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How Government Bureaucrats & The NYTimes Are Misleading The Public About Climate Change

  • How Government Bureaucrats & The NYTimes Are Misleading The Public About Climate Change
    by Robert Murphy via The Institute for Energy Research, via https://www.zerohedge.com/
    The Executive Branch’s recently released Volume II of the National Climate Assessment (NCA) is a massive document that is being cited as yet further evidence that the U.S. government should act quickly and boldly in the fight against climate change. The coverage in the New York Times was typical:


    “All told, the report says, climate change could slash up to a tenth of gross domestic product by 2100, more than double the losses of the Great Recession a decade ago.”

    Yet this claim is extremely misleading, as I’ll demonstrate in this post. The projection of a 10-percent hit to GDP is an extremely unlikely (less than a 5-percent chance) event even if we assume we are in the most pessimistic of emission scenarios, while the scenario itself rests upon an assumption that progress on renewables and other technologies occurs much more slowly over the next century than it has already occurred historically. This means that anybody citing the NCA projections isn’t allowed to also tout imminent breakthroughs in wind and solar, because such optimism renders the NCA projections invalid.


    Even more astonishing, the NCA gives projections of the “cost of inaction” on climate change, but does not give any estimate of the costs of action on climate change. (It’s a bit like a mechanic warning that you need a new part to avoid engine failure down the road, but refusing to tell you how much the part will cost.) Yet if we follow the citations to other work (such as from the United Nations) that the NCA cites, we see that even using the NCA’s own diagram, it is not clear that aggressive steps to fight climate change would be worth the cost.

    The NCA Warns of a Potential 10-Percent Hit to U.S. GDP
    The NCA is massive. In the interest of giving the reader a digestible chunk of analysis, in this post I am restricting myself to the material in Chapter 29, which covers the topic of “mitigation” and considers the economic impacts of climate change on the U.S. This chapter contains the chart that led New York Times reporters to write, “climate change could slash up to a tenth of gross domestic product by 2100.”


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http://www.thenewamerican.com/tech/environment/item/20762-scientists-launch-investigation-into-climate-data-adjustments

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http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/01/21/mit-climate-scientist-global-warming-believers-a-cult/

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http://dailycaller.com/2013/09/29/top-mit-scientist-un-climate-report-is-hilariously-flawed/

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2425775/Climate-scientists-told-cover-fact-Earths-temperature-risen-15-years.html

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December 12, 2018 Posted by | GeoPolitics, Science & Technology, Social Trends | , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Scientists Made A Mistake: The Oceans May Not Be Warming Faster After All

https://www.forbes.com/sites/priyashukla/2018/11/15/the-oceans-may-not-be-warming-faster-than-we-thought-after-all/#3582e1d1146d

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/environment/10916086/The-scandal-of-fiddled-global-warming-data.html

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/environment/globalwarming/11395516/The-fiddling-with-temperature-data-is-the-biggest-science-scandal-ever.html

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http://dailycaller.com/2015/06/04/noaa-fiddles-with-climate-data-to-erase-the-15-year-global-warming-hiatus/

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2425775/Climate-scientists-told-cover-fact-Earths-temperature-risen-15-years.html

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http://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-36972449

Malcolm Roberts is 100% correct! Click on image for article.

http://www.australiannationalreview.com/top-physicist-claims-global-warming-scam/

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http://rt.com/news/256861-climate-change-un-hoax/

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http://www.thenewamerican.com/tech/environment/item/20858-climate-hoax-aimed-at-new-world-order-says-aussie-pm-advisor

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http://www.thenewamerican.com/world-news/item/13126-the-united-nations-on-the-brink-of-becoming-a-world-government

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November 19, 2018 Posted by | Science & Technology, Social Trends | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Climate Scientists Admit To Major Math Error After Global Warming Study Debunked

  • Climate Scientists Admit To Major Math Error After Global Warming Study Debunked
    by Tyler Durden, https://www.zerohedge.com/
    The co-author of a widely-cited global warming study has owned up to a major math error uncovered six days after its Oct. 31 publication by an independent scientist. 

    The study used a new method of measuring the ocean’s absorption of heat, and concluded – through incorrect math – that 60% more heat had been absorbed than previously thought. 

    The report was covered or referenced by MSM outlets worldwide, including the Washington Post, New York Times, BBC, Reuters and others. Shortly after the article was published, however, independent UK-based researcher Nicholas Lewis published a comprehensive blog post, claiming he had found a “major problem” with the research.

    “So far as I can see, their method vastly underestimates the uncertainty,” Lewis said in an interview Tuesday, “as well as biasing up significantly, nearly 30 percent, the central estimate.”

    Lewis added that he tends “to read a large number of papers, and, having a mathematics as well as a physics background, I tend to look at them quite carefully, and see if they make sense. And where they don’t make sense — with this one, it’s fairly obvious it didn’t make sense — I look into them more deeply.”

    Lewis has argued in past studies and commentaries that climate scientists are predicting too much warming because of their reliance on computer simulations, and that current data from the planet itself suggests global warming will be less severe than feared. –Washington Post

    “When we were confronted with his insight it became immediately clear there was an issue there,” said Ralph Keeling, a scientist with the Scripps Institute of Oceanography who co-authored the paper with Princeton University scientist and lead author, Laure Resplandy. “We’re grateful to have it be pointed out quickly so that we could correct it quickly.”

    Keeling said they have since redone the calculations, finding the ocean is still likely warmer than the estimate used by the IPCC. However, that increase in heat has a larger range of probability than initially thought — between 10 percent and 70 percent, as other studies have already found.

    Our error margins are too big now to really weigh in on the precise amount of warming that’s going on in the ocean,” Keeling said. “We really muffed the error margins.” –San Diego Union-Tribune 

    “I accept responsibility for what happened because it’s my role to make sure that those kind of details got conveyed,” Keeling told the Washington Post on Tuesday.

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The ice caps are not getting lesser! Man-made global warming is a HOAX !

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November 15, 2018 Posted by | Science & Technology | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Major Math Error Puts Widely-Cited Global Warming Study On Ice

  • Major Math Error Puts Widely-Cited Global Warming Study On Ice
    by Tyler Durden, https://www.zerohedge.com/
    An widely-circulated study which concluded that global warming is far worse than previously thought has been called into question by a math error, reports the Daily Caller‘s Michael Bastasch. 

    Princeton scientist Laure Resplandy and researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography concluded in October that the Earth’s oceans have retained 60% more heat than previously thought over the last 25 years, suggesting global warming was much worse than previously believed.

    The report was covered or referenced by MSM outlets worldwide, including the Washington Post, New York Times, BBC, Reuters and others. 

    The Washington Post, for example, reported: “The higher-than-expected amount of heat in the oceans means more heat is being retained within Earth’s climate system each year, rather than escaping into space. In essence, more heat in the oceans signals that global warming is more advanced than scientists thought.”

    The New York Times at least hedged their reporting, claiming that the estimates, “if proven accurate, could be another indication that the global warming of the past few decades has exceeded conservative estimates and has been more closely in line with scientists’ worst-case scenarios.

    Unfortunately for the Princeton-Scripps team, it appears that their report has been proven inaccurate.

    Independent scientist Nic Lewis found the study had “apparently serious (but surely inadvertent) errors in the underlying calculations.” Lewis’ findings were quickly corroborated by another researcher. –Daily Caller 

    “Just a few hours of analysis and calculations, based only on published information, was sufficient to uncover apparently serious (but surely inadvertent) errors in the underlying calculations,” wrote Lewis in a blog post published on climate scientist Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. website.

    After correcting the math error, Lewis found that the paper’s rate of oceanic warming “is about average compared with the other estimates they showed, and below the average for 1993–2016.”

    Lewis’s conclusion was replicated and supported by University of Colorado professor, Roger Pike, Jr., who tweeted his work.

    Lewis found the study’s authors, led by Princeton University scientist Laure Resplandy, erred in calculating the linear trend of estimated ocean warming between 1991 and 2016. Lewis has also criticized climate model predictions, which generally over-predict warming.

    Resplandy and her colleagues estimated ocean heat by measuring the volume of carbon dioxide and oxygen in the atmosphere. The results: the oceans took up 60 percent more heat than previously thought. The study only sent alarm bells ringing, especially in the wake of the United Nations’ latest climate assessment. –Daily Caller

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2425775/Climate-scientists-told-cover-fact-Earths-temperature-risen-15-years.html

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http://dailycaller.com/2017/07/31/australia-weather-bureau-caught-tampering-with-climate-numbers/

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/environment/10916086/The-scandal-of-fiddled-global-warming-data.html

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/environment/globalwarming/11395516/The-fiddling-with-temperature-data-is-the-biggest-science-scandal-ever.html

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http://dailycaller.com/2015/06/04/noaa-fiddles-with-climate-data-to-erase-the-15-year-global-warming-hiatus/

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http://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-36972449

Malcolm Roberts is 100% correct! Click on image for article.

http://www.australiannationalreview.com/top-physicist-claims-global-warming-scam/

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http://rt.com/news/256861-climate-change-un-hoax/

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http://www.thenewamerican.com/tech/environment/item/20858-climate-hoax-aimed-at-new-world-order-says-aussie-pm-advisor

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http://www.thenewamerican.com/world-news/item/13126-the-united-nations-on-the-brink-of-becoming-a-world-government

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November 8, 2018 Posted by | Science & Technology | , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Here Is Proof Of Ionospheric Heaters, HAARP’s Grandfather Base In Antarctica, Weather Modification

http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?pubRef=-//EP//TEXT+REPORT+A4-1999-0005+0+DOC+XML+V0//EN

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http://vlf.stanford.edu/research/experiments-haarp-ionospheric-heater

Click on image to goto Stanford University on HAARP ELF-VLF Weather Modification paper.

https://www.icrc.org/eng/assets/files/other/1976_enmod.pdf

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September 19, 2018 Posted by | Science & Technology | , , | 1 Comment

Whoops! Weather Channel Caught in Fake News Scam — Wind-Blown Reporter Did Not Expect Kids in Shorts to Spoil Shot (VIDEO)

  • See also: Weatherman called out for faking battle with wind during Florence
  • Whoops! Weather Channel Caught in Fake News Scam — Wind-Blown Reporter Did Not Expect Kids in Shorts to Spoil Shot (VIDEO)
    by Brock Simmons, https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/
    CNN’s latest challenger for the World Fake News Championship appears to be the Weather Channel. “Reporter” Mike Seidel was broadcasting live from Wilmington, NC, as the storm was moving in. You can see him bravely battling the wind gusts as he proclaims, “This is about as nasty as it’s been.”

    There’s just one problem. Two guys start strolling by in the background, casually walking along as if there’s nothing more than a slight breeze.

    After being caught with this over-dramatization, the Weather Channel told Buzz Feed “It’s important to note that the two individuals in the background are walking on concrete, and Mike Seidel is trying to maintain his footing on wet grass, after reporting on-air until 1:00 a.m. ET this morning and is undoubtedly exhausted.”

    So now the Weather Channel is saying it’s easier to gain footing on wet concrete than it is in grass and mud?


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September 17, 2018 Posted by | Social Trends | , , , , , , | Comments Off on Whoops! Weather Channel Caught in Fake News Scam — Wind-Blown Reporter Did Not Expect Kids in Shorts to Spoil Shot (VIDEO)

A Record 7 Named Storms Are Swirling Across The Globe – Has ‘The Day After Tomorrow’ Arrived?

  • A Record 7 Named Storms Are Swirling Across The Globe – Has ‘The Day After Tomorrow’ Arrived?
    by http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/
    Is something extremely unusual happening to our planet?  At this moment, Hurricane Florence is just one of seven named storms that are currently circling the globe.  That matches the all-time record, and it looks like that record will be broken very shortly as a couple more storms continue to develop.  Back in 2004, a Hollywood blockbuster entitled “The Day After Tomorrow” depicted a world in which weather patterns had gone mad.  One of the most impressive scenes showed nearly the entire planet covered by hurricane-type storms all at once.  Of course things are not nearly as bad as in that film, but during this hurricane season we have definitely seen a very unusual number of hurricanes and typhoons develop.  As our planet continues to change, could this become “the new normal”?

    As I mentioned above there are currently seven named storms that are active, but an eighth is about to join them, and that would break the all-time record…:

    The Hurricane season is causing devastation from the Pacific to the Atlantic as seven active storms are currently swirling across the globe – with high chances an eighth powerful storm will soon develop to break an all-time record.

    And actually there is an additional storm that is also developing in the Pacific which could bring the grand total to nine. Overall, there have been 9 named storms in the Atlantic and 15 names storms in the Pacific since the official start of the hurricane season. That is not normal. In fact, one veteran meteorologist has said that he has “NEVER seen so much activity in the tropics”…

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https://www.icrc.org/eng/assets/files/other/1976_enmod.pdf

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http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?pubRef=-//EP//TEXT+REPORT+A4-1999-0005+0+DOC+XML+V0//EN

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http://vlf.stanford.edu/research/experiments-haarp-ionospheric-heater

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Someone used HAARP to steer or speed up Hurricane Rita?

Hurricane Rita 23 Sep 2005 off the coast of Texas. Weather Modification Radar signature. Source: http://www.enterprisemission.com/weblog/weblog.htm

http://tropic.ssec.wisc.edu/real-time/mimic-tc/2005_SIXTEEN/webManager/displayGifsBy12hr_21.html

Flashback Ophelia September 2005. Apparent weather modification to destroy hurricane. Click on image to goto MIMIC to see full moving image!

http://tropic.ssec.wisc.edu/real-time/mimic-tc/2011_09L/webManager/displayGifsBy12hr_06.html

Hurricane Irene being steered or intensity reduced? Click on image to goto MIMIC microwave website!

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September 17, 2018 Posted by | Science & Technology, Social Trends | , | Comments Off on A Record 7 Named Storms Are Swirling Across The Globe – Has ‘The Day After Tomorrow’ Arrived?

Strong Lightning Strike Caught on Camera as ‘Biblical’ Storms Wreak Havoc in Germany

  • RT Published on May 30, 2018
    Heavy rain and hail storms battered North Rhine-Westphalia on Tuesday, leaving several towns and cities such as Dusseldorf, Wuppertal and Aachen completely flooded.

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May 31, 2018 Posted by | Disaster | , | Comments Off on Strong Lightning Strike Caught on Camera as ‘Biblical’ Storms Wreak Havoc in Germany

DAVOS Global Warming Speech Delayed By 6 Feet Of Snow

January 26, 2018 Posted by | Science & Technology, Social Trends | , , , , , , , | Comments Off on DAVOS Global Warming Speech Delayed By 6 Feet Of Snow

Arctic View: Stunning Footage of Frozen Tundra-Like Cape Cod. Global Warming is a HOAX!

  • RT Published on Jan 9, 2018
    The shores of Old Silver Beach in Cape Cod Massachusetts were transformed to a frozen tundra-like vista on Tuesday. Locals were stunned by the rare Arctic view, with some even daring to walk across the frozen waves. Carly Brook, a local therapist who lives in Cape Cod, stopped her car to witness the phenomenon, explaining that she is in “shock” from the experience.

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January 11, 2018 Posted by | Social Trends | , , , , , , | Comments Off on Arctic View: Stunning Footage of Frozen Tundra-Like Cape Cod. Global Warming is a HOAX!

Whole Ocean is Frozen, INSANE! Old Silver Beach, North Falmouth, Cape Cod, Massachusetts‎

  • Ryan Canty Published on Jan 7, 2018
    Old Silver Beach – North Falmouth, MA | January 2018

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January 10, 2018 Posted by | Social Trends | , , , , , | Comments Off on Whole Ocean is Frozen, INSANE! Old Silver Beach, North Falmouth, Cape Cod, Massachusetts‎

Snow in Sahara: See What Winter in the Desert Looks Like

  • RT Published on Jan 9, 2018
    Snow has only been seen in the Sahara three times in nearly 40 years, but on Sunday, dunes in Algeria’s Ain Sefra turned into a beautiful mixture of colors.
http://www.thenewamerican.com/world-news/item/13126-the-united-nations-on-the-brink-of-becoming-a-world-government

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http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/pope-francis-calls-for-new-system-of-global-government-to-tackle-climate-change-10330124.html

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http://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-36972449

Malcolm Roberts is 100% correct! Click on image for article.

http://www.thenewamerican.com/tech/environment/item/20858-climate-hoax-aimed-at-new-world-order-says-aussie-pm-advisor

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http://rt.com/news/256861-climate-change-un-hoax/

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January 10, 2018 Posted by | GeoPolitics, Social Trends | , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Snow in Sahara: See What Winter in the Desert Looks Like

Sahara Desert Covered in 15 inches of SNOW as Freak Weather Blankets Sand Dunes. Global Warming is a HOAX!

Snow has covered the Sahara Desert in Ain Sefra, Algeria

  • Sahara Desert Covered in 15 inches of SNOW as Freak Weather Blankets Sand Dunes
    by HELEN BARNETT, https://www.express.co.uk/
    HEAVY snow has covered the Sahara Desert in a freak winter weather storm. More than 15 inches (40cm) has blanketed sand dunes across the small town of Ain Sefra, Algeria.

    It is the second time snow has hit in nearly 40 years, with a dusting also recorded in December 2016. But this snowfall which hit yesterday, is much deeper than the fleeting shower little more than a year ago. Locals, who endure temperatures of 37C in summer, were stunned as dense snow settled on the town, known as ‘the gateway to the desert’.

    Photographer Karim Bouchetata, who captured the remarkable images, said: “We were really surprised when we woke up to see snow again. It stayed all day on Sunday and began melting at around 5pm.”

    Last year’s flurry brought chaos across the town, with passengers stranded on buses after the roads became slippery and icy. Children made snowmen and even sledged on the sand dunes.

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http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/745567/Snow-Sahara-Desert-first-time-37-years-Algeria

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http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/756819/snow-Sahara-desert-hot-ice-Europe-rare-freezing-temperature

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January 10, 2018 Posted by | Social Trends | , , , , , | Comments Off on Sahara Desert Covered in 15 inches of SNOW as Freak Weather Blankets Sand Dunes. Global Warming is a HOAX!

Florida Sees First Snowfall in 3 Decades. Global Warming is a HOAX!

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January 5, 2018 Posted by | Social Trends | , , , , , | Comments Off on Florida Sees First Snowfall in 3 Decades. Global Warming is a HOAX!

Trump Calls Out Global Warming Scam, Leftists Meltdown

  • The Alex Jones Channel Published on Dec 29, 2017
    Proving once more that Donald Trump is in touch with the people he called out the scam of global warming and the mainstream media had a meltdown.
http://www.weatheraction.com/docs/WANews13No39.pdf

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2425775/Climate-scientists-told-cover-fact-Earths-temperature-risen-15-years.html

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http://dailycaller.com/2015/06/04/noaa-fiddles-with-climate-data-to-erase-the-15-year-global-warming-hiatus/

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/environment/globalwarming/11395516/The-fiddling-with-temperature-data-is-the-biggest-science-scandal-ever.html

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December 30, 2017 Posted by | Science & Technology, Social Trends | , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Trump Calls Out Global Warming Scam, Leftists Meltdown