The Realists Take on Climate Change
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Saturday, September 20th 2008, 4:52 AM EDT
From Bloomberg - USA
Arctic Permafrost May Not Hasten Global Warming, Study Says
by By Jeremy van Loon
Sept. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Arctic permafrost, the frozen soil that contains carbon deposits beneath polar ice, has withstood periodic temperature swings, indicating it may not contribute to current global warming, Canadian scientists said.
Saturday, September 20th 2008, 3:48 AM EDT
"Hockey Stick" Mann will speaking in Connecticut on Sept. 21, this Sunday.
I'll be attending the Mann presentation and have plans on what to say ---- if I'm permitted to speak. If you have any advice I would be glad to consider it.
P.S. If anyone is interested in attending --- and can get a reservation (probably will be quite crowded) --- perhaps we can coordinate plans (my contact info is below).
Saturday, September 20th 2008, 3:41 AM EDT
UAF professor emeritus continues to question sources of global warming
by Chris Freiberg
FAIRBANKS — A University of Alaska Fairbanks professor emeritus known for his belief that carbon dioxide is not the sole cause of climate change presented his latest research Thursday.
More than 40 researchers and students gathered into a room at the International Arctic Research Center, now named after Syun-Ichi Akasofu, for the hour-long presentation.
Saturday, September 20th 2008, 3:28 AM EDT
NASA To Discuss Conditions On And Surrounding The Sun
MEDIA ADVISORY : M08-176 NASA To Discuss Conditions On And Surrounding The Sun WASHINGTON -- NASA will hold a media teleconference Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 12:30 p.m. EDT, to discuss data from the joint NASA and European Space Agency Ulysses mission that reveals the sun's solar wind is at a 50-year low. The sun's current state could result in changing conditions in the solar system.
Updated below from K7RA
Friday, September 19th 2008, 7:02 AM EDT
From Grist Magazine - Seattle,WA,USA
'I don't believe in the CO2 theory'
Posted by Kate Sheppard
GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz was on the "Colbert Report" last night to talk about the new Chevy Volt, but a lot of the conversation ended up being about whether or not Lutz believes in anthropogenic climate change.
Friday, September 19th 2008, 6:22 AM EDT
This is a MUST read article concerning the BBC VIDEO Earth: Climate Wars
Biased Broadcasting Climate
Dr. Iain Stewart’s new BBC2 series Earth: The Climate Wars promised to be a ‘definitive guide’ to the climate debate. Instead, this week’s episode ‘Fightback’, which focused on the sceptics was as shallow and as hollow as any old commentary. The film’s blurb on BBC iPlayer, advertises it thus:
Thursday, September 18th 2008, 5:36 PM EDT
From Ozarks First - Springfield,MO,USA
Founder of Weather Channel Speaks Out on Global Warming
(Springfield, MO) -- The founder of the Weather Channel makes a stop in Springfield on Wednesday.
John Coleman stopped by Missouri State University to reiterate his stance that while the climate patterns may change, it isn't anything under our control.
Thursday, September 18th 2008, 5:28 PM EDT
From Business Media Institute - Alexandria,VA,USA
Networks Wrong On Global Warming Again; Arctic Ice Still There
by Dan Gainor
So much for the media hype about Arctic ice disappearing this summer.
Less than three months ago, NBC’s Anne Thompson was warning ominously of ice loss. “But this summer, some scientists say that ice could retreat so dramatically that open water covers the North Pole, so much so that you could sail across it.”
Thursday, September 18th 2008, 11:16 AM EDT
From Tracy Press - Tracy,CA,USA
by David Kerst, Tracy
Larry Venner’s column (His Voice, Saturday, "The icy truth about global warming") is wrong and shows a lack of knowledge of the facts.
Thursday, September 18th 2008, 11:12 AM EDT
From OneNewsNow - Tupelo,MS,USA
Prophets of doom meet proponents of dialogue
DVD review by Randall Murphree - Guest Columnist
If you hear that a thousand scientists agree that global warming is due to mankind, chances are that only ten of that thousand actually know enough about the problem to cast any judgment on the issue at all," says Dr. Roy Spencer.