by Greg Laden In an ongoing effort to discredit mainstream climate science, climate contrarians have incorrectly asserted that there is a “pause” in the rate of global warming. This was never true, […]
Climate Illogic: Sometimes arguing from authority is the logical thing to do
Industrial climate disruption is sufficiently complicated that arguing from authority – even a consensus of authorities – is not only justified, it’s entirely logical.
Taylor attacks his critics instead of correcting his distortions of a peer-reviewed study
James Taylor of the Heartland Institute compound his original mistake of distorting a peer-reviewed survey by repeating his distortions and choosing to attack his critics instead of correcting his many original mistakes.
Venus’ surface temperature series updated
In early May, 2011 I posted a five-part series about the surface temperature of Venus. In it I demonstrated that the Venus’ surface temperature – hot enough to melt lead – was […]
New Arctic ice minimum set three weeks early
According to the National Snow and Ice Data Center, (NSDIC) “Arctic sea ice appears to have broken the 2007 record daily extent and is now the lowest in the satellite era.” This […]
DC appeals court ruling will prove difficult to overturn, largely ignored by conservatives
The recent appeals court ruling that the EPA has the authority to regulate greenhouse gases will stand until the Republicans control the Presidency and have a filibuster- proof majority of the Senate, or until a liberal Supreme Court Justice is replaced by a conservative.
Appeals court finds arguments against EPA's greenhouse gas Tailoring Rule illogical
You know you’ve spectacularly lost the argument when the DC Circuit Court of Appeals quotes Schoolhouse Rock in its opinion against you.
DC appeals court says EPA's interpretation of Clean Air Act "unambiguously correct"
The states and industry groups tried to argue that the EPA’s greenhouse gas regulations went against the Clean Air Act in multiple ways. But the DC appeals court strongly disagreed, finding in every instance that the EPA was “unambiguously correct.”
DC appeals court rejects attacks on EPA's greenhouse gas Endangerment Finding
The DC Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that the greenhouse gas Endangerment Finding was exactly what the EPA said it was – based on sound scientific evidence and anchored firmly within the legal requirements of the Clean Air Act.
Heartland Institute billboard feeds critics, drives away allies and donors
Heartland Institute billboard featuring Unabomber Ted Kaczynski feeds Heartland’s critics and drives away their allies and donors.