Climate Change

Another Perspective

Amidst the hysteria about the president pulling out of the Paris Climate Accords it is difficult to know “the truth” about whether this was a good or bad thing for the United States. Everyone wants a clean planet, breathable air and unpolluted water.  But just because... Read More

“Cui Bono?”

Regardless of one’s position on the subject of climate change, the Latin term cui bono (who benefits?) is perhaps the most relevant phrase one can use when discussing the subject.  Anyone who’s ever engaged in debate on the topic understands these are usually no-win... Read More

We Have a Responsibility

Whenever I hear someone proffer the argument that “climate science is settled” I cringe, because as Dr. Charles Krauthammer opined sometime back, “there is nothing more anti-scientific than the idea that science is settled, static and impervious to challenge.” Now I... Read More

Unintended Consequences

The Encyclopedia Britannica tells us “Trophic Cascade” is the ecological phenomenon triggered by the addition or removal of top predators and involving reciprocal changes in the relative populations of predator and prey through a food chain, which often results in... Read More

Taking Earth’s Temperature

Pat Michaels (Ph.D. Climatology) a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute and retired Research Professor of Environmental Sciences at the University of Virginia relates how the spokesperson for an organization with some of the oldest temperature sensor data in existence... Read More

Critical Thinking Needed

Predictions of global climate catastrophe are predicated upon models, and models depend upon assumptions.  But those who claim the matter of global warming is “settled” overlook the fact that climate is based upon complex systems whose inter-relationships are not... Read More