Category Archives: Climate change

Does Accuweather Issue Corrections?

Yesterday, I watched Accuweather’s weekly segment “Climate Extremes,” and a couple of the statements made were so inaccurate that I wanted to respond here. The presenters, Evan Myers and Accuweather’s resident climate-change expert Brett Anderson, walked viewers through the year’s … Continue reading

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Of Crowbars and Perfect Fall Mornings

On those days when your spot on the globe is favored by the whims of the atmosphere, it’s OK to enjoy the bright, beautiful morning outside your door. There is no moral requirement to taint it with the thought of … Continue reading

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Temperature expert comes out swinging

There is a realm that the overwhelming majority of Americans have never visited. In that realm there are several operative truths: It matters how you measure atmospheric temperature It matters what you do to temperature data after you record it … Continue reading

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Richard Muller has absolutely no idea what it is to be a climate skeptic

Richard Muller has no freaking idea what it is to be a climate skeptic. When you’re an actual climate skeptic the following things are true: Your career becomes less successful, rather than more The New York Times does not publish … Continue reading

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An Awful Waste of Brain Power

(With apologies to Allen Ginsberg. To buy my updated book, click here.) I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by climate, starving hysterical modeled, dragging themselves through the university streets at dawn looking for a bit of funding, … Continue reading

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Journalists Fired Up About Global Warming

(Welcome new friends. Those looking for the best book on climate change I’ve written so far will find it here.) The Earth was on fire before you were born, and it will be on fire long after you’re gone. The … Continue reading

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Plugs From Down Under for ‘Don’t Sell Your Coat’

Just as global warming propaganda is to a significant extent an English fairytale written for English-speakers, via bullying and convenience (in peer-reviewed literature and at the UN) and because of anglophone dominance in the keeping of global temperature records, as … Continue reading

Posted in Cap-and-trade, Climate change, don't sell your coat, global cooling, global warming

I’m On the Record

If you know me well you know that as Don’t Sell Your Coat neared publication during late 2011 I was a nervous wreck. Why? Because I knew then, as I do now, that volcanically induced global cooling was a significant … Continue reading

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DMI Arctic Sea Ice Graph Goes Back to Normal

Many had taken note of the Danish Meteorological Institute’s strange sea ice graph apparently showing projected sea ice for the next two weeks. It couldn’t have looked much weirder, unless they had continued the line off the graph and off … Continue reading

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Clinton’s Trip to Arctic Deconstructed

If you’re a busy politician and you want to sound green, what’s better than a quick trip to a polar ice cap? Nothing! Unfortunately, sounding green and understanding the environment and Earth’s paleoclimate are wildly different things, it turns out. … Continue reading

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