Global warming (page 32)

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    Wall Street Journal probes prophets and profits tied to climate alarmism

    Bret Stephens explains in the Wall Street Journal why he remains unconvinced about the imminent danger of global warming after hearing U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speak on the topic. When John Kerry speaks, people wonder: Is he seriously clever or totally oblivious?…
    Mitch Kokai, February 19, 2014
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    The changing debate over the climate, warming

    Joseph Curl of the Washington Times discusses in a recent column the changing tactics of climate alarmists. [J]ust like the global cooling of the ‘70s, the warming stopped and was replaced by (wait for it!) more cooling. “Despite the original forecasts, major climate research…
    Mitch Kokai, February 18, 2014
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    The Climate courtroom clash

    Robert Tracinski documents for Real Clear Politics that the debate over the impact of “climate change” has moved from the court of public opinion to an actual courtroom. The global warming hysteria is disastrous enough in its intended goal, which is to ban the…
    Mitch Kokai, February 13, 2014
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    About that climate ‘consensus’

    Writing for Forbes, Larry Bell probes recent science-related literature and finds some interesting assessments of the latest evidence involving global temperatures. Eugene Robinson cited a January 2 article in the journal Nature arguing that human-generated carbon emissions will lead to even greater warming than…
    Mitch Kokai, February 5, 2014
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    Stossel offers levelheaded assessment of climate debate

    John Stossel‘s latest column at Real Clear Politics questions why pundits and prognosticators expect a “major policy battle” in Congress this year over climate-related issues. We already waste billions on pointless gestures that make people think we’re addressing global warming, but the earth doesn’t…
    Mitch Kokai, January 23, 2014
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    MIT’s Lindzen calls global warming scare a ‘dream come true for politicians’

    Richard Lindzen of MIT downplays global warming “catastrophism” in an interview with a Boston television station. While Gov. Deval Patrick and others painted a dire picture of what global warming might do to us, others are more skeptical. MIT Professor Richard Lindzen…
    Mitch Kokai, January 16, 2014
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    Dialing back the climate hyperbole

    Charles C.W. Cooke of National Review Online refuses to make the false argument that global warming alarmists’ recent battle with Antarctic ice negates their statements about climate change. But Cooke still has some advice for the climate crowd. [I]f Chris Hayes and the Guardian…
    Mitch Kokai, January 7, 2014
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    Scientists who forget to employ the scientific method

    Yale computer science professor David Gelernter devotes a new Commentary magazine cover story to what he calls the “closing of the scientific mind.” Among the most interesting points is Gelernter’s discussion of scientists’ unwillingness to accept dissenting views in certain areas. That science should face crises…
    Mitch Kokai, January 7, 2014