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Jan 13, 2010 1 Comment ›› Erik Wong

The Daily Mail: The minute hand of the famous Doomsday Clock will be moved at 3pm tomorrow afternoon, for the first time in two years. The timepiece in New York conveys how close humanity is to catastrophic destruction, which is represented by midnight. It was created by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists in 1947, two years after ...

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Jan 12, 2010 3 Comments ›› Erik Wong

The Daily Caller: It ultimately falls to one man to decide if we ever see headlines that shout: “Penn State Climate Prof Fudged Facts to Fetch Funding”, or perhaps “Nittany Lyin’: Penn State’s Mann on the Street.” Henry “Hank” Foley, the new vice president for research and dean of the graduate school, will hold professor Michael Mann’s ...

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Jan 11, 2010 8 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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. Fox News: From Miami to Maine, Savannah to Seattle, America is caught in an icy grip that one of the U.N.'s top global warming ...

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Jan 11, 2010 15 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

He also says our "connectivity to Israel" is the reason why Al Qaeda wants to attack us. Terrorism: The War On Terror

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Jan 10, 2010 13 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Gibbs: Worldwide Record Cold Result of Climate Changeby hotairpundit

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Jan 6, 2010 6 Comments ›› Erik Wong

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Jan 5, 2010 10 Comments ›› Erik Wong

The Wall Street Journal: When does a civilization become incompetent? I've been mulling the question in a number of contexts over the last year, including our inability to put a stop to Somali piracy, detain a terrorist who can neither be charged nor released, think rationally about climate change, or rebuild Ground Zero in an acceptable ...

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Dec 31, 2009 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

ScienceDaily (Dec. 31, 2009) — Most of the carbon dioxide emitted by human activity does not remain in the atmosphere, but is instead absorbed by the oceans and terrestrial ecosystems. In fact, only about 45 percent of emitted carbon dioxide stays in the atmosphere. However, some studies have suggested that the ability of oceans and plants ...

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Dec 31, 2009 Comments Off Erik Wong

Parent Dish: In a recent op-ed in the Canadian National Post, editor-at-large Diane Francis calls on world leaders, especially those attending the UN's Copenhagen Conference, to consider the environmental virtues of China's one-child policy. According to Francis, only government mandated policies restricting women's rights to reproduce will save the planet from what she believes will be ...

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Dec 30, 2009 8 Comments ›› Erik Wong

The American Spectator: Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, had an article in yesterday's Wall Street Journal drawing attention to the rise of "online hostility" and the "degeneration of online civility." He (and coauthor Andrea Weckerle) suggested ways in which we can "prevent the worst among us from silencing the best among us." I agree with just ...

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Dec 30, 2009 16 Comments ›› Erik Wong

Watts Up With That: his new French carbon tax was scheduled to go into law on Jan1, 2010. The tax was steep: 17 euros per ton of carbon dioxide (USD $24.40). In a stunning move, and surely a blow to warmists everywhere, the tax has been found unconstitutional and thrown out. Originally found here (Google ...

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Dec 26, 2009 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Residents in the nation's heartland were digging out after a blustery storm as meteorologists warned that blizzard conditions could continue across the northern Plains on Saturday. The National Weather Service issued blizzard warnings for parts of North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin through Saturday. The storm had already dumped ...

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Dec 25, 2009 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A fierce Christmas storm dumped more snow and ice across the nation's midsection Friday, stranding travelers as highways and airports closed and leaving many to celebrate the holiday just where they were. Meteorologists predicted the slow-moving storm would glaze highways in the East with ice through Christmas night and that gusty thunderstorms ...

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Dec 22, 2009 5 Comments ›› Erik Wong

The Washington Post: It was serendipitous to have almost simultaneous climaxes in Copenhagen and Congress. The former's accomplishment was indiscernible, the latter's was unsightly. It would have been unprecedented had the president not described the outcome of the Copenhagen climate change summit as "unprecedented," that being the most overworked word in his hardworking vocabulary of self-celebration. Actually, ...

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Dec 22, 2009 3 Comments ›› Erik Wong

HAVANA, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Cuba accused U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday of being "imperial, arrogant" and dishonest during last week's global climate conference in the latest sign of deteriorating relations between Havana and Washington. Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said in a televised press conference that Obama lied during the United Nations summit in ...

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Dec 21, 2009 33 Comments ›› Erik Wong

CNS News: A majority of Americans believe an increased government role in health care would lead to more government corruption, while a plurality of Americans think that scientific data supporting man-made global warming is “mostly falsified.” That is what a new poll by Survey USA reveals. The poll also shows that 58 percent of Americans believe ...

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Dec 21, 2009 1 Comment ›› Erik Wong

The Daily Beast: Copenhagen showed us the new normal: the U.S. has lost influence, China plays spoiler, and tiny nations veto anything they don't like. Leslie H. Gelb says get used to it. We have seen the future of international politics and it is Copenhagen. That future holds for monster issues like global warming as well as ...

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Dec 21, 2009 5 Comments ›› Erik Wong

NASDAQ: WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- U.S. legislators have obtained a court order unsealing documents in a case involving a multi-million-dollar cap-and-trade fraud. Republican legislators say the records--due to be opened to the public in early January--could shed light on the potential challenges of policing a new, trillion-dollar commodities market that would be created under climate legislation that Congress ...

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Dec 21, 2009 2 Comments ›› Erik Wong

Times Online: A new global body dedicated to environmental stewardship is needed to prevent a repeat of the deadlock which undermined the Copenhagen climate change summit, Gordon Brown will say tomorrow. The UN’s consensual method of negotiation, which requires all 192 countries to reach agreement, needs to be reformed to ensure that the will of the majority ...

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Dec 21, 2009 1 Comment ›› Erik Wong

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Dec 21, 2009 3 Comments ›› Erik Wong

Now who was it that has been calling this the New World Order right from the start? I'm shocked that the MSM (or at least this very small facet of it) has caught on as quickly as it had, it makes me feel... Smart or something. Telegraph: There is scope for debate – and innumerable newspaper quizzes ...

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Dec 18, 2009 2 Comments ›› Erik Wong

Daily Mail: Not many people understand climate change. But they can recognise hypocrisy when they see it, and are also likely to count their spoons whenever wild-eyed politicians invoke the impending end of the world. On Tuesday, Prince Charles flew to Copenhagen to attend the climate change summit, where he delivered a keynote speech. He informed his audience ...

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Dec 18, 2009 6 Comments ›› Erik Wong

COPENHAGEN (AP) - President Barack Obama announced Friday a "meaningful and unprecedented breakthrough" on a global effort to curb climate change. But Obama said, "It is going to be very hard, and it's going to take some time" to get to a legally binding treaty. A deal reached by the United States, China, India, South Africa ...

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Dec 18, 2009 2 Comments ›› Erik Wong

So we've got Obama, Castro, Gore, Chavez, Clinton, Vidal, Brown, and hundreds of others like them collected in one place and the building is still standing? Talk about a missed opportunity... (AFP) Veteran Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Friday dismissed US President Barack Obama's trip to UN climate change talks in Copenhagen as a "show," and ...

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Dec 18, 2009 15 Comments ›› Erik Wong

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