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New Arctic ice minimum set three weeks early

August 27, 2012

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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 announcement was made earlier today, on August 27. The joint International Arctic Research Center/Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency team out of Fairbanks, Alaska announced […]

Just because it’s natural doesn’t mean it’s safe

August 9, 2012

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I woke up to the radio this morning like I do most mornings, and as I was grumbling to myself that I really should have got to bed earlier last night, I heard an advertisement for a supposedly inexpensive “erection enhancement” pill that you could get without a prescription. Annoying, as I’d rather have been […]

NYTimes Green blog: Burning Colorado forests may not regenerate

June 26, 2012

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The NYTimes Green blog reports that the burning Colorado forests may not regenerate into forest, but rather into shrubland.

Peter Gleick reinstated to his position at the Pacific Institute [updated]

June 6, 2012

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The Pacific Institute just issued a press release announcing the reinstatement of Peter Gleick to his position of Institute president. Among other things, the press release states An independent review conducted by outside counsel on behalf of the Institute has supported what Dr. Gleick has stated publicly regarding his interaction with the Heartland Institute. According […]

Digital forensic investigation fails to exonerate Heartland of authoring climate strategy memo

June 6, 2012

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Contrary to the stated conclusion of a cursory digital forensic investigation, the report fails to exonerate The Heartland Institute of being the source of the allegedly fabricated "climate strategy memo."

Heartland Institute attacks critics, still refuses to apologize for Unabomber billboard

May 21, 2012

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Joe Bast and others at The Heartland Institute continue to attack their critics and refuse to apologize for the dishonest comparison of the Unabomber to genuine climate realists nearly three weeks after Heartland took down the billboard.

Deroy Murdock’s latest NASA column a nearly fact-free, logical fallacy-filled screed

May 16, 2012

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Deroy Murdock's column on the letter from 49 former NASA employees who question global warming is nearly 700 words of fact free inflammatory language and logical fallacies.