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    A fresh concept: Examining the facts of global warming and climate change

    Nancy Thorner documents for Heartland.org interesting findings from Heartland’s recent 9th International Conference on Climate Change. Speakers addressed myths of climate alarmism, specifically refuting the often-repeated assertion that 97 percent of scientists disagree with so-called global warming skeptics. On the contrary, speakers noted, only 0.5 percent…
    Mitch Kokai, July 22, 2014
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    It’s about global warming not climate change; carbon dioxide not carbon; and reducing temperatures not emissions

    There is no public policy issue where the language has been so manipulated as global warming. In fact the language has been changed to such an extent that the words being used, when viewed objectively, have little to do with what the either the science or the public policy concerns…
    Roy Cordato, July 2, 2013
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    The latest rebranding of ‘global warming’

    Thomas Lifson of the American Thinker highlights the latest attempt to excite people about global warming threats. Apparently not enough people are convinced that we have only 12 years left before the world ends. The first brand identity of the doomsday cultists had it that “global warming” was…
    Mitch Kokai, June 17, 2019
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    Climate change as source of every possible weather event

    John Hinderaker of the Power Line blog notes climate alarmists’ willingness to attribute every possible weather-related peculiarity to climate change. I wrote a couple of weeks ago about the fact that Lake Superior and other Great Lakes were nearing record high levels this year. Which was bad, of…
    Mitch Kokai, June 10, 2019
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    AOC blames immigration woes on global warming

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller highlights the latest odd pronouncement from U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said climate change was a “major factor” behind the wave of migrants making their way to the U.S. southern border. “The far-right loves to drum up…
    Mitch Kokai, April 11, 2019
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    A real solution if global warming is a problem

    Ronald Bailey explains at Reason’s “Hit and Run” blog why addressing climate change would not require a massive hit to the American economy. In his 1997 Reason article “Climate Control,” physicist and sci-fi grandee Gregory Benford observed, “If we treated global warming as a technical problem instead of…
    Mitch Kokai, March 18, 2019
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    Global revolt against climate change policies

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller reminds us that people offer little support for politicians’ plans regarding climate change. Despite increasingly apocalyptic warnings from U.N. officials, 2018 has seen a number of high-profile defeats for policies aimed at fighting global warming. Politicians and voters pushed back at attempts…
    Mitch Kokai, January 2, 2019
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    Problems tied to climate change taxes

    Chuck DeVore writes for Forbes about the political challenges associated with climate change taxes. The City of Lights, Paris, has been illuminated in recent days by cars set alight by thousands of protesting “Yellow Vests”—largely middle class people who earn their living by driving or who commute to…
    Mitch Kokai, December 10, 2018