Category Archives: Climate

Time to Brush Up on Cold Weather Survival Skills

Scientists at the University of Northumbria are predicting a period of extremely low solar activity, which last occurred during the frigid period known as the Maunder Minimum, 370 years ago. A new model of the Sun’s solar cycle is producing … Continue reading

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Kill Them All?

Fraud is an integral part of the way science is organised today.__ Scientific Fraud and the Power Structure of Science The human future depends upon the integrity of science. Those who threaten the integrity of science, threaten the human future. … Continue reading

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You Believe the Science? What “Science?”

Science fraud is apparently rampant, and those who arrogantly declare “I believe the science!!!” will have to do better than that in the future, if they wish to be taken seriously. The website “Retraction Watch” is a useful location for … Continue reading

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Planet Earth “Stuck” in Long Glacial Period and Other Random Observations

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory have produced a geological record of global temperatures going all the way back to the Cambrian Era. The left-hand portion of the graph is high truncated and represents millions of years … Continue reading

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On This New Year’s, Remember: Forecasts are Almost Always Wrong

The economist-philosopher F.A. Hayek warned about “the limits of knowledge” and the “fatal conceit” exhibited by so many “experts.” The communists and socialists claimed that they could allocate resources and income better than markets. These false claims ultimately destroyed the … Continue reading

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Global Energy Use: Coal Rises, Oil Falls in % of Total Energy 2013

The world continues to cut back on oil but is still dependent on coal, according to this chart produced by Robert Andrews. The decline in oil drop in oil consumption since 1970 is the most notable trend, with the decline … Continue reading

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Pre Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Fear the Climate Apocalypse

Image Source: Survival Tips for Surviving Climatic Pre Traumatic Stress Disorder Most of us can remember what it was like to fear the monsters hiding under the bed or in the closet. Parents or older siblings helped us to overcome … Continue reading

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Peak Oil Armageddon, Global Warming Apocalypse, Doom on a Popsicle Stick

The path to “end of the world” thinking is well trod, most heavily so in times of oppression, uncertainty, and corruption. But perhaps some of us can recognize how familiar is this dark road, resist the natural urge to repeat … Continue reading

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Germany’s Green Reich: The Decline of a Former Industrial Superpower

Due to renewable subsidies, Germany’s electrical prices are now the highest in Europe. The government has vowed to cut back but there are reports of production plants leaving the country and headed for America, of all places, to take advantage … Continue reading

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Galactic Cosmic Rays: You’re Soaking In Them!

A recent paper published in Environmental Research Letters (PDF) supports the cosmic ray :: climate change hypothesis. According to the study, the sun’s influence on climate may be as much as 10X stronger than previously believed. The new paper expands … Continue reading

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Missing Heat, Missing Water, Missing Carbon: One Place to Look

A great deal of money and time is being devoted to solving the mystery of Earth’s missing heat. But perhaps climate boffins are looking in the wrong place? Perhaps the missing heat is hiding along with missing water and missing … Continue reading

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Obama’s EPA Holds a Gun to US Economy’s Head

The problem with lefty-green climate and energy policies is that they are based upon delusional ideas about climate science, and pie-in-the-sky ideas about big wind and big solar energy. Those delusions in combination are fatal to an economy. Energy is … Continue reading

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Beneath the Censored Complexity of Climate Chaos

Earth’s climate is complex and chaotic. It is driven by the interaction of a variable sun with large oceans, land masses, atmospheric gases, and the activity of the biosphere — including human actions. Moreover, Earth’s climate is driven by complex … Continue reading

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How Does An Ice Age Start?

http://wattsupwiththat.com/2014/02/08/the-great-lakes-may-hit-record-ice-cover-this-year/ It started in 2015, when the snow stayed. The high reflectivity of snow prevented the ground’s absorption of the sun’s rays. The air is warmed by the ground radiating heat originally absorbed from the sun. The result was snow … Continue reading

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Common Sense Energy Foundations

It is difficult to make sense of the many claims and counter-claims about different forms of energy. Will we all be driving electric cars in 5 or 10 years? Can wind and solar replace the need for nuclear, coal, and … Continue reading

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Human Sacrifices at the Green Altar

The government places much of the blame for increased energy prices at the feet of so-called green policies. Currently, such policies account for only about 10 percent of the heating bill, but these numbers are set to go up dramatically. … Continue reading

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Another Global Warming Expedition is Trapped in Polar Ice

Image: Daily Mail Update 31 Dec 2013 They went in search evidence of the world’s melting ice caps, but instead a team of climate scientists have been forced to abandon their mission … because the Antarctic ice is thicker than … Continue reading

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The Fatal Attraction of Climate Models

Despite the failure of elaborate and expensive supercomputer climate models to reflect real world observations, they still hold a fatal attraction for tens of millions of otherwise intelligent, honest people. Compared to the actual temperature rise since 1980, the average … Continue reading

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The Romans Knew a Warmer World

A Swedish study found that the planet was warmer in ancient Roman times and the Middle Ages than today, challenging the mainstream idea that man-made greenhouse gas emissions are the main drivers of global warming. _DC via GWPF More: Broad … Continue reading

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Energy and Climate Links

School children and laypeople have been inundated with disinformation about “climate doom,” “resource scarcity,” and “the desperate need for green energy,” for generations now. Those who are both intelligent and well informed are beginning to see that on those topics, … Continue reading

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Desperate Times for Arctic Yachtsmen

Assured by climatologists and the BBC that the Arctic would be ice-free this past summer, dozens of yachtsmen raced to be the first through the new “Northwest Passage.” Unfortunately, the real climate does not listen to the BBC or to … Continue reading

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Disaster Proof Homes In the Age of Climate Doom

We are constantly barraged with pseudo-scientific propaganda about the impending climate apocalypse. Yet we do not need to quake in fear of climate doom before we consider how our houses could be made safer against natural disasters. Disaster resistant homes … Continue reading

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Age of the Sissy: Even the Hurricanes are Weaklings

Storm intensity is measured by central pressure, the atmospheric pressure at the core of a cyclone. The lower the core preasure, the more intense the storm. Haiyan, at its peak, was measured at 895 hPa (hectopascals). In the North Atlantic, … Continue reading

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Deep Delusions in High Places: A Slow Stealthy Collapse

Spain is reeling under the deep delusion, Germany is beginning to feel the pain, and the UK is on the verge of deep economic wounds that could leave painful scars for generations. A few days ago Kurt Bock, the firm’s … Continue reading

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Risky Business

“Every [power] substation is controlled by the master, which is controlled by the operator,” says researcher Chris Sistrunk who, along with Adam Crain, found vulnerabilities in the products of more than 20 vendors. “If you have control of the master, … Continue reading

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