Tag Archives: global warming

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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This Is What’s Happening

This is what’s happening: Global sea ice just had its best year, basically a full calendar year with a zero-anomaly, since 2004. Scientists told us that global warming was accelerating at the poles, through the polar amplification process. Part of … Continue reading

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The New Last Refuge

“Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.” – Samuel Johnson Yes, and climate alarmism is the new patriotism. As I write this, the most powerful man on Earth, Barack Obama, dogged by a series of history-tarnishing scandals, is choosing … 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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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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Britain’s Cold Comes as No Surprise

People say a version of the following to me all the time: “How dare you contradict mainstream science regarding climate change?” Most of the Spanish Inquisition conversationalists haven’t any sense of the diversity of scientific findings within the climatology community. … 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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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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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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