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Wisconsin DNR Revises Position on Climate Change: Removes Caused by “Human Activities” from Great Lakes Webpage

Lee Bergquist opens his article DNR purges climate change from webpage at the Wisconsin Journal Sentinal (my brackets): The state Department of Natural Resources recently scrubbed language from an agency web page on the Great Lakes that said humans and … Continue reading

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The Politicization of Climate Science Is NOT a Recent Phenomenon

There’s lots of yacking around the blogosphere and mainstream media about President-elect Donald Trump politicizing climate science. But it’s nothing new. Climate science became a tool for pushing political agendas almost 3 decades ago. In 1988, the United Nations, a … Continue reading

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Why are U.S. Taxpayers Supporting Numerous Duplications of Effort in the US Global Change Research Program (USGCRP)?

There are numerous duplications of effort in the US Global Change Research Program (USGCRP): from multiple U.S.-funded climate-modeling groups, to multiple producers of the same climate-related data. Why are taxpayers supporting all of those duplications of effort?

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An Open Letter to U.S. Presidential Candidates

Date:  March 27, 2016 Subject:  Extreme Weather and Rising Sea Levels From:  Bob Tisdale – Independent Researcher/Climate Change To: United States Presidential Candidates Dear Presidential Candidates: While reading this letter, please put aside your beliefs about human-induced global warming and … Continue reading

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The Silliest Post-COP21 Headline Ever?

It’s been a few weeks since the U.N.’s Paris Climate Conference (COP21) ended. Mainstream media from around the globe praised the impotent agreement, as though anyone expects political promises to be kept.  The COP21 agreement reminded me of the proverb … Continue reading

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Stunning Photo Reveals How Vatican Learned to Spin Global Warming

Pope Francis’s entry into the political climate-change debate was welcomed by some, frowned on by others. A new photo reveals who taught the Pope the proper way to spin global warming.

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U.S. House of Representatives Hearing on Obama’s UN Climate Pledge Today at 10AM Eastern

The United States House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology are holding a hearing today starting at 10am (Eastern) titled The President’s UN Climate Pledge: Scientifically Justified or a New Tax on Americans?  The webpage with link to … Continue reading

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White House Releases Plan to Lower Carbon Dioxide Emissions

The press release from the White House, Office of the Press Secretary is here.  It reads: FACT SHEET: U.S. Reports its 2025 Emissions Target to the UNFCCC State Department Submits President Obama’s Ambitious 2025 Target to Cut U.S. Climate Pollution by … Continue reading

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