1988 Congressional climate change hearing: claims of accelerating sea level rise – failed

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin On June 23, 1988 the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources held a hearing addressing the Greenhouse Effect and Global Climate Change. Among the presenters at this hearing was Dr. James Hansen, Director, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies who introduced his infamous and now debunked global surface temperature…

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The Penguins Smoking Hockey Schtick

Guest essay by James Wanliss It is a tough life in Antarctica. Average winter temperature at the South Pole is about -49°C. The coldest temperature ever recorded by a thermometer in Antarctica was -89.2°C at Vostok station in 1983. (This is the same as -128.6°F.) Satellite measurements have found temperatures as low as a frigid…

Essay: On the Abandonment of Logic

Guest essay by Andi Cockroft As I have outlined several times here, I am no scientist, despite having studied at University. But by far and away the vast quantity of learning has been obtained during life’s journey – both good and bad. All contribute to a depth of knowledge impossible to achieve through any 3…