Monthly Archives: March 2012

‘Don’t Sell Your Coat’ on the Airwaves

I’ve done two interviews this week to support Don’t Sell Your Coat. The first was an hourlong radio interview. There were a few “interesting” calls from listeners, including one who asked about chem-trails. That said, I’m always grateful anyone’s listening, … Continue reading

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Letter in Wall Street Journal

The reasons that climatologist Michael Mann is as successful as he is are multiple: 1. He told the United Nations something that it was dying to hear (he offered certainty when all else saw uncertainty) 2. He has brought serious money … Continue reading

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Radio interview

I had a had a nice time doing a radio interview about my book with talk-show host Ann Marie Spatharakis on WBLQ of Westerly, Rhode Island. A tape of the interview is available here. We discussed the desire among many green … Continue reading

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Of Meat Patches and Cat Eyes

You are living in a stranger world than you think you are. And history hasn’t stopped. Not in 1989 when the Berlin Wall fell. Not when Obama was elected in 2008. Not when Osama bin Laden was killed in the … Continue reading

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Internal Combustion Engine Facilitates Deep Love of Nature

What follows is the next excerpt from my book, which can be purchased here in paperback and here on Kindle. The excerpt is from Chapter Three, “A Scandalous Timeout.” There are so many ways that my family and I have … Continue reading

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Poll: Public Buying Climate Change Scare Again

A new poll by the Brookings Institute indicates that ignorance about climate science is skyrocketing. The Los Angeles Times words it slightly differently, but the idea is the same: The latest in an ongoing series of studies by the Brookings … Continue reading

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Revkin: I’m No Worse Than the Norfolk Constabulary

I have been putting pressure on Dr. Peter Gleick to address the issue of the authorship of the most significant document that he presented to the world two weeks ago, the fake strategy memo purporting to show the Heartland Institute’s … Continue reading

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The Sound of Silence

It has been my impression that the New York Times leading writer on climate for the last 15 years, Andy Revkin, has been too close to Gavin Schmidt, James Hansen, and Michael Mann to have much in the way of … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Guest post by David Middleton William D. Nordhaus is an economics professor at Yale University. He recently published this essay in the New York Review of Books… Why the Global Warming Skeptics Are…

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An Open Letter to Dr. Peter Gleick

A little less than twenty-four hours ago, I sent the letter below to Dr. Peter Gleick. While his admitting to what is almost certainly criminal fraud was a start, it is my contention that every day he postpones owning the … Continue reading

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