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    About those peer-reviewed climate studies

    Elizabeth Harrington of the Washington Free Beacon exposes the flaccid nature of scientific rigor when it comes to research dealing with climate change. The academic paper that claimed penises cause climate change was reviewed and approved with no changes by two peer reviewers at a scientific journal. Cogent…
    Mitch Kokai, May 26, 2017
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    Accuracy in Academia Showcases Carolina Journal Story About MIT Solar Facility in Currituck County

    From academia.org: Last year, MIT proudly announced that it was building a solar energy plant in North Carolina that it claimed would benefit both the bay and “tar heel” states. More than half a year later, those benefits are looking ever more theoretical with each passing month. “James…
    Donna Martinez, May 22, 2017
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    Shocker! Climate scientists are wrong … again

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller highlights a new scientific finding that challenges global warming orthodoxy. Scientists looking at forest cover in some of the world’s driest places found something astounding — “lost” forests covering an area nearly seven times the size of Texas. “We found new dryland…
    Mitch Kokai, May 19, 2017
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    ‘Science guy’ faces flak from the left

    Andrew Follett of the Daily Caller discusses negative reaction to the latest misinformation emanating from Bill Nye, “the science guy.” Comedian Bill Nye’s new Netflix TV show, “Bill Nye Saves the Earth,” was harshly criticized on Reddit Tuesday for being too mean and political. The post complains that…
    Mitch Kokai, May 18, 2017
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    The fracks of life

    The most remarkable energy-exploration technological breakthrough in our lifetime continues to bring good news.
    Jon Sanders, May 17, 2017
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    About that global warming consensus

    Oren Cass defends at National Review Online his earlier assertion that global warming alarmists overstate the degree to which science supports their claims. Crying “consensus” to defend absolutist assertions, climate activists are charging well beyond the threshold of what mainstream science can support. When they turn back toward…
    Mitch Kokai, May 16, 2017
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    Al Gore: Still cooking up bad ideas

    Fred Palmer uses a Washington Examiner column to label former Vice President Al Gore‘s multitrillion-dollar carbon tax proposal a “fool’s errand.” Al Gore wants to reverse modernity and save the world from itself through an elimination of its fossil-fuel-based energy system. During the final week of…
    Mitch Kokai, May 11, 2017
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    Obama and the climate

    Julie Kelly uses a National Review Online column to parse former President Barack Obama’s recent comments on climate change. As the Trump administration seriously considers withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, the former president is ratcheting up the pressure for the U.S. to stay tethered to…
    Mitch Kokai, May 11, 2017