Empirical Determination of Climate Sensitivity

By | September 29, 2011

By an astonishing 15 distinct methods, Christopher Monckton of Brenchley demonstrates in his latest SPPI technical paper that the warming we can expect in response to the doubling of CO2 concentration that is expected this century will not be 6 F, the IPCC’s central estimate, but only around 2 F.

How It Got So Hot … Hot It Got So Humid … How Cooling May Have Played A Role

By | July 26, 2011

The southern plains drought, followed the second strongest La Niña (behind only 1917/18) according to the Southern Oscillation Index (SOI), an atmospheric pressure based measure (standardized Darwin, Australia versus Tahiti surface pressure). Positive values are La Niña, negative El Niños. The April to April SOI showed the 1917/18 peak and 2010/11 close behind.

Estimates of Global Food Production in the Year 2050 – Will We Produce Enough to Adequately Feed the World?

By | June 30, 2011

Global food security is one of the most pressing societal issues of our time. Based on food production databases assembled and maintained by the United Nations, I have identified the specific crops that supply 95% of the food needs of the world, six large regions into which the world may be divided, twenty sub-regions, and twenty-five individual countries… Read More »

You Don’t Need A PhD To Spot Outrageously Bad Science

By | June 29, 2011

The Utah State Legislature produced HJR 12, calling for the EPA to substantiate its claims about carbon dioxide. It’s the most obvious of statements, so mundane it shouldn’t even be necessary. How, you wonder, could any scientist complain about that? (What is science if its claims are not substantiated?) Nonetheless, the Utah Legislature have been criticized (and twice)… Read More »

UN Agenda 21 Will Rule The US Waves

By | April 14, 2011

Whilst everyone has been occupied with EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson’s defense before Congress of the EPA’s attempts to regulate CO2 emissions, the Administration has continued to move towards International Ocean Governance with the establishment of a Governance Coordinating Committee for the National Ocean Council, (NOC). The NOC has been long in the making and earlier history of Ocean… Read More »

Toward Rational Energy Planning

By | February 28, 2011

America urgently needs a rational energy policy. Such a policy should be based upon economics and reliability, yet options favored by our current government provide no real solutions to meeting future energy needs in a responsible and cost effective way. Science & Public Policy’s readers are aware of the abundant empirical evidence that the earth’s climate is predominantly… Read More »