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  • Knives Sticking Out Of My Back: Global Warming Skeptic Tells Tucker Carlson Why She Left Academia

    Research and other professional activities are professionally rewarded only if they are channeled in certain directions approved by a politicized academic establishment funding, ease of getting your papers published, getting hired in prestigious positions, appointments to prestigious committees and boards, professional recognition, etc, she wrote. How young scientists are to navigate all this is beyond me, and it often becomes a battle of scientific integrity versus career suicide.
    Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2017/01/07/kn...#ixzz4VBfGoBQA

    In the world of Academia and global warming, you are not allowed to express an alternate opinion. That's why they have consensus.

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    • The emotion that is global warming.
      Global Warming Alarmist In Therapy To Handle Despair About Trump

      Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2017/01/08/ob...#ixzz4VDHWBZtF

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      • One of the oft-stated truths for advocates of the position that humans are predominantly responsible for climate changes is that the Sun could not have played more than a negligible role in the global warming of the last few centuries. Indeed, the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC) report theorizes that the long-term solar contribution to climate change has been slightly above zero.

        And yet todays scientists have not been deterred in their quest to document a robust Sun-Climate link in the paleoclimate data as well as in the temperature and climatic changes for recent decades. In 2016 alone, for example, there were over 130 scientific papers documenting a non-negligible solar influence on climate.

        Climate scientist Dr. Jianyong Li, who has himself authored over 300 peer-reviewed scientific publications, continues this trend of linking climate changes to solar forcing. He and 13 other scientists just published a new paper in the journal Quaternary Science Reviews in which they have clearly affirmed the dominance of the Suns forcing on the climate of China (and for the Northern Hemisphere in general) during the past few thousand years, including the last century. The authors assert that climate changes and solar activity are well correlated throughout the paleoclimate record, and that if there is a role for greenhouse gases to influence climatic trends, that role is merely supplementary, not dominant. They also describe in detail how the Suns variance acts to influence atmospheric and oceanic heat oscillations, and how this may affect regional precipitation, weather, and temperature changes.
        Summary

        We suggest that solar activity may play a key role in driving the climatic fluctuations in NC [North China] during the last 22 centuries, with its quasi ∼100, 50, 23, or 22-year periodicity clearly identified in our climatic reconstructions. It has been widely suggested from both climate modeling and observation data that solar activity plays a key role in driving late Holocene climatic fluctuations by triggering global temperature variability and atmospheric dynamical circulation (e.g., Haigh, 1996; Shindell et al., 1999; Bond et al., 2001; Fleitmann et al., 2003; Dykoski et al., 2005).

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        • These folks must not be part of the 93% of consensus scientists.

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          • Originally posted by OldmanDan View Post
            These folks must not be part of the 93% of consensus scientists.
            Considering that is inherently a contradiction, that goes without saying.

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            • "The Obama administration relentlessly politicized science and it aggressively pushed a campaign about that politicized science", said Steven E. Koonin, who served as under secretary for science in Obamas Department of Energy from 2009 to 2011.

              ...

              Koonin suggested the White House and the media could consider an alternative presentation of whats happening.

              "I think simply by having the government press releases on the changing climate be fulsomely scientific that is, putting in all the relevant facts we would see more genuine science in the media discussions", he said.

              As an example, he offered a headline that read, "Global Temperatures Up 0.0X for 2016; Within Margin of Error for Last N Years". Rather than exclaim "Sea Levels Highest on Record", Koonin said, the press releases could encourage, and perhaps media outlets accept, one that reads, "Sea Level Rose 0.1 Inches Last Year, Consistent With Century-Long Trend".

              But would that stir public opinion or sell papers?

              "Its not my job to sell papers", Koonin said. "The White House positions, the press releases, the published stories all of that is not exactly inaccurate but it is promoting something considerably less alarming or certain than the layperson might conclude from reading it all".
              http://www.realclearinvestigations.c...m_as_hype.html


              It may not be his job to sell papers anymore, but that's still the job of climate alarmist researchers.

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              • Originally posted by CYDdharta View Post
                http://www.realclearinvestigations.c...m_as_hype.html


                It may not be his job to sell papers anymore, but that's still the job of climate alarmist researchers.
                Hopefully under Trump we will get some more scientific information and not just propaganda.

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                • Originally posted by OldmanDan View Post

                  Hopefully under Trump we will get some more scientific information and not just propaganda.
                  From a guy who instantly took all mention of climate change from the government website?
                  Really? You expect honest reporting on the issue from that guy?
                  From the guy who said climate change was invented by China to hurt America?
                  Really?

                  Fantastic.

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                  • Originally posted by PeterUK75 View Post

                    From a guy who instantly took all mention of climate change from the government website?
                    Really? You expect honest reporting on the issue from that guy?
                    From the guy who said climate change was invented by China to hurt America?
                    Really?

                    Fantastic.
                    What Obama had on the government web sites was pure propaganda. Of course it should be removed.

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                    • In other words, a wood chuck's "prognostication" is 50% more accurate than the scientific climate modeling that we are suppose to base economic decisions on.
                      Last edited by Commodore; 02-02-2017, 08:23 AM.

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                      • Originally posted by Commodore View Post


                        In other words, a wood chuck's "prognostication" is 50% more accurate than the scientific climate modeling that we are suppose to base economic decisions on.
                        Wonder if there is a 97% consensus among all groundhogs?

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                        • Originally posted by OldmanDan View Post
                          Wonder if there is a 97% consensus among all groundhogs?
                          That does not appear to be the case.

                          In a 131-year-old tradition, the most famous groundhog -- Punxsutawney Phil -- emerged from his burrow at Gobblers Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, Thursday and saw his shadow, which, according to legend, means six more weeks of winter.
                          ...
                          Of course, not all groundhogs agree with the elderly prognosticator.

                          In Georgia, Gen. Beauregard Lee did not see his shadow at the Yellow River Game Ranch in Lilburn, therefore predicting an early spring in the Southeast. It's a good thing, too, as much of Georgia has been barely surviving in bone-chilling temperatures in the 60s and 70s for most of January.
                          ...
                          Mrs. G., the resident groundhog in Massachusetts, home to the New England Patriots, apparently had not made any prediction -- weather, sports or otherwise -- as of press time. But legend has it that if Tom Brady sees his shadow before kickoff, it means six more weeks of -- ahem -- low-pressure systems across the Northeast.
                          ...
                          Our friends (for now) to the north also have some meteorologists of the rodentia persuasion. Shubenacadie Sam in Halifax, Nova Scotia, predicted an early spring, as did Quebec's Fred la Marmotte (not to be confused with Marmite -- quite a different animal, hailing from further north and really far east).
                          But then again, like thermometers, you can skew your results based on which groundhogs you ask.

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                          • NASA / NOAA Climate Data Is Fake Data

                            https://realclimatescience.com/2017/...-is-fake-data/

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                            • Originally posted by OldmanDan View Post
                              NASA / NOAA Climate Data Is Fake Data

                              https://realclimatescience.com/2017/...-is-fake-data/
                              Why am I not surprised you would rather believe in an obviously agenda driven site like that than an organisation like NASA who only went and put people on the moon and are home to thousands of scientists working around the world and collaborating with other scientific communities.
                              The idea that you can just decide that data from entire organisations is fake and then act amazed when people point out what a stupid position that is is rather amazing but then I expect nothing less from a guy who think George Soros somehow controls all the worlds media and protest groups.

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                              • Originally posted by PeterUK75 View Post

                                Why am I not surprised you would rather believe in an obviously agenda driven site like that than an organisation like NASA who only went and put people on the moon and are home to thousands of scientists working around the world and collaborating with other scientific communities.
                                The idea that you can just decide that data from entire organisations is fake and then act amazed when people point out what a stupid position that is is rather amazing but then I expect nothing less from a guy who think George Soros somehow controls all the worlds media and protest groups.
                                Did you read the article? These organizations have become political organizations, not scientific ones. They depend on politicians for their funding. Let's see if they change their tune now that they are getting their funds from Republicans.
                                NOAA Scientists Manipulated Temperature Data To Make Global Warming Seem Worse

                                A whistleblower says the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) rushed a landmark study claiming the planet was warming much faster than expected in order to influence international climate negotiations.

                                Dr. John Bates, the former principal scientist at the National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, N.C., told the Daily Mail NOAAs 2015 study was meant to discredit the notion of a global warming hiatus and rush to time the publication of the paper to influence national and international deliberations on climate policy.

                                Bates said NOAA scientists made a blatant attempt to intensify the impact of global warming to eliminate the pause in temperature rise since 1998. The Daily Mail claims Bates showed it irrefutable evidence NOAAs study relied on unverified data.

                                Bates objections to the paper were ignored by his superiors, who let scientists make decisions and scientific choices that maximised warming and minimised documentation in advance of a major United Nations climate summit in Paris, France.

                                Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2017/02/05/no...#ixzz4Xq6aeaOn
                                Last edited by OldmanDan; 02-05-2017, 11:08 AM.

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