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Climate Change

A rare debate on the “settled science” of climate change

CHICAGO, October 2, 2014 — In 1997 during the Kyoto Protocol Treaty negotiations in Japan, Dr. Robert Watson, then Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, was asked about scientists who challenge United Nations conclusions that global warming was man-made. He answered, “The science is settled…we’re not going to reopen it here.” Thus began one ...

Climate Change & the White House security breach: The sky is falling!

WASHINGTON, September 22, 2014 — Omar Gonzalez of Copperas Cove, Texas, thought he’d get a jump on New York City’s Climate march that took place last Sunday. An estimated 300,000 climate Chicken Littles assembled outside the United Nations headquarters to pressure delegates to its 2014 Climate Summit into “action.” Back to Gonzalez. Friday evening, the Iraq ...

Climate change believers and hustlers gather around the world

MILLINOCKET, Maine, September 21, 2014 — A gathering of the climate change faithful and their Elmer Gantry-style leaders occurred in New York City, Europe and Australia this past Sunday. In The Big Apple, the Peoples Climate March, which was touted by organizers as the biggest protest of its kind, wound through Manhattan. Notables attending the ...

With global conflict at the door, world leaders pursue futile climate efforts

CHICAGO, September 18, 2014– On September 23, representatives from 190 nations will gather at the Climate Summit 2014 at United Nations headquarters in New York City, including 125 heads of state. President Obama and other world leaders will attend to discuss the urgent problem of climate change, seeking common ground in preparation for a “meaningful ...

Warmists conveniently ignore ongoing (Lake) Superior icing conditions

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 — While the Prudent Man was vacationing last week on the delightful early summertime Maine coast, a news item quietly slipped across some local wires in the Great Lakes region that seems largely to have missed inclusion in discussions by the chattering classes. Namely, a few icebergs were recently sighted bobbing about ...

Environmental groups have lost the war against fracking

CHICAGO, June 11, 2014 — Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a technique to remove natural gas and oil from shale formations, has been under withering assault from environmental groups for much of the last decade. Fracking has been blamed for contamination of drinking water, air pollution, earthquakes, water shortages, global warming, radiation discharge, and even cancer. ...

Climate Change: How political pollution is affecting it

RANCHO SANTA FE, Ca., June 9, 2014 – The cold truth about Climate Change is that we should be working together for the betterment of the planet and mankind regardless of our political persuasion. Instead, most people have been pushed by their Parties to adopt extreme views reminiscent of the movie Dumb and Dumber. What ...

Do we really cause global warming?

OCALA, Fla., May 19, 2014 — Public concern over climate change has died down over the last few years. This lack of attention on climate change offers the ability to discuss it in earnest. “If you look at both the science and the empirical evidence, the hypothesis of man-made climate change just doesn’t add up,” Steve ...

Climate Change is important: America need a paradigm shift

MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, Md., May 6, 2014 – The Obama administration took the offensive today on climate change. Meeting with Al Rocker of NBC, President Obama stated unequivocally that climate change is showing its ugly head on many fronts throughout the world. Some of his supporters say, about time. His opponents immediately accused him of being ...

America’s power grid at the limit: the road to electrical blackouts

CHICAGO, April 23, 2014 — Americans take electricity for granted. Electricity powers our lights, our computers, our offices, and our industries. But misguided environmental policies are eroding the reliability of our power system. This past winter, bitterly cold weather placed massive stress on the US electrical system―and the system almost broke. On January 7 in the midst ...

The cult of climate change and the coming inquisition

MILLINOCKET, Maine, March 9, 2014 — High Priest John Kerry has stepped to the pulpit. He’s proclaiming the message of climate change to State Department Ambassadors around the world. In a policy guidance statement he declared, “Protecting our environment and meeting the challenge of global climate change is a critical mission for me as our ...

Stocks, bonds, banks close for icy Presidents’ Day holiday

WASHINGTON, February 17, 2014 — Still in a polar deep freeze, official Washington is on break today for The Holiday Formerly Known as Washington’s Birthday. It’s now the essentially meaningless “Presidents’ Day.” Markets are closed today as well as most banks, so Wall Streeters await a short trading week commencing on Tuesday and likely highlighted ...