Business as Usual at the Paris Climate Conference
As the world reels following the tragic terrorist attacks in Paris, world leaders say they are determined to press on with the U.N. Climate Conference there, scheduled for the end of this month. But judging from past international climate …
Kerry Warns College Students: Climate-Policy Critics ‘Put Us All At Risk’
Secretary of State John Kerry warned that opponents of his views on climate change policy “put us all at risk,” as he painted a grim portrait of environmental disaster on Tuesday.
“It would be better for all of us if …
How to Put Climate Alarmism on Ice
When it comes to civilization’s end, Al Gore’s theory was simple and elegant: Increased heat (a product of the Greenhouse Effect, the Koch Brothers, the hole in the ozone layer, etc.) leads Earth’s great swaths of ice …
Richest Man in the World: ‘Representative Democracy Is a Problem.’
From the first Morning Jolt of the week:
Richest Man in the World: “Representative Democracy Is a Problem.”
Bill Gates is rapidly reaching supervillain status.
When I sat down to hear his case a few weeks ago, he didn’t …
All That’s Missing Is an ‘Amen’
John Kerry, preaching to the choir at last week’s Secretary’s Climate and Clean Energy Investment Forum:
Did skeptics of Mendelian inheritance or wave–particle duality have to be “converted”? Or was allowing them to freely weigh the evidence …
Obama’s Disastrous Clean Power Plan
Harry Alford is right.
The president of the National Black Chamber of Commerce lately has taken heat from liberals for opposing Obama’s Clean Power Plan. The Left finds it inappropriate that a black man, who represents 2.4 million black-owned businesses, …
The 97 Percent ‘Statistic’ — Is There Nothing It Can’t Do?
This video clip of Ted Cruz disemboweling Aaron Mair, the head of the Sierra Club, is making the rounds. It shows Cruz at his very best, cross-examining a witness to a pulp. The most striking thing, however, is how unbelievably …
Getting Rich off Climate Extremism
It would seem to go without saying, but: Before accusing myriad individuals and organizations of defrauding the American people, it’s advisable to make sure you are not currently doing the same.
With that in mind, meet Jagadish Shukla, professor …
Washington Post (my emphasis added):
For pope-cheering climate rally, a modest crowd.
The faith-based climate rally that took place Thursday in Washington drew a much smaller crowd than anticipated, though organizers say they still managed to convey their message. The …
Global Warming, Chilling Effect
Twenty climate scientists called for RICO investigation in a letter to Obama and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch. The scientists argue that the systemic efforts to prevent the public from understanding climate change resemble the investigation undertaken against …
After being harangued by conservatives and mathematicians, liberal news outlets — the Washington Post, Time, Slate, The Daily Beast, a few others — began admitting that the claim that women earn 77 cents on the dollar is a lie. Let the …
Having failed in their shakedown of Chevron, New York Democrats are turning their attention to Exxon, with the office of state attorney general Eric Schneiderman attempting to prosecute Exxon for holding naughty views on the subject of global warming.
On Chinese Coal, the U.N. vs. the New York Times
Good things come to those who wait, and the waiting is minimal when it comes to the endless stream of entertaining silliness offered by the U.N. climate-change bureaucracy. On November 3, Christiana Figueres, the executive secretary of the U.N. …
The Calcification of Climate Science
According to Lord Christopher Monckton, Thomas R. Karl’s much-feted paper refuting “the Pause,” the inexplicable 19-year standstill in the earth’s average global surface temperature, has a small problem: To disappear the warming hiatus as Karl and his co-authors …
John Kerry: ‘Read the Scriptures’ to Learn About Climate Change
Secretary of State John Kerry declared the scientific debate surrounding climate change “over” today, claiming the mantle of religious authority for his stance on the issue.
“The scientific debate may have had legitimacy once upon a time, but it is …
Unable to address Texas senator Ted Cruz’s questions about “the Pause” — the apparent global-warming standstill, now almost 19 years long — at Tuesday’s meeting of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Oversight, Sierra Club president Aaron Mair, after an …
Is It Hot in Here? Or Am I Just a Profiteering Climate Scientist?
I wrote yesterday about George Mason University professor Jagadish Shukla. Besides being the lead signatory of a now-vanished letter recommending the federal government use RICO laws to prosecute skeptics of anthropogenic climate change, Dr. Shukla is also the head of …
Emissions Standards: Watch the Cap, Not the Trade
China’s announcement that it will implement a cap-and-trade system in 2017 has triggered widespread celebration among advocates of an international agreement on carbon-dioxide emissions. Supposedly, the announcement will build “momentum” for December’s negotiations in Paris and will pressure other …
Resurrecting ‘Eureka’ in California
‘Eureka!” (“I have found it.”)
Coined for the discovery of gold that brought adventurers and entrepreneurs flocking to the elusive western border of our continent, California’s state motto has held true for generations: It’s a uniquely American sentiment, …
A Skinny Bear, and People of Very Little Brain
Wildlife photographer Kerstin Langenberger snapped the following now-viral picture in August —
— and posted it to her Facebook page with an impassioned plea for, you guessed it, action on climate change.
It’s a saddening photo, to be sure. But Elizabeth …