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 …
Top Activist and Author: It’s ‘Clear’ That Climate Change Is Making Racism Worse
According to social activist and best-selling author Naomi Klein, climate change isn’t just destroying our planet — it’s making racism worse, too.
“You see that in Australia where the treatment of migrants is a profound moral crisis,” she …
If global warming alarmists want an example of why the general public is rather indifferent to their great cause, they should look in the mirror. An eminent scientist–good grief, he eliminated smallpox–claims overpopulation and global warming are going to make …
On Climate, Science and Politics Are Diverging
The good news for global-warming alarmists is that they can pretty much be guaranteed that there will always be something happening somewhere in the world to get alarmed about. “It has been a really bad week for the ice shelves …
Obama Unveils New Plan to Work with Foreign Governments to Ignore the Constitution
From the midweek edition of the Morning Jolt:
President Obama’s a big NBA fan, right? What if he’s tanking this year of his presidency because he thinks he gets a better lottery pick in the draft next year?
Environmentalist Billionaire Made His Fortune From Asian Coal Mines
It’s a safe bet that environmentalist billionaire and big-time Democratic donor Tom Steyer has a bigger carbon footprint than you do:
Steyer, 56, stepped down as co-managing partner of Farallon in 2012 to devote himself to full-time activism because, as he later …
Midwest: Record Global Freezing
“To the surprise of no one, the winter of 2013–14 has shaped up to be one of the coldest on record,” report my colleagues at the Detroit News, of this year’s record-breaking Michigan temps. “The average temperature for (December, January, …
UN Global Warming Summit Reaches ‘Consensus’ as Obama Brings U.S. Aboard
After a marathon after-hours session, the UN climate summit has reached consensus. Details are beginning to emerge.
“Consensus,” there’s that word again — one of the most abused terms in the global-warming lexicon.
Russia blocked the last UNFCCC subsidiary meeting …
Climate Conference Collapsing
The global warming crowd just experienced a double whammy.
COP 19 was shocked when China led a block of 132 nations in a walkout over “loss and damage.”
Loss and damage is an entirely bogus concept which would assign legal liability to …
50,000+ Poles Cheer CFACT Speech Against UN Global-Warming Treaty
As the UN kicked off COP 19 a few kilometers away, more than 50,000 enthusiastic Poles gathered in downtown Warsaw on Monday to celebrate National Independence Day while millions more watched on television. CFACT president David Rothbard delivered an impassioned address which …
Automakers: Desperation in Detroit
Detroit — Just six years after the Obama administration bailed out Chrysler with $12.5 billion in federal loans and handed it to the Italian automaker Fiat, the company — now called Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) — is nervous about its future. …
Carl’s Rock Songbook, No. 109, Ty Segall, “The Keepers”
Here’s the final bookend to my Songbook’s extended-over-a-coupla-years meditations on “the 60s dream in rock.” “The Keepers” sounds pretty late-60s or early-70s itself, but it’s from Ty Segall’s 2013 album Sleeper. Besides being a fine …
Scientists Don’t Actually Know What’s Causing ‘Extreme Weather’
Eleven inches of rain drenched Houston on Memorial Day. The Texas metropolis is among the areas hardest-hit by a storm system that has soaked much of Texas, Oklahoma, and northern Mexico since the weekend, resulting in more than 30 deaths and …
Retired climate professor admits global warming will not destroy Earth
A retired professor and glacier expert has publicly declared global warming a good thing. He also refuses to go along with many of his scientific peers who he says have urged him to be in lockstep with former Vice President …
Jerry Brown Slams Republicans Over California Wildfires
California governor Jerry Brown took the opportunity of the San Diego wildfires to assail Republicans over global-warming dissent, noting that the state is now “in the third year of a very dry season.”
“The state’s climate appears to be changing, …
Chris Hayes Wants to Kill About 5.7 Billion People
MSNBC host Chris Hayes is getting an alarming amount of attention for his latest effort in The Nation, a stemwinder arguing that the abolition of fossil fuels is like the abolition of slavery.
The argument may sound forced, but Hayes …
Can you stand a bit more complaining about the weather?
A friend in Fairfax County points out that between Christmas break, Martin Luther King Day, and snow days, kids in Fairfax County public schools have attended 22 days of school in …
UN Climate Summit Goes into Overtime as Obama Rides to the Rescue
As has become the usual practice at the UN climate summits, COP 19 in Warsaw has gone past its Friday closing time and is now in overtime.
This year’s talks became bogged down by a series of challenges.
Russia raised fundamental …
Radical youth tossed from COP 19 over Filipino’s typhoon hunger strike
Three members of far-left global warming youth groups “Push Europe” and “Earth in Brackets” had their badges confiscated, were escorted out of the official venue and banned from the UN climate negotiations for five years after demonstrating in support of …
A Global-Warming Treaty without a Vote?
UN climate chief Christiana Figueres opened COP 19, the UN climate conference in Warsaw by proclaiming that, “a new universal climate agreement is within our reach.”
Speeches today made continual references to Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda. Philippine negotiator Yeb Sano said, “We …