Category Archives: Originals

Evaluation of Kennedy Jr’s Statement in West VA about Wind Energy, Deluded Delusional or Dishonest?

By | March 17, 2010

During a forum at the University of Charleston, West Virginia the Forum, Robert Kennedy, Jr. made many statements about wind energy that are false or misleading and should not be allowed to stand without challenge. It’s unclear from the transcript whether Mr. Kennedy has been misled by the wind industry, whether he really believes all that he said… Read More »

Climate Change and Its Causes, A Discussion About Some Key Issues

By | March 4, 2010

This article discusses the limits of the Anthropogenic Global Warming Theory advocated by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. A phenomenological theory of climate change based on the physical properties of the data themselves is proposed. At least 60% of the warming of the Earth observed since 1970 appears to be induced by natural cycles which are present… Read More »

Contiguous U. S. Temperature Trends Using NCDC Raw and Adjusted Data for One-Per-State Rural/Urban

By | February 25, 2010

The Goddard Institute for Space science (GISS), the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), and centers processing satellite data, such as the University of Alabama at Huntsville (UAH), have published temperature and rate of temperature change for the Contiguous United States, or ‘Lower 48’.  Both GISS and NCDC have been criticized for their station selections and the protocols they… Read More »

Acid Seas, Back to Basic

By | February 12, 2010

In August last year, the National Resources Defense Council released a film “documentary” claiming that CO2 is turning the oceans to acid: It was funded by the Entertainment industry foundation1, and has the title, “Acid Test: The Global Challenge of Ocean Acidification”. This is SPPI’s second published analysis.

An Open Letter to Australian Prime Minister Rudd

By | January 4, 2010

Shortly before the Copenhagen Climate Conference, the Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd, delivered a canting, 45-minute rant about the “Denialists”, “Climate Change Deniers”, and “Skeptics” who, he said, were entirely funded by special interests and who were now so dangerous that they were putting Our Planet’s Future And The Future Of Our Children And Our Grandchildren in… Read More »

A Non-Problem Spun Up Into A Global Crisis

By | December 22, 2009

An Australian reader has sent in a question-and-answer sheet on the climate completed by Dr. Andrew Glikson on behalf of a Member of Parliament who believes “global warming” is a global crisis and has circulated Dr. Glikson’s document to her constituents. The reader has asked us to provide a commentary on Dr. Glikson’s answers, which we do with… Read More »

CO2 Cannot Cause Any More “Global Warming”

By | December 21, 2009

The Earth’s atmosphere differs in essence from that of Venus and Mars. Our atmosphere is not totally cloud-covered, as is Venus: globally, about 40% of the sky is always clear. Also we have huge ocean surfaces that serve as a practically unlimited reservoir of water vapor for the air. With the help of these two conditions, the Earth’s… Read More »