Tag Archives: American Physical Society

Reply to Warren Warren

(Note: The is a reply to Warren S. Warren’s guest post here – Anthony) By Roger Cohen First I would like to say that I respect Warren greatly. He has been very energetic in his support of the APS Topical … Continue reading

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The APS Topical Group on the Physics of Climate: reply to Roger Cohen

Guest post by  Warren S. Warren A reply to Roger Cohen from a fellow Executive Committee member In a recent posting on your web site, Roger Cohen, who was on the Organizing Committee for the APS Topical Group on the … Continue reading

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More turmoil at the American Physical Society over their statement on the global warming issues

I was sent this today by Roger Cohen, a respected fellow of the APS. He writes: Dear Anthony, Since you have previously carried items relating to the American Physical Society, I thought you might be interested in the attached.  It … Continue reading

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Cool clean coal – just add refrigeration

From the University of Oregon a wacky idea to refrigerate smokestacks. Cooled coal emissions would clean air and lower health and climate-change costs EUGENE, Ore. — (Aug. 27, 2012) — Refrigerating coal-plant emissions would reduce levels of dangerous chemicals that … Continue reading

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Lindzen at Sandia National Labs: ‘climate models are flawed’

This press release was provided by Sandia National Labs: In an effort to shed light on the wide spectrum of thought regarding the causes and extent of changes in Earth’s climate, Sandia National Laboratories has invited experts from a wide … Continue reading

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Nobel Laureate Ivar Giaever asks ‘is climate change pseudoscience?’

Readers may recall this story: Nobel laureate resigns from American Physical Society to protest the organization’s stance on global warming. He’s back. From the Observations, Scientific American Blog Network Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting: From the Big Bang to the Big … Continue reading

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Open thread weekend plus poll

I have other projects to do this weekend, so I’m taking off. Moderation may be minimal or non-existent at times, so if your comment takes a long time to appear, don’t take it personally. In the meantime, please consider this … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Quote of the Week: “…it is an established rule of the Society, to which they will always adhere, never to give their opinion as a Body upon any subject either of Nature or Art, that comes before them. The ‘advertisement’ … Continue reading

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Comedy gold: APS president attacks “inaccurate characterization” of APS position, doesn’t realize he’s attacking an APS quote

Guest Post by Alec Rawls When German ex-climate-alarmist Fritz Vahrenholt came out last week as a climate skeptic, he related his moment of epiphany, when he was firsthand witness of the alarmists’ sheer disregard for error: Vahrenholt’s skepticism started when … Continue reading

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Global Warming and Walnut Trees: a Case Study in Deception

Guest post by Dr. David Deming The science of global warming is allegedly “settled.” The American Physical Society has declared that “global warming is occurring” and that the “evidence is incontrovertible.” According to environmentalists and advocacy organizations, unchecked global warming … Continue reading

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24 Hours of Climate Reality: Gore-a-thon – Hour 20

A new post containing a cartoon from Josh will appear every hour. At the end of the 24 hours, everything will be collated on a single page. Readers are encouraged to post skeptical arguments below, as well as offer comments … Continue reading

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Nobel laureate resigns from American Physical Society to protest the organization’s stance on global warming

WUWT may recall the late Dr. Hal Lewis led the way on this last year as I covered at WUWT and in an op-ed at the Christian Science Monitor. From Climate Depot, who got the exclusive: Nobel prize winner for … Continue reading

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Obituary – Hal Lewis

In Memoriam Harold (“Hal”) Warren Lewis (October 1, 1923 – May 26, 2011) Before his dramatic resignation from the American Physical Society on October 6, 2010 over the society position on global warming (the text of his letter is available … Continue reading

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Comments on the American Physical Society Report on Direct Air Capture of CO2

I try to give equal access to those who want to comment professionally on reports here, here is one such example. This is commentary on the WUWT story Princeton: Direct removal of carbon dioxide from air likely not viable – Anthony … Continue reading

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Princeton: Direct removal of carbon dioxide from air likely not viable

From the Princeton news website By Steven Schultz Technologies for removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere are unlikely to offer an economically feasible way to slow human-driven climate change for several decades, according to a report issued by the American … Continue reading

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