Tag Archives: Climate Progress

Now what is ‘death train’ Hansen going to do? Clean coal process developed to extract energy without burning or CO2

From James Hansen’s, Bill McKibben’s and Joe Romm’s worst nightmare department, comes this uplifting science story from the Ohio State University. Basically they found a way to oxidize coal and extract energy without releasing any CO2. When a team of … Continue reading

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Posted in Carbon dioxide, Carbon sequestration, Coal, Energy | Tagged , , , , | 191 Comments

Too funny! Even Joe Romm’s bosses don’t think climate is an issue worth mentioning for 2013

Romm must be fuming. After disappearing his formerly independent “Climate Progress” blog and merging it with the main Think Progress website, where he’s lucky to get a dozen comments a day. His parent organization, Think Progress, utterly fails to mention … Continue reading

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‘Skeptical Science’, Shouting, and Joe Romm’s integrity – a test

Over at Climate Progress, the alarmist organ of the Center for American Progress, Joe Romm is fond of citing an offhand remark from this WUWT story as “proof” of my alleged evilness. “Scientists” Pull a Snow Job on Reporters in … Continue reading

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Skeptical Science gets Romm-Bombed

Reposted from Popular Technology with permission Skeptical Science: Too Inaccurate for Joe Romm In March of 2012, the climate alarmist website Skeptical Science had their forums “hacked” and the contents posted online. In these it was revealed that Skeptical Science … Continue reading

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Alarmist fact checking – street lights don’t melt at 115°F

Tom Nelson posts this hilarious rush to connect a hot day to CO2 induced heat. Oops: Before learning the real cause (dumpster fire), lots of alarmists rush to blame carbon dioxide for a couple of melted streetlights UPDATE: Photo of … Continue reading

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Why the U.S East Coast heatwave was not unusual nor the number of record temperatures unprecedented.

This is a combination of two posts elsewhere that illustrate just how much hype and how little substance the MSM and blogs like Grist, Climate Progress. and Capital Weather Gang have been pushing trying to make a run of the … Continue reading

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Tisdale: NOAA Issues El Niño Watch for Second Half of 2012, Joe Romm Issues “Rapid Warming” Alert for 2013

The WUWT ENSO meter – at zero, or neutral at the moment: Guest post by Bob Tisdale NOAA issued an El Niño watch yesterday morning. The watch seems a bit premature. A “watch” in NOAA parlance means “conditions are favorable,” but … Continue reading

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Hump day hilarity – ‘Forecast the Facts’ comically failed protest at the Heartland conference in Chicago

Brad Johnson’s (formerly of Climate Progress, now of “Forecast the Facts”) “Rally Against Corporate Climate Deniers” was a great bit of entertainment for many at the Heartland conference yesterday. I was in session, and couldn’t attend, but I heard about … Continue reading

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Quote of the week – a warm lesson on ethics from the experts

I have to laugh at the juxtaposition of rhetoric today. It’s like a gift from the universe. While Joe Romm launches yet another angry and hateful rant over at Climate Progress because of a poor editorial choice I made two … Continue reading

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Alarmism or Not? Joe Romm and the ‘Crying Wolf’ Dilemma

Guest post by Robert Bradley Jr. of Master Resource  “This notion that the environmental movement — or any other major play in the media landscape — is pushing non-stop apocalyptic messages like a broken record is one I debunked ….” … Continue reading

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Friday Funny – carbonated drink stands in for Joe Romm in debate

We all know how the warmists like to avoid debating at all costs. In this case, the easily agitated to effervescence – blow your top Romm was aptly represented at a “Drinks and Debate” in Washington, DC by the perfect … Continue reading

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Tragic winter weather in Europe doesn’t fit the Mannian narrative

From the Weather is not climate unless we say it is department: Over at Climate Progress, paid propagandist Joe Romm wails about “journalistic malpractice” from Michael Mann’s words in a tweet: The wailing (Jan 31st and again Feb 4th) was … Continue reading

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My thanks to Mike Roddy for helping with BEST review

Eh, even when I try to get away from it on weekends it follows me via email. But, I decided I’d take a moment to post this comment from Joe Romm’s Climate Progress somebody sent me that popped up on … Continue reading

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NOAA CSI: no attribution of climate change to tornado outbreak

All the bloviation from Think Progress, Climate Progress and the rest of those people that want to turn any disaster into a link to climate change are doing is just that: bloviating. Told ya so. Here’s the preliminary report from … Continue reading

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