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Skeptical climatologist Dr. John Christy believes 7 gunshots ‘targeted’ his office floor during ‘March for Science’

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 17:29
By Lee Roop | lroop@al.com Email the author | Follow on Twitter on April 25, 2017 at 3:47 PM, updated April 25, 2017 at 5:46 PM Nationally prominent climate change skeptic Dr. John Christy believes his office floor at the University of Alabama in Huntsville was “targeted” by gunshots over the national March for Science [...]

Rick Perry Says Trump Will ‘Need To Renegotiate’ The Paris Agreement

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 13:01
By MICHAEL BASTASCH Energy Secretary Rick Perry told conference goers he would not advise President Donald Trump to “walk away” from the Paris climate agreement, but conceded the agreement will need to be renegotiated. Perry made the remarks at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance summit in New York City Tuesday. Perry is the only Trump [...]

Harvard Instructor: Science March Was ‘Eerily Religious’

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:49
By Andrew Follett A Harvard physician thought the recent “March For Science” looked more like a religious event than one to promote the value of the scientific method. “Being ‘pro-science’ has become a bizarre cultural phenomenon in which liberals (and other members of the cultural elite) engage in public displays of self-reckoned intelligence as a [...]

Oh No! Global warming will cause increase in exercise — But exercise increases global warming!

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:37
Flashback 2007: Exercise Causes Global Warming – Walking to the Shops ‘Damages Planet More Than Going By Car’ By Noel Sheppard | August 8, 2007 – Newsbusters As reported by the Times Online Saturday in a piece hysterically titled “Walking to the Shops ‘Damages Planet More Than Going By Car'” (grateful h/ts to all NBers [...]

Pay Up! Al Gore’s New Group Demands $15 Trillion To Fight Global Warming

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:22
MICHAEL BASTASCH A group of executives who want to fight global warming have published a new report calling for countries to spend up to $600 billion a year over the next two decades to boost green energy deployment and energy efficiency equipment. The Energy Transitions Commission’s (ETC) report claims “additional investments of around $300-$600 billion [...]

Study in Nature: 21 climate models find climate change ‘may increase net recreational physical activity in U.S.’ by 2099

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:09
Here’s abstract of Nature Human Behavior paper on global warming predictions of exercise rates in next 40-80 years. Regular physical activity supports healthy human functioning1,​2,​3. Might climate change—by modifying the environmental determinants of human physical activity—alter exercise rates in the future4? Here we conduct an empirical investigation of the relationship between meteorological conditions, physical activity [...]

Warmist Slate Mag. Slams ‘March for Science’: ‘A bizarre cultural phenomenon…liberals engage in public displays of self-reckoned intelligence as a kind of performance art’

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:49
But here’s the problem: Little of what I observed dissuades me from my baseline belief that, even among the sanctimonious elite who want to own science (and pwn anyone who questions it), most people have no idea how science actually works. The scientific method itself is already under constant attack from within the scientific community [...]

Colorado Paper’s Editor Implies If Bombing Syria Is Justified, So Are Acts Of Terror On Americans

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:45
By Chris White An editor of a Colorado newspaper argued that environmental activists could morally justify committing violent acts of terror on Americans in the fracking industry, similar to how President Donald Trump justified bombing Syria, in a brief email exchange Saturday with The Daily Caller News Foundation. Boulder Daily Camera Executive Editor Kevin Kaufman believe citizens who support Trump’s [...]

Activist Gets Detained At Science March, Calls Entire Thing Racist

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:42
By ANDREW FOLLETT Energy and Science Reporter A prominent environmental justice activist claims he was “assaulted, roughed up, and detained” by a Washington, D.C., cop Saturday at the March For Science and his fellow marchers ignored it. Reverend Lennox Yearwood claims he was detained while walking across the street to get to the science march. In a Huffington [...]

Gutfeld Slams Bill Nye: March For Science Was Really ‘March for Silence’

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:41
Gutfeld criticized Nye for saying on a CNN panel that the network should not have allowed a global warming skeptic to join the debate. “You can’t even have one scientist on to question a comedian who got his degree in mechanical engineering,” he said. “He’s mocking skepticism which is the spine behind the scientific method.” [...]

Why the March for Science failed, as demonstrated by its own protest signs

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:39
https://medium.com/@dropeik.com/why-the-march-for-science-failed-as-demonstrated-by-its-own-protest-signs-d80a56a81605 Excerpt: But if there was one underlying theme to it all, this was a March for… …and to the extent that the March for Science was at its heart a rally in support of The Truth, it failed, because there is no such thing as THE Truth…and it ignores, or denies, massive scientific evidence [...]

‘March for Science’: ‘An effort to pressure scientists and voters to agree’ with their view

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:27
by J. SCOTT ARMSTRONG AND KESTEN C. GREEN What is the “Scientific method”? Saturday’s March for Science calls for “robustly funded” science and “political leaders and policy makers to enact evidence based policies in the public interest.”  But is this just an attempt to dress up the marchers’ political beliefs as science? And what do [...]

New Study impresses AP’s Seth Borenstein – Uses ‘extensive computer models’ to find ‘man-made extreme weather has hit all over the world’

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:21
By SETH BORENSTEIN Published: Yesterday WASHINGTON (AP) – Most people on Earth have already felt extreme and record heat, drought or downpours goosed by man-made global warming, new research finds. In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists analyzed weather stations worldwide and calculated that in 85 percent of the cases, the record for hottest day of the [...]

CEI Releases Ad Urging Trump to Withdraw from Paris Climate Treaty

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:14
WASHINGTON — Today, White House senior advisers are scheduled to meet about the future of U.S. involvement in the Paris Climate Treaty, even though President Trump made a campaign promise to cancel the agreement. Since December 2015, the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) has made the constitutional, political, economic, and moral case against the Paris Climate Treaty. [...]

Bill Nye: The Perfect Talking Head for a March Against Science – ‘He promotes science as a close-minded ideology’

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:12
By STEPHEN MEYER Published on April 16, 2017 • 298 Comments Stephen Meyer Bill Nye may not be a scientist. But he used to play one on TV. Now he is an honorary co-chair and speaker for the “March for Science” in Washington D.C. and elsewhere on April 22. The choice of Nye as one of [...]

‘March for Science’ invokes God, Hitler, Gay Marriage, Racism, Sexism – Blames GOP for making climate worse

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 12:11
Climate Depot’s Round Up of Coverage of the alleged ‘March For Science’ Climate Depot’s Marc Morano: “Having spent the day in DC on April 22 interviewing the marchers, it struck me about how this is first and foremost a march for endless government funding, ideology and in support of a no dissent policy. (Another new [...]

REPORT: 7 Gunshots Fired into Skeptical Climatologists’ Office at University in Alabama – ‘March to Silence?!’

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 11:13
Via: Climatologist Dr. Roy Spencer Shots Fired into the Christy/Spencer Building at UAH April 24th, 2017 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. A total of seven shots were fired into our National Space Science and Technology Center (NSSTC) building here at UAH (University of Alabama Huntsville) over the weekend. All bullets hit the 4th floor, [...]

Former Obama Official: Bureaucrats Manipulate Climate Stats To Influence Policy

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 11:00
By CHRIS WHITE – The Daily Caller A former member of the Obama administration claims Washington D.C. often uses “misleading” news releases about climate data to influence public opinion. Former Energy Department Undersecretary Steven Koonin told The Wall Street Journal Monday that bureaucrats within former President Barack Obama’s administration spun scientific data to manipulate public [...]

Why This Scientist Did Not Attend The ‘Science March’ – ‘Hijacked’ by ‘political partisanship’

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 09:39
Alex Berezow Senior Fellow of Biomedical Science Dr. Alex Berezow joined the American Council on Science and Health as Senior Fellow of Biomedical Science in May 2016. Dr. Berezow is a prolific science writer whose work regularly appears in BBC News, The Economist, and USA Today, where he serves as a member of the Board [...]