Category Archives: Opinion

Ditto, Tom – ‘here are some things I believe’

Tom Nelson writes in a Response to Don Cheadle, some things I thought worth repeating here, because it succinctly sums up the position of many climate skeptics. =========================================================== (This post was written to respond to Don’s Twitter question here) Don, … Continue reading

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Posted in Global warming, Opinion | 114 Comments

Mann the delayer

If you ever needed an example of just how one-sided Michael Mann is, here’s an example of how this delicate scientific flower can’t handle discovery. Mark Steyn writes: Breaking as-it-happens news about a trial that isn’t happening any day soon, … Continue reading

Posted in Michael E. Mann, Opinion | 67 Comments

‘Correcting’ Trenberth et al.

(See the note below before taking this post seriously – Anthony) Guest essay by Steven Wilde Here we see the classic energy budget analysis supporting the hypothesis that the surface of the Earth is warmer than the S-B equation would … Continue reading

Posted in Bad science, Climate News, Fun_stuff, Opinion | 410 Comments

An intriguing mystery – and a very speculative theory

Guest essay by Eric Worrall John Holdren, President Obama’s Science Advisor, once tried to reframe the climate debate in terms of his prediction of  “global climate disruption”. Holdren stated at the time, that the term “global warming” is “a dangerous … Continue reading

Posted in Agriculture, Global cooling, Global warming, Opinion | 173 Comments

What is to be done?

 Guest essay by David Archibald In President Obama’s war on coal, and thus the US economy, what would be the cheapest way to start the counter-attack? The most effective allocation of funds would be to achieve what Nebraska set out … Continue reading

Posted in Opinion | 80 Comments

My complaint letter regarding the Lewandowsky affair

UPDATE: 4/5/14 I’ve posted some additional correspondence to make what transpired clearer, see below – Anthony Given the recent retraction of Lewandowsky’s #2 paper “Recursive Fury” and the clear line in the sand drawn by the Journal to Lewandowsky and … Continue reading

Posted in Climate ugliness, Lewgate, Opinion, Stephan Lewandowsky | 98 Comments

HATE WEEK on the Climate Certainty Channel™

Apparently, being uncertain about climate certainty is a crime worth jail time What a week this has been. In preparation for the release of the IPCC Working Group II report, hate speech against climate skeptics seems to have ramped up … Continue reading

Posted in Climate ugliness, Opinion, Satire | 209 Comments

Climate Alarm

By Paul C. “Chip” Knappenberger In its new report on the risks from human-caused climate change, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) sets climate science back rather than “advancing” it. The report, counterfactuallytitled “What We Know,” is more … Continue reading

Posted in Alarmism, Climate News, Opinion | 47 Comments

Voting is open closed: ‘Climate Duplicitist of the Year’ award

Readers surely recall: Nominations are open for the first annual ‘Climate Duplicitist of the Year’ award.

Posted in Opinion | 122 Comments

Hillary Clinton’s claim about young people worrying about climate change as a ‘major issue’ doesn’t hold up under scrutiny

First the story from AP, then we’ll show you how her claim is just bollocks Clinton wants ‘mass movement’ on climate change By KEN THOMAS Associated Press TEMPE, Ariz. — Hillary Rodham Clinton says young people understand the significant threat … Continue reading

Posted in Climate News, Opinion, Politics | 88 Comments

Occam’s Razor and Climate Change

The simplest explanation is usually the correct explanation Guest essay by Eric Worrall Professor Keven Trenberth once campaigned for the scientific world to accept the alarmist view of climate change as the “null hypothesis”, the baseline theory against which all … Continue reading

Posted in Climate_change, Opinion | 200 Comments

Quote of the Week – get your war crimes trial tickets now!

Sometimes you just have to laugh. One of my blog spawn (a not so anonymous academic at a “respected institution of higher learning”) decided to have a go at our post: Despicable climate ugliness courtesy of Lawrence Torcello – assistant … Continue reading

Posted in Climate ugliness, Opinion, Quote of the Week, Satire | 248 Comments

The one-sided Conversation

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley At The Conversation, a taxpayer-funded propaganda website based in Australia, Dr Rod Lamberts has suggested that in the climate debate those pushing the Party Line should disregard the mere facts and should advance their invaluable … Continue reading

Posted in Opinion | 120 Comments

Australian National University: Forget the Climate Facts, We need Opinions

Another case of “The ends justify the means” Submitted by Eric Worrall Rod Lamberts, director of the Australian National Centre for Public Awareness of Science at the Australian National University, claims facts  won’t win the climate debate.

Posted in Climate News, Opinion | 144 Comments

New Gallup poll shows climate change near the bottom of things worth worrying about

While some people speculate there was a climate bloviage link to the recent loss of a congressional seat in Florida, we have the name calling all nighter clownfest in the Senate last Monday. Bjørn Lomborg writes on his Facebook page: … Continue reading

Posted in Climate News, Opinion, Politics | 63 Comments

Will the Supreme Court permit EPA climate decisions to stand?

If it does, the impacts on our lives, livelihoods, liberties and living standards will be enormous Guest opinion by Paul Driessen The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency. The case … Continue reading

Posted in EPA, Opinion, Politics | 128 Comments

An Open Letter to CNN’s Carol Costello on ‘Why are we still debating climate change?’

The answer to your question is in your article. Guest opinion by David Hoffer Carol, in your recent CNN opinion piece, the headline was “Why are we still debating climate change?”. The very first statement in the article that followed … Continue reading

Posted in Climate News, media, Opinion | 228 Comments

The Merchants of Smear

The sanctioned punishment of climate skeptics becomes more than just a few aberrant ideas, and is following some historical parallels First, I loathe having to write essays like this, but I think it is necessary given the hostile social climate … Continue reading

Posted in Climate ugliness, Opinion | 410 Comments