Tag Archives: Washington DC

350.org fudges the numbers again

Via Tom Nelson: “For “the biggest climate rally in history,” attendance was remarkably sparse. Those of us in the Light Brigade guessed 5,000″ The Light Brigade Shines at the Shivering Blackout Rally It was really, really cold the whole time. … Continue reading

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State of the Union climate spin doctors stand ready to take your call

People send me stuff. In this case somebody sent me something that I hadn’t gotten through the ‘approved’ channels. Thanks to “Son Of Soylent Green” for this tip via email. Looks like Obama is getting ready to ramp up the … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week – Harry Reid’s Cherry Blossom Picking: FAIL

Senator Harry Reid’s Press Release: Time To Stop Acting Like Climate Change Deniers Have A Valid Point Of View – They Don’t ‘If skeptics had taken a stroll along Potomac River on a 70-degree day this Feb., they would have … Continue reading

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Western wildfires – horrific, devastating … and unnecessary

New fire-fighting technology could help put them out. Why isn’t it being used? Guest post by Paul Driessen Millions of Americans watched their evening news in horrified fascination. The Colorado Springs wildfire had doubled in size overnight, to 24 square … Continue reading

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Plants: An efficient green technology for cities

From the American Chemical Society Green plants reduce city street pollution up to 8 times more than previously believed Trees, bushes and other greenery growing in the concrete-and-glass canyons of cities can reduce levels of two of the most worrisome … Continue reading

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Newly found weather records show 1930’s as being far worse than the present for extreme weather

The Heat Was On—Before Urbanization and Greenhouse Gases By Patrick Michaels on World Climate Report Sure is hot out! And what better time for a paper to appear in the Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology describing the construction of … Continue reading

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After pointing out an airplane got stuck in heat softened asphalt, Al Gore misses the fact that many of the surface temperatures used in climate come from airports

From Al’s Journal, some seriously dysfunctional thinking using props he doesn’t understand. Al brings attention to the fact that at Washington Reagan National Airport some tarmac asphalt got soft on a hot day, and the tires sunk into it a … Continue reading

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The folly of blaming the Eastern U.S. heat wave on global warming

A picture is worth a thousand words:

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350.org cancels melting “HOAX?” ice sculpture

“It’s not the heat, it’s the stupidity.” – WUWT commenter H.R. Change of plans. Posted by Bill McKibben – 07/07/12, 5:18am Below is the note we just sent out to our friends accoss the USA. Dear Friends, I think I … Continue reading

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The Kevin Trenberth / Seth Borenstein aided fact free folly on the USA heat wave

I cringe every time I see stories like the one being pushed in the Associated Press today by AP science writer Seth Borenstein. My Way News – This US summer is ‘what global warming looks like’ http://apnews.myway.com/article/20120703/D9VP9J681.html Even Drudge picked … Continue reading

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Washington DC’s derecho – not something new

Derechoes have been in the news in Washington as of late. No, that’s not some new breed of super bureaucrat, but it is something from a supercell sized thunderstorm that crossed several states during its lifetime. You may have seen … Continue reading

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In Colorado wildfires, ‘worst in state history’, why won’t the Forest Service use the biggest firefighting tool available?

AP labels the 2012 Colorado wildfires worst in state history in this story. My friend and fellow climate skeptic, nationally syndicated radio host Lars Larson, asks some pointed and pertinent questions about what appears to be some of the most … 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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Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists issues 2011 FUD report

Via SAGE Publications The nuclear, biological and climate threat – 2011 reviewed In this special issue of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, published by SAGE, experts reflect on 2011 and highlight what to look out for in 2012 in … Continue reading

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On this July 4th, thank “climate disruption” for saving the USA in 1814

This is a little known story about how a tornado saved the United States from the British in the War of 1812 as they started to burn Washington, DC. Just having come from there for ICCC6, and this being Independence … Continue reading

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Watch ICCC6 in Washington live here

Below is the live link to the 6th International Conference on Climate Change in Washington DC. Senator James Inhofe will be the keynote speaker. Video link and agenda schedule follow.

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Bring it, Mr. Wirth – a challenge

UPDATE (Sunday 6/26 8:30AM): After choosing the quote of the week this week (see above here) I’ve come to the conclusion that former Senator Wirth is mentally incapable of debating the issue in a rational manner, would likely not respond, … Continue reading

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ICCC6 June 30th – July 1st 2011

Register early for the best rate. Yes I will be there, and AFAIK, so will Steve McIntyre. Details:

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Department of Homeland Security goes off the deep end – now plans to battle “climate change” in addition to terrorists

Not content to keep to the terrorism prevention mission for which they were founded, DHS’s Janet Napolitano now plans to battle a religious war of “climatic jihad”.  Here’s what happened the last time Washington DC took on weather in February … Continue reading

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