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"The Cooling" by Lowell Ponte

A look at climate science written in a cooler and more skeptical day

The hacked emails and papers from the UK’s Climate Research Unit reveal the underside of climate science (as the many bizarre conclusions do the same for the anti-AGW mob).  Spinning data to conceal contrary evidence, avoiding freedom of information requests, purging the profession of skeptical voices.  All familiar things to anyone familiar with the history …

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A reply to comments on FM site about Global Warming

The pro-anthropgenic global warming comments on the FM site (and emails to me) are so similar that a generic reply will save everybody time and effort.  This post examines 7 8 common elements.  These are general statements.  They do not apply to every individual comment on the FM site or to material elsewhere (in any medium). Pro-AGW comments often display …

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“Aliens cause global warming”: wise words from the late Michael Crichton

I strongly recommend reading this speech, given by the late Michael Crichton at the California Institute of Technology on 17 January 2003.  It is an insightful analysis of important trends in our society, revealing much about the dynamics of several important public policy controversies of our time. Update:  the comments were so interesting that I wrote …

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A look at the science and politics of global warming

There are few more important global public policy issues today than if and how to address Anthropological Global Warming (AGW).  Not only might it require public investments on a scale not seen except in wars, but efforts to control AGW will clash with preparations for peak oil.  The combination of could be catastrophic, in many …

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