National Coalition Against Censorship Criticises the Portland Climate Book Ban

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Portland’s recent ban of educational books which question alarmist climate narratives has attracted strong criticism from the NCAC. The National Coalition Against Censorship is a group which normally focusses on issues like Creationism, and other efforts to stifle politically or religiously inconvenient freedom of speech. The statement from the NCAC:…

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The Arctic Methane Scare: Oversold

By PAUL C. “CHIP” KNAPPENBERGER and PATRICK J. MICHAELS Methane is all the rage. Why? Because 1) it is a powerful greenhouse gas, that molecule for molecule, is some 25 times as potent as carbon dioxide (when it comes to warming the lower atmosphere),  2) it plays a feature role in a climate scare story…

Global Temperature Report: May 2016

May 2016 was 2nd warmest May in satellite record When is an anomaly just an anomaly and not necessarily part of a larger trend? Perhaps, when the anomaly is a significant outlier that can be linked to a specific cause. May 2016 was the second warmest May in the satellite temperature record, trailing only May…

A new method for predicting speed and motion of solar flares

A Montana State University physicist who has developed a new model that predicts the speed of solar plasma during solar flares, likening it to the path traveled by a thrown baseball, will present his findings at the Solar Physics Division of the American Astronomical Society conference being held this week in Boulder, Colorado. Sean Brannon,…

Monday Mirthiness: A ‘psychic’ view of climate change

Psychic Medium Ian Scott writes via our “submit story” link: Climate Change Please Use Common Sense. Climate change, global warming the heated debate goes on and on. A handful of scientists say one thing and a handful of scientists say another ? which scientists do we believe ? “none of them”. Lets all use our…