montana’s CSKT Water Compact is an Agenda 21 government conspiracy to put them into crowded housing units in California. They forget that the California liberals can’t stand them and would rather have them stay in Montana. Right-wing radicals are…

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Quotes from Leo Tolstoy

“I know that most men, including those at ease with problems of the greatest complexity, can seldom accept even the simplest and most obvious truth if it be such as would oblige them to admit the falsity of conclusions which they have delighted in explaining to colleagues, which they have proudly taught to others, and…

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Simple Proof “Climate Change” is a Hoax

by Howard C. Hayden, Professor Emeritus of Physics, UConn, October 27, 2009 The Honorable Lisa P. Jackson, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, DC 20460 Dear Administrator Jackson: I write in regard to the Proposed Endangerment and Cause or Contribute Findings for Greenhouse Gases Under Section 202(a) of the Clean Air Act, Proposed Rule,…

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Emails that Crucified Climatism

“…I can’t see either of these papers being in the next IPCC report. Kevin [Trenberth] and I will keep them out somehow, even if we have to redefine what the peer-review literature is!” —Phil Jones, Director of the Climatic Research Unit, July 8, 2004 by Steve Goreham, Master Resource Climatism, the belief that man-made greenhouse gases are…

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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…