What an Engineer Finds Amazing About the Claims of Arctic and Antarctic Melting

Guest opinion by Ronald D Voisin  It’s just amazing how we as a society can let global group-think ideas have fantastically large continued public traction when direct scientific observation utterly refutes the very basis of the ideas.  Can not the alarmist scientific folks (I’m thinking here of Mann, Alley, Schmidt, Hansen, etc.) be just a little bit honest about what…

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Freeze, reduce or eliminate CAFÉ fuel standards

Too many small, lightweight cars cause too many deaths and injuries to justify tighter mpg rule Guest opinion by Paul Driessen A 2002 National Academy of Sciences study estimated that automotive mileage standards had helped cause as many as 2,600 extra fatalities in 1993 – at a relatively lenient standard of 27.5 miles per gallon.…

Has Climate Change Advocacy Run Its Course? It sure seems so.

Bart Tali writes in WUWT Tips and Notes: Great article in the WSJ. “Climate Change Has Run Its Course” Its descent into social-justice identity politics is the last gasp of a cause that has lost its vitality. By Steven F. Hayward Some excerpts: Climate change is over. No, I’m not saying the climate will not change…

Progressivism and Climate Change

Guest essay by Linnea C. Lueken Engraved on the stone over the entrance to the Engineering building at my university are the words: STRIVE ON – THE CONTROL OF NATURE IS WON, NOT GIVEN. “That’s a terrible thing to say.” A visiting biologist I was walking with said, shaking her head. I laughed it off,…

Climategate is not like Watergate – Time for the Leaker to Try Again?

Guest opinion: Dr. Tim Ball Climategate is a name that will stick, just like the Greenhouse Effect, but both are very poor analogies. The Earth’s atmosphere does not work like a greenhouse except in peripheral ways. Similarly, Climategate is only like Watergate because previously unknown information was released. Beyond that, the events diverge profoundly because…

Speculative climate chaos v. indisputable fossil fuel benefits

Federal judge tells climate litigants to tally the numerous blessings from fossil fuels since 1859 Guest essay by Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek Judge William Alsup has a BS in engineering, has written computer programs for his ham radio hobby, delves deeply into the technical aspects of numerous cases before him, and even studied other…

Is the Earth Becoming Dangerously Warmer?

Guest essay by J. Scott Armstrong In his 2007 book, Assault on Reason, former U.S. Vice President Albert Gore claimed that “many scientists are now warning that we are moving closer to several ‘tipping points’ that could, within as little as 10 years, make it impossible for us to avoid irretrievable damage to the planet’s…