October 2009 Blog Posts (4)

Global Warming "Urban Legend"?

Interesting blog post by Dr. Roy Spencer.

Here's the first two paragraphs from his article:

I contend that the belief in human-caused global warming as a dangerous event, either now or in the future, has most of the characteristics of an urban legend. Like other urban legends, it is based upon an element of truth. Carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas whose concentration in the atmosphere is increasing, and since greenhouse gases warm the lower atmosphere, more CO2 can be… Continue

Added by John Muir on October 28, 2009 at 5:56pm — No Comments

Deconstructing Global Warming

Great presentation by Dr. Richard S. Lindzen, the Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Meteorology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Here is the Dr. Lindzen’s preface:

Why do we need to deconstruct global warming? Simply because it has been an issue that has been routinely treated with misinformation and sophistry abetted by constant repetition, institutional endorsements, and widespread ignorance even (perhaps especially) among the educated. Because of the… Continue

Added by John Muir on October 28, 2009 at 10:18am — No Comments

Antarctic Ice Melt at Lowest Levels in Satellite Era


Added by John Muir on October 8, 2009 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Wind Board Member Hired as VP Sales

Good article in the Sept 27 Detroit Free Press on the problems some locals are having living near the Ubley, Mi. wind farm.

A few things stood out. The one member on the Michigan Wind Energy Resource Zone Board that was chosen to represent the public has been hired recently as VP of sales for a wind turbine firm! Sounds like that means no one is representing the public.

The article also mentioned that even if local communities decide that they don't want wind factories… Continue

Added by John Muir on October 8, 2009 at 10:36am — No Comments

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