Monthly Archives: September 2011

Skeptics are more scientifically literate than alarmists!

In case you missed this, a recent study found “On the whole, the most scientifically literate and numerate subjects were slightly less likely, not more, to see climate change as a serious threat than the least scientifically literate and numerate … Continue reading

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Posted in Climate, News and politics | 7 Comments

Solyndra takes the fifth.

Solyndra executives have invoked a clause in our Fifth Amendment to the U.S. constitution in their testimony to U.S. congress.  To wit…. “[No person]…. shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, ……” Well, we … Continue reading

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Posted in News and politics | 10 Comments

Vindication for Steve?

For those that haven’t been to WUWT lately, Erl Happ, a frequent contributor, has another post titled “Where is the Science?” In it, he discusses the Southern Oscillation Index.  Erl describes this as a representation of “the difference in atmospheric … Continue reading

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FEMA’s dirty little secret

I’m reading about how FEMA is running out of money, and this is true.  The fix for this was supposed to be included in stop-gap spending bill the House voted on to keep the federal government running.  The story is … Continue reading

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More teasing

I’ve just got half-way through with the tidal gauge data gathering for series that ended in 2008, and I thought I’d give an update as to what I’m finding.  Mind you, I’m only half way through, and I haven’t looked … Continue reading

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Green company so dirty Chinese riot

Well, so much for green……… SHANGHAI — A solar panel maker targeted by violent protests over pollution from one of its factories in eastern China has apologized and says it will do what’s necessary to clean it up. Police detained … Continue reading

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Feds back a Solar winner?

As most of you know, my news sources are diverse.  I’ll read HuffPo as well as Fox news, and much in between.  I find when I do this, it is easier for me to discern what the truth is.  I’ve … Continue reading

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SE Kansas town makes mockery of Green initiative. (Intentionally?)

I’ve started to write this several times and just can’t seem to convey my thoughts in a manner I’d wish, but I thought I’d share what I think is a rather humorous anecdote. First, some background………  (Please click on the … Continue reading

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Why won’t Obama’s plan work?

As most of you are aware, the President has a new proposal on the table in an attempt to put Americans back to work and even reduce the deficit along the way.  Currently, the cost is estimated at about $1/2 … Continue reading

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Only 1/4 of Americans think global warming is entirely Anthropogenic!

Yes, the headline may be a bit misleading.  I’ve done this to illustrate how people pick up bits of polling information and twist it to fit their desires. It has recently come to my attention that a new poll was … Continue reading

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