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The following article first appeared on The Rebel website. Derek Bok said if you think education is expensive try ignorance. A rarely considered or measured cost is exploitation of ignorance. Confidence tricksters use people’s limitations to take advantage. Global warming is just another example, albeit the largest in history, because the entire world was fooled. […]

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper proudly announced discovery of one of Captain John Franklin’s ships, either the Erebus or Terror. Identification, of which ship will be relatively easy, based on the known dimensions of the vessels (Figure 1). Figure 1: Erebus and Terror; sketch in the London Illustrated News May 24, 1845 Source: Illustrated London […]

“It occurred to me…” The tail always wagged the dog: Now, because of political correctness, the flea on the hair on the tail wags the dog.  Elaine Dewar spent several days with Maurice Strong at the UN and concluded in her book that, “Strong was using the U.N. as a platform to sell a global […]

software cheap It’s interesting how many proverbs and sayings apply to Barack Obama’s strategies. It confirms the biblical proverb, “What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.” Fortunately, the US Founding Fathers were familiar with biblical and secular proverbs. They distilled collective […]

Another Climate Change Scare is On Thin Ice

by Dr. Tim Ball on May 24, 2011

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All the scares generated by the false climate science promoted by political agendas disappear from the mainstream media and are rarely heard of again. The sequence begins with identification of an issue. This occurs in several ways, including reporters scanning science journals for articles to sensationalize, or a scientist or environmental group publicizing an issue. If the story catches, they’ll push it from various angles. If it loses traction, they bring in a different scientific angle or raise the level of potential damage.

Immanuel Velikovsky, the author of Worlds In Collision, challenged prevailing scientific views. In some ways, it doesn’t matter whether Velikovsky was right or wrong. The problem was the reprehensible actions of the scientific community. His treatment holds many lessons for today’s debate over climate change.

It is amazing how people have very strong opinions about ideas and terms they don’t understand. The greenhouse effect is one of these and lack of understanding about it is exploited to dictate global energy and economic policies at great and unnecessary expense. The Earth's atmosphere is <em>not</em> like a greenhouse, contrary to IPCC claims.

My long-term career goal changed as progress was better than expected, but the central theme remained. Three events were pivotal.

Tim Ball's Libel Case and Legal Defence Fund

by Dr. Tim Ball on May 11, 2011

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Two consecutive lawsuits filed against me have precluded my working on articles for the website. Read on for details about the case and my legal defence fund.

Official climate forecasts produced by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), are wrong, useless and dangerous. Weather and climate has been totally politicized through government involvement. It’s time to eliminate them in forecasting and research and reduce their role to data collection.