Category Archives: Junk Science

The EPA November Surprise

The Examiner reveals environmental extremists in the EPA and their agenda: More than 50 EPA staff are now crashing to finish greenhouse gas emission standards that would essentially ban all construction of new coal-fired power plants. Never before have so … Continue reading

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The Associated Press: Dumber Than A Box Of Rocks

From the couldn’t make this up department: Northeast braces for temps near boiling point The extreme heat that’s been roasting the eastern U.S. is only expected to get worse, and residents are bracing themselves for temperatures near and above boiling … Continue reading

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2+2=5

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There He Goes Again

Al Gore makes another materially false statement: Gore says, “The heavy snowfalls this month have been used as fodder for ridicule by those who argue that global warming is a myth, yet scientists have long pointed out that warmer global … Continue reading

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Surprise!

He’s got his hands in all that lovely money that the bogus claims of the IPCC funnel to his own organization. …Last week, the IPCC, led by its increasingly controversial chairman, Dr Rajendra Pachauri, was forced to issue an unprecedented … Continue reading

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Environmental Determinism Makes A Comeback

Really, what passes for “science” these days is hysterical. From the BBC: Climate ‘is a major cause’ of conflict in Africa Climate has been a major driver of armed conflict in Africa, research shows – and future warming is likely … Continue reading

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Speaking Truth To Nonsense

I’m guessing that CBO Director Douglas Elmendorf is off the few Democratic Christmas lists he was still on at this point. He’s been telling the truth – despite rather obvious strong-arm attempts by the White House. It hasn’t made him … Continue reading

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Yet More AGW Fraud

Big news: Cherry Picking of Historic Proportions The sheer effrontery and gall appears to be breathtaking. The Briffa temperature graphs have been widely cited as evidence by the IPCC, yet it appears they were based on a very carefully selected … Continue reading

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“Data? We Don’t Need No Stinking Data!”

Turns out the high priests of the Temple of Anthropogenic Global Warming have lost the original sacred texts which justify their existence, or so they claim. What you need to read: The Dog Ate Global Warming What is fun to … Continue reading

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The Big Lie

Usually, The Wall Street Journal is better than this: The singular feature of American obesity is its steep, out-of-nowhere rise. For most of the 20th century, U.S. obesity rates were stable, with a slight upward trend through the late 1970s. … Continue reading

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Princes, Peasants And Collateral Damage

Mark Steyn: “Capitalism and consumerism have brought the world to the brink of economic and environmental collapse, the Prince of Wales has warned. … And in a searing indictment on capitalist society, Charles said we can no longer afford consumerism … Continue reading

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So, What’s To Hate In The Marxman-Wacky Bill?

Rather a lot. Like the bit about not actually being able to sell what you thought was your own house: If You Don’t Hate the Cap and Trade Bill, Let Me Show You Section 304. I bet you thought that … Continue reading

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Lunacy

Jack Kelly on the Marxman-Wacky bill to prevent a phony catastrophe: An unusually cold winter (it snowed in Saudi Arabia and Iraq; temperatures fell to minus 80 degrees in Siberia) was followed by an unusually cool spring (it snowed in … Continue reading

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Indulgences

Robert Zubrin in Roll Call: On June 25, the House passed the Waxman-Markey climate stabilization act, which would institute a cap-and-trade system to restrict Americans’ carbon emissions. While proponents of the bill have sought to argue that the costs of … Continue reading

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Flunking Basic Math

Forbes on the Marxman-Wacky fraud bill: Electricity is a good thing. It powers your computer, drives economic growth, transmits images from Tehran streets, keeps preemies alive in hospitals, prevents meat from rotting and enchants and cools you in movie theaters. … Continue reading

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