Category Archives: global warming

Were there Signs of Cooling? Yes, There Were

South Dakota’s earliest-ever recorded snowfall today is the kind of lovely weather morsel that both sides of the climate debate have been feasting on for decades. “It’s hot!” one side yells. “It’s cold!” the other side yells. “It’s getting hotter!” the warm … Continue reading

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Antarctic sea ice hits second all-time record in a week

Antarctic sea ice has hit its second all-time record maximum this week. The new record is 2.112 million square kilometers above normal. Until the weekend just past, the previous record had been 1.840 million square kilometers above normal, a mark … Continue reading

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Antarctica sets new record for sea ice

The sea ice surrounding Antarctica, which, as I reported in “Don’t Sell Your Coat,” has been steadily increasing throughout the period of satellite measurement that began in 1979, has hit a new all-time record high for areal coverage. Continue reading

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Imaginary Moral High Ground

What follows is the next excerpt from my second book on climate, the forthcoming Aztec Nation. To buy my first book, click here.  So, if the United States is on the verge of ceding a good bit of its remaining … Continue reading

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The Age of Foolishness

(Over the next several weeks, I’ll be posting several excerpts from my forthcoming book, Aztec Nation. The second such excerpt is below. Here’s a link to my first book: clicky.) It was the best of times, it was the worst … Continue reading

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Did That Canary Just Flutter Its Wings?

The year you’re living in, 2013, may be the year that it happened. What is it? It is the onset of global cooling. How dare I make such a mental leap? How dare I not would be an equally good … Continue reading

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Old Time New England Winter

I live in a historic part of a historic New England town: East Greenwich, Rhode Island, to be precise. It’s tough to walk five minutes in any direction here without running across a cemetery or two with graves from two … Continue reading

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Blizzard Reading

If you have only recently become a skeptic, or only recently started thinking about it, then you may not be aware of the logical inconsistencies built into the theory that manmade global warming is turning the climate system into a … Continue reading

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New York Times Sets Bar Just a Little Higher for Climate Misinformation

Sunday, January 20, 11:43 a.m. EST, update: Andy Revkin kindly took the time to make sure the right set of eyes fell on a third letter I wrote, and the Times has fixed the piece and issued a formal correction. … Continue reading

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Of Pure Weather Ignorance, Yaks on Faces, and Your Holiday Gift Shopping

People have no idea regarding weather. They don’t know that they’ve been manipulated with HD video into believing that their own time is strange, unprecedented, extreme. They don’t know why they would be manipulated (via a combination of noble cause … Continue reading

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