climate change

Here’s some of yer global warming right here…

by Skip April 16, 2014

Imagine my surprise when I went to put Mieka outside this morning: Yeah, snow.  Middle of April.  Temperature was 17 degrees when I got up and when I went to pick up the Youngest after work, the temp by the car’s thermometer was 30. Normal temps this time of year are supposed to be in […]

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“No warming this millennium” – 158 months in

by Skip April 1, 2014

“HadCRUT4, the last of the five monthly global datasets to report its February value, shows the same sharp drop in global temperature over the month as the other datasets. Our dataset-of-datasets graph averages the monthly anomalies for the three terrestrial and two satellite temperature records. It shows there has still been no global warming this […]

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Shaman’s at UN Predict End of the World (Again) if We Keep Ignoring their Climate Voodoo

by Steve MacDonald April 1, 2014
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The Shaman’s at the United Nations Intergovernmental Plunderers for Climate Cash (IPCC) have eyed the computerized goat-entrails yet-again and determined that the failure of sinners to repent will result in even greater global pain and suffering than all previous predictions combined, or something.  (Pick up your environmentally friendly ‘The end is Near” sandwich boards at […]

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Support a Fellow New Hampsherite Fighting For Free Speech–Support Mark Steyn [Updated & Bumped]

by Scott Morales March 28, 2014
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Update:  This is just a reminder to keep New Hampshire’s very own “scary conservative with a hidden agenda” in your thoughts. And to persuade you to consider wandering over to, home of entertaining edification, to help fight for free speech.  We need all the fighters we can get these days.  Too many are seeking […]

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by Steve MacDonald March 14, 2014
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Cartoon By Eric Allie Caption by yours truly

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OFA Kingpin Battles Global Warming While Taking Payday from big Oil

by Steve MacDonald February 25, 2014
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Just another day in the neighborhood. Despite scoring $50,000 speeches from big oil—a sum nearly equal to the median household income—(Jim) Messina’s OFA website says the Obama campaign-turned-advocacy group is busy battling global warming and fighting for “clean energy.” The Breitbart article points out, quoting insiders, that Jim Messina, part of the Income Inequality Rhetoric […]

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Meterologist Joe Bastardi – About that ‘Pause…’

by Steve MacDonald January 22, 2014
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Joe Bastardi, along with Joe D’Aleo, were the impetus behind the creation of The Weather Channel, but have since moved on to less tin-foil-hat infested waters.   (MSNBC and GE Bought it years ago, apparently to main-stream and legitimize the progressive scheme of climate crisis, and no doubt the political funding mechanisms  set up to […]

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Communism is The Answer – “It’s Settled Science!”

by Steve MacDonald January 17, 2014
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Global Warming has never been about warming.  It is a scheme to use “energy” and the environment to direct behavior toward a socialist system of central planning, even if that “system” is contrary to the stated objective of climate alarmism. If you need proof of that take a look at this. United Nations climate chief […]

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Blogline of the Day – the Al Gore effect

by Skip December 15, 2013

Instapundit: #NARRATIVEFAIL: Five Years Ago Today: Al Gore Predicted the North Pole Will Be Ice Free in 5 Years… And Grokster Mike (and Steve) brought us news that it had snowed in Egypt.  As I write this, I have 4″ already of an 8-14″ snowstorm that is now blanketing New Hampshire.  15 years of no […]

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Looking For Money In the Federal Budget For Programs?

by Steve MacDonald November 11, 2013
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For the Democrats in any state clamoring for more revenue and crying out to “help those in need™”; to those Democrats who insist we send it to DC before your representatives-to-the-state-from-the-federal government horse-trade (our horses) to get it back; to those Democrats who still think spending over $70 billion a year on the Federal Department […]

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Guess What His Interest In My Twitter Feed Might Be?

by Steve MacDonald November 7, 2013
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Data Point – What happened to all the Hurricanes that Global Warming was to bring?

by Skip October 27, 2013

So, why the bust? “The 2013 Atlantic hurricane season looks set to go down as a big washout, marking the first time in 45 years that the strongest storm to form was just a minor Category 1 hurricane. There could still be a late surprise in the June 1-Nov. 30 season, since the cyclone that […]

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The NIPCC Report on Climate – A Non Political Finding By People Not Looking For Government Handouts

by Steve MacDonald October 21, 2013

This would be the fourth report, but given that the IPCC has jumped another shark in its pursuit of “research” that explains its conclusions, we need to post this. The report, which cites thousands of peer-reviewed articles the United Nations-sponsored panel on climate change ignored, also found that “no empirical evidence exists to substantiate the claim […]

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They’re almost laughable – socialists and global warmists

by Skip October 4, 2013

First on the Socialists – an observation from El Rushbo: Let me give you an interesting observation on William F. Buckley. It’s a quote, but it’s more an observation. Buckley pointed out that in the ’30s we were told we had to “collectivize the nation,” i.e., big government. Go socialist. We had to collectivize the […]

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Duped College Kid Plans 40 Day Expedition to South Pole To Increase Awareness of….Climate Change

by Steve MacDonald September 25, 2013
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Let me be clear.  I think it is awesome that this kid wants to break a record and increase ‘awareness” and I think we need more of these adventurous sorts in every age group, but will he be increasing awareness of his preconceived notions about the climate or educating us on how what he sees […]

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Data Point – Arctic ice pack has not “disappeared” as previously modeled

by Skip September 8, 2013

Heh!  Those scientists – such cards!   From The Corner: BBC, December 12, 2007: Scientists in the US have presented one of the most dramatic forecasts yet for the disappearance of Arctic sea ice. Their latest modelling studies indicate northern polar waters could be ice-free in summers within just 5-6 years. 2007 + 6 (using my […]

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Maybe ‘Global Warming’ Really Causes Fewer Hurricanes

by Steve MacDonald September 6, 2013
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We are heading toward a record lack of hurricanes… is it due to Global Warming? The number of named storms is on pace to fall within the range several seasonal forecasts have projected. On average, however, the season should have seen its first hurricane by now, and none has emerged. Indeed, the first major hurricane, […]

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Arctic Watch Group Abandons Expedition And 10 out of 10 Polar Bears are on Ice

by Steve MacDonald September 1, 2013
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Some ice watchers who are committeed to observing and reporting the environmental affects of “climate change” on arctic ice ran into a bit of a problem. Severe weather conditions hindered our early progress and now ice chokes the passage ahead. Our ice router Victor has been very clear in what lies ahead. He writes, “Just […]

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Data Point – Number of 100 degree Readings at all US HCN Stations

by Skip August 28, 2013

Democrats keep saying that they follow the Science; a large part of the scientific process is looking at the data.  Then interpreting it.  With two STEM degrees, I think this interpretation seems to fit the data: “This summer, the US has experienced the fewest number of 100 degree readings in a century. The five hottest […]

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Hmm, might we all be wishing for some Global Warming this winter?

by Skip August 27, 2013

Farmers Almanac 2014 Winter Prediction After the unusually warm and snowless winter of 2011–2012, many people questioned if winter could make a comeback. Well it did. Last winter was cold and especially snowy. So, what’s in store for this winter? The “Days of Shivery” are back! ?For 2013–2014, we are forecasting a winter that will […]

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Warming? Er, not exactly

by Skip August 13, 2013

“Per NOAA, U.S. Climate Cooling At Minus 2.4°F/Century Rate Stubborn climate facts US cooling over last 15 years noaa (click on above for original/source) Per NOAA’s dataset, over the last 15 years for the 12-mth periods ending June, the continental U.S. has been cooling, robustly. This took place while CO2 levels were well above the […]

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FacePalm moment: why didn’t *I* think of this!

by Skip July 15, 2013

The question we ask today is not whether our government is too big or too small, but whether it works — (…) And those of us who manage the public’s dollars will be held to account — to spend wisely, reform bad habits, and do our business in the light of day — because only […]

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Note To Democrats: Flat Earthers Believe In Global Warming

by Steve MacDonald July 1, 2013

Before the left gets too much further along in their repetitive regurgitation of High Priest Obama’s claim that climate deniers are members of the Flat Earth Society…. …The Flat Earth Society would like to respectfully disagree. For what it’s worth, the Flat Earth Society doesn’t have an ‘official’ position on climate change.  That falls a […]

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The danger of global warming. Then and now.

by Tim Condon June 22, 2013
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So, what does this mean for the alarming Warmists?

by Skip June 9, 2013

By ‘Warmists”, I mean those folks that believe that the Earth is warming AND that human activity is responsible for it (if not entirely, certainly a large proportion of it).  Thus, just like the “Coolists” that I read back in the 70s who declared that a New Ice Age was imminent.  Now, between Warming and […]

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Blaming CO2 – We’ll Roast… We’ll Drown… We’ll Starve… We’ll Sneeze???

by Mike June 3, 2013

There is a certain alarmist style of reporting where any series of unfortunate events will be blamed on Global Cooling, er, Global Warming, er, Climate Change, Oh, Heck – Let’s just blame CO2 directly! In that vein, we now have an amazing piece from USA Today blaming allergy season on CO2! They failed to convince […]

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Later This Week When It Warms Up…

by Steve MacDonald May 27, 2013

By the end of this week New England will be back to being warm again.  When that happens, I’d like all the climate denier-deniers to remember that yesterday parts of the North East got three feet of snow.  That Alaska is having a winter several weeks longer than average.  That nationally, temperatures are down.  That […]

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May 25th. Start of the Memorial Day weekend. 7pm. Do you know where your temperature is?

by Skip May 25, 2013

Updated and bumped: My temperature ran away.  11:30pm  Let the dogs out.  Yeah.  32 degrees…it supposed to be summah! *************************************** Yeah.  Just returning from the grocery store.  Now, I really dreaded going out to get some butter for TMEW’s home made “just finished baking” bread but the smell and thought of that yummy bread overpowered […]

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Book Burning Climatologists… aka Religious Zealots

by Scott Morales May 9, 2013

Fevered religiosity when perturbed sometimes manifests itself with a ruddy face, engorged veins running beneath a purple forehead, and trembling that’s even detectable by a Seismometer.  The fever stricken often respond with quixotic obtuseness with a flavor of blind stupidity and succumb to behavior often not naturally found in their temperament. Which brings us to […]

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Pro-Global Warming Climate-Change Flat-Earthers Busted for Lying….AGAIN!

by Steve MacDonald April 4, 2013

The Climate Flat-Earthers, the warming zealots who refuse to acknowledge any observation that contradicts the dogma of their pseudo-scientific faith,  were recently busted again.  This time it was Shaun Marcott who lied, accepted accolades for his lie, promoted the lie, and after getting caught backed off quietly, knowing that the same media that over-sold his […]

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