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by | Aug 7, 2007

Ten senators — seven Democrats, two Republicans, and one independent — have just returned with differing views from a tour of Greenland. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) talked about the risk of Greenland’s ice sheet “being lost.” Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) said “melting…

by | Jul 19, 2007

Besides being darned good forecasters, the good people at the National Hurricane Center are also paragons of social sensitivity. They give storms names reflective of the cultures through which they are likely to pass. Hurricanes in the Atlantic basin are…

by | Apr 26, 2007

The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) clearly believes that Africa is incapable of developing a 19th-century market economy in the 21st century. Where’s the outrage? In particular, I am referring to the just-released “Policymakers Summary” of an…

by | Jan 19, 2007

WASHINGTON — It’s official: 2006 is the warmest year in the temperature history of the lower 48 states. The records go back to 1895, and so far, with the exception of the far West, the winter of 2006-7 hasn’t been…

by | Dec 20, 2006

The scare du jour on global warming is a massive inundation of our coast caused by rapid loss of ice from Antarctica. It’s a core point in Al Gore’s science fiction movie, and it continues to be thumped by doomsayers…

by | Dec 11, 2006

What’s behind the shameless demagoguery and character assassination being heaped on climate change “deniers”? What’s behind the chilling calls for “Nuremberg trials” for dissenting scientists? Why has the green rhetoric escalated to lynch-mob proportions? “A certain shock treatment is needed,”…

by | Sep 13, 2006

For nearly a century, Californians have fashioned themselves the innovators the United States and the world follow. Not so on global warming. The California Legislature and Governor Schwarzenegger have just passed and signed global warming legislation that looks an awful…

by | Aug 25, 2006

For years now, we have been deluged with the news that the earth’s oceans are warming as a result of atmospheric changes due to the combustion of fossil fuels. Typical of these was a 2005 story titled “Where’s The Heat?…

by | Aug 23, 2006

According to news reports, the recent heat wave in California resulted in about 150 deaths. The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicts that global warming will exacerbate the problem dramatically, doubling or tripling the number of heat-related fatalities…

by | Aug 2, 2006

Weeks after the National Science Foundation released a report about the connection between increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide and the acidity of the oceans, doomsayers continue to prophesy that global warming will kill the coral reefs off our picturesque Florida…

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