Archive | January, 2016

Measuring global temperatures: Satellites or thermometers?

Dr. Roy Spencer — CFact — January 26, 2016 The University of Alabama in Huntsville The official global temperature numbers are in, and NOAA and NASA have decided that 2015 was the warmest year on record. Based mostly upon surface thermometers, the official pronouncement ignores the other two primary ways of measuring global air temperatures, satellites […]

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We all know…It wasn’t just one 1970 TIME news article that preached a coming ice age

From DenisDutton.com Here is the text of Newsweek’s 1975 story on the trend toward global cooling. It may look foolish today, but in fact world temperatures had been falling since about 1940. It was around 1979 that they reversed direction and resumed the general rise that had begun in the 1880s, bringing us today back […]

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Union Members Paid $100 to Smile for Trudeau Photo Op…(And it’s illegal)

What a surprise.  Unions, Liberals, breaking the law??  We should be used to this by now, thanks to the Dalton Gang in Ontario. Union members earned $100 each to smile for Trudeau in Waterloo Jeff Outhit — Hamilton Spectator — January 28, 2016 WATERLOO — A local union broke the law when it paid 23 […]

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Why is one older person dying every seven minutes during the winter?

Special tip o’ the hat to “A New Little Ice Age Has Started“. Nordic countries have much harsher conditions in the cold months, yet mortality rates are lower than in the UK Dawn Foster — The Guardian — January 20, 2016 Over the last four winters, according to the latest official figures, nearly 120,000 people […]

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The trouble with Statistics Canada’s solar and wind energy data

“Is Ontario generating less electricity from solar panels and wind turbines than it did years ago, despite billions in subsidies to the renewable energy sector?” Peter Kuitenbrouwer — Financial Post — January 14, 2016 TORONTO • Is Ontario generating less electricity from solar panels and wind turbines than it did years ago, despite billions in […]

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Disarming the Alarmists: Climate-change Myth Takes Three More Hits

Selwyn Duke — New American — January 8, 2016 It’s no wonder climate alarmists are getting hot under the collar, proposing measures such as imprisoning climate realists. Because, increasingly, the facts are not intersecting with their agenda. And 2016 is providing no respite, with, reports Investor’s Business Daily (IBD), three more global-warming stories that no […]

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Climate models versus climate reality

Originally posted on Climate Etc.:
by Pat Michaels and Chip Knappenberger Perhaps the most frank example of the growing disconnection between forecast and observed climate change was presented by University of Alabama’s John Christy to the Senate Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives on December 8. It isn’t…

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The new climate ‘deniers’

Originally posted on Climate Etc.:
by Judith Curry New members of the climate ‘deniers’ club:  James Hansen, Ken Caldeira, Kerry Emanuel, Tom Wigley . . . and Bill Gates. The latest bit of idiocy from Naomi Oreskes is this article in the Guardian: There is a new form of climate denialists to look out for – so…

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The Destruction of Scottish Power

(From ENERGY MATTERS) Euan Mearns — January 6, 2016 Summary The Scottish Government has set a target for renewable sources to generate the equivalent of 100 per cent of Scotland’s gross annual electricity consumption by 2020. This target is set without reference to economic and environmental costs and sound engineering practice. Industry and academia have […]

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Climate Alarmists Have Been Wrong About Virtually Everything

Alex Newman — New American — January 8, 2016 The 1975 Newsweek article entitled “The Cooling World,” which claimed Earth’s temperature had been plunging for decades due to humanity’s activities, opens as follows: There are ominous signs that the Earth’s weather patterns have begun to change dramatically and that these changes may portend a drastic […]

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