Global warming (page 32)

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    Forbes column probes holes in climate alarmists’ arguments

    Larry Bell discusses in a Forbes column some of the problems underlying climate alarmists’ key arguments. The banner claim of this 2013 Summary for Policymakers (AR5) release is that “Human influence is extremely likely to be dominant cause of observed warming since the middle of the…
    Mitch Kokai, October 17, 2013
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    Why I’m not worried about sea level rise

    Sometimes I read news about environmental issues that seems concerning, or interesting, or significant.  And sometimes I read stuff like this that just seems far too ridiculous to even be taken seriously.  This particular piece sites research that claims Wilmington’s riverfront will be under water by 2030 – just…
    Julie Tisdale, August 5, 2013
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    A useful tool for approaching warming stories

    Before you read Michael Grunwald‘s latest TIME story touting President Obama’s energy agenda, which “may be his biggest legacy,” you might want to prepare by revisiting Roy Cordato’s latest Daily Journal. Why? Grunwald’s article is full of references to “carbon emissions” and a “clean-energy revolution.” As…
    Mitch Kokai, July 15, 2013
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online about a New York woman who has been trying for two years to convince federal officials to stop delivering illegal tax refund checks to her mailbox. Roy Cordato’s Daily Journal focuses on strategic misuse of language in the global…
    Mitch Kokai, July 11, 2013
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    Man bites dog story: TIME climate alarmist says nice things about nukes

    This forum has noted in the past TIME magazine writer Bryan Walsh‘s regularly skewed coverage of the global warming debate. That’s why it’s interesting to read in the latest TIME that Walsh has nice things to say about a new documentary, “Pandora’s Promise,” that focuses on…
    Mitch Kokai, July 1, 2013
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    Obama’s climate speech reminds Barron’s D.C. columnist of a Clinton-era movie

    Jim McTague, the “D.C. Current” columnist for Barron’s, listened to the president’s recent speech on climate change and recalled a piece of relatively recent pop-culture history. One of the hit movies of 1997 was Wag the Dog, the tale of a White House spin…
    Mitch Kokai, July 1, 2013
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    The high cost of global warming alarmism

    Extravagant claims about global warming would be relatively harmless if they were left to academics trying to gin up research grant dollars. But as the latest Bloomberg Businessweek reports, misuse of the science surrounding climate change can have a major negative impact on the economy.
    Mitch Kokai, June 25, 2013
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    About that global warming ‘consensus’

    Want more evidence that global warming alarmists are far from the disinterested scientific observers they pretend to be? Check out this Human Events article from James Taylor. Global warming alarmists have been caught doctoring the results of a widely cited paper asserting there is a 97…
    Mitch Kokai, June 19, 2013