Climate Scientist Borrows From Famous Holocaust Poem To Describe His Career

Michael Mann

Leave it to Michael Mann to equate himself with a Holocaust survivor. From the Daily Caller:

Penn State University climate scientist Michael Mann described the “assault” on his career and science in general to graduating college students by borrowing from a famous poem written by a Holocaust survivor.

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Improving Climate Of The The Northeastern U.S.

The climate of the Northeastern US has improved dramatically since 1970.

Few people remember this, but prior to 1970, the Northeast was in drought most of the time, with the 1960’s being the driest. During the 1960’s the Northeastern US was in drought eight out of ten years.

Climate at a Glance | National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)

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Lord Stern’s Climate Research Center Defrauding UK Taxpayers?

Nick Stern

Last October, David Rose wrote that Nick Stern’s (pictured) research centre has falsely claimed credit for papers it had no role in. Rose listed a few anecdotes.

Stern runs a big research programme, with lots of people and lots of papers. You could dismiss the suspect papers as mishaps, although Stern’s spokesman, Bob Ward, reacted so furiously that there may be more to this story. So, I started digging.

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Climate change litigation growing rapidly, says global study

A new global study has found that the number of lawsuits involving climate change has tripled since 2014, with the United States leading the way. Researchers identified 654 U.S. lawsuits—three times more than the rest of the world combined. Many of the suits, which are usually filed by individuals or nongovernmental organizations, seek to hold governments accountable for existing climate-related legal commitments. The study was done by the United Nations Environment Program and Columbia University’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law.

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Climate Scientists Trying To Discredit Trump’s EPA Chief End Up Proving Him Right

A study meant to debunk a claim made by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt in his confirmation hearing ended up doing the opposite — it proved him right.

The study, published Thursday in the journal Nature, found that Pruitt’s claim of a “leveling off of warming” over the past two decades is unsupported by satellite-derived temperature data, which measures the lowest few miles of the atmosphere.

Researchers supposed debunking of Pruitt, however, centers on a selectively quoted line from his testimony, which cuts out the administrator’s reference to the global warming “hiatus.”

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Santer takes on Pruitt: The Global Warming Pause and the Devolution of Climate Science

Scott Pruitt

A new paper in Nature: Scientific Reports by Santer et al entitled Tropospheric Warming Over the Past Two Decades begins with this:

After a recent Senate confirmation hearing, Scott Pruitt the new Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency received a written question regarding observed warming estimates. In response, Mr. Pruitt claimed that over the past two decades satellite data indicates there has been a leveling off of warming. We test this claim here.

Now, exactly how does one scientifically test a claim of “leveling off of warming”?

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“Scientists Say”…

“We are Borg. You will be assimilated. Resistance is futile.”

The fake news Washington Post reports that “scientists” did an “entire study” proving that satellites show no leveling off of warming. The implication being that all scientists speak in one voice and share the same opinion.

Instead of doing “an entire study” how about we just look at the data? Over the last 20 years, satellites show no warming.

Wood for Trees: Interactive Graphs

Science is not a Borg of idiots who can’t understand simple data, as the Washington Post imagines. Science is a process. The stupidity and dishonesty level of the Washington Post is off the scale. They don’t understand the first thing about science. Not all scientists are criminals, like the ones which the Washington post likes to quote.


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The Popes of Global Warming Religion Write a Book

Michael Bloomberg, according to Forbes, is the 10th richest man in the world, with a net worth of $47.5 billion.

Bloomberg graduated from the Harvard Business School, and built a huge business. He is no dummy. So, why has he given millions of dollars to the extremist Sierra Club? Why did he co-write Climate of Hope, an ignorant, anti-science book, with Carl Pope, the former head of the Sierra Club? Bloomberg studied electrical engineering as an undergraduate, so he can’t plead that he is a science-dumb liberal arts major. Sadly, Bloomberg seems to believe what he wrote.

Global warming is a scare story that is on the decline. The failure of the Earth to warm for over 18 years, many unresolved questions and contradictions, and repeated scandals, have gravely damaged the catastrophic global warming story.

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Serious injuries at Elon Musk’s Tesla factory are DOUBLE the industry average

Elon Musk

The rate of serious injuries at a Tesla factory is double the industry average, a worker advocacy group has claimed in a report calling for better workplace protections.

Total injuries at the plant are a third higher than the industry average, the report said.

The United Auto Workers (UAW), the industry’s largest union in the United States, commissioned the report. 

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Robust Natural Variability Affirmed In Global Sea Level Rise Rates – No Correlation With CO2 Forcing

Tide Gauge Evidence: Sea Levels Rose Faster Before 1950 Than Since

In recent years it has become increasingly apparent that tide gauge measurements of sea level rise often do not align with climate model expectations.

The models are predicated on the assumption that anthropogenic CO2 emissions, which have risen explosively since about 1950are the drivers of modern sea level rise.

Evidence from observed sea level trends has not been cooperating with this narrative, however.

Tide gauges indicate there has been a substantial overall reduction in the rate of sea level rise since about 1950 rather than the expected substantial acceleration.

For example, UK oceanographer Simon Holgate reported a 29% deceleration in global sea level rise rates from the first half of the 20th century (1904-1953) to the second half (1954-2003)

Holgate, 2007    “The rate of sea level change was found to be larger in the early part of last century (2.03 ± 0.35 mm/yr 1904–1953), in comparison with the latter part (1.45 ± 0.34 mm/yr 1954–2003).”

A small sampling of regional tide gauge results (SW Pacific, Japan) affirm the deceleration of sea level rise since the mid-20th century and indicate the highest rates of sea level rise occurred before human CO2 emissions began accelerating rapidly.

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