Climate Politics

What Scientists Really Say About Global Warming

Here’s what scientists say: 2007: 101 key scientists contradict the IPCC Report. 2008: 650 scientists, over 12 times the 52 signers, dissent at the UN meeting. 2008: Japan Geoscience Union symposium survey showed 90% of participants do not believe the IPCC report. 2009: 700 key scientists sign the Senate report (Inhofe) debunking man-made global warming…

How they are turning off the lights in America
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How they are turning off the lights in America

by Dr. Ed Berry (posted September 2009) On October 31, 2009, the Columbia Falls Aluminum Company, once the largest aluminum plant in the world, will shut down because it cannot purchase enough electrical power. Based in Flathead County, Montana, the shutdown will cost American some industry and some jobs. How did this happen in America? America…

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Segalstad: Correct Timing is Everything – Also for CO2 in the Air

by Tom V. Segalstad, CO2Science In a paper recently published in the international peer-reviewed journal Energy & Fuels, Dr. Robert H. Essenhigh (2009), Professor of Energy Conversion at The Ohio State University, addresses the residence time (RT) of anthropogenic CO2 in the air. He finds that the RT for bulk atmospheric CO2, the molecule 12CO2,…

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Open Letter to the Chancellor of Germany by 130 Scientists

Here are the key points in the German letter: Information known before the IPCC was founded shows that human CO2 emissions have no measurable effect on global warming. The atmosphere has not warmed in the last 10 years and has cooled significantly since 2003. The expensive IPCC climate models predicted steady warming but the opposite…

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Klaus: The problem is the majority of rational people do not pay attention

by Vaclav Klaus Climate Forum, Kongresshotel Seepark, Thun, Switzerland, October 9, 2008: Current priorities do not fall from the sky. They reflect our way of looking at things, “die Weltanschauung”, which characterizes our era. Its formation started decades ago. I see it in the culture, philosophy and ideology of the 1960s and 1970s which in…

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Klaus: Global Warming is not about the environment, it’s about our freedom

by Vaclav Klaus Hilton Hotel, Portland, Oregon, September 30, 2008: During my visits in the US in the last 19 years, I made speeches on a wide range of topics. There was, however, always a connection between them. They were all about freedom and about threats endangering it. Global warming is about freedom. It’s not…

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Klaus: What is Endangered? Climate or Freedom?

by Vaclav Klaus My answer to this question is very clear and straightforward: “Endangered is freedom. Climate is OK.” After spending several years studying this issue I came to the conclusion we were deceived. The Great Global Warming Debate is not about temperature or CO2 levels. It is not a scientific dispute inside climatology. The…

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Klaus: Global WARNing

Dr. Vaclav Klaus warns: Environmentalism as a metaphysical ideology and as a worldview has absolutely nothing to do with natural sciences or the climate itself. Unfortunately, it has nothing to do with social sciences either. Environmentalism, not preservation of nature (and of environment), is a leftist ideology. Environmentalism is a vehicle for bringing socialist government…

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Lindzen: Climate Science: Is it currently designed to answer questions?

by Prof. Richard S. Lindzen, Program in Atmospheres, Oceans and Climate. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Abstract For a variety of inter-related cultural, organizational, and political reasons, progress in climate science and the actual solution of scientific problems in this field have moved at a much slower rate than would normally be possible. Not all these…

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Ball: The Unholy Alliance that manufactured Global Warming

By Dr. Tim Ball In previous parts of this series (Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6) I’ve shown how a political agenda took over climate science primarily through the UN and specifically the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).  The agenda was…