National Association of Scholars says 'The fossil fuel divestment movement, is an exercise in futility.'

NEW YORK, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — As United Nations delegates gather this week to negotiate new Sustainable Development Goals, the National Association of Scholars released the first major critical report detailing how the campus sustainability movement harms higher education. Sustainability: Higher Education’s New Fundamentalism shows that the sustainability movement distorts college curricula and cuts…

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Ocean Acidification: Natural Cycles and Ubiquitous Uncertainties

Guest essay by Jim Steele, Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University and author of Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism In 2002, Scripps’ esteemed oceanographer Walter Munk argued for the establishment of an Ocean Observation System reporting, “much of the twentieth century could be called a “century of…

Michael Mann and Stefan Rahmstorf claim the Gulf Stream is slowing due to Greenland ice melt, except reality says otherwise

UPDATED – see below From your “Day after Tomorrow” department (where a slowing Gulf Stream turned NYC into an icebox) comes this claim from the bowels of Mannian Science. Unfortunately, it looks to be of the caliber of Mann’s Hockey Schtick science. As WUWT reported on a peer reviewed paper last year, H. Thomas Rossby…

Don't believe in global warming at the state level? FEMA will yank your Federal disaster money

From Inside Climate News: The Federal Emergency Management Agency is making it tougher for governors to deny man-made climate change. Starting next year, the agency will approve disaster preparedness funds only for states whose governors approve hazard mitigation plans that address climate change. This may put several Republican governors who maintain the earth isn’t warming…