Three weeks ago, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced that global warming couldn’t possibly be real, because New York City was about to receive a “major freeze” that would be “weeks ahead of normal”. Actually, a freeze would have been just about a week ahead of the average first freeze date for New York City, […]
If Donald Trump can’t even read a local weather forecast accurately, how can he be trusted with data in more complex contexts, such as the national economy, foreign policy, congressional relations, and global climate change? […]
This year, New York City will see its first frost take place after the usual time in the autumn, not before, as Donald Trump claimed. […]
You may recall that September 2014 was the single hottest September around the globe in the entire global temperature record going back to 1880. But what about September 2015? September 2015 takes its place just behind September 2014 as the second hottest September in the 135-year-old global temperature record, according to NASA’s Goddard Institute for […]
Yes, when it comes to climate change, we liberals are stupid… Right now, we need more than just scientifically-informed liberals to confront these facts. […]
“Contrary to what global warming extremists suggest, the science of climate change is not decided.” So wrote the “Acton Institute” on June 17, 2015. The “Acton Institute” is funded by Exxon Mobil, deregulation billionaire David H. Koch, abd deregulation billionaire Richard DeVos, and its leadership includes representatives of corporations in the oil industry. The “Action […]
There Is No Global Warming, screams a NewsMax headline yesterday.
No Global Warming? Let’s play make-a-guess using NASA’s GISS temperature data dating from January 1880 to May 2015 to test that assertion.
To play the game, make a guess: how many months has it been since the globe had a monthly temperature reading cooler than […]
Globally, 2015 has experienced the hottest first five months of any year on record, since global temperatures began to be measured in 1895. […]
Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum, 2015, on how religious people worried about global warming should shut up and “leave science to the scientists”:
“The church has gotten it wrong a few times on science, and I think that we probably are better off leaving science to the scientists… When we get involved with political and controversial […]
One town’s weather is not the same as global climate.
It’s easy to lose track of the difference because as humans we pay more attention to what we see with our own eyes and pay less attention to what we don’t see. It’s even easier to lose track of the difference between local weather and […]
Marc Morano of the Exxon-funded and Chevron-funded website Climate Depot declared in April 2015 that “There is no global warming crisis! … now going on almost two decades of no global warming.” Echoing the same theme, Nancy J. Thorner of Lake Bluff, Illinois wrote a letter to the editor of the Madison-St. Clair Record complaining […]