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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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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.

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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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The Global Warming Hoax: How Soon We Forget

by F. Swemson,  also on American Thinker Nobody has ever offered a more succinct indictment of the global warming hoax than H. L. Mencken, who said: “The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins,…

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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.

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Opposing Alarmist and Scientists Letters to US Congress, Jan 2011

18 Climate Alarmists versus 82 Climate Scientists ____________________________________________________ 1. Open Letter by 18 Climate Alarmists (pdf) January 28, 2011 To the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate: The Importance of Science in Addressing Climate Change As you begin your deliberations in the new 112th Congress, we urge you to take a fresh…

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Singer: The Cancun Climate Capers

by S. Fred Singer, American Thinker Today, Nov. 29, marks the beginning of the Cancun COP (Conference of the Parties [to the Kyoto Protocol]). This is the 16th meeting of the nearly two hundred national delegations, which have been convening annually since the Kyoto Protocol was negotiated in 1997 at COP-3.

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How core values influence belief in global warming

by Dr. Ed Berry, Daily Inter Lake, Montana, Sunday, August 15, 2010 (Page C7) Morrie Shechtman gave a talk in Kalispell on August 6 illustrating how core values differ between liberals and conservatives. The one value that stood out to me was that liberals tend to consider themselves as “fragile” while conservatives tend to consider themselves…

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Open Letter Supporting Nuclear Power in America

John A. Shanahan, Corresponding Author [PDF]660 Detroit St.; Denver, Colorado 80206Tel. 303 399 0393; E-mail: acorncreek2006@gmail.com February 1, 2010 Dr. John P. HoldrenDirector, Office of Science & Technology Policy, Executive Office of the PresidentWashington, D.C. (by e-mail, fax, regular mail) cc. Dr. Steven Chu, Secretary Department of Energy, (by e-mail, fax, regular mail)24 member Committee—National…

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The Wisdom of 1946: The Bear that Wasn’t

Believers in global warming who believe they prove their belief true by denigrating and black-listing opposing scientists would do well to hear this story. In 1946, Frank Tashlin’s book and MGM record of “The Bear that wasn’t” began teaching a whole generation of kids about logic in a 10-minute story, enjoyed by all ages. We…

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Don’t “Do Something” about Climate Change

by Harrison H. Schmitt Americans should think long and hard about their children’s future before giving up liberties and incomes to politicians in Washington and at the United Nations in the name of “doing something” about climate change. Given how little we actually know about climate, as well as great uncertainties in what we do…