Category Archives: Climate Change

Lawrence Solomon: Strong evidence that the Sun controls climate

(June 2, 2011) But how is this possible? Some experts say, “balderdash”; a new study shows otherwise. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Better red than dead, better green than free

(May 30, 2011) During the Cold War between the Free World and the Communist USSR, many in the Free World argued it was better to be red than dead after nuclear Armageddon. Today, fearing the planet’s annihilation from another source – global warming – scientists in elite government circles in Germany are saying we’re better off green than free. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: More evidence it used to be really hot out there

(May 26, 2011) A linchpin in the global warming theory is the claim that we now live in a time of unprecedented warmth. Unfortunately for those who assert this theory, the history books all said it was hot during the centuries immediately before and after 1000 AD – the time known as the Medieval Warm Period. Continue reading

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The Deniers, Part XXI: Clouded research

Jasper Kirkby is a superb scientist, but he has been a lousy politician. In 1998, anticipating he’d be leading a path-breaking experiment into the sun’s role in global warming, he made the mistake of stating that the sun and cosmic rays "will probably be able to account for somewhere between a half and the whole of the increase in the Earth’s temperature that we have seen in the last century." Global warming, he theorized, may be part of a natural cycle in the Earth’s temperature.

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