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A Little Perspective

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  • 1/17/17 at 7:33 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The angst-ridden, consensed climate science community is focused on an increase in global average near-surface temperature of approximately 0.7oC (1.3oF) per century, or a total increase of approximately 0.9oC (1.6oF) since 1880, ...

A Look Back: The Coming Ice Age

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  • 12/5/16 at 8:52 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The Coming Ice Age - Harper's Magazine - Sept. 1958

A friend brought this to my attention today. It is almost 60 years old. (Note the name of the authoress of the article.)

Very interesting. I had not seen it previously. I don&...

A Stake Through the Heart – Trump’s View of Existing Climate Change Activities

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  • 6/20/17 at 6:25 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The Trump Administration has raised a number of questions regarding the US and global efforts to limit climate change. Each of these questions must be addressed calmly, carefully, and comprehensively. The Administration must be extremely ...

Additional Perspective - Temperature Anomaly Record

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  • 3/28/17 at 7:31 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

It is generally acknowledged that human influence on global climate was minimal prior to approximately 1950. Therefore, virtually all climate change prior to 1950 is considered to have been the result of natural climate variation or a ...

America First – Trump’s Climate Change Budget

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  • 5/2/17 at 6:29 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The Trump Administration has released “America First, A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again”. The blueprint is long on direction and short on details. The implications of this document for climate change are significant...

An Engineer’s Observations

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  • 11/22/16 at 8:21 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Several aspects of government-funded climate science appear both curious and disturbing. The current level of government funding of climate science is certainly adequate to support rigorous scientific investigation, data gathering and ...

Anomalous Anomalies

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  • 10/25/16 at 9:41 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

NASA GISS and NCEI have released their June Climate anomalies; and, they are anomalous. GISS and NCEI both have access to all of the same near-surface temperature data; and, both use the same sea surface temperature anomaly product, ...

Another One Bites the Dust – Judith Curry Resigns

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  • 2/14/17 at 7:19 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Dr. Judith Curry has resigned her position at Georgia Tech, in frustration over “the politics and propaganda that beset climate science”. Dr. Curry explained,

“the deeper reasons have to do with my growing ...

Bootleggers, Baptists, and The Jones Act

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Suppose that a freak Atlantic storm pummels the city of Boston, leaving it flooded for days and cut off from services by land and air—trucks cannot reach it and planes cannot land. But a Canadian transport ship happens to be passing ...

California’s Drought

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  • 4/18/17 at 7:10 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The past several years featured a never-ending stream of stories about California’s never-ending drought and its supposed roots in climate change. The past few weeks have featured a stream of stories about California’s ...

Chinese Climate Leadership

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  • 8/15/17 at 6:52 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Numerous recent articles have asked questions in this general form: “Will America Let China Lead the World?” These articles suggest that the US had the leadership role on climate change and that US withdrawal from the Paris ...

Clean Power Plan Redux

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  • 11/14/17 at 6:04 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has signed an order rescinding the Clean Power Plan. This action will trigger an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding potential future emissions reductions and reduction strategies. This action ...

Climate and the First Amendment

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  • 2/20/18 at 6:15 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the ...

Climate Change 2017 Year in Review

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  • 12/19/17 at 6:21 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The year 2017 was a good year regarding climate change in the US, at least from the perspective of this skeptic. The US inaugurated a President with a healthy skepticism regarding CAGW (catastrophic anthropogenic global warming) and climate...

Climate Change Commune-ification

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  • 1/23/18 at 7:09 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The ultimate goal of those promoting the catastrophic anthropogenic global warming meme is the establishment of a global vegan commune of approximately 1 billion souls, run by some subset of the tinpot despots represented in the United ...

Climate Change Debate

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  • 11/7/17 at 8:00 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Professor Michael E. Mann, Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science at Penn State University, creator of the (in)famous hockey stick and self-appointed spokesperson of the consensed climate science community, apparently has no ...

Climate Change Dissension

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  • 4/17/18 at 8:59 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The consensed climate science community and the globalist political community have been partners in a mutual adoration society for several decades. This relationship culminated in the signing of the Paris Accords, which committed the ...

Climate Change Goes to Court

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  • 2/6/18 at 6:35 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Several lawsuits filed by California cities and counties and a similar lawsuit filed by New York City against major oil companies seek billions for current and potential future damages resulting from climate change caused by CO2 emissions ...

Climate Change Humpty Dumptyism

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  • 3/13/18 at 6:53 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

“When I use a word, it means just what I choose it to mean—neither more nor less.”, Humpty Dumpty

Humpty Dumptyism: The practice of insisting that a word means whatever one wishes it to.

Fact: Something that has actual ...

Climate Change May Spell More Traffic Fatalities

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Here is an example of how far afield the climate discussion has gone.

Here are two economists spending money on a study about traffic accidents and climate change.

Climate Change May Spell More Traffic Fatalities

Climate Change Myth - The Crusade to Restore Camelot

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  • 2/13/18 at 6:15 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The title of this commentary is the subtitle of the paper “Climate and Climate Change” on this site. The lyrics of the song “Camelot”, from the Broadway show of the same name, composed by Alan Jay Lerner and ...

Climate Change Perversion

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  • 12/12/17 at 6:32 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

“Climate Change Skepticism is “Perverse”, Pope Francis

Perverse: turned away from what is right or good: corrupt (Merriam-Webster)

There is ample historical evidence for climate change. Therefore, while false skepticism ...

Climate Experiment

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  • 12/20/16 at 6:14 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Many people will be traveling over the coming Christmas and New Years holidays. Most probably have all the equipment required to conduct a rudimentary climate experiment – a vehicle with a digital thermometer which measures outside ...

Climate Linguistics

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  • 8/1/17 at 8:08 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Linguistics: “the study of human speech including the units, nature, structure, and modification of language”

Climate discussions have had some interesting impacts on linguistics, though it would be inaccurate to refer to those...

Climate Research Priorities

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  • 7/25/17 at 7:01 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Tracking changes in Earth’s climate is important. Climate change measurement is a unique challenge, because the experiment is ongoing, as it has for billions of years. Also, the experiment cannot be rerun if there is a measurement ...

Climate Science Peer Review Is A Zombie

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  • 1/16/18 at 6:15 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Climate science peer review is the “walking dead”, kept walking by those who “killed” it in the first place. It was “killed” by those it was intended to serve, by their willingness to provide “pal&...

Climate Science “The time has come, …”

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  • 3/21/17 at 7:50 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

"The time has come," the Walrus said,
"To talk of many things:
Of shoes--and ships--and sealing-wax--
Of cabbages--and kings--
And why the sea is boiling hot--
And whether pigs have wings."

The Walrus and The ...

Common Precaution

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  • 1/3/17 at 8:11 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Many climate activists claim that the Precautionary Principle requires that humanity cease using fossil fuels to avoid the potential of catastrophic anthropogenic climate change. That is a relatively absolutist interpretation of the ...

COP 21 Agreement

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  • 7/5/16 at 10:54 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The Obama Administration insisted that the Agreement reached at the conclusion of COP 21 in Paris, France not be legally binding on the parties because of the near-absolute certainty that the US Senate would not ratify the Agreement as a ...

Cost / Benefit Analysis in the Regulatory Process

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  • 9/5/17 at 6:15 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The US federal government has taken numerous actions to require cost / benefit analyses, or cost effectiveness analyses, regarding federal rulemaking activities. The intent of these actions is to assure that the rulemaking activities ...

Defending Climate Orthodoxy

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  • 1/9/18 at 6:42 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

scientific method: principles and procedures for the systematic pursuit of knowledge involving the recognition and formulation of a problem, the collection of data through observation and experiment, and the formulation and testing of ...

Democrat's Platform Up Close - 2016

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  • 8/23/16 at 9:42 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

“We believe America must be running entirely on clean energy by mid-century.”

The term “clean energy” is not defined in the platform, so it is not clear whether natural gas and propane are included, which leaves ...

Diminishing Impact of Increased CO2

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  • 11/21/17 at 7:26 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

“It doesn't matter how beautiful your theory is, it doesn't matter how smart you are.  If it doesn't agree with experiment, it's wrong.” --Richard P. Feynman

The impact of incremental increases in ...

Endangered Species – Reconsideration of the EPA Endangerment Finding

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  • 5/30/17 at 6:57 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

President Trump’s Presidential Executive Order on Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth instructs the EPA Administrator to “review and, if appropriate, as soon as practicable, take lawful action to suspend, revise, ...

Energy Efficiency as a Climate Change Reform Strategy: Are we just throwing money at the problem?

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(For an introduction to this E3 blog series click here)

Put to one side for a moment whether we need to do anything about climate change.  Assume it is real and we need to do “something.”  There are a wide variety ...

Energy Policy and the Presidential Election

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Professor Richard Muller of the University of California, Berkley, a PhD in physics, wrote a fascinating book in 2012, Energy for Future Presidents: The Science Behind the ...

Energy Policy: The Facts and Myths on the Consensus on Climate Change

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  • 8/11/16 at 8:35 AM
  • Energy Policy,Climate Change
  • Ken Malloy

"No challenge--no challenge--poses a greater threat to future generations than climate change. 2014 was the planet’s warmest year on record.  Now, one year doesn’t make a trend, but this does: 14 of...

Enlightened Self-interest – Opposition to Trump’s Environmental Policies

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  • 5/23/17 at 6:28 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Prior to the US election in November 2016 the UNFCCC, the IPCC, the signatories to the Paris Accords and numerous environmental NGOs were quietly confident that the expected future Clinton Administration would continue the environmental ...

EPA Endangerment Finding

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  • 5/9/17 at 7:07 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Several commentators have identified rescission or substantial revision of the 2009 EPA Endangerment Finding regarding CO2 and other “greenhouse gases” as the key to achieving the Trump Administration’s environmental ...

EXTRA - Some Thoughts on Independence Day 2017

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  • 7/5/17 at 9:03 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The American colonies did not declare independence from Britain and fight the Revolutionary War with Britain to achieve that independence for the United States of America, only to surrender that independence less than 250 years later and ...

Financial Mechanism of the Convention

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  • 6/1/16 at 11:30 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) established the Green Climate Fund (GCF) at COP 16 in 2010, as an operating entity of the Financial Mechanism of the Convention. The original intent was for the developed ...

Future World – How Many Windmills Would We Need?

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  • 6/6/17 at 8:51 AM
  • Energy Policy,Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The US currently consumes approximately 97 quadrillion British Thermal Units (BTU) of energy in all forms each year (97 Quads). Since this quantity of energy and the forms of energy which constitute it vary over time, this analysis will use...

Global Warming as Religion and not Science

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I had seen this article, by John Brignell, years ago, and it was brought to my attention again this morning by someone who had not seen it before. So I thought it is worth sharing with anyone else who has never seen it.

Global Warming ...

Goodbye, El Nino

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  • 7/12/16 at 7:26 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The major El Nino of 2015-2016 is over. Sea surface temperatures in the Nino regions have dropped to normal or below normal levels.

All of the temperature anomaly products are showing cooling from the peak of the 2015-2016 El Nino. The ...

Green Climate Funding

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  • 7/18/17 at 5:58 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Numerous US corporations have stated that they are committed to efforts to mitigate climate change. Many of these corporations encouraged President Trump to remain in the Paris Agreement, which would include maintaining / increasing funding...

Ground Rules for a Red Team / Blue Team Climate Debate

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  • 9/26/17 at 6:15 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

There is growing interest in a very public “Red Team / Blue Team” evaluation of the current state of climate science. The EPA Administrator has recently suggested that climate scientists participate in a televised debate ...

Hansen Revisited – Were the Climate Models Right?

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  • 9/19/17 at 7:33 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The World Meteorological Organization typically defines climate as average weather over a period of 30 years. In climate science, then, it is useful to compare observed weather over a 30 year period with the scenarios of future climate ...

Highlighted Article - A Veneer of Certainty Stoking Climate Alarm

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  • 12/7/17 at 10:31 AM
  • Climate Change

From the November 27, 2017 issue of the Competitive Enterprise Institute's "OnPOINT"

A Veneer of Certainty Stoking Climate Alarm

By: Rupert Darwall

“While the nations of the world met in Bonn to discuss implementation...

Highlighted Article - My Global Warming Skepticism, for Dummies

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  • 1/18/18 at 10:20 AM
  • Climate Change

By: Roy Spencer PH. D.

“The total amount of CO2 humans have added to the atmosphere in the last 100 years has upset the radiative energy budget of the Earth by only 1%. How the climate system responds to that small ‘poke&...

Highlighted Article - The Science Police

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  • 11/20/17 at 12:53 PM
  • Climate Change

From the summer 2017 issue of ISSUES IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

The Science Police

By: Keith Kloor

" On highly charged issues, such as climate change and endangered species, peer review literature and public discourse are ...

Highlighted Article - “Our Common Future” Revisited–how did the roadmap for the green juggernaut fare over 30 years?

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Highlighted Article: A Guide to Understanding Global Temperature Data

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  • 7/25/16 at 7:28 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Dr. Roy Spencer just published this booklet.

A Guide to Understanding Global Temperature Data

This is a pretty basic, balanced view of the global temperature issue.

"Whether we use thermometers, weather balloons, or Earth-...

Highlighted Article: At What Cost? Examining The Social Cost Of Carbon

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  • 3/9/17 at 5:49 AM
  • Climate Change

Here is an excellent article we would like to highlight from Cato Institute's Patrick J. Michaels.

At What Cost? Examining The Social Cost Of Carbon

"My testimony concerns the selective science that underlies the existing ...

Highlighted Article: California v. The Oil Companies - The Skeptics Response

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  • 3/22/18 at 8:54 AM
  • Climate Change

In the lawsuit between California and the big oil companies, the federal district court has asked for a tutorial on global warming and climate change. Here is the response from Professors William Happer, Steven E. Koonin, and Richard S. ...

Highlighted Article: Circular Reasoning In Climate Change Research

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  • 3/1/18 at 6:05 AM
  • Climate Change

By: Jamal Munshi

 

 Circular Reasoning In Climate Change Research

 

ABSTRACT: A literature review shows that the circular reasoning fallacy is common in climate change research. It is facilitated by confirmation bias and ...

Highlighted Article: Climate Models for the Layman

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  • 2/22/17 at 7:29 AM
  • Climate Change

Here is an excellent paper on climate models by Dr. Judith Curry and The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF).

Climate Models for the Layman

"This report attempts to describe the debate surrounding GCMs to an educated but ...

Highlighted Article: Falling Sea Level: The Critical Factor in 2016 Great Barrier Reef Bleaching!

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  • 4/20/17 at 7:24 AM
  • Climate Change

This is a detailed paper on the 2016 bleaching of the Great Barrier Reef. It contradicts the wide spread supposition that global warming is responsible for the bleaching. Instead it details how the effects of extreme low tides because of ...

Highlighted Article: Intimidating the “Deniers” to Enforce the “Consensus”

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  • 3/8/18 at 9:29 AM
  • Climate Change

By: Marc Morano

This is a bonus chapter that was not included in Marc Morano's book - The Politically Incorrect Guide to Climate Change.

Intimidating the “Deniers” to Enforce the “Consensus”

 

Highlighted Article: On the Validity of NOAA, NASA and Hadley CRU Global Average Surface Temperature Data & The Validity of EPA’s CO2 Endangerment Finding

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  • 7/7/17 at 10:43 AM
  • Climate Change

June 2017 research report from Dr. James P. Wallace III, Dr. Joseph S. D’Aleo, and, Dr. Craig D. Idso  that concludes: Temperature adjustments account for ‘nearly all of the warming’ in government climate data.

&...

Highlighted Article: Presidential Executive Order on Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth

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  • 3/29/17 at 10:12 AM
  • Energy Policy,Climate Change
The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

 

Presidential Executive Order on Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth

- - - - - - -

By the authority vested in me as ...

Highlighted Article: Sea level rise acceleration (or not)

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  • 3/29/18 at 7:45 AM
  • Climate Change

This is a multi-part series by Judith Curry posted on her blog, Climate Etc.

“I have several clients that are interested in the issue of sea level rise, from a range of perspectives (insurance, engineers, city and regional planning, ...

Highlighted Article: State of the Climate 2017

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  • 4/5/18 at 6:52 AM
  • Climate Change

State of the Climate 2017

The Global Warming Policy Foundation

By: Ole Humlum - former Professor of Physical Geography at the University Centre in Svalbard, Norway, and Emeritus Professor of Physical Geography, University of Oslo, Norway....

Highlighted Article: The Costs and Hazards of Human Caused Global Warming

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  • 12/28/17 at 11:04 AM
  • Climate Change

By: Andy May

"Seven posts on the potential costs and hazards of human-caused global warming and the impact of humans on the environment in general."

  1. Do humans harm the environment? Dec. 9, 2017
  2. Population Growth and the food ...

Highlighted Article: The Social Cost of Carbon

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  • 3/16/18 at 9:35 AM
  • Climate Change

By: Reason Foundation - Julian Morris

CLIMATE CHANGE, CATASTROPHE, REGULATION AND THE SOCIAL COST OF CARBON

Executive Summary:

Federal agencies are required to calculate the costs and benefits of new regulations that have significant ...

Highlighted Article: U.S. House Hearing on Climate Science

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  • 3/31/17 at 11:44 AM
  • Climate Change

On March 29, 2017 the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology held a hearing entitled Climate Science: Assumptions, Policy Implications, and the Scientific Method.  Testifying before the committee ...

Highlighted Article: Validity of Global Average Surface Temperature Data and CO2 Endangerment Finding

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  • 2/8/18 at 6:27 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Dr. James P. Wallace III
  • Dr. Joseph S. D’Aleo
  • Dr. Craig D. Idso

June 2017

"The conclusive findings of this research are that the three GAST data sets are not a valid representation of reality. In fact, the magnitude of ...

Highlighted Video: Can Climate Models Predict Climate Change?

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  • 2/15/18 at 8:25 AM
  • Climate Change

By: Emeritus Professor of Physics at Princeton University Will Happer

"I’m a physicist.  I taught at Columbia University and then at Princeton for five decades.

I have published over 200 peer-reviewed scientific papers. I ...

Hottest Year Evah

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  • 7/26/16 at 7:37 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

2015 – The Warmest Year in the Near-surface Instrumental Temperature Record

The US National Center for Environmental Information (NCEI), the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration Goddard Institute of Space Studies (NASA...

Hottest Year Time Again

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  • 2/28/17 at 8:23 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The near-surface global temperature anomaly data for 2016 have been collected, selected, infilled, “adjusted” and analyzed. The results are in; and, again, they are anomalous. NASA GISS(Goddard Institute for Space Studies) and...

Hyperbolic Reaction to Trump’s Executive Order

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  • 5/16/17 at 8:04 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The general reaction of the consensed climate science community, the environmentalist community, the progressive political class, and the “mainstream” media to the Trump Presidential Executive Order on Promoting Energy ...

Ignorance or Duplicity - Average Global Temperature

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  • 4/4/17 at 6:53 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The graph below originated with the Powerline blog in December, 2015 and was identified by National Review on December 14th, 2015 as “The Only Climate Change Chart You Need to See”. This description became controversial, the ...

In Praise of Global Oil Markets: Will the Idiocy End?

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Two days in October 1973 (16th and 17th) marked the most important turning point for US energy policy.  That is when energy policy idiocy began and despite all evidence to the contrary continues to this day.  When will it end?

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Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) Comparisons

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  • 4/6/16 at 12:03 PM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Prior to COP 21, nations were asked to submit Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) toward the COP objective of reducing global carbon emissions. The key aspects of the INDCs submitted by the four largest CO2 emitters are ...

Introductory Energy Post and the Clean Power Plan

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Hi.  My name is Ken Malloy and I am a Senior Scholar with the Mark H.  Berens Family Charitable Foundation, the non-profit organization that publishes this website, TheRightInsight.org.

 

My expertise is in the ...

Is CO2 the God of Weather?

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  • 6/27/17 at 10:09 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Many ancient cultures attributed the significant events occurring around them to the “gods”. Some had individual gods for each type of event. Many had religious ceremonies created to appeal to or to appease the various gods. In ...

More Anomalous Anomalies

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  • 3/7/17 at 8:32 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The three primary producers of global near-surface temperature anomalies, NASA GISS(Goddard Institute for Space Studies), NOAA NCEI(National Centers for Environmental Information) and HadCRUT all begin the process with access to the same ...

Narratives and Coincidences

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  • 10/18/16 at 7:34 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

Global temperatures began rising in 2014, leading ultimately to the proclamation of 2014 and later 2015 as the warmest years in the instrumental record. The narrative propounded by the consensed climate science community was that this ...

Natural Variability Exists

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  • 6/13/17 at 7:50 AM
  • Climate Change
  • Ed Reid

The consensed climate science community attributes the approximately 1°C increase in global annual temperatures since 1880 to anthropogenic CO2 emissions; and, discounts the effects of natural climate variability. Great concern is ...