The Realists Take on Climate Change
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Wednesday, November 26th 2008, 5:02 PM EST
The Past Half-Century of Sea Level Rise
By Craig Idso, CO2 Science
In his testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, NASA’s James Hansen stated “there is increasing realization that sea level rise this century may be measured in meters if we follow business-as-usual fossil fuel emissions.”
Wednesday, November 26th 2008, 3:08 PM EST
The polar bears paper is now out (with commentary and a reply) in Interfaces. It is in full text at jscottarmstrong.com under Publications.
"Polar Bear Population Forecasts: A Public-Policy Forecasting Audit"
by J. Scott Armstrong, Kesten C. Green, Randall J. Jones, Malcolm Wright,[2008)
Feel free to pass it along. I hope it will draw some press coverage.
J. Scott Armstrong
Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School
Wednesday, November 26th 2008, 3:00 PM EST
Beware the church of climate alarm
by Miranda Devine
One of Australia's leading enviro-sceptics, the geologist and University of Adelaide professor Ian Plimer, 62, says he has noticed audiences becoming more receptive to his message that climate change has always occurred and there is nothing we can do to stop it...
Wednesday, November 26th 2008, 3:00 AM EST
From RushLimbaugh.com (subscription) - Sherman Oaks,CA,USA
Transcript from radio Show....
Windmills and Lousy Cars to "Fix" Global Warming as We All Freeze
As you know, I think the whole global warming thing is a hoax; it's a myth; it's just part of the master plan that we see being unveiled today. It is a reason to tax; it is a reason to limit people's freedom; it is a reason to put government in charge of fixing a crisis, a crisis that will destroy the planet, destroy animals. We've been through this time and time again. There's no evidence that manmade global warming exists and it can be proven.
Wednesday, November 26th 2008, 2:53 AM EST
From Paradise Post - Paradise,CA,USA
Science disproves global warming
by Dick Little
We have not heard much about global warming lately. Politicians and social engineers are no longer urging us to prepare for the worst. Self-proclaimed climate scientist, Al Gore has been silent. What's happening here?
Wednesday, November 26th 2008, 2:48 AM EST
From The Reflector online - MS,USA
Experts lie to show global warming
by Hannah Kaase
One of several hot topics in the last few years is global warming. Are temperatures rising? Who's causing it? What's causing it? Is it even real? There is a lot of speculation about global warming and I can't say I agree with one side or the other. Sometimes it seems logical, and other times it seems absolutely ridiculous...
Wednesday, November 26th 2008, 2:34 AM EST
From The American Thinker
Obama on the 'urgency' of combating 'global warming'
by The Viscount Monckton of Brenchley
Obama's World View on Energy and Climate
In a video
shown at a costly, two-day "global warming" jamboree at the Beverly Hills Hotel, hosted by Governor Schwarzenegger of California in November 2008, Barack Obama said:
Wednesday, November 26th 2008, 2:28 AM EST
Has nobody heard of the White Cliffs of Dover? They are made of chalk.
Most chalks – including the famous White Cliffs - formed during the Cretaceous period, between 100 and 60 million years ago. Chalks from this period can be found around the world, and they consist of the microscopic skeletons of oceanic plankton.
Wednesday, November 26th 2008, 2:25 AM EST
The long knives are out for Politico.
Joe Romm: New media same as the old media. Politico pimps global cooling for Hill deniers
Dave Roberts of Grist: Politico's journalist malpractice 'Reporter' Erika Lovley pens two of the dumbest stories of the decade on climate science
Tuesday, November 25th 2008, 1:27 PM EST
Richard Courtney's critique to the letter from James Hansen to President Elect Obama
Dear Kirt (ClimateSceptics@Yahoogroups.com)
You requested that I provide a critique of the letter from James Hansen to President Elect Obama. I offer the pdf download
as my response to your request.