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This article of mine originally appeared on The Patriot Post website. “The moment the idea is admitted into society that property is not as sacred as the laws of God, and that there is not a force of law and public justice to protect it, anarchy and tyranny commence.” John Adams, 1787 How much of […]

In The Real World The early Greeks had a better, more basic understanding of weather and climate than the people involved in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Indeed, the word climate derives from the Greek word klima, meaning inclination, referring to the climate conditions created by the angle of the Sun. They paid […]

It is not surprising that Roe and Baker explained in a 2007 Science paper that, “The envelope of uncertainty in climate projections has not narrowed appreciably over the past 30 years, despite tremendous increases in computing power, in observations, and in the number of scientists studying the problem.” The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) […]

“It occurred to me…”When the call centre message says”All our assistants are busy, they really mean we don’t have enough staff.” The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) set climate research back thirty years, mostly by focusing world attention on CO2 and higher temperature. It was a classic misdirection that required planning. The IPCC was […]

“It occurred to me…”Young men have so lost direction that they have their caps on backwards.   The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed and hence clamorous to be led to safety by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary. H.L.Mencken The Intergovernmental Panel on […]

“It occurred to me….” Household mathematics, three bags of groceries, four bags of garbage. Lack of temperature data is a problem, but measures of water and precipitation are much worse. Temperature changes, especially cooling, are important to a degree over the long term. Precipitation changes are much more important for short, medium and long periods. […]

“It Occurred To Me…”Rules designed to facilitate operations bring them to a halt when people work to rule. Hijacking of environmentalism for a political agenda centered on climate, but specifically increasing temperatures. This was predetermined by the goal of demonizing CO2, the byproduct of industrial nations, that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and […]

I wrote the following article as a regular monthly column in the Canadian magazine called The Landowner. It is designed to provide general understanding of basic natural events; help people know how the world works; make better decisions in living and working on the land; and reduce potential for exploitation by environmentalists. The magazine is […]

In 1991 I made a presentation to the Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA). Apparently members requested a copy be placed in their journal. As I recall the editor was not enamoured of the idea and requested permission to assign the title. I was not happy with the idea but decided the content was more important. […]