Archive | February, 2011

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Kerry: People Who Question Global Warming Are ‘Neanderthals’

“The biggest fight we have on the environment right now in Washington is not going forward, it is preventing these Neanderthals, troglodytes, whatever you call them, from going backward – preventing them from attacking the EPA, preventing the EPA from doing anything about clean air for the next few years,” Kerry said.

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John Holdren’s IPCC Myths

The IPCC’s conclusions are not based solely on painstaking studies. Nor is the IPCC’s source material all published in peer-reviewed journals. In fact, 30% of the references in the IPCC’s 2007 report (5,587 out of 18,531) are to grey literature – including press releases, magazine articles, and advocacy material produced by groups such as Greenpeace. […]

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House Votes To Defund IPCC

For example, famed Princeton University physicist Dr. Robert Austin, who has published 170 scientific papers and was elected a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Austin told a congressional committee that, unfortunately, climate has become a political science. It is tragic the some perhaps well-meaning but politically motivated scientists who should know […]

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January Thaw Doesn’t Come Until February

We just finished a nice thawing period here in Minnesota that came in the middle of February. We usually get this in the middle of January, we call it a “January thaw” and it happens pretty regularly, in fact 2011 will be the first year we haven’t had a January thaw in over 30 years.

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Montana bill would ’embrace’ global warming

Maybe something Minnesota should consider Washington Post HELENA, Mont. — A Montana legislator is proposing the state embrace global warming as good for the economy. Republican Rep. Joe Read of Ronan aims to pass a law that says global warming is a natural occurrence that “is beneficial to the welfare and business climate of Montana.” […]

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Kansas, Missouri attorneys general join brief on global warming suits

Kansas City Business Journall Attorneys general in Kansas and Missouri want the U.S. Supreme Court to put an end to the use of public nuisance lawsuits that target electric utilities thought to contribute to global warming. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Missouri counterpart Chris Koster joined 20 other attorneys general in filing a “friend […]

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2010’s The Hottest Year Since 1863

There has been a lot of talk in the news lately how 2010 is the hottest year on record, yet we seem to be freezing to death. That’s when the line from Stephen Foster’s song “Oh Susanna” sprang to mind “The sun so hot, I froze to death” and I decided to do this song.

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