Category Archives: don’t sell your coat

Surprised By White

The first “pure” Nor’easter of the season is delivering snow to East Greenwich this evening. The storm, another potent one just nine days after Hurricane Sandy devastated the region, was snowier than the National Weather Service initially forecast along Narragansett … Continue reading

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Sandy in Context

The following Op-Ed was published, after I received an invitation to write it on Halloween, in the Friday, November 2, 2012, edition of The New York Daily News.  I remember reading Alvin Toffler’s “Future Shock” in high school during the 1980s, … Continue reading

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Climate Supercomputer is Super Emitter

Climate scientists in Cheyenne, Wyoming, from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) have just brought online what they say is “the largest supercomputer in the world dedicated to geosciences.” That is saying something, as NCAR already had an enormous … Continue reading

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UN: Hunger will be worsened by ethanol

The practical problems with corn-derived ethanol being used as fuel for automobile motors, landscaping tool motors, and outboard motors are too numerous to mention. The short version of the story is that ethanol causes water to condense in fuel systems, … 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

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Meeting Opinions With Facts – Just Another Day as a Climate Change Skeptic

Writing at Big Think, David Berreby laments the simple fact that people who are more knowledgeable about science are more likely to be climate change skeptics than they are to be global warming believers. Berreby takes as an article of faith … Continue reading

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Worldwide Radio Interview Tonight

I’m looking forward to joining the hosts of Wise Guys of Weather at 8:10 p.m. EDT this evening to discuss weather, climate, and my book. Hosts Joe Bastardi, Joe D’Aleo, and Alan Lammey of weatherbell.com bring cold hard facts of … Continue reading

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They “Know” But They Don’t Know

Update (6/1/12): The poll results for the poll at the end of this post are in. Zero percent agreed that “science demands that witches be burned”; four percent agreed that “science does not demand that witches be burned”; zero percent … Continue reading

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‘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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