Claim: Bird Numbers in the Mojave Crashing Because of Global Warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A new study claims that bird numbers are plummeting in the Mojave Desert region because of climate change. This appears to be occurring despite efforts by local authorities in the region to reduce CO2 emissions by filling the desert with wind turbines and solar concentrators. Study: Climate change possible cause…

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From CNN’s Non Sequitur Department: “Most economic forecasts have a big blind spot”… Because climate change!

  Definition of non sequitur 1 : an inference that does not follow from the premises; specifically : a fallacy resulting from a simple conversion of a universal affirmative proposition or from the transposition of a condition and its consequent Guest ridicule by David Middleton Honestly… I’m not picking on Real Clear Energy… But today’s…

@CBS tries ridiculous scare tactics with nearly non-existent west coast hurricanes

From the “lack of understanding about the cold California Current” department, comes this bit of excessively stupid reporting, via NewsBusters. A bit of history helps too: Since 1850, only seven tropical cyclones have brought gale-force winds to the Southwestern United States, making hurricanes an improbable event. CBS Scares Viewers With Predictions of Climate Change Causing West…

Claim: Global Warming Makes Police Officers Lazy

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to a new study, global warming causes more crimes because in warm weather police officers are more reluctant to leave the air-conditioned comfort of their vehicles. Global warming? Tell it to the judge. Alan Neuhauser First, climate change was blamed for coastal flooding and wildfires. The links seemed intuitive…

“Back to the future of climate change”

Syracuse University professor uses ancient marine sediment as benchmark for present, future climate models SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Researchers at Syracuse University are looking to the geologic past to make future projections about climate change. Christopher K. Junium, assistant professor of Earth sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S), is the lead author of…