Barking Mad – A rave, prompted by facing insane heating costs

Guest essay by Caleb Shaw It is a painful thing to confront someone whom one is accustomed to respecting, and to tell that person they are barking mad. Usually one avoids it, or dismisses the other’s strange behavior as “a difference of opinion,” and speaks platitudes about “the importance of diversity,” however when a person…

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NCDC: ‘our algorithm is working as designed’

In a statement to Polifact today, NCDC made the following statement: “… our algorithm is working as designed” One wonders though, about these sorts of things that have been found wrong in their data file for USHCN, which is represented to the public as “high quality”. Here are few other things that worked as designed:

NOAA’s temperature control knob for the past, the present, and maybe the future – July 1936 now hottest month again

Two years ago during the scorching summer of 2012, July 1936 lost its place on the leaderboard and July 2012 became the hottest month on record in the United States. Now, as if by magic, and according to NOAA’s own data, July 1936 is now the hottest month on record again. The past, present, and…

Climate Warning to be Removed from Aussie Driving Handbook

While Al Gore brings his trademark ‘Gore Effect’ to Canberra, it seems some of the most ridiculous climate edicts of the KRudd/Gillard administrations are being purged. Eric Worrall writes: A bizarre warning to Australian learner drivers, in the official State of New South Wales Government handbook, which says that climate change could cause dangerous road…

Failure of the primary mission at the VA – vets died while VA bureaucrats obsessed over green energy installation

Green energy gets the green light while people that served our country with honor have to wait in line, dying while waiting. For example, does anyone other than Eco-zealots give a flying f about having solar car ports at the VA? The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) at its Phoenix Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona,…

John Holdren’s Bi-Polar Vortex, Part II – appeal filed

(part 1 is here) By Sam Kazman, CEI Back on June 6th, OSTP (the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy) officially declined to reexamine its highly-publicized January explanation for the extremely cold winter.  According to that video, The Polar Vortex Explained In 2 Minutes, the likely culprit was global warming; this was supposedly…