Tomkiewicz: 'These [Hitler] 'deniers' might as well have been called skeptics in their day...I could not and would not 'cheapen' a genocide that killed most of my family and deprived me of my childhood'
Climate Depot Response: 'Your skeptic/Holocaust denier comparisons do 'cheapen' a genocide that killed most of your family.' You are not exempt from being offensive due to your horrible suffering'
'Denmark, an early adopter of the global-warming mania, now requires its households to pay the developed world's highest power prices — about 40¢ a kilowatt hour, or three to four times what North Americans pay today. Germany, whose powerhouse economy gave green developers a blank cheque, is a close second, followed by other politically correct nations such as Belgium, the headquarters of the EU, and distressed nations such as Spain'
'No one —scientist or otherwise — has yet come up with the definitive explanation of first life forms on earth. There is no conclusive bridge between self-replicating molecules capable of mutation (a definition of life) and primordial, lifeless, dimly-lit planet Earth of some 3 billion years ago. So even most erudite thinkers must resort to aliens, life-bearing comets, God — or, in my case, beats-the-heck-out-of-me'
'...although they have this theory which isn't panning out the way they thought it would. Great. So much for the value of consensus huh? To his credit, at least, Lovelock admits to the mistake. Would that the rest of the alarmists had that sort of integrity. Instead, many choose to double down and make themselves even less credible'
'Mann begins his account by re-cycling his original outright lie that we had asked him for an 'excel spreadsheet...Mann brazenly repeated his earlier lie to the Penn State Investigation Committee. Needless to say, the 'Investigation' Committee didn't actually investigate the lie by crosschecking evidence, but accepted Mann's testimony as ending the matter. In the book, instead of leaving well enough alone, Mann once again re-iterated the lie'
'THE GREAT RAINFOREST HEIST': Green groups 'actively promote industrially logging Earth's last old forests. Through their support of the existing 'Forest Stewardship Council' (FSC), and/or planned compromised 'Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation' (REDD), they are at the forefront of destroying ancient forests for disposable consumer items – claiming it is 'sustainable forest management' and 'carbon forestry'
'Analysis notes 7 other publications have found global sea level rise from tide gauges to be significantly less, from 1.2 to 1.9 mm/yr, and mentions the Holgate 2007 paper which found sea level rise decelerated over the 20th century'
USA Today features warmist John Cook, Facebook advisor who claims: "One element of climate misinformation that seems to be particularly prominent on social media is culture war type posts that attempt to paint people concerned about climate change as belonging to some separate social group intent on impinging on people’s freedoms," Cook said. "This is a particularly damaging form of misinformation as it exacerbates public polarization on climate change, making progress more difficult."
Greenpeace co-founder Dr. Patrick Moore responds to USA Today: "We skeptics are responsible for the 'public polarization' about the climate? Who is using the word 'denier' as if we skeptics want to send the true believers to the gas chambers? They are the ones foaming at the mouth with doomsday language. We are basing our opinions and facts on historical data and sound science." ... "Since we began using fossil fuels and making cement, the long decline of CO2 over the millennia has miraculously been halted. There is no reason to believe that if we had not unintentionally reversed the downward trend in CO2 that all life on Earth would have been threatened with eventual extinction when CO2 fell below 150 ppm. We have returned a balance to the global carbon cycle. There is no reason to prevent this from continuing up to 800 ppm and beyond."
Larry Hamlin: NOAA published its global climate report for year end 2021 highlighting that its global temperature anomaly measurements showed 2021 being the sixth highest of its recorded measurements. NOAA’s global annual measurement for 2021 was 0.84 degrees C. ... NOAA has exaggerated the importance of both monthly and annual temperature anomaly changes with as small a difference as +0.01 degrees C as a basis for climbing “hottest temperature ever” hype as was done for the July 2021 temperature anomaly data even though the confidence level for this measurement is +/-0.19 degrees C as discussed in WUWT articles here and here. ...
In addition to NOAA’s global temperature anomaly decline since year end 2016, all other global temperature anomaly measurement systems used by climate scientists worldwide all show declining global temperature anomaly measurements during the period from 2016 through 2021 as shown in the graphs below for surface global temperature anomaly measurement systems from NASA GISS and UK Met Office and for satellite global temperature anomaly measurement systems from UAH and RSS respectively.
Jo Nova: Surprisingly, the World War I era temperatures are still changing. Mornings that seemed nippy at the time are now susceptible to frosts. Someone should warn the farmers — except they’re all dead. ... “The bureau has now remodeled the national temperature dataset three times in just nine years." ... Correcting thermometer records from 1913. ... Who knew all those old thermometers were so wrong?
The bureau said changes were made to 20 sites on the basis of statistical analysis. According to the bureau, statistical analysis is used to identify an abrupt warming or cooling at a particular site, relative to other sites in the region. ... The BOM refuses to tell us exactly how they do this — admitting that they can’t train anyone outside their sacred guild. Which reminds us of the old axiom, “if it can’t be replicated, it isn’t science”.
Yahoo News: The snowstorm that battered the South this weekend, leaving thousands without power, was likely exacerbated by climate change, according to leading climate scientists. ... "The storm that crippled the South has now made its way north, dumping up to a foot of snow in parts of the Northeast."
Jennifer Francis, senior scientist at Woodwell Climate Research Center in Massachusetts: “Climate change is causing the jet stream to take more of these southward dips and northward swings,” Francis said. Each southward dip causes a rebound with an adjacent northward swing. So extreme weather events like cold snaps and storms in one location can be accompanied by dry spells and heat waves somewhere else...Climate change also can lead to stronger snowstorms because of increased precipitation and ocean warming.