By P. Gosselin [The most notable part of the documentary is the interview with Freeman Dyson, from 1:09:00 – 1:14:00] In his new documentary “The Uncertainty has Settled“, Dutch filmmaker Marijn Poels focuses on climate science and politics and found that the issue is in fact as controversial and as UNSETTLED as any issue could possibly get.
By Barry Burbank BOSTON (CBS) — Despite the snow blitz of 2015, many baby boomers still insist that, overall, we don’t get the harsh bitter cold and deep snowy winters like we did in the good ole days. A Leominster teen posing with the giant snowman he built. (Photo credit: Mary Roche) Weather records prove
For decades now those of us trying to publish papers which depart from the climate doom-and-gloom narrative have noticed a trend toward both biased and sloppy peer review of research submitted for publication in scientific journals. Part of the problem is the increased specialization of climate science (and other sciences in general), so that there
By Vance Ginn and Elliott Raia Over the river and through the woods – if you can afford it. The holiday season is nearing, and families are starting to think about travel. But visiting grandma could soon be cost-prohibitive, if the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has its way. The IPCC claims in
By Norman Rogers About 10 years ago the brand name global warming was changed to climate change. The reason was simple. The Earth was failing to warm. An additional benefit of the climate change slogan was that everything that goes wrong with the weather can be blamed on climate change, caused by burning fossil fuels.
By Anthony Furey A [Canadian] government document quietly posted online confirms what many have long suspected: that the government is eyeing raising the federal carbon tax beyond the current ceiling of $50 per tonne. On Wednesday, amendments to the federal carbon tax legislation were posted on the Canada Gazette – the government’s official newspaper –
By Caleb Rossiter Just in time for Halloween, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released yet another in a 30-year stream of spooky stories: Global Warming of 1.5 Degree Celsius, an IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. Like its five predecessors, it makes terrifying predictions
By H. Sterling Burnett A new study in the scientific journal Review of Environmental Economics and Policy examines myriad reasons climate models should not be used to make public policies. The author, Robert S. Pindyck, of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, writes integrated assessment models (IAMs)—models that consider the interaction of physics, demographics, and political
By the Wall Street Journal Editorial Board If Democrats retake Congress in November, a national carbon tax is likely to be part of their agenda. A referendum in Washington state next month is a test of public support. Two years ago nearly 60% of Washington voters rejected a ballot initiative to impose a “revenue neutral”
Apollo 17 moonwalker Dr. Harrison Schmitt rejects UN climate report: ‘The observations that we make as geologists…do not show any evidence that human beings are causing this’ NYT asks Geologist and Moonwalker Dr. Harrison Schmitt about UN IPCC report: The New York Times’ Nicholas St. Fleur: “…as one of the leading climate change deniers, when there