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The Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change (IPCC) implies current climate change and its rate are beyond any previous changes. They are wrong. Worse, despite moving the goalposts from the threat of global warming to the threat of climate change they examine only warming and its negative impacts, while the world cools. As a result governments […]

Environmentalism was a new and and necessary paradigm that appeared in the 20th century. Of course we need to care for and protect the Earth. Distressingly, the idea was grabbed by a few people and used to push a political agenda. They distorted, exaggerated, misdirected and deceived the people in the guise of saving the […]

“It occurred to me….” The truth doesn’t need spin. On March 13, 2013 someone with the pseudonym Mr. FOIA released the remaining 220,000 emails leaked from the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) at the University of East Anglia (UEA) to a select few. Since then we have heard nothing. Mr. FOIA suggested there was more useful […]

“It occurred to me…” At what point does the thick skin required for leadership become completely insensitive? Barack Obama’s draconian plan to stop climate change is based on the certainty of forecasts of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) under the control of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). It is parroted by all […]

“It occurred to me….” The Green Planet is really Blue. Geoffrey Chaucer (c.1342 – 1400) is among the giants of English literature, recognized for his perceptive and realistic stories about human nature. Like Shakespeare, his characters and stories are recognizable and relevant at any time in history and in any society. His most famous work, […]

“It occurred to me ….” They say, incorrectly, one person cannot change the world. Unfortunately they usually change it for the worse.   Al Gore did more to bring melting Arctic ice to global attention and concern than anyone. Polar bears became victims and poster animals for destructive human production of CO2. He’s done more […]

  I used to think when a politician announced an inquiry it meant arms length from politics and complete freedom of access for the inquiry participants. It’s what most people think and why a politician who calls for such an inquiry is generally lauded. I learned the truth after appointment to my first commission of […]

  A paradigm shift is a fundamental change in approach or underlying assumptions. Any new paradigm creates necessary changes, but also problems and victims. Feminism and environmentalism are two major new 20th century paradigms. Sadly the major victims of both are mothers and housewives, the two most important, but denigrated and ignored jobs in society. […]

A Washington Post article titled “Hot enough for you?” ends with the comment that, “Future generations will curse our silence.” They won’t! They will wonder how people could write such misinformed, hysterical, commentary. There are few subjects like weather or climate about which people have such definitive opinions with so little understanding. Indeed, most don’t […]

A common fallback position when losing an argument is to assault your adversary personally. Known as ad hominem, it involves “attacking an opponent’s motives or character rather than the policy or position they maintain.” In climate science, those who employ this rhetorical tactic attack individuals who ask probing scientific questions. The attacks indicate that they know how inadequate […]