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Behind the hype of “man made global warming”…

March 24, 2010 Leave a comment

Some significant news on ‘man made global warming’ that may have gone unnoticed…

…you may find it gives some new perspective on this over-hyped politically loaded topic.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/feb/21/sea-level-geoscience-retract-siddall

Oops! There go another two bricks, tumbling out of the IPCC wall of deceit on man-made global warming – there is not a lot left now; even the Berlin Wall (to which the AGW construct is ideologically allied) has survived better. Unhappily for Al, Phil, Michael, George and the rest of the scare-mongers, these two discredited components are among the most totemic in the AGW religion.

Firstly, a new study, funded by Nasa (which may be feeling the need to rehabilitate itself post-Climategate) has revealed that the ridiculous claim in the notorious IPCC 2007 report that up to 40 per cent of the Amazon rainforest could be drastically affected by even a small reduction in rainfall caused by climate change, so that the trees would be replaced by tropical grassland, is utter nonsense. That assertion has already been exposed as derived from a single report by the environmentalist lobby group WWF.

Now Dr Jose Marengo, a climate scientist with the Brazilian National Institute for Space Research and himself a member of the IPCC, says: “The way the WWF report calculated this 40 per cent was totally wrong, while (the new) calculations are by far more reliable and correct.” These calculations were done by researchers at Boston University and were published in the scientific journal Geophysical Research Letters. They used satellite data to study the drought of 2005, when rainfall fell to the lowest in living memory, and found that the rainforest suffered no significant effects.

So, the rainforest scare, like the Himalayan glaciers panic, is garbage. A further encouraging feature of this development is that genuine scientists are increasingly becoming emboldened to challenge the IPCC’s junk science: the Academy is beginning to reassert its integrity. AGW without withered rainforests is Hamlet without the prince. It was one of those emotive claims much invoked by priggish children in the voice-overs of nanny-state “green” commercials, lecturing their elders on the stewardship of the planet.

An even bigger tear-jerker was the plight of polar bears, bolstered by carefully cropped photographs of lonely bears stranded on fast-melting icebergs, doomed to extinction. That is the second brick that has fallen out of the IPCC wall. The official legend is that polar bears are threatened with extinction by global warming. The IUCN Polar Bear Specialist Group, which has bought into global warming in a big way, has claimed that, of the 19 sub-populations of polar bears (13 of them in Canada, home to 60 per cent of polar bears), eight are declining, three are stable, one is increasing and there is insufficient data on the remaining seven.

Of the eight allegedly declining populations, two of them, including Baffin Bay, are non-contentious: sceptics concede that the two sub-populations, representing 16.4 per cent of the bear population, are declining – but in both regions the temperatures have actually fallen, so warming is an irrelevant issue. H Sterling Burnett, senior fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis, has pointed out that in two regions where the population is growing – the Bering Strait and the Chukchi Sea – air temperatures have risen. So polar bears appear to thrive on warming – as scientists claim they did during the Mediaeval Warm Period 1,000 years ago and the Holocene Climate Optimum 5,000-9,000 years ago.

Warmists contest the Chukchi Sea claim, insisting the population there is declining, though they concede illegal hunting by Russians is a factor. Closer reading of their literature, however, reveals some interesting semantics. For example, the Southern Beaufort Sea is listed as an area of decline, on the basis of a fall in cub survival rates and a reduction in the weight and skull size of adult males, which was also observed elsewhere, prior to population decline. So this is a prediction rather than an accomplished fact – just like global warming itself.

The bottom line is the actual statistics, conceded even by warmists: since 1970 the world’s polar bear population has “declined” from 5,000 to 25,000. Some of us would term that a quintupling, but obviously we do not share the same mathematical skills as those who predicted the imminent loss of the Himalayan glaciers. The IPCC and the whole scam it promotes is now irreversibly on the slide. If you have no devastated rainforests and those pesky polar bears keep on doing what polar bears do on cold Arctic nights, you have lost the schoolchildren – and they were almost the last supporters of man-made global warming.

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/geraldwarner/100030204/climategate-two-more-bricks-fall-out-of-the-ipcc-wall-of-deceit-rainforests-and-polar-bears/

31,486 scientists have signed this petition, including 9,029 with PhDs.

Petition project volunteers evaluate each signer’s credentials & verify signer identities. Signatures are paper-based, not electronic.

http://www.petitionproject.org/

Some extracts from a recent Gallup poll:

http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/shortsharpscience/2010/02/climate-chief-yvo-de-boer-resi.html

http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2010/02/18/climate-official-yvo-boer-resigning/

http://www.worldclimatereport.com/index.php/2010/02/16/another-ipcc-error-antarctic-sea-ice-increase-underestimated-by-50/#more-410

Some of the headlines in major media, that probably didn’t make it to “top stories”…

Fewer Americans worry about global warming and believe it’s real

Americans are increasingly less worried about global warming and less convinced its effects……

3/11/2010 USA Today

Three States Sue EPA Over Global Warming Ruling

The EPA, which is threatening to regulate carbon emissions if Congress won’t, …

3/8/2010 Fox News

You Can Call Him Al … But Al Won’t Call You Back

Al Gore won a Nobel Prize and an Oscar for his film, An Inconvenient Truth. But in the last three months…

2/26/2010 Fox News

Texas, Skeptics Seek Court Review of EPA’s ‘Endangerment’ Finding

The state of Texas and a coalition of free-market and global warming……

2/16/2010 New York Times

Climategate U-turn as scientist at centre of row admits: There has been no global warming since 1995

There has been no global warming since 1995 …

2/15/2010 Mail Online

World May Not Be Warming, Say Scientists

The United Nations climate panel faces a new challenge from scientists casting doubt……

2/15/2010 Fox News

Series of missteps by climate scientists threatens climate-change agenda

With its 2007 report declaring that the "warming of the climate system is unequivocal," the U.N….

2/15/2010 Washington Post

Temperature Monitors Report Widescale Global Cooling

Twelve-month long drop in world temperatures wipes out a century of warming …

2/15/2010 Daily Tech

Blizzards heat up warming debate

In Washington, even a snowstorm is a political event….

2/12/2010 Washington Times

It’ll Snow in DC Until Al Gore Cries "Uncle": Sen. DeMint

If the world’s getting warmer, then shouldn’t snowstorms be passé?…

2/10/2010 NBC News

Another Blizzard: What Happened to Global Warming?

As the blizzard-bound residents of the mid-Atlantic region……

2/10/2010 Time

RFK, Jr. 15 months ago: Global warming means no snow or cold in DC

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who flies around on private planes so as to tell larger numbers of……

2/9/2010 Prison Planet

The great global warming collapse

In 2007, the most comprehensive report to date on global warming……

2/9/2010 Prison Planet

Did EPA check global-warming claims?

Congressmen challenge warning over greenhouse gases……

2/5/2010 WorldNet Daily

Global Warming Makes the Case Against Global Government

The utterly baseless case for “global warming” is melting a lot faster than the glaciers in India’s Himalayas which, by the way, are not melting…

2/3/2010 Canada Free Press

Osama bin Laden enters global warming debate

Osama bin Laden surprisingly appeared to enter the debate on climate change……

1/29/2010 Telegraph

30 Years of Global Cooling Are Coming, Leading Scientist Says

From Miami to Maine, Savannah to Seattle, America is caught in an icy grip that one of the U.N.’s top global warming proponents says could mark the beginning of a mini ice age….

1/11/2010 Fox News

Climategate goes SERIAL: now the Russians confirm that UK climate scientists manipulated data to exaggerate global warming

Climategate just got much, much bigger. And all thanks to the Russians who, with perfect timing, dropped this bombshell just as the world’s leaders are gathering in Copenhagen to discuss ways of carbon-taxing us all back to the dark ages….

12/17/2009 Telegraph

Climate talks deadlocked as clashes erupt outside

Danish police fired pepper spray and beat protesters with batons outside the U.N. climate conference on Wednesday, as disputes inside left major issues unresolved just two days before world leaders hope to sign a historic agreement to fight global warming…

12/16/2009 Southern California Public Radio

Inconvenient truth for Al Gore as his North Pole sums don’t add up

There are many kinds of truth. Al Gore was poleaxed by an inconvenient one yesterday….

12/15/2009 Times Online

Man-made global warming is a fraud, scam and a lie

No need for President Obama to go to Copenhagen to force Americans to pay more in taxes to support the fraudulent theory of man-made global warming. …

12/11/2009 Village News

After climate talks, scientists worry about enforcement

COPENHAGEN — Ray Weiss looks at the chanting protesters, harried delegates and the 20,000 other people gathered here for a global warming summit and wonders: What’s the fuss all about?…

12/11/2009 USA Today

Population control called key to deal

COPENHAGEN: Population and climate change are intertwined but the population issue has remained a blind spot when countries discuss ways to mitigate climate change and slow down global warming, according to Zhao Baige, vice-minister of National Population and Family Planning Commission of China (NPFPC) …

12/10/2009 China Daily

The real inconvenient truth

The "inconvenient truth" overhanging the UN’s Copenhagen conference is not that the climate is warming or cooling, but that humans are overpopulating the world. Read more: http://www.financialpost.com/story.html?id=2314438#ixzz0ZK1ZG2Su The Financial Post is now on Facebook. Join our fan community today. …

12/10/2009 Financial Post

Met Office to re-examine 160 years of climate data

The Met Office plans to re-examine 160 years of temperature data after admitting that public confidence in the science on man-made global warming has been shattered by leaked e-mails. …

12/8/2009 WorldNet Daily

Saudi Arabia calls for ‘climategate’ investigation

COPENHAGEN — Saudi Arabia called for an independent investigation into “climategate” Monday, warning that the scandal over stolen e-mails threatened to undermine the global-warming negotiations beginning here….

12/7/2009 Politico

UN climate chief: hacked e-mails are damaging

COPENHAGEN (AP) – The world is entering talks on a new climate pact with unprecendented unity and leaders must seize the moment to create a turning point in the battle against global warming, the U.N.’s top climate official said Sunday. …

12/6/2009 Breitbart

Lord Monckton Thrashes DeSmog Blog Editor in High-Profile Global Warming Debate

Lord Christopher Monckton is a global warming expert…

12/1/2009 Heartland

Gore: U.S. Climate Bill Will Help Bring About ‘Global Governance’

The tens of billions of dollars per year could be generated by a global tax…

12/1/2009 Climate Depot

Climate-cult con is hard to ‘bear’

When did global warming turn into a forced religion?…

12/1/2009 NYPost

Gibbs: ‘No dispute’ on global warming

31,000 scientists have signed a petition challenging man-made global warming…

12/1/2009 WorldNet Daily

Climategate: the final nail in the coffin of ‘Anthropogenic Global Warming’?

In the run up to Copenhagen, we will see more and more exaggerated stories…

11/24/2009 London Telegraph

Poll: Americans’ belief in global warming cools

Only 57 percent believe there is strong scientific evidence the Earth has gotten hotter…

10/23/2009 Atlanta Journal-Constitution

To Cut Global Warming, Swedes Study Their Plates

The global warming hoax is getting out of hand……

10/23/2009 NYTimes

What happened to global warming?

For the last 11 years we have not observed any increase in global temperatures…

10/12/2009 BBC

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