Category Archives: Commentaries & Essays

Warming Caused by Soot, Not CO2

By | July 22, 2009

A new paper in Science reports that a careful study of satellite data show the assumed cooling effect of aerosols in the atmosphere to be significantly less than previously estimated. Unfortunately, the assumed greater cooling has been used in climate models for years. In such models, the global-mean warming is determined by the balance of the radiative forcings—warming… Read More »

Obama’s Biggest Radical

By | July 13, 2009

When Barack Obama nominated John P. Holdren as his Science Adviser last December 20, the president-elect stated "promoting science isn’t just about providing resources" but "ensuring that facts and evidence are never twisted or obscured by politics or ideology." In nominating John Holdren, his words could scarcely have taken a more Orwellian ring

Al Gore’s Propaganda

By | June 29, 2009

Mr. Gore’s tactics have been a little more subtle, and reminiscent of propaganda methods which have proved to be effective throughout history at influencing public opinion. Oneextreme views of any climate researcher when it comes to predicting a global warming induced Armageddon. Listed below are ten propaganda techniques I have excerpted from Wikipedia. Beneath each are one or… Read More »

The Wong-Fielding Meeting on Global Warming

By | June 25, 2009

Senator Fielding holds a crucial vote on the proposed Emissions Trading Legislation. Fielding and four independent scientists faced the Minister for the Climate Change and Water, Penny Wong , The Chief Scientist, Penny Sackett, and Professor Will Steffan, director of the Climate Change Institute at the Australian National University. Read what happened from someone who was there.

Not Too Late to Kill “Cap-And-Tax-Bill”

By | June 25, 2009

Perhaps the most destructive legislation in our country’s history will, as soon as this week, be voted on in the House of Representatives: the Waxman-Markey tax bill in the guise of addressing climate change.   It will have adverse and lingering consequences for every American. It will raise the cost of electricity in our homes, the fuel for… Read More »

I’m Coming Out

By | June 25, 2009

For years now, I have been afraid to talk about my burden in public. I’ve lived in constant fear that around every corner one of Al Gore’s hooded cronies would be there to beat me with the tire iron of environmentalism. But in the shadow of an 18-percent budget cut and unparalleled corruption within the University, I think… Read More »