Algal Blooms: Not Caused by Global Warming

It seems that global warming is as easy to blame as “the devil made me do it” these days. Almost anything can be blamed on global warming it seems. It has become the new universal evil, replacing the threat of communism as the new global menace. But it doesn’t always deserve the blame for things…

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The Green Inquisition

From Project Syndicate by Bjørn Lomborg COPENHAGEN – When it comes to global warming, extreme scare stories abound. Al Gore, for example, famously claimed that a whopping six meters (20 feet) of sea-level rise would flood major cities around the world. Gore’s scientific advisor, Jim Hansen from NASA, has even topped his protégé. Hansen suggests…

American physicists warned not to debate global warming

Original article from the UK Register: By Andrew Orlowski (andrew.orlowski@theregister.co.uk) Published Monday 21st July 2008 16:04 GMT Bureaucrats at the American Physical Society (APS) have issued a curious warning to their members about an article in one of their own publications. Don’t read this, they say – we don’t agree with it. But what is it…

Why Does NASA GISS Oppose Satellites?

A Modest Proposal For A Better Data Set Reposted from Warren Meyers website: Climate Skeptic. One of the ironies of climate science is that perhaps the most prominent opponent of satellite measurement of global temperature is James Hansen, head of … wait for it … the Goddard Institute for Space Studies at NASA!  As odd…

American Physical Society and Monckton at odds over paper

Two days ago I posted on this story in this blog related to APS opening up debate on climate change. It appears Lord Monckton did in fact have his paper, Climate Sensitivity Reconsidered,  reviewed by APS, and he drafted revisions per that review, after which the paper was accepted by APS for publication. Yesterday, APS…