Category: "Science, Environment, & Climate"

The Pope's Climate Confusion

As the leader of perhaps the single largest institution in the world — the Roman Catholic Church — the pope potentially influences at least the Church’s 1.2 billion members, and perhaps millions of others around the globe. His sway makes it critical… more »

Delayed Reaction (to SOTU)

It took me a couple of days to summon the strength to watch President Obama’s seventh State of the Union Address (the sixth if you don’t count his 2009 address to a joint session of Congress); the speech was an hour-long exercise in deception,… more »

Brass Balls and Climate Change

If there’s one thing that you have to give the Obama administration credit for, it’s large brass cojones.There’s absolutely nothing they won’t say with a straight face, or do without fear of real punishment — because, after all, with a supine media and… more »

Our Political Climate

Rob Lyons put it best: In claiming that climate change is “the greatest challenge of our time,” global warming alarmists and the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have “delivered, it seems, with brass balls, (a message) that the… more »

EPA "Transport Rule" Struck Down by Court

In a 2-1 ruling, a panel of the Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has struck down the EPA's "Transport Rule," also known as the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule, based on the EPA's exceeding the authority permitted it by statute. The… more »

Saturday Night Supermoon

On Saturday night, the moon will be near its closest distance to earth of this year, getting as close as 221,802 miles. Since it is the closest full moon this year, this event is called a "Supermoon", which appears 14 percent bigger than when the moon… more »

If I Wanted America to Fail

H/T Mike R. Mitt Romney and every American voter needs to listen carefully, and learn... more »

You know they're getting desperate when...

Climategate, Fake-gate, and climate data itself have combined to cause the public to view with a skeptical eye claims by climate alarmists that the end is nigh. Every once in a while, the desperation of the alarmists, including, sadly, of scientists who… more »

Weekly Standard on Gleick affair

Writing for The Weekly Standard, Steven Hayward recounts some of the last week's turmoil surrounding the theft of Heartland Institute documents and the inclusion of a forgery in the "document dump." It includes a few mentions of yours truly:… more »

Gleick cops to Heartland theft

On Friday I posted a blog note containing my personal speculation that evidence in the theft of Heartland Institute documents suggested the crime (at least I believe it is a crime), including the creation of a fake document then attributed to Heartland,… more »
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