Category Archives: Reprint

2011 U.S. Temperature Update: Alarmism Not

By | July 28, 2011

The first six months of 2011 are now in the books. Heat waves are currently in the headlines, but how does the national average temperature compare to other years and ‘normal’? And what does the first half of the year portend for the year as a whole? The indication is that 2011 will mark the continued return of… Read More »

A Chronological Listing of Early Weather Events

By | July 28, 2011

The focus of this paper is early (historic) weather events. The chronology cuts off at the year 1900 A.D. Recent weather events are fairly well documented. Excluded from the chronology are events caused by man (such as the 1642 Kaifeng flood which killed 300,000 Chinese, and the 1938 Yellow River flood that caused 500,000 Japanese/Chinese fatalities) and events… Read More »

Climate Science and EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Regulation

By | April 21, 2011

1. Research has shown that a focus on just carbon dioxide and a few other greenhouse gases as the dominant human influence on climate is too narrow, and misses other important human influences. 2. The phrases “global warming” and “climate change” are not the same. Global warming is a subset of climate change. 3. The prediction (or projection)… Read More »

Research to Date on Forecasting for the Manmade Global Warming Alarm

By | April 5, 2011

The validity of the manmade global warming alarm requires the support of scientific forecasts of (1) a substantive long-term rise in global mean temperatures in the absence of regulations, (2) serious net harmful effects due to global warming, and (3) cost-effective regulations that would produce net beneficial effects versus alternatives such as doing nothing. Without scientific forecasts for… Read More »

Global Warming: How to Approach the Science

By | February 28, 2011

Global Warming: How to approach the science. Richard S. Lindzen Program in Atmospheres, Oceans, and Climate Massachusetts Institute of Technology Testimony: House Subcommittee on Science and Technology hearing on A Rational Discussion of Climate Change: the Science, the Evidence, the Response November 17, 2010