Climate Change and the Corruption of Science: Where did it all go wrong?

Guest post by Bernie Lewin As it is the time of year for reflection, let us consider for a moment the Climate Change scare in the bigger picture. One thing that became more evident as the year progressed was that Copenhagen 2009 might have been the peak of this scare. It is difficult now to…

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New Hampshire to Consider Withdrawing from RGGI

RGGI is the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, created by a group of ten northeastern states. RGGI runs a carbon trading scheme with the primary goal to reduce CO₂ emissions. Permits are auctioned off quarterly, September’s auction only sold 75% of the permits available, and December’s sold only 57%. The sale price has a $1.86 per…

A CARB Christmas

Ah, heck. I made the mistake of turning on my PC and looking at Russ Steele’s blog this morning. At least I slept in. Poor Rudolph. Now the other reindeer will really laugh and call him names, especially with that new nose.

CO2: Ice Cores vs. Plant Stomata

Guest post by David Middleton INTRODUCTION Anyone who has spent any amount of time reviewing climate science literature has probably seen variations of the following chart… A record of atmospheric CO2 over the last 1,000 years constructed from Antarctic ice cores and the modern instrumental data from the Mauna Loa Observatory suggest that the pre-industrial…

Do We Care if 2010 is the Warmist Year in History?

Guest Post by Ira Glickstein According to the latest from NASA GISS (Goddard Institute for Space Studies), 2010 is shaping up to be “the warmest of 131 years”, based on global data from January through November. They compare it to 2005 “2nd warmest of 131 years” and 1998 “5th warmest of 131 years”. We won’t…

T. Boone Pickens Abandons U.S. wind power

From Slashdot: In 2008, billionaire T. Boone Pickens unveiled his ‘Pickens Plan’ on national TV, which calls for America to end its dependence on foreign oil by increasing use of wind power and natural gas. Over the next two years, he spent $80 million on TV commercials and $2 billion on General Electric wind turbines.