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High Prices, Debt Crisis May Doom Obama’s Green Energy Plans. Fox News, April 14, 2011. Obama is asking taxpayers to cough up $8 billion in clean energy subsidies next year -- $3.2 billion for energy efficiency and renewable energy programs, $300 million in credit subsidies to promote those projects, and another $550 million dollars to support "game-changing clean energy technologies." Except new studies still show deep problems with wind and solar power. The huge cuts needed to reduce the deficits may require that these be cut. Note: If this happens it will literally save the U.S. from the extremely high costs of these alternative sources of energy.

Global Warming: The Other Side. KUSI News, January 16, 2010. KUSI meteorologist John Coleman, Cofounder of the Weather Channel, interviews a series of climatologists to explain the real and fraudulent science and controversy surrounding Global Warming. An excellent 5 part series.  
Where Have All the Climate Refugees Gone? Guardian, October 12, 2005. In 2005 the UN warned, "Rising sea levels, desertification and shrinking freshwater supplies will create up to 50 million environmental refugees by the end of the decade... Creeping environmental deterioration already displaced up to 10 million people." Note: Really? 2010 has come and gone. No climate refugees can be found anywhere. As with all the doom and gloom global warming scare stories, this one is nothing but hot air. The "scientist" who made this claim should have never used 2010 as the date by which this would happen. He should have set a date after he expected to retire. If you are going to throw terror into people you have to do it in a way that it doesn't matter if you are proven wrong! The Pacific Decadal Oscillation Explained. Nocapandtrade.us, January 13, 2010. Accuweather's Joe Bastardi provides one of the best explanations available on the relationship between earth's temperature and the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO), and what is happening now that we are entering the cool phase of the PDO. It explains far more than the CO2 model of climate change.  
Getting Chilly. Calgary Herald. April 11, 2011. Unlike global warming, which extends growing seasons, global cooling, which started in 2002, will shorten growing seasons for at least the next two decades. Yet, Canada is still attempting to meet the ludicrous commitments of the Kyoto accord to address the fabricated crisis of human-caused global warming. Note: As the last several years have shown, this is true for the U.S. as well. Instead, we are spending billions of dollars to try to make it even cooler. We are seeing the reemergence of major winter blizzards, mind-numbing tornadoes and other violent weather that was common during the last 30 year cooling cycle from 1945 to 1975.  Data Fraud and Corruption. To read newspapers and magazines, as well as TV news, it appears that the data used to prove man is causing global warming is rock solid and not open to debate. It is not. In fact, the data is so fraudulent and corrupted that it should never be used to justify cap and trade legislation. Yet, that is exactly what is happening. These are just a few of the examples of fraud.  
Water Issues Worry Americans Most, Global Warming Least. Gallup, March 28, 2011. In its latest poll this month, Gallup found that global warming ranked dead last out of 9 issues covered in the poll. Only 51% of those polled said they were concerned a great deal or a fair amount, while 48% said they were not much or not at all concerned. Air and water pollution ranked at the top in which 72 to 79 of the respondents claimed they were concerned a great deal or a fair amount. Urban sprawl also ranked at the bottom, with only 57 percent saying they were concerned a fair to large amount. Note: This poll reveals Americans are concerned about the environmental issues they should be concerned about. Yet, the agenda-driven federal government is spending or costing hundreds of billion of dollars annually on global warming and smart growth to allegedly control urban sprawl. What's Wrong With Cap and Trade? An overview by Kristie Pelletier of the science and climate models of global warming. The models are wrong and there has been natural warming and cooling for thousands of years. Cap and trade legislation is not needed.  
Obama's All-Out War on America. Even as Mideast oil supplies are increasingly imperiled by civil unrest, President Obama is systematically blocking every effort to develop domestic supplies of oil. If the turmoil in the Mideast escalates, it could unnecessarily mean $5 or more a gallon gas and the collapse of the American economy. Note: The U.S. has the largest oil and natural gas reserves in the world. Yet, President Obama has systematically blocked all new drilling to access this oil; even as he gives billions to Brazil to drill. His actions are making us extremely vulnerable to any instability that would reduce Mideast oil production. It has created an unparalleled national security issue that could collapse the U.S. economy in a way that would make the 1929 depression look like a walk in the park. Cap and Trade Insanity. Cap and Trade legislation in the US Senate will destroy the American way of life--forever. It puts the government in charge of our economy. It forces the use of renewable wind and solar energy which have serious problems we are not being told about. Neither are economically feasible with today's technology and will cost trillions of dollars. The same strategy in Spain has resulted in huge job losses and escalating costs to Spanish consumers.  
U.S. Has Earth's Largest Energy Resources. America’s combined energy resources are, according to a new report from the Congressional Research Service (CSR), the largest on earth. They eclipse Saudi Arabia (3rd), China (4th) and Canada (6th) combined – and that’s without including America’s shale oil deposits and, in the future, the potentially astronomic impact of methane hydrates. Note: I have been writing about this for ten years. So why do we never hear about it in the news and why is President Obama in the process of locking this oil up so it can never be developed? The Crippling Cost. Although Congress tells us that the cap and trade legislation will only cost an average family less than $200 a year, that is just wrong. Very wrong. It is the biggest tax increase in the history of the United States. But Congress is hiding it so you can't see it. Analyses done by independent organizations shows that it will cost families many thousands of dollars a year and will drastically lower our standard of living. It hits the poor especially hard, even with federal rebates.  

Global Warming Is Creating Perfect Crop Conditions. Forbes, March 23, 2011. Global warming is not only producing warmer temperatures, but also improving soil moisture, and more abundant atmospheric carbon dioxide, which have helped bring about a golden age for global agricultural production. The tremendous improvement in global crop production and worldwide growing conditions during recent decades is one of the most important yet least reported news events of our time. Note: Hundreds of research studies have clearly shown that increased CO2 will increase food production by 25 to 50 percent; even higher with warmer temps.

The UN IPCC Fraud The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is supposed to be the last word on unbiased science concerning global warming. In fact, the IPCC stifles any science that contradicts its man-caused mantra. It must not be used to justify cap and trade legislation.  
$700 Trillion to Drop Earth's Temperature 0.01 Degree. World Net Daily, March 14, 2011. New calculations applied to a U.S. Senate report reveal the Environmental Protection Agency's plan to combat global warming through regulation of greenhouse gases would theoretically take over $700 trillion, seven times the world's gross production, to drop the earth's temperature only 1 degree Celsius. The EPA calculates in 75 Federal Register 25,495: "Global mean temperature is estimated to be reduced by 0.006 to 0.015 degrees Celsius by 2100." At $78 billion in annual costs would cost over $7 trillion. The Carbon Footprint. Carbon dioxide is not, cannot be a pollutant. It is a miracle gas that is essential for life on earth, and was ten times more abundant in geologic history. Kristie Pelletier explains that increased levels of carbon dioxide has been a blessing to ecosystems and food production.  
Concerns About Global Warming Stable at Lower Levels. Gallup, March 14, 2011. Americans continue to express less concern about global warming than they have in the past, with 51% saying they worry a great deal or fair amount about the problem -- although attitudes appear to have stabilized compared with last year. That current level of worry compares with 66% just three years ago, and is only one percentage point higher than the low Gallup measured in 1997. Note:  This is good news/bad news. The good news is the percentage of Americans who are very or fairly concerned about the issue is way down. The bad news is that it seems to be stabilizing at about 51-52%. It appears that the tremendous media fear campaign by the alarmists in 2010 seems to have worked. The Sun's Role in Climate Change.  There is far better reason for global warming -- the sun. Global warming alarmists claim there is not enough energy change in the sun's output to explain earth's warming. They are partially correct. But it is not the total amount of energy emitted by the sun, but the TYPE of energy released. Watch the video to find out why. Excerpted from the DVD Global Warming, Emerging Science and Understanding.  
European Unconventional Commercial Gas Potential Rivals North America. IHS, March 9, 2011. The size of European unconventional commercial gas reserves rival that of North America, according to a major new study by IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates (IHS CERA). The study, Breaking with Convention: Prospects for European Unconventional Gas estimates Europe’s total unconventional gas in place could be 173 trillion cubic meters (Tcm), or 6,115 trillion cubic feet (Tcf). Note: Now that US oil shale is being developed commercially, similar deposits are being revealed all over the world. There is enough natural gas and oil in these deposits to last hundreds of years at current levels. However, globalists, including Obama, are successfully blocking efforts to developing these supplies using the false reason of needing alternative energy due to man-caused global warming.    
Helmut Schmidt Calls for IPCC Inquiry. Quadrant Online, March 7, 2011. Former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt is calling for a full inquiry into the credibility of the science provided by the UN’s IPCC. “The publications provided by the…IPCC…have encountered skepticism, especially since some of their researchers have shown themselves to be fraudsters.” The work of the IPCC, continued Schmidt, should be “scrutinized, under the microscope.”    
Green Savings Plans Under Threat. February 25, 2011. The British government is about to scrap its green policy of using private Individual Savings Accounts (ISA) as a means of subsidizing the enormous cost of green energy. The Tory ISA policy was to help savers benefit from the growth of the green economy. It was forecast to provide £2 billion into building wind and solar farms. The ISA concept hasn't even been instituted yet. Note: it has become apparent to all except green ideologues that it becoming increasingly apparent the green economy was going bankrupt and that the enormous subsidies must stop if the national economy was going to be saved.    
Grab Your Wallet...the UN Wants What's In It. American Spectator, February 23, 2011. The United Nations yesterday called for 2 percent of worldwide income to be invested in the green economy. The investment [sic], which would amount to $1.3 trillion a year, will pay for itself by providing millions of new jobs, developing new industries, cutting greenhouse gas emissions, saving money and providing health benefits from cleaner air, the United Nations said. Note: The UN has just upped the ante from 1 percent to 2. They have been calling for this for years. This, in spite of spectacular exposure of the fraud by the IPCC on how they have manipulated the data to arrive at a predetermined conclusion and the utter failure of the green economy in Europe. If the UN were ever to get this money, they would instantly become a world government.    

Obama Expands His War on Fossil Fuels. Investors.com, February 17, 2011. On Tuesday, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar expanded Obama's war on fossil fuels by announcing that the Obama administration is going to take a "fresh look" at oil shale leasing rules put forward in 2008 by President George W. Bush to develop oil-rich land in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming. This is exactly what he did to off-shore oil leasing, in violation of court orders to the contrary. Shale oil/natural gas deposits are the largest in the world and will supply all the oil/natural gas the US needs for 200 years. Note: While crying we need to be more energy self-sufficient, Obama and the main-stream press are doing everything they can to stop the development of enormous US energy deposits. One can only assume he is doing this to force us to go with "alternative energy", ie. wind and solar, which can never amount to a few percent of US energy needs. It is utterly evil.

   

Dr. Roy Spencer: Defunding the UN IPCC. Global Warming Blog, February 19, 2011. Dr. Roy Spencer has been actively involved with the IPCC for 20 years. This excellent blog explains what he found. "Politicians formed the IPCC over 20 years ago with an endgame in mind: to regulation CO2 emissions. I know, because I witnessed some of the behind-the-scenes planning. It is not a scientific organization. It was organized to use the government-funded scientific research establishment to achieve policy goals....They have a theory -- more CO2 is to blame -- and they religiously stick to it." Note: Spencer goes on to condemn alarmist scientists for letting "their politics, their economic understanding (or lack thereof) affect their scientific judgment."

   

House votes 244-179 to kill U.S. funding of IPCC. Climate Watch, February 19, 2010. At 2 AM Saturday morning the Republicans in the House of Representatives made history by voting to eliminating all funding for the highly political and biased UN International Panel on Climate Change, keeping a promise they made during the 2010 election cycle. Note: As refreshing as it is, the measure will not survive the U.S. Senate. However, none of the $80 billion slashed from this years budget will survive the Senate. A constitutional crisis may result from the standoff between progressives and conservatives in Congress as neither side will give in thereby shutting down the federal government.

   
Climate Models Fail to Predict Past Climate History. Nipccreport.org, February 15, 2011. When comparing climate modeled trends in annual extremes of temperature and precipitation with real historical data, only a few of the five models tested even had "moderately" close projections. "The results mostly show moderate skill for temperature indices and low skill or its absence for precipitation indices [italics added]." If climate model results are utilized as the basis for mandating a complete overhaul of the world's energy system - as the world's climate alarmists are attempting to do - the models should possess considerably more than moderate skill at what they do. But they definitely should not have low skill. And to employ models that have an absence of skill is the height of folly. Note: Once again, the climate models fail to adequately predict actual historical data. Yet, our progressive politicians insist on that we must institute economy-destroying laws and regulations to fix an unfixable, nonexistent problem.    

Republicans Want to Ax Renewable Energy and Environment. IBTimes(UK), February 16, 2011. Congressional Republicans on Wednesday released a budget plan that would impose $4.4 billion in deep cuts on energy efficiency and renewable energy, scientific research and environmental protection. Newly elected Tea Party Republicans want to cut $26 billion. However, polls by the Natural Resources Defense Council alleges 60 to 67% of Fred Upton’s (R-MI), Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, constituents want the EPA to implement the new carbon pollution regs. Note: These include renewable/clean energy boondoggles as well as the EPA regs. Also, the NRDC’s 60-67% figures are highly suspicious.

   

January 2011 Global Temperatures in Freefall. Roy Spencer, February 4, 2011. January 2011 experienced a precipitous drop in lower tropospheric temperatures over the tropics, Northern Hemisphere, and Southern Hemisphere. This was not unexpected, since global average sea surface temperatures have been falling for many months, with a head start as is usually the case with La Nina. Note: 2010 was an El Nino year. 2011 is a La Nina and the temps are plummeting--actually a freefall. They will moderate towards the end of the year and into 2012, but are likely to be below normal most of the time for the next 15 to 20 years. How are the alarmists going to spin this?

   

Gore: Increased Heavy Snowfall/Cold Consistent With Global Warming. Climate Depot, February 3, 2010. Gore has been joined by many proponents of man-made global warming in now claiming that record cold and snow is either “consistent with” or caused by global warming. The problem for Gore and others who make these claims, is they are on record claiming decreasing snow and cold are caused by global warming. The 2007 IPCC Report also claimed there would be warmer winters and less snow. Note: Climate Depot cites in this post dozen of examples where those claiming increased snow/cold insisted just a few years ago global warming would cause just the opposite. It should be obvious to any thinking person that the entire global warming scare is a fraud of unbelievable proportions and the alarmists will say anything to scare you.

   

Senators Vow to Strip Obama Climate Power. Breitbart, January 31, 2011. Conservative senators vowed Monday to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gases, which scientists blame for global warming, without explicit approval by Congress. Note: Such a bill would have little hope of passing the Senate, and no hope of escaping a veto. It would perhaps throw the spotlight on the EPA’s draconian action, which would increase public opposition. A better bet will be the House’s efforts to defund the EPA’s budget to implement the new regulations.

   
Is 2010 Really the Warmest Ever? Energy Tribune, January 28, 2011. Both NOAA and NASA announced 2010 is tied for the warmest year ever. But after the incredibly cold and snowy winters in 2008/09 and 2009/10 and so far in 2010/11, those claims are falling on increasingly deaf ears. Climategate and other evidence of malfeasance has not helped the alarmists either. Up until a few years ago, every alarmist scientist and news organization proclaimed snow would disappear in the winter and there would be massive droughts in the summer. The past three years have produced the exact opposite, so the alarmists are suddenly saying more snow, cold and floods are to be expected from global warming. Citizens with better memories see through the lies. In fact, if the present pace is continued 2010/2011 will be the coldest, snowiest winter in recorded history. Note: This article by Joe D'Aleo provides an excellent summary of what is happening. The claim of man-caused global warming is entering the absurd.    
Black Hole of Global Warming Spending. Front Page Magazine, January 28, 2011. The federal government will spend $10.6 million a day on climate change. Annual expenditures will be about $4 billion on global warming research, despite the fact that there has been no global warming since 1998 (even with the warm year of 2010). Warming and cooling is natural, and there is NO empirical scientific evidence man is causing warming. In December 2010, more than 1,000 international scientists challenged man-made global warming claims made by the United Nations Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Note: Funding for global warming issues is supposed to increase for 2011, despite a $14 trillion deficit. This is lunacy. This is a good expenditure to cut to bring down the deficit.    

Ground Control to Major Obama

In his State of the Union speech Obama returned to the nasty corporate-bashing message of his first two years by attacking the U.S. oil industry; implying it was receiving massive subsidies that could be redirected to clean energy. “I’m asking Congress to eliminate the billions in taxpayer dollars we’re currently giving to oil companies.” In fact, there is no money going to oil companies. It’s not a subsidy but a tax deduction that is used by all U.S. manufacturing corporations. Now Mr. Obama wants to single out the oil industry for punishment. The oil industry already pays tax rates up to 43.9%, while the while the jolly green giant GE, who makes its living off of subsidies, paid a measly 11.5%.  Note: It is simply amazing how progressives can twist a standard tax deduction for all companies into a massive subsidy, when, in fact, the really massive subsidies are going to his ‘green’ alternative energy scam which is already bankrupting European nations that tried the same thing.

   

MPs Slam ‘Secretive’ Climategate Probes.

The Express, January 25, 2011. TWO inquiries into claims that scientists manipulated data about global warming were yesterday condemned by MPs as ineffective and too secretive. The committee also said the emails review “did not fully investigate the serious allegation” relating to the deletion of emails and instead relied on a verbal reassurance that the messages still exist. Lord Oxburgh appeared to have a “conflict of interest” because of his links to green businesses while the Emails Review panel included a former Climate Research Unit scientist. Note: The British papers were full of this story yesterday. It is good that the whitewash of Climategate is still being challenged, but many MPs on this panel just want the issue to go away so they can get back to the serious work of trying to save the planet from global warming. So much for reality.

   
Natural Gas Supplies Could Last the World 250 Years! UPI, January 19, 2011. Supplies of natural gas could last more than 250 years if Asian and European economies follow the U.S. unconventional reserves, the IEA said. The abundance of shale gas and other forms of so-called unconventional gas discovered in the United States prompted a global rush to explore for the new resource. Note: The IEA's estimate is very conservative. It should be double that. The same is true for oil. Until China's recent discovery of huge deposits in the North China Sea, the U.S. had the largest reserve of oil in the world by far in shale oil and gas. Why have we not been using it? Congress has had it bottled up with environmental studies. Now the BLM (Bureau of Land Management) is studying 200 million acres of BLM land for withdrawal into "wild lands" (read wilderness). Most of the gas and oil shale strata are on BLM land. Look for most of this enormous resource to be locked up and unavailable to American citizens.    
Global Warming "Tipping Point" Theory Bites the Dust. HauntngTheLibrary.com, January 15, 2011. The methane release tipping point is the "end of earth" theory that you frequently hear about in the news. Massive releases of methane in the BP disaster clearly showed that "methane respiration rates [i.e. oxidation] increased to levels higher than have ever been recorded, ultimately consuming it and prohibiting its release to the atmosphere." Note: In other words atmospheric methane is in dynamic equilibrium and additional methane is oxidized as soon as it is released. That probably explains why the increase in atm. methane has leveled off the past few years, despite more cows and industrial activity.    

BBC Hits UK Govt with FOIA Demand Over the Met’s Cold Forecast. Canadian Free Press, January 11, 2011. The BBC serves Freedom of Information request (FOIA) on UK Government over cold weather forecast failures secrecy in worst winter for 100 years. In an almighty battle to salvage credibility,  three British government institutions are embroiled in a new global warming scandal with the BBC mounting a legal challenge to force ministers to admit the truth that they deliberately suppressed the Met’s cold weather forecast with one saying to expect a warm fall and winter. Skeptics accuse the government of lying to the British people so as not to embarrass the UN’s Climate Conference in Cancun in early December.

   

GOP Strikes Early in Global Warming Battle. Bloomberg Business Weed, January 6, 2011. GOP lawmakers have introduced several bills that would hamstring the Environmental Protection Agency from moving forward with regulations to reduce heat-trapping pollution from electric power producers, refineries, factories and other sources. The bills are part of a plan by House Republicans to reverse what they consider job-killing policies of the administration. Note: This is good news since what the EPA is now doing will hit power generating plants, refineries and large factories hard, guaranteeing sharp increases in energy costs and inflation. Although there are other reasons (e.g. economic recovery in the rest of the world), the anticipation of these new regs is already causing gasoline prices to skyrocket, just as Obama said would happen if his energy plan was put into place. Expect the mainstream press to demonize the GOP for doing this.

   

Met Office 'kept winter forecast secret from public'. London Telegraph, January 6, 2011. The Met Office informed the government in October that Britain was facing an early and exceptionally cold winter but failed to warn the public, hampering preparations for some of the coldest weather on record. Instead, they told the public it would be a warm winter. This is raising questions of why they would do that. Note: The answer, many believe is that they did not want to cast doubt on global warming just before the UN's Cancun Climate Conference in late November/December. It was for naught. The week the conference was held in Cancun Mexico was the coldest on record. This merely provides more ammunition for skeptics to claim that alarmists (in and out of government) of global warming will do anything, I mean anything, to keep the truth hidden from the public. It has reached the level of absurdity. Climate alarmists now claim that hot weather/cold weather; floods/droughts; violent storms/mild weather; any extreme of weather is do to global warming. People are finally catching on that it is a religion. Now we need to show them that it is part of an effort to create global governance.

   

Earth's Temperature Finally Plunges. Roy Spencer's Blog. January 5, 2011. Note: Dr. Roy Spencer, who developed the satellite temperature monitoring technology for NASA, shows that the long expected plunge in Earth's temperature seems to be occurring now that the El Nino is over and a La Nina is starting.

   

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