Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Quote of the Week – NYT on James Hansen & Bill McKibben’s ‘boneheaded’ efforts

Whoo-boy. NASA’s James Hansen disses McKibben in an email to an NYT reporter. Hansen was speaking candidly, never thinking this email would see the light of day. But that’s not the punchline… Hansen on the highly inflated 350.org Keystone XL … Continue reading

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Carbon tax hallucinations

Carbon taxes will do nothing for revenues or climate, but will hurt job and economic growth Guest post by Paul Driessen Average planetary temperatures haven’t budged in 16 years. Hurricanes and strong tornadoes are at or near their lowest ebb … Continue reading

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Climate cycles and political alarmism

Dr. Michael Asten writes to alert me of this article in the Australian, with this advice: The overwhelming conclusion ought to be that cycles should be built into at least some of the climate models in order to explore scenarios.  But … Continue reading

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Weepy Bill gets Wapo’d

Heh, even the liberal mouthpieces think the 350.org campaign led by Bill McKibben against the Keystone XL pipeline is stupid, calling it “bizarre”. They write in a forceful editorial today:

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Newsbytes: Hansen’s 4 year doom cycle gets rebooted

WUWT readers may recall this from 2009: Some may still deny the overwhelming judgment of science, but none can avoid the devastating impact of raging fires, and crippling drought, and more powerful storms… That is how we will preserve our … Continue reading

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Friday Funny – Seth Borenstein’s best headline evah

Gosh, who knew?

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Oh Noes! The clock of doom is stuck again, global warming blamed

One has to wonder about the relevancy of this non-working prop clock in this day and age. Maybe they should update it to an iPad play list that is about to end for it to be more relevant to the … Continue reading

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‘climate’ being teed up for a big comeback this year by Obama administration

People send me stuff. This comes from a Washington insider. Not for attribution but a relative of mine of some seniority at State [Department] indicated to me an understanding within that institution that ‘climate’ was being teed up for a … Continue reading

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Sandy and the presidential election

From Fox News, a surprising metric from exit polls. They write: Many analysts felt that the arrival of Hurricane Sandy gave the president a boost last week by allowing him to display leadership in front of the American people, as … Continue reading

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Climate totally absent from all presidential debates

The first time the debates have been silent on climate since 1988.  Over at Joe Romm’s paid for propaganda arm of the Center for American Progress they recently wrote: Why It’s Impossible To Ignore Climate In A Presidential Foreign Policy … Continue reading

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Al Gore on Obama’s failed debate performance – ‘it was the altitude’, not the attitude

I would not have believed this if I wasn’t able to see it myself. This bloviation even tops Gore’s “Earth’s interior is millions of degrees” comment on live TV. Watch this video segment from Gore’s Current TV: 

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Climate goes off the presidential radar

Watching the debate tonight, I kept listening for some hint of the discussion of the “climate crisis”. Why? Because the League of Conservation Voters put out a broad petition campaign to influence moderator Jim Lehrer: But it didn’t work, not … Continue reading

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The president decides to stick with ‘climatism’

By STEVE GOREHAM In President Obama’s remarks to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, he stated, “… My plan will continue to reduce the carbon pollution that is heating our planet — because climate change is not a hoax. More … Continue reading

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Friday Funny – climate change is not a joke

Last night at the DNC, President Obama released a climatic whopper to appease those donors that were threatening to withhold funds if he didn’t say something about climate in his speech. Prior to his speech, Joe Romm had the best … Continue reading

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I love the smell of climate desperation in the morning…

This is quite some headline on E&E’s Climatewire this morning. I’d call it “unprecedented”.

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Friday Funny / Quote of the week – the healing rift

I’m sure many WUWT readers on both sides of the AGW debate watched Mitt Romney’s acceptance speech last night. The most memorable line that got a standing ovation was a poke back at Obama’s famous line – “I am absolutely … Continue reading

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By this logic, Chris Mooney should be blaming Obama for not seizing the opportunity to talk about global cooling last winter

Sigh. This is so bad… it’s funny. For the record, it is now official; Chris Mooney is a paid political hack disguising himself as a science writer. I’m going back to calling him a “kid blogger”, because no adult could … Continue reading

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White House gets serious about space weather

From EOS,  Vol. 93, No. 25, 19 June 2012 White House and Agencies Focus on Space Weather Concerns “Space weather is a serious matter that can affect human economies around the world,” Tamara Dickinson, a senior policy analyst with the … Continue reading

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The “well funded” climate business – follow the money

Flashback, Michael Mann said this on October 5th, 2010: Our efforts to communicate the science are opposed by a well-funded, highly organized disinformation effort that aims to confuse the public about the nature of our scientific understanding. … Scientists are … Continue reading

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If Obama is going to kill coal, he has to hide the body

Guest post by Alec Rawls The graphics were changed in the last two days, but Conn Carroll at the Washington Examiner took a screenshot of Obama’s “All of the Above” energy policy page on Tuesday. “Notice anything missing?” he asks: … Continue reading

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