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Oct 6 2007, 11:39 AM #11

Books:



The Hockey Stick Illusion: Global Warming and the Corruption of Science
- Andrew W. Montford, 2010

1989 - Global Climate Change: Human and Natural Influences (S. Fred Singer)
1989 - The Greenhouse Trap: Why the greenhouse effect will not end life on earth (John L. Daly)
1992 - Sound and Fury: The Science and Politics of Global Warming (Patrick J. Michaels)
1993 - The Heated Debate: Greenhouse Predictions Versus Climate Reality (Robert C. Balling)
1995 - Environmental Gore: A Constructive Response to Earth in the Balance (John A. Baden)
1995 - Food Climate and Carbon Dioxide: The Global Environment and World Food Production (Sylvan H. Wittwer)
1995 - Global Warming: The Truth Behind the Myth (Michael L. Parsons)
1997 - The Role of the Sun in Climate Change (Douglas V. Hoyt, Kenneth H. Schatten)
1998 - Climate of Fear: Why We Shouldn't Worry about Global Warming (Thomas Moore)
1999 - Earth Report 2000: Revisiting the True State of the Planet (Ronald Bailey)
1999 - Hot Talk Cold Science: Global Warming's Unfinished Debate (S. Fred Singer)
1999 - Not by Fire but by Ice (Robert W. Felix)
2000 - The Satanic Gases: Clearing the Air about Global Warming (Patrick J. Michaels)
2001 - The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World (Bjørn Lomborg)
2002 - Global Warming: A Guide to the Science (Willie Soon, Sallie L. Baliunas, Arthur B. Robinson, Zachary W. Robinson)
2002 - Global Warming and Other Eco Myths (Ronald Bailey)
2003 - The Chilling Stars: A New Theory of Climate Change (Henrik Svensmark)
2004 - Climate Change: A Natural Hazard (William Kininmonth)
2004 - Global Warming in a Politically Correct Climate: How Truth Became Controversial (Mihkel M. Mathiesen)
2004 - Man-Made Global Warming: Unravelling a Dogma (Hans Labohm, Simon Rozendaal, Dick Thoenes)
2004 - Maunder Minimum: And the Variable Sun-Earth Connection (Willie Soon, Steven H. Yaskell)
2004 - Meltdown: The Predictable Distortion of Global Warming by Scientists, Politicians, and the Media (Patrick J. Michaels)
2004 - The Chilling Stars: A Cosmic View of Climate Change (2nd Edition) (Henrik Svensmark)
2004 - The Greenhouse Delusion: A Critique of Climate Change (Vincent Gray)
2005 - Global Warming - Myth or Reality? (Marcel Leroux)
2005 - Ice Ages: Solving the Mystery (John Imbrie, Katherine Palmer Imbrie)
2005 - Shattered Consensus: The True State of Global Warming (Patrick J. Michaels)
2006 - Catastrophe? A New Theory As To The Cause of Global Warming (Keith Foster)
2006 - Chicken Little Agenda: Debunking "Experts'" Lies (Robert G. Williscroft)
2007 - CLIMATE CON?: History and Science of the Global Warming Scare (William B. Innes)
2007 - Controversy in Global Warming: A Case Study in Statistics (Edward J. Wegman)
2007 - Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming (Bjørn Lomborg)
2007 - Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming, UK (368 pages) (Bjørn Lomborg)
2007 - Global Warming and Global Cooling (O. G. Sorokhtin, George V. Chilingar, Leonid F. Khilyuk)
2007 - Human Impacts on Weather and Climate (William R. Cotton, Roger A. Pielke Sr.)
2007 - It's the Sun, Not Your SUV: Co2 Will Not Destroy The Earth (John Zyrkowski)
2007 - Scared to Death: From BSE to Global Warming: Why Scares are Costing Us the Earth (Christopher Booker, Richard North)
2007 - Science and Public Policy: The Virtuous Corruption of Virtual Environmental Science (Aynsley Kellow)
2007 - The Politically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming (and Environmentalism) (Christopher C. Horner)
2008 - An Appeal to Reason: A Cool Look at Global Warming (Nigel Lawson)
2008 - A Primer on CO2 and Climate, 2nd Edition (Howard C. Hayden)
2008 - Carbon Folly (Donn Dears)
2008 - Climate Change Policy: Challenging the Activists (Colin Robinson)
2008 - Climate Confusion: How Global Warming Leads to Bad Science, Pandering politicians and Misguided Policies that Hurt the Poor (Roy W. Spencer)
2008 - Red Hot Lies: How Global Warming Alarmists Use Threats, Fraud, and Deception to Keep You Misinformed (Christopher Horner)
2008 - Taken By Storm: The Troubled Science, Policy and Politics of Global Warming (Christopher Essex, Ross McKitrick)
2008 - The Deniers: The World Renowned Scientists Who Stood Up Against Global Warming Hysteria, Political Persecution, and Fraud (Lawrence Solomon)
2008 - The Resilient Earth: Science, Global Warming and the Fate of Humanity (Doug L. Hoffman, Allen Simmons)
2008 - Unstoppable Global Warming: Every 1,500 Years, Updated and Expanded Edition (Dennis T. Avery, S. Fred Singer)
2009 - Air Con: The Seriously Inconvenient Truth About Global Warming (Ian Wishart)
2009 - Chill, A Reassessment of Global Warming Theory (Peter Taylor)
2009 - Climate Change Reconsidered (S. Fred Singer, Craig D. Idso)
2009 - Climate of Extremes: Global Warming Science They Don't Want You to Know (Patrick J. Michaels, Robert C. Balling)
2009 - CO2, Global Warming and Coral Reefs (Craig D. Idso)
2009 - CO2, Global Warming and Species Extinctions: Prospects for the Future (Craig D. Idso; Sherwood B. Idso)
2009 - Fire, Ice and Paradise (H. Leighton Steward)
2009 - Global Warming False Alarm: The Bad Science Behind the United Nations' Assertion that Man-made CO2 Causes Global Warming (Ralph B. Alexander)
2009 - Heaven And Earth: Global Warming - The Missing Science (Ian Plimer)
2009 - The Climate Caper (Garth W. Paltridge)
2009 - The Real Global Warming Disaster (Christopher Booker)
2009 - Understanding the Global Warming Hoax: Updated and Expanded (Leo Johnson)
2010 - Air Con: Climategate 2010 Edition (Ian Wishart)
2010 - Climate: The Counter-consensus (Robert M. Carter)
2010 - Climate: The Great Delusion: A Study of the Climatic, Economic and Political Unrealities (Christian Gerondeau)
2010 - Climategate: A Meteorologist Exposes the Global Warming Scam (Brian Sussman)
2010 - Climategate: The Crutape Letters (Steven Mosher, Thomas W. Fuller)
2010 - Climatism!: Science, Common Sense, and the 21st Century's Hottest Topic (Steve Goreham)
2010 - False Alarm: Global Warming -- Facts Versus Fears (Paul MacRae)
2010 - Global Warming...Really? (Gregory Parker)
2010 - The Bad Science and Bad Policy of Obama's Global Warming Agenda (Roy W. Spencer)
2010 - The Climate Conspiracy: Exposing The Deceit Of Climate Scientists (Dr. Robert)
2010 - The Climate Fix: What Scientists and Politicians Won't Tell You About Global Warming (Roger Pielke Jr.)
2010 - The Great Global Warming Blunder: How Mother Nature Fooled the World's Top Climate Scientists (Roy W. Spencer)
2010 - The Hockey Stick Illusion: Global Warming and the Corruption of Science (Andrew W. Montford)
2010 - The Real Global Warming Disaster (Christopher Booker)
2010 - What Warming?: Satellite view of global temperature change (Arno Arrak)
2011 - Climate of Corruption: Politics and Power Behind The Global Warming Hoax (Larry Bell)
2011 - Climate Coup: Global Warmings Invasion of Our Government and Our Lives (Patrick J. Michaels)
2011 - Don't Sell Your Coat: Surprising Truths About Climate Change (Harold Ambler)
2011 - Evidence-Based Climate Science: Data opposing CO2 emissions as the primary source of global warming (Don J. Easterbrook)
2011 - Slaying the Sky Dragon: Death of the Greenhouse Gas Theory (John O'Sullivan, Hans Shreuder, Alan Siddons, Claes Johnson, Martin Hertzberg, Tim Ball, Charles Anderson, Joseph Olson)
2011 - The Delinquent Teenager Who Was Mistaken for the World's Top Climate Expert (Donna Laframboise)
2011 - The Global-Warming Deception (Grant R. Jeffrey)
2011 - The Greatest Hoax: How the Global Warming Conspiracy Threatens Your Future (Senator James Inhofe)
2011 - Watermelons: The Green Movement's True Colors (James Delingpole)
2012 - Global Warming False Alarm, 2nd edition: The Bad Science Behind the United Nations' Assertion that Man-made CO2 Causes Global Warming (Ralph B. Alexander)
2012 - Hiding the Decline: A History of the Climategate Affair (Andrew W. Montford)
2012 - In Global Warming We Trust: A Heretic's Guide to Climate Science (Anthony J. Sadar)
2012 - Merchants of Despair: Radical Environmentalists, Criminal Pseudo-Scientists, and the Fatal Cult of Antihumanism (Robert Zubrin)
2012 - The Mad, Mad, Mad World of Climatism (Steve Goreham)
2013 - Climate Change: Natural or Manmade? (Joe Fone)
2013 - Climategate to Cancun: The Real Global Warming Disaster Continues (Christopher Booker)
2013 - Into the Dustbin: Rajendra Pachauri, the Climate Report & the Nobel Peace Prize (Donna Laframboise)
2013 - Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist's Journey to Climate Skepticism (Jim Steele)
2013 - The Age of Global Warming: A History (Rupert Darwall)
2014 - About Face!: Why the World Needs More Carbon Dioxide; The Failed Science of Global Warming (Arthur Middleton Hughes, Madhav Khandekar, Cliff Ollier)
2014 - The Deliberate Corruption of Climate Science (Tim Ball)
2014 - The Global Warming / Climate Change Hoax (Wayne C. Weeks)


Computer Models:

Economic Models of Climate Change: A Critique (Stephen J. DeCanio, 2003)
Prediction: Science, Decision Making, and the Future of Nature (Daniel Sarewitz, Roger A. Pielke Jr., Radford Byerly Jr., 2000)
The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable (Nassim Nicholas Taleb, 2008)
The Future of Everything: The Science of Prediction (David Orrell, 2006)
Useless Arithmetic: Why Environmental Scientists Can't Predict the Future (Orrin H. Pilkey, Linda Pilkey-Jarvis, 2006)


Energy:



The Bottomless Well: The Twilight of Fuel, the Virtue of Waste, and Why We Will Never Run Out of Energy
(Peter Huber, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, MIT, 2005)

1980 - The Energy Non-Crisis (Lindsey Williams)
1989 - Generating Failure: Public Power Policy in the Northwest (David L Shapiro)
1993 - Crisis in the Oil Patch: How America's Energy Industry is Being Destroyed and What Must Be Done to Save it (Donald P. Hodel)
1993 - The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power (Daniel Yergin)
1996 - Oil, Gas, and Government: The U.S. Experience (Robert L. Bradley, Jr.)
1997 - Energy: Ending the Never-Ending Crisis (Paul Ballonoff)
1999 - The Deep Hot Biosphere : The Myth of Fossil Fuels (Thomas Gold)
2004 - Energy: The Master Resource (Robert Bradley)
2004 - Why Carbon Fuels Will Dominate the 21st Century Energy Economy (Peter Odell)
2005 - Black Gold Stranglehold (Jerome R. Corsi)
2005 - The Bottomless Well: The Twilight of Fuel, the Virtue of Waste, and Why We Will Never Run Out of Energy
(Peter Huber, Mark P. Mills)
2005 - The Solar Fraud: Why Solar Energy Won't Run the World, Second Edition (Howard C. Hayden, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Physics)
2005 - Underexposed: What If Radiation Is Actually Good for You? (Ed Hiserodt)
2007 - Power to Save the World: The Truth About Nuclear Energy (Gwyneth Cravens)
2007 - The Battle for Barrels: Peak Oil Myths & World Oil Futures (Duncan Clarke)
2008 - Energy Keepers Energy Killers: The New Civil Rights Battle
(PDF) (Roy Innis, Alan Gottlieb, Sean Hannity, Paul Driessen)
2008 - Gusher of Lies: The Dangerous Delusions of Energy Independence (Robert Bryce)
2008 - Jevons' Paradox and the Myth of Resource Efficiency Improvements (John M. Polimeni)
2008 - The Myth of the Oil Crisis: Overcoming the Challenges of Depletion, Geopolitics, and Global Warming (Robin M. Mills)
2009 - The Wind Farm Scam (John Etherington)
2010 - Energy and Climate Wars: How naive politicians, green ideologues, and media elites are undermining the truth about energy and climate (Peter C. Glover, Michael J. Economides)
2010 - Power Hungry: The Myths of "Green" Energy and the Real Fuels of the Future (Robert Bryce)
2011 - Renewable Electricity Generation: Economic Analysis and Outlook (Benjamin Zycher)
2011 - The False Promise of Green Energy (Roger E. Meiners, Andrew Morriss, William T. Bogart, Andrew Dorchak)
2012 - THORIUM: energy cheaper than coal (Robert Hargraves)


Environmentalism:

1983 - Water Crisis: Ending the Policy Drought (Terry L. Anderson)
1992 - Rational Readings on Environmental Concerns (Jay H. Lehr)
1993 - Apocalypse Not: Science, Economics, and Environmentalism (Ben Bolch, Harold Lyons)
1993 - Environmental Overkill: Whatever Happened to Common Sense? (Dixie Lee Ray, Lou Guzzo)
1994 - Ecoscam: The False Prophets of Ecological Apocalypse (Ronald Bailey)
1994 - Saviors of the Earth?: The Politics and Religion of the Environmental Movement (Michael Coffman)
1994 - The Green Crusade : Rethinking the Roots of Environmentalism (Charles T. Rubin)
1995 - The New Ecological Order : Trees, Animals and Men (Luc Ferry, Carol Volk)
1995 - The State of Humanity (Julian L. Simon)
1996 - A Moment on the Earth : The Coming Age of Environmental Optimism (Gregg Easterbrook)
1996 - Eco-Sanity: A Common-Sense Guide to Environmentalism (Joseph L. Bast, Peter J. Hill, Richard C. Rue)
1996 - The Ultimate Resource 2 (Julian L. Simon)
1996 - Through Green-Colored Glasses: Enviromentalism Reconsidered (Wilfred Beckerman)
1997 - But Is It True?: A Citizens Guide to Environmental Health and Safety Issues (Aaron Wildavsky)
1997 - Ecoterror: The Violent Agenda to Save Nature : The World of the Unabomber (Ron Arnold)
1997 - Enviro-Capitalists: Doing Good While Doing Well (Terry L. Anderson, Donald R. Leal)
1997 - Haunted Housing: How Toxic Scare Stories Are Spooking the Public Out of House and Home (Cassandra Chrones Moore)
1998 - Ecology Wars: Environmentalism As If People Mattered (Ron Arnold)
1998 - It Takes a Hero: The Grassroots Battle Against Environmental Oppression (William Perry Pendley)
1998 - Trashing the Economy: How Runaway Environmentalism Is Wrecking America (Ron Arnold, Alan Gottlieb)
1998 - Undue Influence: Wealthy Foundations, Grant Driven Environmental Groups and Zealous Bureaucrats That Control Your Future (Ron Arnold)
1999 - Clearing the Air: The Real Story of the War on Air Pollution (Indur Goklany)
1999 - Hoodwinking the Nation (Julian Simon)
2000 - Cutting Green Tape: Toxic Pollutants, Environmental Regulation, and the Law (Roger E. Meiners, Richard L. Stroup)
2000 - Ecology, Liberty & Property: A Free Market Environmental Reader (Jonathan H. Adler)
2000 - Hard Green: Saving the Environment from the Environmentalists (Peter Huber, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, MIT)
2000 - No Turning Back: Dismantling the Fantasies of Environmental Thinking (Wallace Kaufman)
2001 - Free Market Environmentalism (Terry L. Anderson, Donald R. Leal)
2003 - Eco-Imperialism: Green Power, Black Death (Paul Driessen)
2003 - Eco-nomics: What Everyone Should Know About Economics and the Environment (Richard L. Stroup)
2003 - The Real Environmental Crisis: Why Poverty, Not Affluence, Is the Environment's Number One Enemy (Jack M. Hollander)
2004 - You Have to Admit It's Getting Better: From Economic Prosperity to Environmental Quality (Terry L. Anderson, )
2005 - Re-Thinking Green: Alternatives to Environmental Bureaucracy (Robert Higgs, Carl P. Close)
2005 - Water for Sale: How Business and the Market Can Resolve the World's Water Crisis (Fredrik Segerfeldt)
2006 - The Green and the Brown: A History of Conservation in Nazi Germany (Frank Uekoetter)
2006 - The Green Wave, Environmentalism and Its Consequences (Bonner Cohen)
2007 - The Improving State of the World: Why We're Living Longer, Healthier, More Comfortable Lives on a Cleaner Planet (Indur Goklany)
2008 - Blue Planet in Green Shackles (Vaclav Klaus)
2008 - Greener Than Thou (Terry L. Anderson, Laura E. Huggins)
2008 - The Really Inconvenient Truths (Iain Murray)
2009 - Green Hell: How Environmentalists Plan to Ruin Your Life and What You Can Do to Stop Them (Steven Milloy)
2010 - Confessions of a Greenpeace Dropout: The Making of a Sensible Environmentalist (Patrick Moore)
2012 - Eco-Tyranny: How the Left's Green Agenda will Dismantle America (Brian Sussman)
2012 - Merchants of Despair: Radical Environmentalists, Criminal Pseudo-Scientists, and the Fatal Cult of Antihumanism (Robert Zubrin)
2012 - Silent Spring at 50: The False Crises of Rachel Carson (Andrew Morriss, Roger Meiners, Pierre Desroches)


Fiction:

State of Fear (Michael Crichton, 2005)


Land Management:

Accounting for Mother Nature: Changing Demands for her Bounty (Terry L. Anderson, Laura E. Huggins, Thomas Michael Power, 2008)
Agricultural Policy and the Environment (Roger E. Meiners, 2003)
The Not So Wild, Wild West: Property Rights on the Frontier (Terry L. Anderson, Peter J. Hill, 2004)
Visions Upon the Land: Man and Nature on the Western Range (Karl Hess, 1992)
Who Is Minding the Federal Estate? (Holly Lippke Fretwell, 2009)


Socio-Economic:

A Short History of Fear (Alexander Cockburn , 2008)
An Inconvenient Book: Real Solutions to the World's Biggest Problems (Glen Beck, 2007)
Extraordinary Popular Delusions & the Madness of Crowds (Charles Mackay, Andrew Tobias, 1995)
Global Crises, Global Solutions (Bjorn Lomborg, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental Economics, 2004)
Government vs. Environment (Donald R. Leal, 2002)
International Environmental Policy: Interests and the Failure of the Kyoto Process (Sonja Boehmer-Christiansen, Aynsley J. Kellow, 2003)
Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left, From Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning (Jonah Goldberg, 2008)
Myths, Lies, and Downright Stupidity (John Stossel, 2006)
Out of Bounds, Out of Control: Regulatory Enforcement at the EPA (James V. DeLong, 2002)
Political Environmentalism: Going Behind the Green Curtain (Terry L. Anderson, 2000)
Politicizing Science: The Alchemy of Policymaking (PDF) (Michael Gough, 2003)
Saving our Environment from Washington: How Congress Grabs Power, Shirks Responsibility, and Shortchanges the People (David Schoenbrod, 2005)
Scientific Irrationalism: Origins of a Postmodern Cult (David Stove, 2001)
Silencing Silence (Steve Milloy, 1999)
The Best-Laid Plans: How Government Planning Harms Your Quality of Life, Your Pocketbook, and Your Future (Randal O'Toole, 2007)
The Costs of Kyoto: Climate Change Policy And Its Implications (Jonathan H. Adler, 1997)
The Honest Broker: Making Sense of Science in Policy and Politics (Roger A. Pielke Jr., 2007)
The Precautionary Principle: A Critical Appraisal (Indur M. Goklany, 2001)
The Return of the Primitive: The Anti-Industrial Revolution (Ayn Rand, Peter Schwartz, 1999)
The Vanishing Automobile and Other Urban Myths: How Smart Growth Will Harm American Cities (Randal O'Toole, 2000)


Statistics:

Damned Lies and Statistics: Untangling Numbers from the Media, Politicians, and Activists (Joel Best, 2001)
More Damned Lies and Statistics: How Numbers Confuse Public Issues (Joel Best, 2004)
Stat-Spotting: A Field Guide to Identifying Dubious Data (Joel Best, 2008)


Kids Books:

Critical Thinking About Environmental Issues - Energy (Jane S. Shaw, Manuel Nikel-Zueger, 2004)
Deb & Seby's Real Deal on Global Warming (Al Sonja Schmidt, 2008)
Facts, Not Fear: Teaching Children About the Environment (Michael Sanera, Jane S. Shaw, 1999)
The Sky's Not Falling!: Why It's Ok to Chill About Global Warming (Holly Fretwell, 2007)
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Oct 18 2007, 11:48 PM #12

Alarmist Books::

Capitalism As If the World Matters (Jonathon Porritt, 2005, 2007)

- Capitalism as if the world matters more than we do (Spiked)
- The dismal quackery of eco-economics (Spiked)
- Green Leader Criticizes Negative Activist Rhetoric (The Heartland Institute)


The Lomborg Deception: Setting the Record Straight About Global Warming (Howard Friel, 2010)

- A Response by Bjorn Lomborg to Howard Friel's 'The Lomborg Deception' (PDF) (27pgs) (Bjorn Lomborg)


Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming (Naomi Oreskes, 2010)

- When Science Gets Subverted For Political Goals (Forbes, November 24, 2010)
- Naomi Oreskes, Conspiracy Queen (American Thinker, June 7, 2011)
- Science and Smear Merchants (American Thinker, June 21, 2011)

- Clouding the Truth: A Critique of Merchants of Doubt (PDF) (William O’Keefe, Jeff Kueter, George C. Marshall Institute)

"I want to emphasize that during the process of selection and funding, R.J. Reynolds Industries takes no part in the creation or performance of any research" - RJR's Suppot of Biomedical Research International Advisory Board November, 1979

Pages 170-183
- Early Climate Change Consensus at the National Academy: The Origins and Making of Changing Climate (PDF) (Nicolas Nierenberg, Walter R. Tschinkel, Victoria J. Tschinkel)
- A Rebuttal to "Jason and the Secret Climate Change War" (PDF) (Nicolas Nierenberg, Walter R. Tschinkel, Victoria J. Tschinkel)
- Nierneberg, concluded: Oreskes is wrong (William M. Connolley)

Pages 190-197
- The Revelle-Gore Story: Attempted Political Suppression of Science (PDF) (S. Fred Singer)
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Oct 28 2007, 08:24 AM #13

Cap and Trade: (Emissions Trading, Carbon Trading)

Obama: "Cap & Trade Will Cause Electricity Rates to Skyrocket" (Video) (3min)
'Cap and Trade' Would Bankrupt the Coal Industry (Video) (9min)

Cap-and-Trade Could Cost Average Family $10,800 in Lost Income (US Newswire)
Cap and Trade to Cost the Average Household More than $3,900 Per Year (MIT)
Climate plans could cost families $1,600 (The Washington Times)
Duke Energy CEO: Cap-and-Trade Plan Would Raise Electric Rates 40% (The Wall Street Journal)
Waxman-Markey Bill Would Raise Electricity Prices $846 Billion (The Heartland Institute)
Why the Dems' "Cap-and-Trade" Energy Tax Will Cost Each American Family Up to $3,100 Per Year (Office of the House Republican Leader)

Zogby poll: only 30% of Americans support cap and trade (Watts Up With That?)

Cap & Trade Is Not A Market Solution (Robert P. Murphy, Ph.D. Economics)
Cap and Trade; a Solution to a Non-existent Problem with Devastating Consequences (Tim F. Ball, Ph.D. Climatology)
Cap-and-Trade: All Cost, No Benefit (Martin Feldstein, Professor of Economics)
Cap and Trade and the Illusion of the New Green Economy (Roy W. Spencer, Ph.D. Former Senior Scientist for Climate Studies, NASA)
"Cap and Trade" -- A Radical Environmentalist's Dream Come True (Walter E. Williams, Ph.D. Professor of Economics)
Cap-and-Trade-War (Patrick J. Michaels, Ph.D. Ecological Climatology; Sallie James, Ph.D. Agricultural Economics)
Cap-and-Trade: What's Next? (Sen. James Inhofe, B.S. Economics)
Is Cap-And-Trade Just Political Posturing? If Not, It Could Mean Economic Suicide (Guy Sorman, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Economics)
Beware the Eco-Industrial Complex (Steve Milloy, B.A. Natural Science, M.S. Health Science)
Supply-Side Environmentalism (Deroy Murdock, MBA)
The Cap & Trade Charade (Steve Forbes, CEO, Forbes)
The Climate-Industrial Complex (Bjorn Lomborg, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental Economics)
The Costs of Carbon Legislation (Robert P. Murphy, Ph.D. Economics)

Ron Paul on Cap and Trade (Video) (5min)
Warren Buffett Slams "Cap and Trade" as a Regressive Tax on All Americans (Video) (2min)

Cap and Charade (The Wall Street Journal)
Cap and Trade Doesn't Work (The Wall Street Journal)
Reckless 'Endangerment' - The Obama EPA plays 'Dirty Harry' on cap and trade (The Wall Street Journal)
The Cap and Tax Fiction (The Wall Street Journal)
Waxman-Markey would hurt the economy--and the public (Forbes)
Who Pays for Cap and Trade? (The Wall Street Journal)

Beware of Cap and Trade Climate Bills (The Heritage Foundation)
Cap & Trade: Why It's Tax and Spend (The New York Post)
Cap-And-Trade Would Have Varying Effect on S&P 500 (Reuters)
Cap and Trade: A Bad Trade-off for the Economy and Company Earnings (Free Enterprise Education Institute)
Cap-and-Trade Delusions (Reason)
Cap-and-Trade: Obama's 'Economic Dagger' (The DC Examiner)
Cap and trade or Smoot-Hawley? (The Denver Post)
Cap-and-Trade Scheme Would Deepen Economic Downturn (Competitive Enterprise Institute)
Carbon Trading Proposal May Put Mature Tropical Forests At Risk, Scientists Warn (Science Daily)
CBO Grossly Underestimates Costs of Cap and Trade (The Heritage Foundation)
CBO Lowballs Waxman-Markey Cost (Investor's Business Daily)
Behind the Cap-and-Trade Curtain (National Review Online)
Democrats Admit That Their Cap and Trade Bill Is a Job Killer (U.S. News & World Report)
Dunce Cap-and-Trade (National Review Online)
Energy Price Deceit: Congress tries to hide its cap-and-trade energy price increases (Reason Magazine)
Enron Sought Global Warming Regulation, Not Free Markets (Competitive Enterprise Institute)
EPA: Cap-and-Trade Bill Could Hurt U.S. Manufacturing, Send Factory Jobs Overseas (CNSNews)
Global Warming Bill Could Cost Every U.S. Man, Woman and Child Up to $494 Annually (Business & Media Institute)
Greenspan Has 'Grave Doubts' about 'So-Called Cap-and-Trade System on CO2 Emissions' (Business & Media Institute)
Industry warns EU on CO2 proposals (Financial Times, UK)
Killing Cap & Trade (The Washington Times)
NBC: Cap-and-Trade System Would Magically Make Unaffordable Energy Affordable (Business & Media Institute)
Next Bernie Madoff? Emissions Cap-and-Trade Aids the Corrupt, Hurts the Little Guy (U.S. News & World Report)
No CO2 Cap and Trade Bills Please (Hawaii Reporter)
Obama's $646 Billion Cap-And-Trade Green Tax (U.S. News & World Report)
Obama’s 'Cap and Trade' Plan Imposes Huge Tax (Human Events)
Obama climate plan could cost $2 trillion (The Washington Times)
Potential Costs to America From Cap-and-Trade (Human Events)
Propagreenda: Cap and trade not central planning (Canada Free Press)
Stop 'Cap and Trade' (Human Events)
Study: Cap and trade would hurt economy (The Washington Times)
Study Finds Even Climate 'Alarmed' Americans Don't Want Cap-and-Trade (American Thinker)
The Great Cap-And-Trade Scam (Canada Free Press)
The High Cost of Cap and Trade (The New American)
The Problem With a ‘Cap-and-Trade’ System (The American)
Trading Hot Air? (FOX News)
The rise of the carbon oligarchs (The Washington Times)
US cap and trade scheme could cost billions: ATA (Air Transport Intelligence news)
Waxman-Markey: An Exercise in Unreality (Energy Tribune)
Why cap and trade could backfire (The Christian Science Monitor)

An unnecessary burden (Joe Wilson, U.S. Representative from South Carolina)
"Cap and Trade" will Cost American Families Thousands (Steve Scalise, U.S. Representative from Louisiana)
'Cap-and-trade' bill will cripple economy (Paul Broun, U.S. Representative from Georgia)
Cost of cap-and-trade bill would trickle down to consumer (John Culberson, U.S. Representative from Texas)
Indiana Says 'No Thanks' to Cap and Trade (Mitch Daniels, Governor of Indiana)
Obama's cap-and-trade plan a wolf in sheep's clothing (John Ensign, U.S. Senator from Nevada)

Cap-and-trade like Soviet-style central planning (Video) (6min)

Europe:
Cap and Trade Doesn't Work (The Wall Street Journal)
Carbon trade scheme 'is failing' (BBC)
Europe's Problems Color U.S. Plans to Curb Carbon Gases (The Washington Post)
Germany Abandons Cap and Trade for Major Industries (The Weekly Standard)

Australia faces growing opposition to carbon trade law (Reuters)
Emission trading suffers as carbon prices plummet (Green Business News)
History Shows Carbon Caps a Failed Policy (The Heartland Institute)
Truth about Kyoto: huge profits, little carbon saved (The Guardian, UK)

Papers:
Cap and Trade: A Bad Trade-off for the Economy and Company Earnings (PDF) (Wayne Winegarden, Ph.D. Economics)
Cap and Trade Is Genocide (PDF) (21st Century Science and Technology)
Cap and Trade Primer: Eight reasons why cap and trade harms the economy and reduces jobs (PDF) (Institute For Energy Research)
Impact on the Economy of the Climate Provision in the Obama Administration’s FY 2010 Budget Proposal (PDF) (CRA International)
The Adverse Economic Impacts of Cap-and-Trade Regulations (PDF) (Arthur Laffer, Ph.D. Economics)
The Cost of Climate Regulation for American Households (PDF) (The Marshall Institute)
The Economic Impact of Waxman–Markey (PDF) (The Heritage Foundation)
Son of Waxman-Markey: More Politics Makes for a More Costly Bill (PDF) (The Heritage Foundation)
The Economic Effects of Proposed Cap-and-Trade Legislation (The Beacon Hill Institute)
Who Pays for Climate Policy? New Estimates of the Household Burden and Economic Impact of a U.S. Cap-and-Trade System (PDF) (Tax Foudnation)


Carbon Allowances:

Personal carbon quotas considered (BBC, July 2, 2005)
CO2: This time it's personal (BBC, November 29, 2005)
Every adult in Britain should be forced to carry 'carbon ration cards', say MPs (Daily Mail, UK, May 27, 2007)
Everyone in Britain could be given a personal 'carbon allowance' (The Daily Telegraph, UK, November 9, 2009)


Carbon Credits: (Offsets)

How to profit from global warming (The Times, UK)

Carbon Credits - Carbon Credit - The Latest Greenie Trend (NewsMax)
Carbon Credits - Industry caught in carbon ‘smokescreen’ (Financial Times)

Carbon Offsets - Behind the feel-good hype of carbon offsets, some of the deals don't deliver (BusinessWeek)
Carbon Offsets - Carbon Offsets - Buyer Beware (Steve Milloy, B.A. Natural Science, M.S. Health Science)
Carbon Offsets - Gore's 'carbon offsets' paid to firm he owns (WorldNetDaily)


Carbon Taxes:

Al Gore Pushes 'Pollution Tax' (NewsMax)
Global Carbon Tax Urged at UN Climate Conference (US Senate Environment & Public Works Committee)

Air passengers face push for green taxes to help fight climate change (Daily Mail, UK)
- Brown doubles tax on flights in effort to combat global warming (Daily Mail, UK)
Americans Would Prefer Gov't Regulation to CO2 Tax or Trading, Poll Finds (CNSNews)
As President, Would You Back a Carbon Tax? (CNSNews)
Baby tax needed to save planet, claims expert (News Limited, Australia)
Congressman John Dingell Proposes 50-cent Gas Tax Hike to Fight Global Warming (FOX News)
Democrat Wants Higher Gas Taxes, New Carbon Fees (CNSNews)
'Green tax' hikes could leave families £1,000 ($2,047) worse off (Daily Mail, UK)
Green taxes 'are making billions' (BBC)
Mayor Bloomberg Proposes Pollution Tax (The New York Sun)
New green law could ration flights and raise fuel prices (Daily Mail, UK)
Daily Mail UK wrote:One method could be personal carbon-allowances, where everyone is given a fixed amount of carbon to use each year. Each time they travel in a plane, buy petrol, go shopping or eat out would be recorded on a plastic card. The more frugal could sell spare carbon to those who want to indulge themselves. But if you were to run out of your carbon allowance, you could be barred from flying or driving.
New Jersey governor signs toughest U.S. carbon law (Reuters)
Public 'wary of green tax motives' (Daily Mail, UK)
Quebec Sets Carbon Tax on Energy Cos. (FOX News)
Report: Chirac Eyes Carbon Tax for U.S. (FOX News)
French President Nicolas Sarkozy backs carbon tax, EU levy on non-Kyoto imports (AFP)
Sen. Chris Dodd: Tax 'Greenhouse Gas' Emissions (NewsMax)
State (WA) fuel efficiency tax proposed to fight global warming (The News Tribune)


Censorship:

Global Warming Censored (PDF) (Business & Media Institute)

Climate change skeptics say it's hard to get heard (Reuters)
Death Threats for man-made-global-warming-doesn't-exist scientist (Canada Free Press)
Eco-Censorship (The New Atlantis)
Environmental Group President Threatens To Destroy Career of Global Warming Skeptic (NewsBusters)
Leading scientific journals 'are censoring debate on global warming' (The Daily Telegraph, UK)
Liberal ‘Scientists’ Lead Jihad Against Global-Warming Skeptics (Human Events)
The Global Warming Inquisition and the Suppression of "Skeptic" Heresy (American Policy Center)


Climate Legislation:

The California Global Warming Solutions Act (2006)
California Dreamin' (Patrick J. Michaels, Ph.D. Climatology)
California’s Prop 23: Job Saver (Benjamin Zycher, Ph.D. Professor of Economics)
Prospective Employment Effects of California Proposition 23 (PDF) (Benjamin Zycher, Ph.D. Professor of Economics)


Cognitive Dissonance:

Global Warming and Cognitive Dissonance Theory
When discomfirmatory (contrary) evidence is presented, Festinger found one condition that often determined whether the belief is discarded or maintained with new fervor by belief with a strongloy held belief. That was whether or not the individual believer has social support. It is unlikely that one isolated believer could withstand strong discomfirming evidence. If, however, the believer is a member of a group of convinced persons who can support one another, you might expect the belief to be maintained and the believers to attempt to proselytice or persuade non-members that the belief is correct even in the face of data suggesting otherwise.
Cognitive Dissonance
Festinger first developed this theory in the 1950s to explain how members of a cult who were persuaded by their leader, a certain (Al Gore), that the earth was going to be destroyed. The dissonance of the thought of being so stupid was so great that instead they revised their beliefs to meet with obvious facts: that (Al Gore) had, through their concern for the cult, saved the world instead.

Delayer:

1975 - The Cooling World (Newsweek)
1975 Newsweek Global Cooling wrote:The longer the planners delay, the more difficult will they find it to cope with climatic change once the results become grim reality
Denial:

"Let's just say that global warming deniers are now on a par with Holocaust deniers" - Ellen Goodman, Boston Globe, 2007

Bernie Sanders compares global warming skeptics to Nazi deniers (Video)

Global Warming Ad Hominem Attacks Show Alarmist Believers' Desperation (The Heartland Institute)
Global Warming Denial = Holocaust Denial? (FrontPage Magazine)
Global warming: the chilling effect on free speech (Spiked, UK)
Global Warming Smear Targets (David R. Legates, The Marshall Institute)
Hooey Denier Deniers (RealClearPolitics)
Ignorance Is Strength, Dissent Is Treason (The National Review)
Newsweek: Alarmed by Deniers (The American Spectator)
- Greenhouse Simplicities (Newsweek)
Newsweek: Global-Warming Skeptics Are Like Moon-Landing Deniers (Business & Media Institute)
Nuremberg-Style Trials Proposed For Global Warming Skeptics (US Senate Environment & Public Works Committee)
Public 'in denial' about climate change (The Daily Telegraph, UK)
Scientists threatened for 'climate denial' (The Daily Telegraph, UK)
State Climatologists Attacked for Global Warming Doubts (The Heartland Institute)
The Well-Funded "Well-Funded Denial Machine" Denial Machine (Climate Resistance)


Eco-Terrorism:

Eco-terrorists burn ski resort (The Independent, UK, October 23, 1998)
Wave of 'Eco-Terrorism' Appears to Hit Experimental Cornfield (The New York Times, July 21, 2000)
Eco-Terrorist Attacks Prompt Federal Action (Fox News, June 8, 2001)
The Threat of Eco-Terrorism (FBI, February 12, 2002)
Eco-terrorists blamed for NZ oil spill (Daily Mail, UK, February 9, 2004)
Eco-terrorism suspected in Maryland fires (USA Today, December 6, 2004)
Two Charged in Northwest Ecoterrorism Probe (Fox News, January 18, 2006)
11 Indicted in 'Eco-Terrorism' Case (The Washington Post, January 21, 2006)
New York Man Gets 7 Years for Ecoterrorism Arsons (Fox News, June 5, 2007)
Four Suspects With Alleged ELF Ties Indicted in Eco-Terror Burning (Fox News, March 11, 2008 )
FBI: Eco-Terrorism Remains No. 1 Domestic Terror Threat (Fox News, March 31, 2008)
Eco anarchists: A new breed of terrorist? (The Independent, UK, May 18, 2010)


Emission Trading Scheme: (ETS)

Emissions Trading: Towards the biggest economic change in Australian history (IPA Review)
ETS a big pain for little gain (Robert M. Carter, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental and Earth Science, James Cook University)
So now you have bought an emissions trading scheme (IPA Review)

Australia’s delinked and non-compliant Emissions Trading Scheme (PDF) (Institute of Public Affairs)
Economic issues in carbon dioxide abatement (PDF) (Institute of Public Affairs)
Submission to the Green Paper on Australia's Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (PDF) (Institute of Public Affairs)

Professor Bob Carter on the Emissions Trading Scheme (Audio) (13min) (Steve Austin, ABC Brisbane)


Environmentalism:

History of Environmentalism (Video) (4min)

Environmentalism as Religion (PDF) (Michael Crichton, A.B. Anthropology, M.D. Harvard)
Greens are the enemies of liberty (The Guardian, UK)

A New Environmentalism (Victor Davis Hanson, National Review Online)
Deadly Environmentalists (Walter E. Williams, Townhall)
Death by Environmentalism (William L. Anderson, Ph.D. Professor of Economics)
Environmentalism Is Recycled Communism and Nazism (George Reisman, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Economics)
Environmentalism Refuted (George Reisman, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Economics)
Standards of Environmental Good and Evil: Why Environmentalism Is Misanthropic (George Reisman, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Economics)
The Toxicity of Environmentalism (George Reisman, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Economics)
What Evangelical Environmentalists Do Not Know About Economics (Timothy D. Terrell, Ph.D. Professor of Economics)


EPA:

EPA Suppresses Internal Global Warming Study (PDF) (Competitive Enterprise Institute)

The Environmental Propaganda Agency (PDF) (Craig S. Marxsen, Ph.D. Professor of Economics)


Environment Agency: (UK)

Environment Agency sets up green police (The Times, UK)


Externalities:

Externalities and the Environment (Walter Block, Ph.D. Professor of Economics)
Free Markets and Externalities: The Symmetry of Unintended Effects (James Rolph Edwards, Ph.D. Professor of Economics)
The "Externalities" Argument (Stephen P. Halbrook, J.D. Law, Ph.D. Social Philosophy)
Value and the Environment (Ludwig von Mises Institute)
What is an Externality? (Gene Callahan, Ph.D. Professor of Economics)

Books:
Efficiency and Externalities in an Open-Ended Universe (PDF) (160pgs) (Roy E. Cordato, Ph.D. Professor of Business Philosophy)

Papers:
An Economic, Political, and Philosophical Analysis of Externalities (PDF) (Brian P. Simpson, Ph.D. Economics)
Energy Taxes and the Pretense of Knowledge (PDF) (Roy E. Cordato, Ph.D. Professor of Business Philosophy)
Environmentalism and Economic Freedom: The Case for Private Property Rights (PDF) (Walter Block, Ph.D. Professor of Economics)
Pollution Externalities: Social Cost and Strict Liability (PDF) (Peter Lewin, Ph.D. Professor of Economics)
The Pigou Problem (PDF) (John Nye, Ph.D. Professor of Economics)
Why Externalities Are Not a Case of Market Failure (PDF) (Brian P. Simpson, Ph.D. Professor of Economics)


Foreign Aid:

Myth: Foreign Aid (Video) (7min) (John Stossel, 20/20)
Will More Foreign Aid End Global Poverty? (John Stossel, 20/20)

Myth: Who Really Helps Charities (Video) (3min) (John Stossel, 20/20)
Are Americans Cheap? (John Stossel, Capitalism Magazine)


Free Market Environmentalism:

"Government is best which governs least" - Henry David Thoreau, Naturalist

A Free-Market Environmental Vision (Cato Institute)
An Austrian Theory of Environmental Economics (Roy E. Cordata, Ph.D. Economics)
About Free-Market Environmentalism (The Commons)
Environmental Economics (Forbes)
Environmental Preservation: A Matter of Property (Ludwig Von Mises Institute)
Free-Market Environmentalism (Richard L. Stroup, Ph.D. Economics)
FAQs about Free-Market Environmentalism (The Thoreau Institute)
Market Based Environmentalism vs. the Free Market (Roy E. Cordata, Ph.D. Economics)
The Market and Nature (The Freeman)
The Ethics of Freedom and Climate Change (Francisco Capella, B.S. Physics, M.A. Austrian Economics, Ph.D. Candidate)

Papers:
Faux Market Environmentalism (PDF) (Jonathan H. Adler, J.D. Professor of Environmental Law)
Law, Property Rights, and Air Pollution (PDF) (Murray N. Rothbard, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Economics)
Market-Based Environmentalism and the Free Market: They’re Not the Same (PDF) (Roy E. Cordata, Ph.D. Economics)
The Impossibility of Harming the Environment (PDF) (Roy E. Cordata, Ph.D. Economics)

Organizations:
Foundation for Research on Economics & the Environment (FREE)
Property and Environment Research Center (PERC)
The Thoreau Institute


Green Jobs:

ABC: The Green Jobs Fallacy (Video) (2min)

Government Projects do not "Create Jobs" (Ludwig Von Mises Institute)
Green Jobs? (George Reisman, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Economics)
The Fallacy of 'Green Jobs' (John Stossel)
The Fallacy That Government Creates Jobs (Daniel J. Mitchell, Ph.D. Economics)
The 'Green Jobs' Myth (The Wall Street Journal)
The Illusion of "Green Jobs" (Andrew P. Morriss, Ph.D. Economics, MIT)
Tilting at Green Windmills (George Will, Ph.D. Political Science)

Does Green Energy Add 5 Million Jobs? (The Wall Street Journal)
Governments Can't Create Jobs (Cato Institute)
Green Jobs Program Won’t Work in New Jersey, or Anywhere Else (The Press of Atlantic City)
Green Job Subsidies Will Destroy Far More Jobs Than They Create (The Heritage Foundation)
Not All "Green" Jobs Pay Well (Reuters)
Study: Green jobs are not a panacea (UPI)
The 'Green Jobs' Myth: European workers aren't believers (The Wall Street Journal)
The Myth of 5 Million Green Jobs (RealClearPolitics)
Why Obama’s ‘Green Jobs’ Plan Won’t Work (The American)

Papers:
7 Myths About Green Jobs (PDF) (Andrew P. Morriss, Ph.D. Economics; William T. Bogart, Ph.D. Economics; Roger E. Meiners, Ph.D. Economics)
Green Jobs: Fact or Fiction? (PDF) (Robert J. Michaels, Ph.D. Economics; Robert P. Murphy, Ph.D. Economics)
Green Jobs Myths (PDF) (Andrew P. Morriss, Ph.D. Economics; William T. Bogart, Ph.D. Economics; Roger E. Meiners, Ph.D. Economics)
Study of the effects on employment of public aid to renewable energy sources (PDF) (Gabriel Calzada Álvarez, Ph.D. Economics)
The Myth of Government Job Creation (PDF) (Thomas J. DiLorenzo, Ph.D. Professor of Economics)

Videos:
Busting the Myth of Green Jobs (Video) (1hr)
The Green Jobs Fallacy (Video) (2min) (ABC News)


Green Products:

Biodegradable Label Less Eco-Friendly Than It Promises (IPS)
Most green products make some false claims: report (Reuters)
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Hypocrites:

"I'm a big proponent of changing the world through shopping" - Debbie Levin, President Environmental Media Association

Celebrities:
Add Streisand, Paltrow, Diaz, Chase to List of Anti-SUV Hypocrites (NewsMax)
Back in Black: Earth Day - YouTube (Video) (4min)
Celebs Who Claim They're Green but Guzzle Gas (TMZ)
Green Fakers: Why eco-hypocrisy matters (Canada Free Press)
'Green' Stars Talk the Talk ... but Do They Walk the Walk? (FOX News)
Live Earth is promoting green to save the planet - what planet are they on? (Daily Mail, UK)
Oh you hippy-crites: Just how green ARE the legions of holier-than-thou stars? (Daily Mail, UK)
Sick And Tired Of Being Lectured By Global Warming Hypocrites (Infowars)
What's green and flies? An eco-hypocrite who won't stay grounded, say researchers (Daily Mail, UK)
Arianna Huffington - Huffington Concedes Her Lifestyle is 'Contradiction' to Global Warming Agenda (NewsBusters)
Barbra Streisand - Barbra Streisand's Eco-Chutzpocrisy (Radar Magazine)
Barbra Streisand - Streisand Environmental Hypocrite (Counterpunch)
Barbra Streisand - Malibu Babs: Snapshots of an eco-hypocrite (WorldNetDaily)
Bono - St Bono the hypocrite? (Daily Mail, UK)
John Travolta - With five private jets, Travolta still lectures on global warming (Daily Mail, UK)
Laurie David - The Hypocrisy of Celebrity Environmentalists (American Enterprise Institute)
Madonna - Climate change concert star Madonna accused of hypocrisy (Daily Mail, UK)
Madonna - Madonna criticised over links to polluters (The Daily Telegraph, UK)
Sergey Brin, Google Founder - Jumbo warming hypocrite (Herald Sun, Australia)
Sheryl Crow - Sheryl Crow accused of hypocrisy after 'limit toilet paper' plea (Daily Mail, UK)
Sting - Eco campaigner Sting flies solo on private jet - twice in one day (Daily Mail, UK)
Sting - Hypocrite: Eco-warrior Sting and the Police top list of bands with worst carbon footprint (Daily Mail, UK)
Sting - 'It's true - we're hypocrites over our huge carbon footprint,' confesses Sting's wife (Daily Mail, UK)
Sting - Sting's 'Waste Forest' (The New York Post)
Will.i.am - turns up to climate change debate... in a huge gas-guzzling helicopter (Daily Mail, UK, May 23, 2012)

Politicians:
2008 Candidates Rely on Private Jets to Get Around (FOX News)
Liberal Transit; Those Democrats and Their Private Jets (The New York Times)
The Greenest Hypocrites of 2007 (Steve Milloy, B.A. Natural Science, M.S. Health Science)
Who took a private jet to the debate? (Video) (1min)
Arnold Schwarzenegger - Arnie makes climate change plea to Tories - then goes for a drive in his carbon-belching gas guzzler (Daily Mail, UK)
Arnold Schwarzenegger - Eco hypocrite of the day: Arnold Schwarzenegger (Pundit Review)
Arnold Schwarzenegger - Governor's high-flying commute draws flak (LA Times)
Arnold Schwarzenegger - Green Giant's Big Carbon Footprint (Townhall)
Barrack Hussein Obama - 2009 Inauguration: More Than A HALF-BILLION POUNDS of CO2 (PDF) (The Institute for Liberty)
Barrack Hussein Obama - Barack Obama caught with plastic bags (InTheFray Magazine)
Barrack Hussein Obama - Green Obama’s official limo is a gas guzzler (The Times, UK)
Barrack Hussein Obama - Obama Condemns Big and Fast Gas Guzzlers, But Drives Hemi V8 Sedan (NewsBusters)
Barrack Hussein Obama - Obama Cranks Up the Thermostat (The Heartland Institute)
Barrack Hussein Obama - Obama Earth Day Flights Burned More Than 9,000 Gallons Of Fuel (CBS News)
Barrack Hussein Obama - Obamas fly in chef 860 miles... just to make pizza (Daily Mail, UK)
Barrack Hussein Obama - Obama Inauguration Sets Record for Private Jets (The Wall Street Journal)
Ben Bradshaw, UK Environment Minister - Environment minister caught out breaking own recycling rules (Daily Mail, UK)
Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall - Camilla's high heels leave a huge carbon footprint (Daily Mail, UK)
Charles, The Prince of Whales - Charles 'the hypocrite' takes private plane for 500-mile trip to Scotland (Daily Mail, UK)
Gordon Brown, UK Prime Minister - Chancellor accused of ignoring his own pledge to use green car (Daily Mail, UK)
Gordon Brown, UK Prime Minister - fails to take Government advice on insulation (The Daily Telegraph, UK)
Hillary Clinton - Hillary Fibs in Iowa About Ethanol, Voted Against It 17 Times (NewsMax)
John Corzine - NJ Gov. Corzine Sticking With Gas-Guzzling SUVs (1010 Wins)
John Edwards - John Edwards Is Keeping His SUV (Fox News)
Bloomberg Takes SUV Motorcade to Green Car Event (NewsMax)


IPCC: (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change)

5,587 references cited in the 2007 IPCC report are not peer-reviewed
Last in Class: Critics Give U.N. Climate Researchers an 'F' (Fox News, April 19, 2010)
U.N. Hires Grad Students to Author Key Climate Report (Fox News, November 2, 2011)
Almost Nothing We've Been Told About the IPCC Is Actually True (Fox News, November 07, 2011)

Digging up the roots of the IPCC (Spiked, UK)
The UN Climate Change Numbers Hoax (Canada Free Press)

Why the IPCC should be disbanded (PDF) (John McLean, Climate Data Analyst)
Climate Science Corrupted (PDF) (John McLean, Climate Data Analyst)
What is Wrong with the IPCC? (PDF) (Hans H.j. Labohm, Economist and IPCC Expert Reviewer)

List of Errors, distortions and exaggerations in the IPCC Reports

Himalayan Glaciers:
World misled over Himalayan glacier meltdown (The Times, UK, January 17, 2010)
Glacier scientist: I knew data hadn't been verified (Daily Mail, UK, January 24, 2010)
UN climate chief Rajendra Pachauri 'got grants through bogus claims' (The Times, UK, January 24, 2010)
Climate chief was told of false glacier claims before Copenhagen (The Times, UK, January 24, 2010)
Panel ignored warnings on glacier error (The Times, UK, January 31, 2010)

Mountain Ice:
UN climate change panel based claims on student dissertation and magazine article (The Daily Telegraph, UK, January 30, 2010)

Natural Disasters:
ANOTHER climate change blunder: First it's melting glaciers, now natural disaster claim is debunked (Daily Mail, UK, January 25, 2010)

Rajendra Pachauri: (Chairman IPCC, 2002-Present)
Controversial climate change boss uses car AND driver to travel one mile to office... (but he says YOU should use public transport) (Daily Mail, UK)
Revealed: the racy novel written by the world's most powerful climate scientist (The Daily Telegraph, UK)

Papers:
Inadequacies and criticisms of the IPCC (PDF) (Robert M. Carter, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental and Earth Science)
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: Spinning The Climate (PDF) (Vincent R. Gray, Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, Expert Reviewer, IPCC)
IPCC Fourth Assessment Report 2007 Analysis and Summary (PDF) (Christopher Monckton, Former Science Advisor to Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher)
An Independent review of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) (PDF) (John McLean, Climate Data Analyst)
Peer Review? What Peer Review? Failures of scrutiny in the UN's Fourth Assessment Report (PDF) (John McLean, Climate Data Analyst)
Prejudiced authors, Prejudiced findings (PDF) (John McLean, Climate Data Analyst)

Reports:
Independent Summary for Policymakers: IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (PDF) (64pgs) (Fraser Institute)
Critical Topics in Global Warming: Supplementary Analysis of the Independent Summary for Policymakers (PDF) (130pgs) (Fraser Institute)

Working Group (WG) I’s Contribution to the IPCC’s Fourth Assessment Report (AR4): A Critique (PDF) (16pgs) (The Marshall Institute)
Working Group (WG) II’s Contribution to the IPCC’s Fourth Assessment Report (AR4): A Critique (PDF) (13pgs) (The Marshall Institute)
Working Group (WG) III’s Contribution to the IPCC’s Fourth Assessment Report (AR4): Be Sure to Read the Fine Print (PDF) (12pgs) (The Marshall Institute)

"Radiative Forcing (RF) is a modeling concept that attempts to summarize the climatic effect of diverse changes in the environment. It is not directly measured, nor is it related to the greenhouse effect and overall remains poorly quantified." - Independent Summary for Policy Makers

News:
A Major Deception on Global Warming (Frederick Seitz, Ph.D. Physics, The Wall Street Journal)
Bitten by the IPCC (National Post, Canada)
Chris Landsea Leaves IPCC (Christopher W. Landsea Ph.D. Atmospheric Science)
IPCC report criticized by one of its lead authors (The Heartland Institute)
IPCC: the dangers of enforcing ‘consensus’ (Spiked, UK)
IPCC: separating fact from fright (Spiked, UK)
IPCC too blinkered and corrupt to save (Financial Post, Canada)
Misplaced Trust - Inconvenient truths about the UN’s global warming panel (The Wall Street Journal)
The IPCC Should Leave Science to Scientists (American Thinker)
U.N. Report Is Biased (PDF) (Ross McKitrick, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental Economics)

Review Comments:
IPCC AR4 WGI - Review Comments
IPCC AR4 WGII - Review Comments

IPCC REPORT DEFINITIONS (What they really mean):
virtually certain = more than 99%
extremely likely = more than 95%
very likely = more than 90%
likely = more than 60%
more likely than not = more than 50%
unlikely = less than 33%
very unlikely = less than 10%
extremely unlikely = less than 5%

Expert Reviewer:

Appendix A to the Principles Governing IPCC Work (PDF)

4.2.4.1 First Review (by Experts)

First draft Reports should be circulated by Working Group/Task Force Bureau Co-Chairs for review by experts selected by the Working Group/Task Force Bureau and, in addition, those on the lists provided by governments and participating organizations, noting the need to aim for a range of views, expertise, and geographical representation. The review circulation should include:

- Experts who have significant expertise and/or publications in particular areas covered by the Report.
- Experts nominated by governments as Coordinating Lead Authors, Lead Authors, contributing authors or expert reviewers as included in lists maintained by the IPCC Secretariat.
- Expert reviewers nominated by appropriate organizations.

Expert reviewers should provide the comments to the appropriate Lead Authors through the relevant Working Group/Task Force Bureau Co-Chairs with a copy, if required, to their Government Focal Point.

List of IPCC Observer Organizations (2010) (PDF)


Kyoto:

"We will not submit this [Kyoto Protocol] for ratification until there's meaningful participation by key developing nations."
- Al Gore, 1997

The Truth about Al Gore and Kyoto (Video) (2min)
Economist Bjorn Lomborg: Global warming is not a priority (Video) (17min)

Emissions Irrelevant To Future Climate Change? (Science Daily)

The Kyoto Protocol is a treaty to regulate 'Greenhouse Gases' only:
- Carbon dioxide (CO2)
- Methane (CH4)
- Nitrous oxide (N2O) (Laughing Gas, Nitrous, NOS)
- Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)
- Perfluorocarbons (PFCs)
- Sulphur hexafluoride (SF6)

137 'Developing Countries' are Exempt from Kyoto, including:
- Brazil (pop: 198,739,269)
- China (pop: 1,338,612,968)
- India (pop: 1,166,079,217)

APEC unlikely to accept binding gas targets in climate change fight (Herald Tribune)
Australia rejects Kyoto pact (BBC)
- Kevin Rudd recoils from climate change pledge (Herald Sun, Australia)
Canada joins anti-Kyoto bloc (National Post, Canada)
- Canada alarmed over Kyoto costs (BBC)
- Canada report defends saying no to Kyoto target (Reuters)
China rejects binding targets on greenhouse emissions (Forbes)
- Alarming Growth In Expected Carbon Dioxide Emissions In China, Analysis Finds (Science Daily)
- China On Carbon Tariffs: Drop Dead (Energy Tribune)
- China surpasses United States in emissions (United Press International)
- China tells rich nations to cut emissions by 40 percent (Reuters)
- 750,000 a year killed by Chinese pollution (Financial Times, UK)
Greece fails on Kyoto targets (Kathimerini, Greece)
India rejects greenhouse gas limits (Herald Sun, Australia)
- India says it cannot accept a cap on development (Business Standard)
Italy breaks EU ranks on Kyoto (The Parliament)
Japan emissions to rise, reaching Kyoto goals hard (Reuters)
- Japan's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rise 6.4% From 1990 Levels (Bloomberg)
- Japan plans to buy carbon credits from Hungary to achieve Kyoto Treaty goal (Herald Tribune, Australia)
Lithuania decides to take EU to court over CO2 cut (Reuters)
New Zealand - NZ to bring in carbon trading, but still lag Kyoto (Reuters)
Spain Lags Behind in Kyoto Protocol Compliance (Tierramerica)
Turkey rejects Kyoto (Today's Zaman, Turkey)
UK Revealed: cover-up plan on energy target (The Guardian. UK)
- UK public rejects Kyoto Protocol (International Policy Network)
US Senate Rejects Kyoto 95-0 (Byrd-Hagel Resolution, 1997)
- Bill Clinton 'Signed' Kyoto in 1998 (CNN)
- Ex-Clinton aides admit Kyoto treaty flawed (USA Today)
- George Bush rejects mandatory limits on emissions (The Times, UK)
- UPI Poll: Don't ratify Kyoto treaty (NewsDaily)
- U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions From Fossil Fuels Declined By 1.3% In 2006 (EIA)
- U.S. Greenhouse Emissions Fell 1.5% in 2006 (USA Today)
- 2008 U.S. Fossil Fuel CO2 Emissions See Biggest Drop in Nearly 30 Years (Reuters)

Carbon Dioxide Emission Reduction Assumptions Overly Optimistic, Study Says (Science Daily)
Global Warming not a Cost-effective Target (Competitive Enterprise Institute)
Greens Admit Kyoto Protocol Will Not Affect 'Global Warming' (NewsMax)
Kyoto Count Up! (Junk Science)
Kyoto projects harm ozone layer: U.N. official (Reuters)
Kyoto would cost a million Euro jobs, 80 billion euros by 2010 (National Business Review)
Kyoto's Global Warming Controls Could Harm Forests (Science Daily)
Lessons of Kyoto (Patrick J. Michaels, Ph.D. Ecological Climatology)
The Fatal Conceit of Kyoto (The Frasier Institute)
The Kyoto Protocol and Global Warming (PDF) (Sallie Baliunas, Ph.D. Astrophysics, Harvard)
Sallie Baliunas wrote:a worldwide 5% cut in carbon dioxide emissions from 1990 levels, would reduce temperatures an insignificant 0.06°C


The Kyoto Protocol is Dead (Reason Magazine)
The Press Gets It Wrong - Our report doesn't support the Kyoto treaty (The Wall Street Journal)
Truth about Kyoto: huge profits, little carbon saved (The Guardian, UK)


Lawsuits:

Judge Dismisses Claims CO2 Emissions Caused Hurricane Katrina (NewsBusters)
US judge tosses out Calif lawsuit against carmakers (Reuters)


Maurice Strong:

Chairman Mo's fantastic plan (Financial Times, Canada)
Discovering Maurice Strong (Quadrant Online)


Obama:

Hot air from Obama (The Australian)
Job Losses From Obama Green Stimulus Foreseen in Spanish Study (Bloomberg)
Obama Climate Plan Could Cost $2 Trillion (The Washington Times)
Obama Is Still Pushing Green Snake Oil (Reason)
Obama Should Forget About Energy Independence (The Wall Street Journal)
Obama tries to hide the costs of his global warming solution (Reason)
Obama's Bad Green Deal (FOX News)
Obama's Looming Energy Disaster (The American Spectator)
President-elect Barack Obama proposes economic suicide for US (The Daily Telegraph, UK)
The First Green President (FOX News)
Why Obama’s ‘Green Jobs’ Plan Won’t Work (The American)

Browner is an environmental radical – and a socialist (seriously) (The Washington Examiner)
Obama Climate Czarina Was Member of Socialist Group's Environmental Commission (FOX News)
Our Socialist Energy Czar (The Heritage Foundation)

Flawed Science Advice for Obama? (The New York Times)
Holdren's Hysterical Quotes (CEI)


Overpopulation:

Overpopulation: The Making of a Myth (Video) (1:32)
2.1 Kids: Stable Population (Video) (2:12)

Overpopulation: The Perennial Myth (The Freeman, September 1, 1993)
Malthus and the Assault on Population (Murray N. Rothbard, Ph.D. Economics, 1995)
Ending the Myth of Overpopulation (The Heartland Institute, July 8, 1999)
U.N. Study Ends Overpopulation Fears (The Heartland Institute, May 1, 2002)
The Malthusian Trap (Ludwig von Mises Institute, November 23, 2004)
The overpopulation myth (Prospect, March 2010)
The Myth of Overpopulation (The American Thinker, February 10, 2013)
A model predicts that the world's populations will stop growing in 2050 (Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology, April 4, 2013)


Political:

"I don't really consider this a political issue, I consider it to be a moral issue." - Al Gore, 2006

A green snag they emitted to mention (The Times, UK)
A Quick Comparison of Each Presidential Candidate's Record and Plan for Global Warming
Climate Bills Are Self-defeating (Steve Milloy, B.A. Natural Science, M.S. Health Science)
Dems: Use intelligence funds to study warming (Washington Times)
Global warming watchdog invests in oil, coal, utilities (San Francisco Chronicle)
President of Czech Republic Calls Man-Made Global Warming a 'Myth' (NewsBusters)
Senate Defeats Climate Change Measure (Forbes)

"We can't -- drive our SUVs and you know, eat as much as we want and keep our homes on you know, 72 degrees at all times, and whether we're living in the desert or we're living in the tundra, and then just expect that every other country's going say OK." - Barrack Obama, 2008

Hillary Clinton - Hillary Clinton backs cap-and-trade (VNUnet)
James Hansen - NASA, James Hansen, and the Politicization of Science (DailyTech)
John McCain - McCain and Lieberman Push for New Anti-Global Warming Legislation (The National Center for Public Policy Research)
John McCain - McCain Pushes 'Cap-And-Trade' Plan to Fight Global Warming (Business & Media Institute)
John McCain - Senators McCain and Lieberman Propose Energy Tax (The National Center for Public Policy Research)
Newt Gingrich - Newt Gingrich on the Environment (The National Center for Public Policy Research)
Newt Gingrich - Newt Gingrich Out-Greens Al Gore? (FOX News)


Poverty:

Oil sands get nod from U.S. anti-poverty group (Financial Post, Canada)
Poor people can't worry about global warming (The Daily Telegraph, UK)
Poverty fears over wind power (BBC)
The real climate change catastrophe: Misguided energy policies are harming the world’s poor (Paul Driessen, B.A. Geology and Field Ecology, J.D. Law)
We Don't Need a Climate Tax on the Poor (The Wall Street Journal)


Public Transportation:

5 Myths About Suburbia and Our Car-Happy Culture (Reason Magazine)
Dispelling Transit Myths (Cato Institute)
Infrastructure Gridlock (Cato Institute)
Let the Market Free Up Transportation in U.S. (Cato Institute)
Light Rail Doesn't Work (Cato Institute)
Rail Transit Just Isn't Trying to Improve Fuel Efficiency (Cato Institute)
When Government Plans, It Usually Fails (Cato Institute)

Papers:
A Desire Named Streetcar: How Federal Subsidies Encourage Wasteful Local Transit Systems (Cato Institute)
Does Rail Transit Save Energy or Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions? (Cato Institute)
False Dreams and Broken Promises: The Wasteful Federal Investment in Urban Mass Transit (Cato Institute)


Precautionary Principle:

Precautionary Tale (Reason)

Can the Precautionary Principle Manage Risks Effectively? (PDF) (Indur M. Goklany, Ph.D. Science and Policy Analyst, U.S. Department of the Interior)
Discounting the Future (PDF) (Indur M. Goklany, Ph.D. Science and Policy Analyst, U.S. Department of the Interior)
The Paralyzing Principle (PDF) (Cass R. Sunstein, Professor of Environmental Law, Harvard University)
The Perils of the Precautionary Principle: Lessons from the American and European Experience (PDF) (John D. Graham, Ph.D. Dean of the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University)


Religion:

Climate change belief given same legal status as religion (The Daily Telegraph, UK)
Environmentalism as Religion (Michael Crichton, A.B. Anthropology, M.D. Harvard)

Environmentalism as a Religion (Video) (4min) (Michael Crichton, A.B. Anthropology, M.D. Harvard)
Environmentalism Is the New Religion (Video) (5min) (Ian R. Plimer, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Earth Sciences)

Church of Green (National Review Online)
Gore's Global Warming Religion (Ann Coulter, Human Events)

The 'Green' Bible (WorldNetDaily)

Al Gore's Amen Corner (FrontPage Magazine)
Gore's Faith Is Bad Science (RealClearPolitics)
Is Global Warming a Sin? (Counterpunch)
The false religion of global warming (WorldNetDaily)
The New Religion is Global Warming (Capitalism Magazine)
The New Religion is Global Warming (Hawaii Reporter)

Gore to recruit 10m-strong green army (The Guardian, UK)
Gore Uses Religion to Attract 'Global Warming' Converts (CNSNews)
Confession box for 'eco-sinners' (Metro.co.uk)
Prayer to End Climate Change (ABC News)

1500 Religious Leaders sign 'The Cornwall Declaration on Environmental Stewardship' (Cornwall Alliance)
170 Scientists, Economists and Theologians sign An Open Letter to the Signers of 'Climate Change: An Evangelical Call to Action' (Cownwall Alliance)

Baptist adds caution over global warming (Baptist Press)
Baptists question human role in global warming (USA Today)
Cardinal George Pell: Keeping a cool head amid warming hysteria (Sunday Telegraph, Australia)
Catholic Cardinal and Bishop Condemn Climate Change Extremism, Radical Environmentalism (LifeSiteNews)
Climate change question not proven, says bishop (Religious Intelligence, UK)
Evangelical Leaders Warn Against Christian Involvement in “Climate Change” Hysteria (LifeSiteNews)
'Global warming' fooling the faithful (Jerry Falwell, WorldNetDaily)
Priest Says Beware of Science Experts Quoting Statistics and Saying Sky is Falling (LifeSiteNews)
Interfaith Alliance Downplays Fears of Climate Change (The Washington Post)
Seminary student's climate change project is not SBC's (Baptist Press)
The Bible and 'global warming' (WorldNetDaily)
The Pope condemns the climate-change scaremongers (Daily Mail, UK)
The Pope warns against alarmist science (The Register)

"...this means avoiding needlessly alarming predictions when these are not supported by sufficient data or exceed science’s actual ability to predict." - Pope Benedict XVI

Marriage: Eco-friendlier than divorce? (USA Today)
- A Really Inconvenient Truth: Divorce Is Not Green (Science Daily)
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Socialism:

"Human society cannot basically stop the destruction of the environment under capitalism. Socialism is the only structure that makes it possible." - Gus Hall, National chairman of the Communist Party USA, 1972

"The Communist Party USA's environmental program "presents a viable plan to carry out on the long march to socialism." - Havel Wolf, Seattle Audubon Society, 1998

"The answer to global warming is in the abolition of private property and production for human need. A socialist world would place an enormous priority on alternative energy sources. This is what ecologically-minded socialists have been exploring for quite some time now." - Louis Proyect, Columbia University, 2004

Global Warming: Socialism’s Trojan Horse (LewRockwell)
Socialism's Trojan horse (WorldNetDaily)

Czech Republic President Václav Klaus: Global Warming and Communism (Video) (10min)

Chernobyl and Communism’s Revenge (Intellectual Conservative)
Communism, Capitalism, and Environment (Luboš Motl, Ph.D. Theoretical Physicist)
Czech prez: Environmentalism is new communism (WorldNetDaily)
Global Warming as European Imperialism (American Thinker)
Global Warming Equals Socialism (NewsMax)
Green and communist propaganda: comparison (Luboš Motl, Ph.D. Theoretical Physicist)

Copenhagen:
A different kind of red and green this Yuletide (Copenhagen Insider)
Bowing to communism at the climategate festival? (Dauphin County Republican Examiner)
Chavez, Mugabe Attack Capitalism and the West at Copenhagen Climate Conference (CNS News)
In Touting 'Climate Justice' Protesters, Networks Oblivious to Communist Participation (Media Research Center)
Proud Flag-Waving Communists and Socialists March in Copenhagen to Stop Global Warming (Video) (1min)
Socialists and Communists march to support global warming agenda (Video) (2min)
Whoops! Chavez Exposes Copenhagen's Communist Agenda (Video) (1min)

Earth Day:

FACT: The First Earth Day; April 22, 1970 was the 100th Anniversary of the Communist Mass Murderer Vladimir Lenin's Birthday (April 22, 1870)

Earth Day - Communist Propaganda! (Canada Free Press)
Earth Day Going from Red to Green (FrontPage Magazine)
FrontPage Magazine wrote:Might it be mere coincidence that Earth Day [April 22] falls on Lenin’s Birthday? No, this link was apparently intended from the beginning. Sincere environmentalists who objected that Lenin’s Soviet Union was a despoiler of the natural ecology of Russia, a dammer of rivers and polluter of ecosystems, have been ignored or silenced.
Earth Day Is Lenin's Birthday: Coincidence or Communism? (Capitalism Magazine)
Happy Earth Day, Vladimir Ilyich (The American Spectator)
This Earth Day Celebrate Vladimir Lenin's Birthday! (Capitalism Magazine)
The Earth Day Before Yesterday (Patriot Post)

Earth Day - The Perfect Time to Celebrate Capitalism (FOX News)
Happy Earth Day? Thank Capitalism (The Cato Institute)


State of Humanity, The World:

Index of Leading Environmental Indicators: 2009 Report (Pacific Research Institute)
Economic Growth and the State of Humanity (PDF) (Indur M. Goklany, Ph.D. Science and Policy Analyst, U.S. Department of the Interior)
Economic Growth, Technological Change and Human Well-Being (PDF) (Indur M. Goklany, Ph.D. Science and Policy Analyst, U.S. Department of the Interior)
Now for the Good News: Mankind has never been healthier, wealthier or freer. Surprised? (Reason)


Sustainability:

Sustainability: An Assault on Economics (Tyler A. Watts, Ph.D. Professor of Economics)
'Sustainable development' is just dangerous nonsense (Philip Stott, Professor Emeritus of Biogeography)

Sovietizing America: How Sustainable Development Crushes the Individual (The Objectivist Center)
Sustainable Development A Dubious Solution in Search of a Problem (Cato Institute)
"Sustainable Development" Privileges the Few (Morgan J. Poliquin, B.A.Sc. Geological Engineering, M.Sc. Geology)
Sustainable silliness (The Heartland Institute)
The "Sustainable Development" Scam (The Freemarket)
Logging: An essential part of sustainable forestry (Hal Salwasser, Ph.D. Professor of Forest Resource Science, Oregon State University)
"Sustainability" Isn't Sustainable (William L. Anderson, Ph.D. Professor of Economics, April 13, 2011)


The Stern Review:

A Critique of the Stern Report (PDF) (Robert O. Mendelsohn, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental Economics)
Britain's Stern Review on Global Warming: It Could Be Environmentalism's Swan Song (George Reisman, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Economics)
Global warming: the bogus religion of our age (Richard S. Lindzen, Ph.D. Professor of Atmospheric Science, MIT)
Stern Review: The dodgy numbers behind the latest warming scare (Bjørn Lomborg, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental Economics)


Urban Sprawl: (open space)

Myth - Urban Sprawl Is Ruining America (John Stossel, ABC News)

- Only 3% of the land in the United States is Urban (USDA Economic Research Service)
- Only 6% of the land in the United States is Developed (NRI)
Major Uses of Land in the United States, 2007 (PDF) (USDA)

Urban = All Cities and Towns pop: 2500+ (Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Roads, Airports, Parks)
Developed = All Urban and Rural Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Roads, Airports and Parks

2003 National Resources Inventory Land Use Report (PDF) (NRI)

Debunking Friday the 13th: 13 Myths of Urban Sprawl (The Heartland Institute)
EPA Funds Anti-Sprawl Politics with Tax Dollars (Cato Institute)
How Government Highway Policy Encourages Sprawl (Cato Institute)
Is Urban Sprawl an Urban Myth? (Discovery Magazine)
Paying the Planning Tax (Cato Institute)
Seven myths about sprawl (The Heartland Institute)
Sprawl and the Federal Government (Cato Institute)

Papers:
Critiquing Sprawls's Critics (Cato Institute)
Smart Growth at the Federal Trough: EPA's Financing of the Anti-Sprawl Movement (Cato Institute)
Urban Sprawl (PDF) (Competitive Enterprise Institute)


War:

Climate change does not always lead to conflict (Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research)
No Connection Between Environmental Crises And Armed Conflict, New Study Argues (Science Daily)


WMO: (World Meteorological Organization)

Theft and Mismanagement Charged at U.N. Weather Agency (The New York Times, 2005)
Leaked report details corruption allegations at U.N. weather agency (International Herald Tribune, 2007)
Swiss launch corruption probe at U.N. weather body (Reuters, 2007)

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History:

Global Warming: How It All Began (Richard S. Courtney, Expert Reviewer, IPCC)

A Major Deception on Global Warming (Frederick Seitz, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Physics, The Wall Street Journal, June 12, 1996)
- Exclusive: Lead Author Admits Deleting Inconvenient Opinions From IPCC Report (Prison Planet, December 17, 2009)
The History of the Global Warming Scare (PDF) (SPPI)
The Revelle-Gore Story: Attempted Political Suppression of Science (PDF) (S. Fred Singer, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Environmental Science, Politicizing Science, 2003)

Historical and philosophical context of the climate change debate (Tim F. Ball, Ph.D. Climatology, Canada Free Press, January 21, 2008)
How the world was misled about global warming and now climate change (Tim F. Ball, Ph.D. Climatology, Canada Free Press, April 21, 2008)
How UN structures were designed to prove human CO2 was causing global warming (Tim F. Ball, Ph.D. Climatology, Canada Free Press, April 30, 2008)
Wreaking Havoc on Global Economies (Tim F. Ball, Ph.D. Climatology, Canada Free Press, May 5, 2008)
The Hockey Stick scam that heightened (Tim F. Ball, Ph.D. Climatology, Canada Free Press, May 12, 2008)
The Unholy Alliance that manufactured Global Warming (Tim F. Ball, Ph.D. Climatology, Canada Free Press, May 21, 2008)
UN’s IPCC preying on people’s ignorance (Tim F. Ball, Ph.D. Climatology, Canada Free Press, May 27, 2008)

Hysteria's History: Environmental Alarmism in Context (PDF) (Amy Kaleita, Ph.D. Professor of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering)

Svante Arrhenius:

"By the influence of the increasing percentage of carbonic acid in the atmosphere, we may hope to enjoy ages with more equable and better climates, especially as regards the colder regions of the earth, ages when the earth will bring forth much more abundant crops than at present, for the benefit of a rapidly propagating mankind."

- Svante Arrhenius, Worlds In The Making: The Evolution of the Universe, Page 62, 1908


Editorials:

Scientists:
A Case Against Precipitous Climate Action (Richard S. Lindzen, Ph.D. Professor of Atmospheric Science, MIT)
A Convenient Lie (John Stossel, B.A. Psychology)
A Scientific Basis for Doubting Man-made Global Warming (Michael R. Fox, Ph.D. Physical Chemistryr)
A Treaty Built on Hot Air, Not Scientific Consensus (S. Fred Singer, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Environmental Science)
(AGW): Some pro and con comments (John K. Sutherland, Ph.D. Geology)
Aliens Cause Global Warming (Michael Crichton, A.B. Anthropology, M.D. Harvard)
Are Carbon Emissions the Cause of Global Warming? (David Evans, Ph.D. Carbon Accounting Modeller)
Climate change alarmists ignore scientific methods (Walter Cunningham, M.A. Physics, Astronaut, Apollo 7, NASA)
Climate change science isn't settled (Ján Veizer, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Earth Science)
Climate of Fear (PDF) (Richard S. Lindzen, Ph.D. Professor of Atmospheric Science, MIT)
Consensus is Nonsensus in Scientific Matters (Michael R. Fox, Ph.D. Physical Chemistry)
Dangerous human-caused warming can neither be demonstrated nor measured (John Nicol, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Physics)
Do people cause global warming? (Frederick Seitz, Ph.D. Physics, Robert Jastrow, Ph.D. Physics)
Don't Believe the Hype - Al Gore is wrong. There's no "consensus" on global warming (PDF) (Richard S. Lindzen, Ph.D. Professor of Atmospheric Science, MIT)
Don't Look to Government to Cool Down the Planet (John Stossel, B.A. Psychology)
Existential risk and democratic peace (Benny Peiser, Ph.D. Professor of Social Anthropology)
'Global Warming' as Myth (Philip Stott, Professor Emeritus of Biogeography)
Facts debunk global warming alarmism (Robert M. Carter, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental and Earth Science)
Global Warming Delusions (Daniel B. Botkin, Ph.D. Biology)
Global Warming Is Not a Crisis (Philip Stott, Professor Emeritus of Biogeography)
Global Warming Insanity? (Paul Driessen, B.A. Geology and Field Ecology)
Global Warming: Relax and Enjoy (Richard W. Rahn, Ph.D. Business Economics)
Global Warming: The Cold, Hard Facts? (Tim F. Ball, Ph.D. Climatology)
Global Warnings from the Ivory Tower (Roy W. Spencer, Ph.D. Meteorology, Former Senior Scientist for Climate Studies, NASA)
Green hysteria shackles our economic growth (Vaclav Klaus, Ph.D. Professor of Economics)
Heretical Thoughts About Science and Society (Freeman Dyson, Professor Emeritus of Physics, Princeton University)
Hot-air doomsayers (Ian R. Plimer, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Earth Sciences)
Hypothetical Damages (S. Fred Singer, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Environmental Science)
I Was On the Global Warming Gravy Train (David Evans, Ph.D. Carbon Accounting Modeller)
Inconveniently, Climate Alarmists Are Wrong (S. Fred Singer, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Environmental Science)
Meteorologist: Put Global Warming in Context (Joe Bastardi, B.S. Meteorology)
More Global Warming Nonsense (Paul Reiter, Ph.D. Professor of Medical Entomology)
More Carbon Dioxide, Please (Roy W. Spencer, Ph.D. Meteorology, Former Senior Scientist for Climate Studies, NASA)
My Nobel Moment (John R. Christy, Ph.D. Professor of Atmospheric Science)
No consensus on IPCC's level of ignorance (John R. Christy, Ph.D. Professor of Atmospheric Science)
No smoking hot spot (David Evans, Ph.D. Carbon Accounting Modeller)
Our Climate Numbers Are a Big Old Mess (Patrick J. Michaels, Ph.D. Ecological Climatology)
Overselling climate doom (Garth W. Paltridge, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Antarctic and Southern Ocean Studies)
Public misled (S. Fred Singer, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Environmental Science)
Prepare for Cooling, not Warming (Tim F. Ball, Ph.D. Climatology)
Resisting climate hysteria (Richard S. Lindzen, Ph.D. Professor of Atmospheric Science, MIT)
Science a slave to expediency (John McClean, Climate Data Analyst)
Should We Believe the Latest UN Climate Report? (Dennis Avery, M.S. Agricultural Economics)
Smearing a Skeptic: Something Is Rotten In the State of Denmark (Bjørn Lomborg, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental Economics)
The Climate Science Isn't Settled (Richard S. Lindzen, Ph.D. Professor of Atmospheric Science, MIT)
The Global-Warming Debate Isn't Over (John Stossel, B.A. Psychology)
The Global Warming Deceptions (Michael R. Fox, Ph.D. Physical Chemistry)
The Great Global Warming Hoax? (James A. Peden, Atmospheric Scientist)
The Real Climate Change Catastrophe (Paul Driessen, B.A. Geology and Field Ecology, Townhall)
The Science of Deceit (Robert M. Carter, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental and Earth Science)
The Sloppy Science of Global Warming (Roy W. Spencer, Ph.D. Meteorology, Former Senior Scientist for Climate Studies, NASA)
The Snows of Mount Kilimanjaro (Claude Allegre, Ph.D. Physics)
The Question of Global Warming (Freeman Dyson, Professor Emeritus of Physics, Princeton University)
The Warmaholics' Fantasy (Jon Jenkins, Ph.D. Computer Modelling and Virology)
There IS a problem with global warming... it stopped in 1998 (Robert M. Carter, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental and Earth Science)
US being hoodwinked into draconian climate policies (Tim F. Ball, Ph.D. Climatology)
When 'green' is shorthand for environmental idiocy (Bjørn Lomborg, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental Economics)
Why So Gloomy? (Richard S. Lindzen, Ph.D. Professor of Atmospheric Science, MIT)

Editorials:
A New Environmentalism (Victor Davis Hanson, National Review Online)
An experiment that hints we are wrong on climate change (Nigel Calder, The Times, UK)
Apocalypse Now? (Patrick Buchanan, RealClearPolitics)
Chill Out (The Wall Street Journal)
Climate change myth (Mark Steyn, The Australian)
Climate chaos? Don't believe it (Christopher Monckton, The Daily Telegraph, UK)
Climate of Opinion: The latest U.N. report shows the "warming" debate is far from settled (The Wall Street Journal)
Dissidents Against Dogma (Alexander Cockburn, Counterpunch)
Deadly Environmentalists (Walter E. Williams, Townhall)
Does Gore Know What He's Talking About? (Ed Koch, RealClearPolitics)
Enviromania (The Wall Street Journal)
Evidence is underwhelming (James Inhofe, USA Today)
'Global Warming' as Pathological Science (American Thinker)
Global Warming Debunked (Phil Brennan, NewsMax)
Global warming hot air (Alan Keyes, Ph.D. Government, WorldNetDaily)
Global Warming is a Hoax (Don Snyder, The Napa Valley Register)
Global Warming Not Affected by Man (Phil Brennan, NewsMax)
Global Warming Turns Ugly (The New York Sun)
Gloom and Doom in A Sunny Day (Emily Yoffe, The Washington Post)
How Global Warming Media Bias Works (John Hinderaker, Power Line)
It’s All About Money (Michael Reagan, Human Events)
Plutonic Warming (Fred Thompson, National Review Online)
Stop this foolish overreaction to climate change (Nigel Lawson, Financial Times, UK)
Taxing Us for Breathing (Robert Tracinski, Real Clear Politics)
The Coming Ass Age (Ann Coulter, WorldNetDaily)
The Global Warming Scam (Derek Kelly Ph.D., Asia Times)
The Real Inconvenient Truth About Global Warming: Skeptics Have Valid Arguments (Tom DeWeese, Capitalism Magazine)
The Rhetoric is Warming (Rex Murphy, CBC News)
Welcome to "Apocaholics Anonymous" (Gary Alexander, Recovering Apocaholic)
Who are the Merchants of Fear? (Alexander Cockburn, Counterpunch)
Why Am I Skeptical About Man-Made Global Warming? (Neal Boortz)
Why 'Global Warming' is Not a Global Crisis (Christopher Monckton, Hawaii Reporter)
Why Liberals Fear Global Warming More Than Conservatives Do (Dennis Prager, RealClearPolitics)
Wrong Problem, Wrong Solution (Christopher Monckton, The Daily Telegraph, UK)

Radio Commentary:
Michael Savage: Al Gore is a Crazy Con-Man! (Michael Savage, B.S. Biology, M.S. Anthropology, M.S. Botany, Ph.D. Epidemiology)
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Skeptical Scientists:

"The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane"
- Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor

A. Alan Moghissi, Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, Former Director, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Bioenvironmental Division, USA
Adriano Mazzarella, Ph.D. Professor of Earth Sciences, University of Naples, Italy
Aksel C. Wiin-Nielsen, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Geophysical Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Albrecht Glatzle, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Biology, University of Hohenheim, Germany
Alexander Gumen, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Environmental Geology and Geophysics, University of Gomel, Russia
Alfred H. Pekarek, Ph.D. Professor of Earth and Atmospheric Science, St. Cloud State University, USA
Allan M.R. MacRae, B.Sc., M.Eng., P.Eng, Canada
Allen Simmons, BSEE, Former Computer Atmospheric Modeler and Weather Satellite Engineer, NASA, USA
Alois Haas, Ph.D. D.Sc. Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Amy Kaleita, Ph.D. Professor of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University, USA
Andreas Prokoph, Ph.D. Professor of Earth Science, University of Ottawa, Canada
Andrei Kapitsa, Ph.D. Professor of Geography, Moscow State Lomonosov University, Russia
Andrew W. Montford, B.Sc. Chemistry, Scientific Publishing, UK
Anthony R. Lupo, Ph.D. Professor of Atmospheric Science, University of Missouri, USA
Antonino Zichichi, Ph.D. President of the World Federation of Scientists, Italy
Arun D Ahluwalia, Ph.D. Professor of Geology, Panjab University, India
Arthur B. Robinson, Ph.D. BioChemistry (Caltech), Former Professor of Chemistry, University of California San Diego, Professor of Chemistry, Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine, USA
Arthur G. Anderson, Ph.D. Physics, USA
Arthur V. Douglas, Ph.D. Professor of Atmospheric Science, Creighton University, USA
Arthur Rorsch, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Molecular Genetics, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Atholl Sutherland Brown, Ph.D. Geology, Former Chief Geologist of the British Columbia Geological Survey, Canada
Ben Herman, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Atmospheric Science, University of Arizona, USA
Benjamin D. Pearson, B.S. Physics, USA
Bill Collins, Ph.D. Professor of Earth Science, James Cook University, Australia
Bjarne Andresen, Ph.D. Theoretical Chemistry, Professor of Physics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Bob Durrenberger, Retired Climatologist, Former President of the American Association of State Climatologists, USA
Boris Winterhalter, Ph.D. Professor of Marine Geology, University of Helsinki, Finland
Brian G. Valentine, Ph.D. Chemical Scientist, U.S. Department of Energy, USA
Brian Pratt, Ph.D. Professor of Sedimentology and Paleontology, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Bruce Borders, Ph.D. Professor of Forest Biometrics, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, USA
Bruce N. Ames, Ph.D. Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Bruno Wiskel, B.Sc. Geology, Canada
Bryan Leyland, M.Sc. Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, New Zealand
Burt Rutan, B.S. Aeronautical Engineering, D.Sc. (honoris causa), USA
Buzz Aldrin, Sc.D. Astronautics, MIT, Astronaut, Gemini 12, Apollo 11, NASA, USA
Carl Johan Friedrich (Frits) Bottcher, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Physical Chemistry, University of Leiden, The Netherlands
Charles Gelman, B.S. Chemistry, M.S. Health Science, USA
Charles Hammons, Ph.D. Applied Mathematics, Software Engineer, USA
Charles R. Anderson, Ph.D. Physics, USA
Chris de Freitas, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental Science, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Christiaan Frans van Sumere, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry, University of Gent, Belgium
Christoph C. Borel, Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering, USA
Christopher Essex, Ph.D. Professor of Applied Mathematics, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Christopher W. Landsea, B.S. Meteorology, M.S. Atmospheric Science, Ph.D. Atmospheric Science, Research Meteorologist, NOAA Hurricane Research Division, Science & Operations Officer, NOAA Hurricane Research Division, USA
Claes Johnson, Ph.D. Professor of Applied Mathematics, Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden
Claude Allegre, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Earth Science, University Paris, France
Cliff Ollier, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Earth and Geographical Science, University of Western Australia, Australia
Clinton H. Sheehan, Ph.D. Professor of Physics, Ouachita Baptist University, USA
Colin Barton, Ph.D. Earth Science, Australia
Craig D. Idso, B.S. Geography, M.S. Agronomy, Ph.D. Geography, Former Researcher, Office of Climatology, Arizona State University, Lectured in Meteorology, Arizona State University, Chairman, Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change, USA
Craig Loehle, B.S. Forest Science, University of Georgia, M.S. Forest Management, University of Washington, Ph.D. Mathematical Ecology, Colorado State University (1982), Research Ecologist, Savannah River Laboratory (1987-1991), Environmental Research Division, Argonne National Laboratory (1991-1998), Member, Ecological Society of America, Member, Society of American Foresters, Member, International Society for Ecological Modeling, Principal Scientist, National Council for Air and Stream Improvement (NCASI) (Present), USA
Dan Carruthers, M.Sc. Wildlife Biology Consultant, Animal Ecology in Arctic and Subarctic Regions Specialist, Canada
Daniel B. Botkin, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Ecology and Marine Biology, University of California, USA
David Deming, Ph.D. Professor of Geology and Geophysics, University of Oklahoma, USA
David E. Wojick, Ph.D. Mathematical Logic, USA
David Evans, B.E. Electrical Engineering, B.Sc. Applied Mathematics and Physics, M.A. Applied Mathematics, M.S. Electrical Engineering, M.S. Statistics, Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Carbon Accounting Modeller, Australia
David G. Aubrey, B.S. Geological Science, Ph.D. Oceanography, USA
David G. Gee, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Earth Sciences, Uppsala Universitet, Sweden
David Gray, Ph.D. Professor of Engineering, Messiah College, USA
David H. Douglass, B.S. Physics, Ph.D. Physics (MIT), Professor of Physics, University of Rochester (1968- Present), Fellow of the American Physical Society, USA
David J. Ameling, B.A. Physics, USA
David J. Bellamy, B.Sc., Ph.D., C.Biol., FIBiol., Former Special Professor of Botany, Special Professor of Geography, Nottingham University, President of the National Association of Environmental Education, UK
David Kear, Ph.D. Geology, New Zealand
David L. Hill, Ph.D. Physics, USA
David Nowell, M.Sc. Meteorology, Royal Meteorological Society, Canada
David R. Legates, Ph.D. Climatology, Professor of Geography, University of Delaware College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, Former director of the Center for Climatic Research, University of Delaware, Delaware State Climatologist, USA
David R. B. Stockwell, Ph.D. Ecosystem Dynamics, Research Scientist, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, USA
Dick Thoenes, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Don J. Easterbrook, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental Geology, Western Washington University, USA
Don Parkes, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Geography, University of Newcastle, Australia
Donald G. Baker, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Soil, Water & Climate, University of Minnesota, USA
Donn Dears, B.S. Engineering, USA
Doug L. Hoffman, Ph.D. Computer Science, Environmental Modeler, USA
Douglas V. Hoyt, Retired Solar Physicist and Climatologist, USA
Duncan Wingham, Ph.D. Professor of Climate Physics, University College London, UK
Eckhard Grimmel, Ph.D. Professor of Geography, University of Hamburg, Germany
Eduardo Tonni, Ph.D. Professor of Paleontology, University of La Plata, Argentina
Edward F. Blick, Ph.D. Professor of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, USA
Edward T. "Terry" Wimberley, PhD. Professor of Ecological Studies, Florida Gulf Coast University, USA
Edward Wegman, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Computational Statistics, George Mason University, USA
Edwin X. Berry, Ph.D. Atmospheric Physics, AMS, CCM, USA
Eigil Friis-Christensen, Ph.D. Geophysics, Director of the Danish National Space Center, Denmark
Eric S. Posmentier, Professor of Earth Science, Dartmouth, USA
Eugene N. Parker, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Chicago, USA
Everett Burts, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Biological Science, Washington State University, USA
F. James Cripwell, B.A. Natural Science (Honours Physics), Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK
Ferenc Miskolczi, Atmospheric Physicist, Hungary
Franco Battaglia, Ph.D. Professor of Chemical Physics and Environmental Chemistry, University of Modena, Italy
Fred Goldberg, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Sweden
Frederick A. Michel, Ph.D. Professor of Earth Science, Carlton Universityy, Canada
Fred W. Decker, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Atmospheric Science, Oregon State University, USA
Freeman J. Dyson, Professor Emeritus of Physics, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University, USA
Gabriel T. Csanady, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Australia
Garth W. Paltridge, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Antarctic and Southern Ocean Studies, University of Tasmania, Australia
Gary D. Sharp, Ph.D. Marine Biology, USA
Gary Novak, M.S. Microbiology, USA
Geoff L. Austin, Ph.D. Professor of Physics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Geoffrey G. Duffy, Ph.D. Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Auckland, New Zealand
George E. McVehil, B.A. Physics, M.S. Ph.D. Meteorology, USA
George E. Smith, B.Sc. Physics and Mathematics, Lecturer, University of Auckland, Australia
George H. Taylor, State Climatologist of Oregon, Professor of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, USA
George Kukla, Special Research Scientist of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, USA
George V. Chilingarian, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Environmental Engineering, University of Southern California , USA
George Wilhelm Stroke, Ph.D. Physics, France
Gerd-Rainer Weber, M.Sc. Atmospheric Science, Ph.D. Meteorology, Germany
Gerhard Gerlich, Ph.D. Professor of Mathematical Physics, Technical University Carolo-Wilhelmina, Germany
Gerrit J. van der Lingen, Ph.D. Geology and Paleontology, New Zealand
Glenn E. Shaw, Professor Emeritus of Atmospheric Physics, University of Alaska, USA
Goran Ahlgren, Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, Sweden
Gordon E. Swaters, Ph.D. Professor of Applied Mathematics and Physical Oceanography, University of Alberta, Canada
Gordon J. Fulks, Ph.D. Physics, USA
Graham Smith, Professor of Geography, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Guy LeBlanc Smith, Ph.D. Geology, Australia
H. Grant (H.G.) Goodell, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Environmental Science, University of Virginia, USA
H. Leighton Steward, M.S. Geology, USA
Habibullo Abdussamatov, D.Sc. Head of the Space Research Laboratory of the Pulkovo Observatory, Russia
Hajo Smit, M.S. Environmental Science, Former Member, Dutch IPCC committee, The Netherlands
Hal W. Lewis, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Hans Erren, B.Sc. Geology and Physics, M.Sc. Geophysics, The Netherlands
Hans Jelbring, Ph.D. Climatology, Sweden
Hans Schreuder, Analytical Chemist, UK
Harrison H. Schmitt, Ph.D. Geology, Astronaut, Apollo 17, NASA, USA
Harry A. Taylor, Jr., Research Scientist, Naval Research Laboratory (1951-1958), Research Scientist, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (1958-1988), USA
Harry N.A. Priem, Professor Emeritus of Isotope and Planetary Geology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Hartwig Volz, Geophysicist, RWE Research Lab, Germany
Heinz Hug, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Organic Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry, University of Mainz, Germany
Hendrik Tennekes, Former Director of Research, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, The Netherlands
Henrik Svensmark, Ph.D. Director of the Center for Sun-Climate Research, Danish National Space Center, Denmark
Howard C. Hayden, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Physics, University of Connecticut, USA
Howard Maccabee, Ph.D. Biophysics, USA
Hugh W. Ellsaesser, Ph.D. Meteorology, USA
Ian Bock, Ph.D. D.Sc. Biological Science, Denmark
Ian D. Clark, Ph.D. Professor of Earth Science, University of Ottawa, Canada
Ian R. Plimer, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Earth Sciences, University of Melbourne, Australia
Indur M. Goklany, B.Tech Electrical Engineering, M.S. Electrical Engineering, Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Assistant Director of Programs & Science & Technology Policy, U.S. Department of the Interior, IPCC Principal Author (1990), USA
Ivar Giaever, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Physics, Nobel Prize in Physics (1973), Norway
J. Floor Anthoni, Ph.D. Computer Science, New Zealand
J. Scott Armstrong, B.A. Applied Science, B.S. Industrial Engineering, Ph.D. MIT, USA
Jack Barrett, Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, UK
Jack Welch, B.S. M.S. Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, USA
Jacques Robin, Ph.D. Professor of Computer Science, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
James A. Peden, B.S. Physics and Mathematics, M.S. Experimental Physics, Atmospheric Scientist, USA
James Brooks, Ph.D. Geophysics, Australia
James Goodridge, Retired California State Climatologist, USA
James J. O’Brien, Ph.D. Meteorology, USA
James R. Stalker, Ph.D. Atmospheric Science, USA
James W. Buckee, Ph.D. Astrophysics, Canada
Jan Veizer, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Earth Science, University of Ottawa, Canada
Jarl R. Ahlbeck, D.Sc. Professor of Environmental Engineering, Abo Akademi University, Finland
Jay H. Lehr, Ph.D. Environmental Science, USA
Jasper Kirkby, Particle Physicist at CERN, Switzerland
Jeffrey A. Glassman, Ph.D. Applied Physicist and Engineer, USA
Jens Olaf Pepke Pedersen, Senior Scientist, Center for Sun-Climate Research, Danish National Space Center, Denmark
Jennifer Marohasy, Ph.D. Biology, Australia
Joanne Nova, B.S. Microbiology, Former Lecturer, Australian National University, Australia
Joe Kernen B.S. Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado; M.S. Molecular Biology, MIT
Joel M. Kauffman, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, USA
Joel Schwartz, B.S. Chemistry, M.S. Planetary Science, USA
John Blethen, Ph.D. Physics, Nuclear Physicist, USA
John Brignell, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Electronics & Computer Science, University of Southampton, UK
John Costella, Ph.D. Theoretical Physics, Australia
John E. Gaynor, M.S. Meteorology, USA
John E. Oliphant, B.A. Mathematics and Physics, M.S. Meteorology, USA
John E. Sununu, M.S. Mechanical Engineering, MIT, USA
John Etherington, Ph.D. Emeritus Reader of Ecology, University of Wales, UK
John K. Sutherland, Ph.D. Geology, UK
John Nicol, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Physics, James Cook University, Australia
John R. Christy, B.A. Mathematics, M.S. Atmospheric Science, Ph.D. Atmospheric Science, Professor of Atmospheric Science, University of Alabama in Huntsville (1991-Present), Director of the Earth System Science Center, University of Alabama in Huntsville, NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal (1991), American Meteorological Society’s Special Award (1996), Alabama State Climatologist (2000-Present), Fellow of the American Meteorological Society (2002-Present), IPCC Contributor (1992, 1994, 1996, 2007), IPCC Lead Author (2001), USA
John Reid, Ph.D. Atmospheric Physics, Former Scientist for CSIRO’s Division of Oceanography, Australia
John S. Theon, M.S. Meteorology, Ph.D. Engineering Science, Chief of Climate Processes Research Program, NASA, USA
John W. Bales, Ph.D. Professor of Mathematics and Modeling, Tuskegee University, USA
Jon Jenkins, Ph.D. Computer Modelling and Virology, Australia
Jorgen Peder Steffensen, Ph.D. Professor and Curator, Centre for Ice and Climate, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Joseph Conklin, M.S. Meteorology, USA
Joseph D’Aleo, M.S. Meteorology, Former Professor of Meteorology, Lyndon State College, USA
Joseph J. Delgado Domingos, Professor Emeritus of Environmental Engineering, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Portugal
Joseph (Joe) P. Sobel, Ph.D. Meteorology, USA
Kanya Kusano, Ph.D. Program Director of the Earth Simulator, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science & Technology, Japan
Kary Mullis, Ph.D. Biochemistry, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1993, USA
Keith D. Hage, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Meteorology, University of Alberta, Canada
Keith E. Idso, Ph.D. Botany, USA
Kelvin Kemm, Ph.D. Nuclear Physics, South Africa
Ken Gregory, B.A.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, Canada
Kenneth E.F. Watt, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Environmental Studies, University of California, Davis, USA
Kenneth P. Green, D.Env. Environmental Science and Engineering, Expert Reviewer, IPCC, USA
Kevin Van Cott, Ph.D. Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
Kiminori Itoh, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental Metrology, Yokohama National University, Japan
Klaus L.E. Kaiser, Ph.D. Chemistry
Klaus Wyrtki, Ph.D. Oceanography, Physics, Mathematics, Germany
Kunihiko Takeda, Ph.D. Professor of Science and Technology Research, Chubu University, Japan
Laurence I. Gould, Ph.D. Professor of Physics, University of Hartford, USA
Lee C. Gerhard, Ph.D. Geology, USA
Lee Raymond, Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, USA
Leif Svalgaard, M.S. Geophysics, USA
Len Walker, Ph.D. Soil Mechanics, Australia
Leonard Weinstein, B.Sc. Physics, Sc.D. Engineering, USA
Louis Hissink, M.Sc. Geology, Australia
Luboš Motl, Ph.D. Theoretical Physics, Czech Republic
Lucia Liljegren, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, USA
Madhav L. Khandekar, B.Sc. Mathematics and Physics, M.Sc. Statistics, Ph.D. Meteorology, Expert Reviewer, IPCC, Canada
Martin Livermore, B.S. Chemistry, UK
Manik Talwani, Ph.D. Physics, USA
Mark P. Mills, B.S. Physics, Canada
Martin Hertzberg, Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, USA
Mel Goldstein, Ph.D. Meteorology, USA
Michael D. Griffin, B.S. Physics, M.S. Applied Physics, Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, USA
Michael E Adams, Ph.D. Meteorology, USA
Michael Hammer, BE, MEngSc, Engineering Science, Australia
Michael J. Economides, Ph.D. Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Houston, USA
Michael J. Oard, B.S., M.S. Atmospheric Science, USA
Michael S. Coffman, M.S. Biology, Ph.D. Forest Science, USA
Michael Savage, B.S. Biology, M.S. Anthropology, M.S. Botany, Ph.D. Epidemiology, USA
Michael R. Fox, Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, USA
Miklos Zagoni, Ph.D. Professor of Physics, Eotvos Lorand University, Hungary
Morgan J. Poliquin, B.A.Sc. Geological Engineering, M.Sc. Geology, Canada
Nathan Paldor, Ph.D. Professor of Dynamical Meteorology and Physical Oceanography, Hebrew University, Israel
Noah E. Robinson, Ph.D. Chemistry (Caltech), Research Professor, Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine, USA
Neil Frank, Ph.D. Meteorology, USA
Neil Hutton, Ph.D. Geology, Canada
Nicola Scafetta, Ph.D. Climate Research Scientist, Duke University, USA
Nigel Calder, M.A. Physics (Cambridge), Research Physicist, Philips Group (1954-1956), Editor, New Scientist (1962-1966), Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, UK
Nigel Marsh, Senior Scientist, Center for Sun-Climate Research, Danish National Space Center, Denmark
Nils-Axel Morner, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Palegeophysics and Geodynamics, Stockholm University, Sweden
Nima Sanandaji, Ph.D. Biochemistry, UK
Nir J. Shaviv, Ph.D. Professor of Physics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Norman Brown, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, University of Ulster, UK
Ola M. Johannessen, Professor of Oceanography, University of Bergen, Norway
Olavi Kärner, Ph.D. Atmospheric Physics, Estonia
Oliver W. Frauenfeld, Ph.D. Environmental Science, USA
Paavo Siitam, M.Sc. Agronomy, Canada
Pal Brekke, Ph.D Theoretical Astrophysics, Norwegian Space Center, Norway
Paul C. Knappenberger, M.S. Environmental Sciences, Former Climate Researcher, Virginia State Climatology Office, USA
Paul Copper, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Earth Science, Laurentian University, Canada
Paul Driessen, B.A. Geology and Field Ecology, USA
Paul Reiter, Ph.D. Professor of Medical Entomology, Pasteur Institute, France
Patrick Frank, Ph.D. Chemistry, USA
Patrick J. Michaels, A.B. Biological Sciences, S.M. Biology, Ph.D. Ecological Climatology, Virginia State Climatologist (1980-2007), Associate Professor of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia (1986-1995), President, American Association of State Climatologists (1987-1988), Research Professor of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia (1996-Present), IPCC Contributing Author and Reviewer, USA
Patrick Moore, B.Sc. Forest Biology, Ph.D. Ecology, Greenpeace co-founder, Canada
Peter Dietze, Dipl.-Ing (M.S. Electrical Engineering), Germany
Peter R. Odell, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of International Energy Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Peter Stilbs, TeknD (Ph.D.) Physical Chemistry, Sweden
Peter W. Huber, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, MIT, USA
Petr Chylek, Ph.D. Professor of Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie University, Fellow of the American Geophysical Union, Canada
Philip J. Klotzbach, Ph.D. Atmospheric Science, Research Scientist, Colorado State University, USA
Philip K. Chapman, B.S. Physics and Mathematics, Sydney University (1956), M.S. Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1964), Sc.D. Instrumentation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1967), Physicist, Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition (1958-1959), Engineer, Canadian Aviation Electronics Limited (1960-1961), British Polar Medal (1961), Physicist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1962-1967), Astronaut, Apollo 14, NASA (1967-1972), Australia
Philip Lloyd, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Environmental Chemical Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Philip Stott, Professor Emeritus of Biogeography, University of London, UK
Piers Corbyn, B.Sc. Physics, M.Sc. Astrophysics, UK
R.G. Roper, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Atmospheric Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
R. Perry Glaister, Ph.D. Geology, Canada
R. Tim Patterson, Ph.D. Professor of Earth Science, Carleton University, Canada
R. W. Gauldie, Ph.D. Research Professor Emeritus of Ocean and Earth Science, University of Hawaii, USA
Raphael A.J. Wust, M.Sc., Ph.D. Lecturer of Earth Science, James Cook University, Australia
Ralf D. Tscheuschner, Ph.D. Physics, Germany
Ralph B. Alexander, Ph.D. Physics, USA
Randall Cerveny, Ph.D. Geography, USA
Richard A. Keen, Ph.D. Professor of Climatology, University of Colorado, USA
Richard C. Willson, Ph.D. Atmospheric Science, USA
Richard S. Courtney, B.A. Material Science, DipPhil Material Science, Expert Reviewer, IPCC, USA
Richard S. Lindzen, Ph.D. Professor of Atmospheric Science, MIT, USA
Richard T. McNider, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Environmental Science, University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA
Rob Scagel, M.Sc., Forest Microclimate Specialist, Canada
Robert C. Balling Jr., Ph.D. Professor of Geography, Former Director, Office of Climatology, Arizona State University, USA
Robert C. Whitten, Ph.D. Physics, Retired Research Scientist, NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Robert E. Davis, Ph.D. Professor of Climatology, University of Virginia, USA
Robert G. Williscroft, B.Sc. Oceanography and Meteorology, M.Sc. Ph.D. Engineering, USA
Robert Giegengack, Ph.D. Professor of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Robert H. Austin, Ph.D. Professor of Physics, Princeton University, USA
Robert H. Essenhigh, M.S. Natural Science, Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, UK
Robert L. Kovach, Professor of Geophysics, Stanford University, USA
Robert M. Carter, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental and Earth Science, James Cook University, Australia
Robin Vaughan, Ph.D. Physics, UK
Roger A. Pielke Sr., Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Senior Research Scientist, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado in Boulder, USA
Roger A. Pielke Jr., B.A. Mathematics, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder, Fellow, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), Former Research Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA
Roger Bate, M.Sc. Environmental and Resource Management, Ph.D. Economics, UK
Roger W. Cohen, M.S. Ph.D. Physics, USA
Romuald Bartnik, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Organic Chemistry, Univeversity of Lodz, Poland
Roy W. Spencer, B.S. Atmospheric Sciences, M.S. Meteorology, Ph.D. Meteorology, Research Scientist, University of Wisconsin (1982-1984), Senior Scientist for Climate Studies, NASA (1984-2001), NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal (1991), American Meteorological Society’s Special Award (1996), Principal Research Scientist, University of Alabama in Huntsville (2001-Present), USA
S. Fred Singer, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Environmental Science, University of Virginia, USA
Sallie Baliunas, Ph.D. Astrophysics, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, USA
Sau-Hai Lam, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Engineering, Princeton University, USA
Sherwood B. Idso, B.S. Physics, M.S. Soil Science, Ph.D. Soil Science, Research Scientist, U.S.D.A. Agricultural Research Service (1967-2001), Editorial Board, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology Journal (1973-1993), Arthur S. Flemming Award (1977), Adjunct Professor of Geography and Plant Biology, Arizona State University (1984-2003), Editorial Board, Environmental and Experimental Botany Journal (1993-Present), President, Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change (2001-Present), USA
Simon C. Brassell, B.Sc. Chemistry & Geology, Ph.D. Organic Geochemistry, UK
Sonja Boehmer-Christiansen, Ph.D. Environmental Policy (International Control of Marine Pollution), Emeritus Reader of Geography and Earth Resources, University of Hull, UK
Stanley B. Goldenberg, B.S. Meteorology, M.S. Meteorology, Research Meteorologist, Department of Atmospheric Science, University of Washington (1986-1989), Meteorologist, NOAA Hurricane Research Division (1990-Present), USA
Stanley W. Trimble, B.S. Chemistry (1963), M.A. Geography (1970), Ph.D. Population and Settlement Geography (1973), Research Hydrologist, US Geological Survey (1973-1984), Professor of Geography, UCLA (1975-Present), Visiting Professor, University of Chicago (1978, 1981, 1990), Visiting Professor, University College London (1985), Frost Lectureship, British Geomorphological Research Group (1994), Visiting Professor, University of Vienna (1994, 1999), Fulbright Senior Fellowship (1995), Visiting Fellow, University of Oxford (1995), Committee on Watershed Management , National Research Council-National Academy of Sciences (1996), Visiting Fellow, University of Durham (1998), Blue Ribbon Award for Environmental Hydrology, American Society of Agricultural Engineers (2004), Excellence Award for Environmental Hydrology, Soil and Water Conservation Society (2005), Committee on the Mississippi River and the Clean Water Act, National Research Council-National Academy of Sciences (2005), USA
Steve Milloy, B.A. Natural Science, M.S. Health Science, USA
Stephen McIntyre, B.Sc. Mathematics, University of Toronto (1969), Graduate Scholarship, Mathematical Economics, MIT (1970), PPE, Oxford University (1971), Expert Reviewer, IPCC (2007), Canada
Steve Goreham, M.S. Electrical Engineering, MBA, USA
Steve Schroeder, M.S. Operations Research, Ph.D. Meteorology, Research Associate, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University, USA
Stewart W. Franks, Ph.D. Environmental Science, U.K.
Sylvan H. Wittwer, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Horticulture, Michigan State University, USA
Syun-Ichi Akasofu, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Geophysics, University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA
Tad S. Murty, Ph.D. Oceanography and Meteorology, USA
Thomas P. Sheahen, Ph.D. Physics, MIT, USA
Thomas Schmidlin, Ph.D. Professor of Geography, Kent State University, USA
Tim F. Ball, Ph.D. Climatology, Canada
Tom Harris, B. Eng. M. Eng. Mechanical Engineering, Canada
Tom Moriarty, M.A. Physics, Senior Scientist, US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
Tom V. Segalstad, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental Geology, University of Oslo, Norway
Ulrich Berner, Geologist, Federal Institute for Geosciences, Germany
Vern Harnapp, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Geography, University of Akron, USA
Victor Manuel Velasco Herrera, Ph.D. Researcher, Institute of Geophysics, Department of Solar and Planetary Research, Mexico
Vincent E. Courtillot, Ph.D. Professor of Geophysics, University Denis Diderot, France
Vincent R. Gray, Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, Expert Reviewer, IPCC, New Zealand
Vitaliy Rusov, Ph.D. Professor of Physics, Odessa Polytechnic University, Ukraine
Vladimir M. Kotlyakov, Ph.D. Director of the Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
Yong-Sang Choi, B.S. Earth Science Education and Statistics, Ph.D. Atmospheric Science, Korea
Yuri A. Izrael, D.Sc. Physics and Mathematics, Vice Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Russia
W. Dennis Clark, B.A. Biological Science, Ph.D. Botany, USA
Walter Cunningham, M.A. Physics, Astronaut, Apollo 7, NASA, USA
Walter Starck, Ph.D. Marine Science, USA
Warren Meyer, B.S. Mechanical Engineering, USA
Warwick Hughes, B.S. Geology, Australia
Wayne Goodfellow, Ph.D. Professor of Earth Science, University of Ottawa, Canada
Wendy M. Novicoff, Ph.D. Professor of Health Evaluation Sciences, University of Virginia, USA
Wibjorn Karlen, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology, Stockholm University, Sweden
William F. Smyth, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, McMaster University, Canada
Willem de Lange, Ph.D. Senior Lecturer of Earth and Ocean Science, Waikato University, New Zealand
William B. Hubbard, Ph.D. Professor of Planetary Atmospheres, University of Arizona, USA
William Bauman, Ph.D. Atmospheric Science, USA
William E. Reifsnyder, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Forest Meteorology and Biometeorology, Yale, USA
William Happer, Ph.D. Professor of Physics, Princeton University, USA
William J.R. Alexander, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Biosystems Engineering, University of Pretoria, South Africa
William M. Briggs, B.S. Meteorology and Math, M.S. Atmospheric Science, Ph.D. Statistics, USA
William M. Gray, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Head of the Tropical Meteorology Project, Colorado State University, USA
William R. Cotton, M.S. Atmospheric Science, Ph.D. Meteorology, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Willie H. Soon, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, University of Southern California (1991), Astrophysicist and and Geoscientist, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, USA
Wm. Robert Johnston, B.A. Astronomy, M.S. Ph.D. Physics, USA
Wolfgang Thune, Ph.D. Geography, Germany
Zachary W. Robinson, B.S. Chemistry, Professor of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine, USA
Zbigniew Jaworowski, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc. Natural Sciences, Former Research Scientist, Norwegian Polar Research Institute, Professor, Central Laboratory for Radiological Protection, Poland

Meteorologists:

"Scientists that study the earth's atmosphere, climate, and weather" - Wordsmyth Dictionary

A.J. Colby, B.S. Atmospheric Science, AMS Certified, Meteorologist WKYC-TV, USA
Andre Bernier, B.S. Meteorology, Meteorologist WJW-TV, USA
Anthony Watts, Chief Meteorologist KPAY-AM, USA
Arlo Gambell, AMS Certified, Meteorologist, USA
Art Horn, B.S. Meteorology, Meteorologist WVIT-TV, USA
Arthur T. Safford III, Retired Meteorologist USAF, USA
Asmunn Moene, Former Chief Meteorologist, Oslo, Norway
Austin W. Hogan, AMS Certified, Meteorologist, USA
Bill Meck, Chief Meteorologist WLEX-TV, USA
Bill Steffen, B.S. Meteorology and Physical Geography, Chief Meteorologist WOOD-TV, USA
Bob Breck, B.S. Meteorology & Oceanography, Chief Meteorologist WVUE-TV, USA
Brad Sussman, Meteorologist, USA
Brian Sussman, Meteorologist, USA
Bruce Boe, Director of Meteorology Weather Modification Inc., USA
Bruce Schwoegler, B.S. Meteorology, USA
Chad Myers, B.S. Meteorology. AMS Certified, Meteorologist CNN, USA
Christopher Plonka, Meteorologist USAF, USA
Chuck F. Wiese, B.S. Atmospheric Science, Meteorologist, Weatherwise, USA
Craig James, B.S. Meteorology, Chief Meteorologist WOOD-TV, USA
Dan Maly, Retired Meteorologist WOIO-TV, USA
David Aldrich, B.S. Meteorology, Meteorologist WTXF-TV, USA
Dick Goddard, Chief Meteorologist WJW-TV, USA
Don Webster, Retired Meteorologist WEWS-TV, USA
Douglas Leahey, Meteorologist, Canada
Drew Lerner, Senior Agricultural Meteorologist, World Weather Inc., USA
Elliot Abrams, M.S. Meteorology, AccuWeather Chief Forecaster, USA
Eugenio Hackbart, Chief Meteorologist MetSul Meteorologia Weather Center, Brazil
Grant Dade, Meteorologist KLTV, USA
H. Michael Mogil, M.S. Meteorology, AMS Certified, Consulting Meteorologist, USA
Herb Stevens, Meteorologist WNYT-TV, USA
James Spann, AMS Certified, Chief Meteorologist WCFT-TV, WJSU-TV, USA
Jason Russell, Meteorologist, WTEN-TV, USA
Jeff Halblaub, B.S. Atmospheric Science, Meteorologist, USA
Jerry Lettre, Senior Meteorologist, WSI, USA
Jim Clarke, B.S. Meteorology, Meteorologist WZVN-TV, USA
Joe Bastardi, B.S. Meteorology, Expert Senior Forecaster AccuWeather, USA
John Coleman, Meteorologist, Founder of 'The Weather Channel', Chief Meteorologist KUSI-TV, USA
Jon Loufman, Meteorologist WOIO-TV, USA
Joseph E. Luisi, Former Chief Meteorologist Delta Airlines, USA
Justin Berk, B.S. Meteorology, AMS Certified, Meteorologist WMAR-TV, USA
Jym Ganahl, B.A. Climatology, AMS Certified, Chief Meteorologist WCMH-TV, USA
Karl Bohnak, B.S. Meteorology, AMS Certified, Meteorologist WLUC-TV, USA
Kevin Lemanowicz, B.S. Meteorology, Chief Meteorologist WFXT-TV, USA
Kevin Williams, B.S. Meteorology, Chief Meteorologist WHEC-TV, USA
Keith Eichner, Meteorologist WIVB-TV, USA
Lee Eddington, Meteorologist Geophysics Branch, U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, USA
Mark Koontz, Meteorologist WFMJ-TV, USA
Mark Breen, B.S. Meteorology, Senior Meteorologist Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, USA
Mark Johnson, AMS Certified, Chief Meteorologist, WEWS-TV, USA
Mark Scirto, B.S. Meteorology, AMS Certified, Chief Meteorologist KLTV, USA
Morgan Palmer, AMS Certified, Meteorologist KLTV, USA
Nick Morganelli, Free-Lance Meteorologist, USA
Paul Cousins, B.S. Meteorology and Geophysics, AMS and NWA Certified, Founder AtmosForecast, USA
Peter McGurk, Senior Meteorologist, WSI, USA
Randy Baker, B.S. Atmospheric Science, Senior Meteorologist UPS Airlines, USA
Randy Mann, AMS Certified, Meteorologist KREM-TV, USA
Richard (Rich) Apuzzo, Chief Meteorologist Skyeye Weather, USA
Roy Leep, B.S. Meteorology, Meteorologist WTVT-TV, USA
Sally Bernier, B.S. Meteorology, Meteorologist WJW-TV, USA
Shane Hollett, Meteorologist WMJI-FM, USA
Steven Nogueira, NWS Senior Meteorologist, USA
Terry Eliasen, B.S. Meteorology, Meteorologist WBZ-TV, USA
Thomas B. Gray, M.S. Meteorology, USAF, USA
Tim Kelley, B.S. Meteorology, Meteorologist NECN, USA
Tom Chisholm, B.S. Atmospheric Science, Chief Meteorologist WMTW-TV, USA
William Kininmonth, B.Sc., M.Sc., Retired Head of the Australian National Climate Centre, Australia

Physicians and Surgeons:

Charles Krauthammer, B.A. Political Science and Economics, M.D. Harvard, USA
Donald R. Roberts, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Medicine, Uniformed Services University, USA
Donald W. Miller, M.D. Professor of Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, USA
Howard Maccabee, Ph.D. BioPhysics, M.D. Former Medical Director of the Radiation Oncology Center at John Muir Hospital, California, USA
John Dale Dunn, M.D. Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, USA
Michel Salomon, M.D. Director of the International Centre for Scientific Ecology, France
Rand Paul, M.D., USA
Ron Paul, B.S. Biology, M.D. Former U.S. Airforce Flight Surgeon, USA
William Campbell Douglass II, M.D. Former U.S. Navy Flight Surgeon, USA

Social Scientists:

"The assessment of regional environmental and social impacts is a multidisciplinary task that involves natural and social scientists working in tandem with policy makers." - American Meteorological Society

Alan Carlin, B.S. Physics, Ph.D. Economics, Senior Economist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, USA
Alan Moran, Ph.D. Economics, Director of the IPA's Deregulation Unit, Australia
Alex MacMillan, Ph.D. Professor of Economics and Finance (Retired), Queen's University, USA
Alex Robson, Ph.D. Economics, Irvine, USA
Alister McFarquhar, Ph.D. Economics, UK
Andrei Illarionov, Ph.D. Economics, Russia
Andrew N. Kleit, Ph.D. Professor of Energy and Environmental Economics, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Andrew P. Morriss, Ph.D. Economics, MIT, USA
Aynsley Kellow, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental Policy, University of Tasmania, Australia
Art Carden, Ph.D. Professor of Economics, Rhodes College, USA
Ben Stein, B.S. Economics, USA
Benny Peiser, Ph.D. Professor of Social Anthropology, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
Bjørn Lomborg, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental Economics, Former Director of the Environmental Assessment Institute in Copenhagen, Denmark
Brent L. Sohngen, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental Economics, The Ohio State University, USA
Bruce D. McCullough, Ph.D. Professor of Decision Sciences, Drexel University, USA
Bruce Yandle, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Economics, Clemson University, USA
Carl P. Close, M.A. Economics, USA
Cass R. Sunstein, Professor of Environmental Law, Harvard Law School, USA
Craig S. Marxsen, Ph.D. Professor of Economics, University of Nebraska Kearney, USA
Daniel J. Mitchell, Ph.D. Economics, USA
Daniel K. Benjamin, Ph.D. Economics, USA
Daniel R. Simmons, B.A. Economics, USA
Daniella Markheim, M.A. Economics, USA
David A. Ridenour, B.A. Political Science, USA
David Almasi, B.A. Political Science, USA
David R. Henderson, Ph.D. Professor of Economics, Naval Postgraduate School, USA
David Kreutzer, Ph.D. Economics, USA
Dennis T. Avery, M.S. Agricultural Economics, USA
Don Aitkin, Ph.D. Political Science, Australia
Donald I. Hertzmark, M.S. Ph.D. Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics, USA
Donald J. Boudreaux, Ph.D. Economics, USA
Donald Trump, B.S. Economics, USA
Douglas Southgate, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental Economics, The Ohio State University, USA
Edwin J. Feulner, M.B.A. Ph.D. Economics, USA
Eugene M. Trisko, B.A. Economics, J.D. Law, Member, EPA Clean Air Act Advisory Committee, USA
Frank Milne, Ph.D. Professor of Economics, Queen's University, Canada
G. Cornelis van Kooten, Ph.D. Professor of Agricultural & Resource Economics, Univeristy of Victoria, Canada
Gabriel Calzada, Ph.D. Professor of Economics, Rey Juan Carlos University, Spain
Gary M. Galles, Ph.D. Professor of Economics, Pepperdine University, USA
George F. Will, Ph.D. Political Science, USA
George Reisman, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Economics, Pepperdine University, USA
Hans H.j. Labohm, Economist, Expert Reviewer, IPCC (2007), The Netherlands
Ingemar Nordin, Ph.D. Professor of Philosophy, Linköping University, Sweden
J. Huston McCulloch, Ph.D. Professor of Economics and Finance, The Ohio State University, USA
James Johnson, M.A. Ph.D. Economics, USA
James Inhofe, B.A. Economics, USA
Jean-Luc Migue, PhD Economics, Canada
Jeff Kueter, B.A. Political Science and Economics, M.A. Political Science, M.A. Security Policy Studies and Science & Technology Studies
Jerome R. Corsi, Ph.D. Political Science, USA
Jerry Taylor, B.A. Political Science, USA
John Brätland, Ph.D. Senior Economist, U.S. Department of the Interior
John D. Graham, Ph.D. Dean of the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University
John J. Ray, Ph.D. Psychology, Mensa Member, Australia
John R. Lott, Ph.D. Economics, USA
John Stossel, B.A. Psychology, USA
Julian Morris, M.A. Economics, M.Sc. Environment and Resource Economics, M.Phil. Land Economics, UK
Junsoo Lee, Ph.D. Professor of Economics, University of Alabama, USA
Kendra Okonski, B.A. Economics, USA
Kenneth W. Chilton, Ph.D. Director of the Institute for Study of Economics and the Environment, Lindenwood University, USA
Karen Campbell, Ph.D. Economics, USA
Kesten C. Green, Ph.D. Management Science, New Zealand
Margo Thorning, Ph.D. Economics, USA
Marlo Lewis, B.A. Political Science, Ph.D., USA
Mark C. Strazicich, Ph.D. Professor of Economics, Appalachian State University, USA
Michael Beenstock, Ph.D. Professor of Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Michael S. Rozeff, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Finance And Managerial Economics, University of Buffalo, USA
Molly Espey, Ph.D. Professor of Applied Economics & Statistics, Clemson University, USA
Myron Ebell, M.Sc. Economics, USA
Nicolas Loris, M.A. Economics, USA
Nigel Lawson, Baron Lawson of Blaby, PPE Oxford, UK
Paul E. Godek, Ph.D. Economics, USA
Peter V. Bias, Ph.D. Professor of Business and Economics, Florida Southern College, USA
Randall G. Holcombe, Ph.D. Professor of Economics, Florida State University, USA
Randy T. Simmons, Ph.D. Professor of Economics, Utah State University, USA
Richard W. Rahn, Ph.D. Business Economics, USA
Rob Blackstock, Ph.D. Professor of Economics, The College of Business, USA
Robert L. Bradley Jr., M.A. Economics, Ph.D. Political Economy, USA
Robert Higgs, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Economics, USA
Robert J. Michaels, Ph.D. Professor of Economics, California State University, USA
Robert P. Murphy, Ph.D. Economics, USA
Roland Granqvist, Ph.D. Professor of Economics, Dalarna University, Sweden
Ronad Rychlak, Professor of Environmental Law, University of Mississippi School of Law, USA
Ross McKitrick, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental Economics, University of Guelph, Expert Reviewer, IPCC, Canada
Roy E. Cordato, M.A. Ph.D. Economics, USA
Stephan Wilksch, Dr-Ing Professor of Economic Science, University of Technolgy and Economics Berlin, Germany
Terry L. Anderson, Ph.D. Economics, USA
Thomas A. Birkland, Ph.D. Political Science, USA
Thomas Gale Moore, M.A., Ph.D. Economics, USA
Thomas J. DiLorenzo, Ph.D. Professor of Economics, Loyola University Maryland, USA
Thomas Sowell, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Economics, UCLA, USA
Timothy D. Terrell, Ph.D. Professor of Economics, Wofford College, USA
Vaclav Klaus, Ph.D. Professor of Economics, President of the Czech Republic
Walter Block, Ph.D. Professor of Economics, Loyola University New Orleans, USA
Walter E. Williams, Ph.D. Professor of Economics, George Mason University, USA
Wayne Winegarden, Ph.D. Economics, USA
William Evans, Ph.D. Professor of Economics, Notre Dame, USA
William Junga, Ph.D. Economics, USA
William L. Anderson, Ph.D. Professor of Economics, Frostburg State University, USA
William D. Nordhaus, Ph.D. Economics, MIT, USA
William W. Beach, M.A. Economics, USA
Willis Eschenbach, B.A. Psychology, USA
Wolfgang Kasper, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of New South Wales, Australia
Yaron Brook, B.Sc. Civil Engineering, Ph.D. Finance, USA

Deceased:

"Some of this noise won't stop until some of these scientists are dead" - James Hansen, 2006

Aaron Wildavsky, Ph.D. Political Science, USA (Died: September 4, 1993)
Adrian H. Gordon, Meteorologist, University of South Australia, Australia (Died: April 12, 2000)
August H. Auer Jr., Professor Emeritus of Atmospheric Science, University of Wyoming, USA (Died: June 10, 2007)
Chauncey Starr, Ph.D. Physics, USA (Died: April 17, 2007)
Duwayne M. Anderson, Professor Emeritus of Geology, Texas A&M University, USA (Died: October 4, 2002)
Edward Teller, B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Karlsruhe (1928), Ph.D. Physics, University of Leipzig (1930), Research Associate, University of Leipzig (1929–1931), Research Associate, University of Göttingen (1931–1933), Rockefeller Fellow, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Copenhagen (1933–1934), Lecturer, London City College (1934), Professor of Physics, George Washington University (1935-1941), Researcher, Manhattan Project, Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory (1942-1943), Group Leader, Manhattan Project, Los Alamos National Laboratory (1943-1946), Professor of Physics, University of Chicago (1946-1952), Member, National Academy of Sciences (1948), Assistant Director, Los Alamos National Laboratory (1949-1952), Developer, Hydrogen Bomb (1951), Founder, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory (1952), Professor of Physics, University of California, Berkeley (1953-1975), Associate Director, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory (1954–1958), Harrison Medal (1955), Albert Einstein Award (1958), Director, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory (1958-1960), Professor, Hoover Institution on War Revolution and Peace, Stanford University (1960–1975), Enrico Fermi Award, United States Atomic Energy Commission (1962), Senior Research Fellow, Hoover Institution (1975-2003), Professor Emeritus of Physics, University of California, Berkeley (1975–2003), National Medal of Science (1982), Presidential Medal of Freedom (2003), USA (Died: September 9, 2003)
Ernst-Georg Beck, B.A. Biology, M.A. Biology (biochemistry, plant physiology, microbiology and macromolecular chemistry), Teacher of Biology and Chemistry, State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany (Died: September 22, 2010)
Frederick Seitz, A.B. Mathematics, Stanford University (1932), Ph.D. Physics, Princeton University (1934), Proctor Fellow, Princeton University (1934–1935), Instructor in Physics, University of Rochester (1935–1936), Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Rochester (1936–1937), Research Physicist, General Electric Company (1937–1939), Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Pennsylvania (1939–1941), Associate Professor of Physics, University of Pennsylvania (1941-1942), Professor of Physics, Carnegie Institute of Technology (1942-1949), Research Professor of Physics, University of Illinois (1949-1965), Chairman, American Institute of Physics (1954-1960), President Emeritus, American Physical Society (1961), President Emeritus, National Academy of Sciences (1962-1969), Graduate College Dean, University of Illinois (1964-1965), President Emeritus, Rockefeller University (1968-1978), Franklin Medal (1965), American Institute of Physics Compton Medal (1970), National Medal of Science (1973), USA (Died: March 2, 2008)
George H. Sutton, Professor Emeritus of Geophysics, University of Hawaii, USA (Died: January 25, 2004)
Heinz Lettau, Professor Emeritus of Geophysics, University of Wisconsin, USA (Died: August 4, 2005)
Helmut Metzner, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Botany, University of Tubingen, Germany (Died: September 20, 1999)
Henry R. Linden, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA (Died: September 13, 2009)
Ian Castles, B.Com, Secretary, Australian Government Department of Finance (1979–1986), Australian Statistician, Australian Bureau of Statistics (1986–1994), Member, International Statistical Institute (1992), Executive Director and Vice President, Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (1995–2000), Fellow, Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, Visiting Fellow, Research School of Economics, Australian National University, Former President, International Association of Official Statistics, Australia (Died: August 2, 2010)
James P. Lodge Jr., Ph.D. Consultant in Atmospheric Chemistry, USA (Died: December 14, 2001)
Joanne Simpson, First woman to ever receive a Ph.D. in Meteorology, Retired Chief Scientist, Earth Sun Exploration Division, NASA, USA (Died: March 4, 2010)
John L. Daly, B.Sc Economics, Australia (Died: January 29, 2004)
John Maddox, Editor of Nature (22 years), Lecturer in Theoretical Physics, University of Manchester, UK (Died: April 12, 2009)
John R. Apel, Ph.D. Physics, USA (Died: August 16, 2001)
Julian Simon, B.A. Psychology, Ph.D. Economics, USA (Died: February 8, 1998)
Lance Endersbee, M.E. Professor Emeritus of Engineering, Monash University, Australia (Died: October 1, 2009)
Larry H. Brace, B.S. Physics, USA (Died: August 28, 2005)
Marcel Leroux, Professor Emeritus of Climatology, University of Lyon, France (Died: August 12, 2008)
Michael Crichton, A.B. Anthropology (summa cum laude, Harvard), Lecturer in Anthropology, Cambridge University, M.D. (Harvard Medical School), Post-Doctoral Fellow, Salk Institute for Biological Sciences, USA (Died: November 4, 2008)
Michael J. Higatsberger, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Experimental Physics, University of Vienna, Austria (Died: January 7, 2004)
Norman Borlaug, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of International Agriculture, Texas A&M University, Nobel Peace Prize 1970, USA (Died: September 12, 2009)
Paul Handler, Professor Emeritus of Physics, University of Illinois, USA (Died: January 24, 1998)
Reid A. Bryson, B.A. Geology, Ph.D. Meteorology, USA (Died: June 11, 2008)
Rhodes Fairbridge, Ph.D. Geology, Australia (Died: November 8, 2006)
Robert E. Stevenson, Ph.D. Oceanography, USA (Died: August 12, 2001)
Robert Jastrow, A.B. Physics, Columbia University (1944), A.M. Physics, Columbia University (1945), Ph.D. Physics, Columbia University (1948), Adjunct Professor of Geophysics, Columbia University (1944–1982), Postdoctoral Fellow, Leiden University, Netherlands (1948-1949), Scholar, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University (1949-1950, 1953), Assistant Professor of Physics, Yale (1953-1954), Chief, NASA Theoretical Division (1958-61), Founding Director, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (1961-1981), NASA Medal for Exceptional Scientific Achievement (1968), Professor of Earth Sciences, Dartmouth College (1981-1992), Chairman, Mount Wilson Institute (1992–2003), USA (Died: February 8, 2008)
Roland (R.A.D.) Byron-Scott, Senior Lecturer Emeritus of Meteorology, Flinders University, Australia (Died: January, 2004)
Thomas Gold, Sc.D. Professor Emeritus of Astronomy, Cornell University, USA (Died: June 22, 2004)
Tor Ragnar Gerholm, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Physics, University of Stockholm, Sweden (Died: June 27, 2007)
William A. Nierenberg, B.S. Physics, City College of New York (1939), M.A. Physics, Columbia University (1942), Ph.D. Physics, Columbia University (1947), Researcher, Manhattan Project, Columbia SAM Laboratories (1942-1945), Instructor in Physics, Columbia University (1946–1948), Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Michigan (1948–1950), Associate Professor of Physics, University of California, Berkeley (1950-1953), Professor of Physics, University of California, Berkeley (1954–1965), Assistant Secretary General for Scientific Affairs, NATO (1960-1962), Director Emeritus, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (1965-1986), Member, White House Task Force on Oceanography (1969-1970), Member, National Academy of Sciences (1971), Chairman, National Advisory Committee on Oceans and Atmosphere (1971-1975), Member, National Advisory Committee on Oceans and Atmosphere (1971–1978), Member, National Science Board (1972–1978, 1982–1988), Chairman, Advisory Council, NASA (1978-1982), Member, Space Panel, Naval Studies Board, National Research Council (1978–1984), Member, Council of the National Academy of Sciences (1979-1982), Chairman, Carbon Dioxide Assessment Committee, National Academy of Sciences (1980–1983), NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal (1982), USA (Died: September 10, 2000)
William Mitchell, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Physics, University of Oxford, UK (Died: October 30, 2002)

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Skeptical Scientific Organizations:

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (31,000+ Members)
American Association of State Climatologists
American Geological Institute
American Institute of Professional Geologists
Geological Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences
Japan Society of Energy and Resources (1791 Members)
Russian Academy of Sciences


Skeptical Organizations:

Abundant Wildlife Society of North America, USA
Accuracy In Media, USA
AccuWeather, USA
Acton Institute, USA
Adam Smith Institute, UK
Advancement of Sound Science Center, USA
Advocates for Self Government, USA
Air Quality Standards Coalition, USA
Alabama Policy Institute, USA
Alexis de Tocqueville Institution, USA
Alternate Solutions Institute, Pakistan
America's Future Inc., USA
American Conservative Union, USA
American Council on Science and Health, USA
American Enterprise Institute, USA
American Institute for Economic Research, USA
American Land Rights Association, USA
American Legislative Exchange Council, USA
American Policy Center, USA
American Spectator Foundation, USA
Americans for Limited Government, USA
Americans for Prosperity, USA
Americans for Prosperity Foundation, USA
Americans for Tax Reform, USA
Annapolis Center for Science-Based Public Policy, USA
Annapolis Institute, USA
Argentinean Foundation for a Scientific Ecology (FAEC), Argentina
Arizona State University Office of Cimatology, USA
Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs at Ashland University, USA
Asociación de Consumidores Libres, Costa Rica
Association for Liberal Thinking, Turkey
Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, USA
Association of British Drivers, UK
Atlas Economic Research Foundation, USA
Australian APEC Study Centre, Australia
Australian Libertarian Society, Australia
Ayn Rand Institute, USA
Blue Ribbon Coalition, USA
Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy, USA
Bureaucrash Foundation, USA
Business & Media Institute, USA
Canada Free Press, Canada
Capital Research Center (CRC), USA
Carbon Sense Coalition, Australia
Cascade Policy Institute, USA
Cathay Institute of Public Affairs, China
Cato Institute, USA
CEDICE LIBERTAD, Venezuela
Centro de Innovación y Desarrollo Humano, Uruguay
CEPOS, Denmark
CEPPRO, Paraguay
Center for Freedom and Prosperity, USA
Center for Global Food Issues, USA
Center for Science and Public Policy, USA
Center for the Advancement of Energy Markets (CAEM), USA
Center for the Defense of Free Enterprise, USA
Center for the Dissemination of Economic Information, Venezuela
Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change, USA
Center for the Study of Popular Culture, USA
Centre for Independent Studies, Australia
Centre for Policy Studies (CPS), UK
China's Research Center for Economic Transition, China
CIEN, Guatemala
CIIMA-ESEADE, Argentina
Citizens Against Government Waste, USA
Citizens for the Environment and CFE Action Fund, USA
Civil Society Coalition on Climate Change, International
Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute, USA
Claremont Institute, USA
Clean Water Industry Coalition, USA
Club For Growth, USA
Coalition for Affordable American Energy (CAAE), USA
Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow, USA
Committee for Economic Development, USA
Competitive Enterprise Institute, USA
Concerned Women for America, USA
Congress for Racial Equality (CORE), USA
Cooler Heads Coalition, USA
Cornwall Allliance, USA
DCI Group, USA
Doctors for Disaster Preparedness (DDP), USA
Discovery Institute, USA
Eagle Forum, USA
Environmental Conservation Organization (ECO), USA
Environment Probe, Canada
European Center for Economic Growth, Austria
Family Research Council, USA
Federalist Society, USA
Federazione Ambiente Agricoltura, Italy
FORCES International, USA
Foundation for American Communications, USA
Foundation for Economic Education (FEE), USA
Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment (FREE), USA
Fraser Institute, Canada
Free Congress Foundation, USA
Free Enterprise Education Institute, USA
Free Enterprise Institute, USA
Free Market Foundation, South Africa
FreedomWorks, USA
Friends of Science, Canada
Frontier Centre for Public Policy (FCPP), Canada
Frontiers of Freedom Institute, USA
Fundacion Atlas 1853, Argentina
Fundacion Libertad, Panama
Future of Freedom Foundation, USA
George C. Marshall Institute, USA
Global Climate Coalition, USA
Grassfire.org, USA
Greening Earth Society, USA
Greenspirit, USA
Heartland Institute, USA
Heritage Foundation, USA
High Park Group, Canada
Hispanic American Center for Economic Research, USA
Hoover Institution, USA
Hudson Institute, USA
IEEP, Ecuador
Imani: The Centre for Humane Education, Ghana
Independent Institute, USA
Information Council on the Environment, USA
Initiative of Public Policy Analysis, Nigeria
INLAP, Costa Rica
Institut Constant de Rebecque, Switzerland
Institute for Canadian Values, Canada
Institute for Energy Research, USA
Institute for Free Enterprise, Germany
Institute for Global Economic Growth (IGEG), USA
Institute for Humane Studies, USA
Institute for Liberty, USA
Institute for Market Economics, Bulgaria
Institute for Policy Innovation, USA
Institute for Regulatory Science, USA
Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation (IRET), USA
Institute for the Study of Earth and Man, USA
Institute for Trade, Standards and Sustainable Development, USA
Institute of Economic Affairs, UK
Institute of Economic Analysis, Russia
Institute of Public Affairs, Australia
Institute on Religion and Public Life, USA
Instituto de Libre Empresa, Peru
Instituto Liberdade, Brazil
Instituto Veritas, Honduras
Interfaith Stewardship Alliance, USA
International Climate and Environmental Change Assessment Project, USA
International Climate Science Coalition, Canada
International Policy Network, UK
International Society for Individual Liberty, USA
Istituto Bruno Leoni, Italy
Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies, Israel
John Birch Society, USA
John Locke Foundation, USA
Lavoisier Group, Australia
League of Private Property Voters, USA
Liberales Institut, Switzerland
Liberalni Institute, Czech Republic
Libertad y Desarrollo, Chile
Libertarian Alliance, UK
Libertarian Futurist Society, USA
Libertarian International, The Netherlands
Liberty Institute, India
Lion Rock Institute, Hong Kong
Lithuanian Free Market Institute, Lithuania
Ludwig von Mises Institute, USA
MacIver Institute, USA
Mackinac Center for Public Policy, USA
Maine Heritage Policy Center, USA
Media Research Center, USA
Mercatus Center at George Mason University, USA
Milton & Rose D. Friedman Foundation, USA
Minimal Government Thinkers, Philippines
Montreal Economic Institute, Canada
National Anxiety Center, USA
National Center for Policy Analysis, USA
National Center for Public Policy Research, USA
National Chamber Foundation (NCF), USA
National Motorists Association, USA
National Taxpayers Union, USA
Natural Resources Stewardship Project, Canada
New Coalition for Economic and Social Change
New Hope Environmental Services, USA
New Zealand Business Roundtable, New Zealand
New Zealand Climate Science Coalition, New Zealand
Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine, USA
Pacific Legal Foundation, USA
Pacific Research Institute, USA
Polyconomics Institute, USA
Property and Environment Research Center (PERC), USA
Property Rights Foundation of America, USA
Reason Foundation, USA
Reason Public Policy Institute, USA
Rockford Institute, USA
Schiller Institute, USA
Science & Environmental Policy Project, USA
Science & Public Policy Institute, USA
Scientific Alliance, UK
Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, USA
Sovereignty International, USA
St. Lawrence Institute, Canada
State Policy Network, USA
Sustainable Development Network, UK
TaxPayer's Alliance, UK
Tennessee Center for Policy Research, USA
The 60 Plus Association, USA
The Atlas Society (TAS), USA
Thoreau Institute, USA
Tropical Meteorology Project, USA
TSAugust, USA
Urban Renaissance Institute, Canada
U.S. Chamber of Commerce, USA
Washington Policy Center, USA
Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy, USA


Alarmists:

(Since some like to dispute what credentials entitle you to be able to give an opinion on Global Warming I would like to provide you with the other side's credentials)

Celebrities:

Al Gore, B.A. Government, Divinity and Law School Dropout (no science degree)
Bill Maher, B.A. English (no science degree)
Bill McKibben, B.A. Journalism (no science degree)
Daryl Hanna, B.F.A. Theater (no science degree)
Edward Norton, B.A. History (no science degree)
Oprah Winfrey, B.A. Speech and Drama (no science degree)
Prince Charles of Wales, B.A. (no science degree)
Sheryl Crow, B.A. Music Education (no science degree)

ABC - Bob Woodruff, J.D. Law (no science degree)
ABC - Sam Champion, B.A. Broadcast News (no science degree, not a meteorologist)
CBS - Harry Smith, B.A. Communications and Theater (no science degree)
CBS - Katie Couric, B.A. English (no science degree)
CBS - Scott Pelley, College Dropout
CNN - Campbell Brown, B.A. Political Science
CNN - John Roberts, College Dropout
CNN - Miles O'Brien, College Dropout
FOX - Shepard Smith, College Dropout
MSNBC - Keith Olbermann, B.S. Communication Arts (no science degree)
NBC - Ann Curry, B.A. Journalism (no science degree)
NBC - Anne Thompson, B.A. American studies (no science degree)
NBC - Matt Lauer. B.A. Communications (no science degree)
NBC - Meredith Vieira, B.A. English (no science degree)

Al Sharpton, College Dropout
Alanis Morissette, High School Diploma
Alicia Keys, College Dropout
Alicia Silverstone, High School Dropout
Art Bell, College Dropout
Ben Affleck, College Dropout
Ben Stiller, College Dropout
Billy Jean King, College Dropout
Bono (Paul Hewson), High School Diploma
Brad Pitt, College Dropout
Britney Spears, High School Dropout
Bruce Springsteen, College Dropout
Cameron Diaz, High School Dropout
Christie Brinkley, High School Diploma
Cindy Crawford, College Dropout
Diane Keaton, College Dropout
Drew Barrymore, High School Dropout
Ed Begley Jr., High School Diploma
George Clooney, College Dropout
Gwyneth Paltrow, College Dropout
Jackson Browne, High School Diploma
James Cameron, Community College Dropout
Jason Biggs, College Dropout
Jennifer Connelly, College Dropout
Jessica Simpson, High School Dropout
Jon Bon Jovi (John Bongiovi), High School Diploma
John Travolta, High School Dropout
Joshua Jackson, High School Dropout
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, College Dropout
Julia Roberts, College Dropout
Kanye West, College Dropout
Keanu Reeves, High School Dropout
Kevin Bacon, High School Dropout
Kiefer Sutherland, High School Dropout
Larry Hagman, College Dropout
Leonardo DiCaprio, High School Dropout
Lindsay Lohan, High School Dropout
Ludacris (Christopher Bridges), College Dropout
Madonna (Madonna Ciccone), College Dropout
Matt Damon, College Dropout
Matthew Modine, College Dropout
Michael Moore, College Dropout
Nicole Richie, College Dropout
Neve Campbell, High School Dropout
Olivia Newton-John, High School Dropout
Orlando Bloom, High School Dropout
Paul McCartney, High School Diploma
Paris Hilton, High School Dropout
Pierce Brosnan. High School Dropout
Queen Latifah (Dana Elaine Owens), College Dropout
Richard Branson, High School Dropout
Robert Redford, College Dropout
Rosie O'Donnell, College Dropout
Sarah Silverman, College Dropout
Sean Penn, College Dropout
Sienna Miller, High School Diploma
Ted Turner, College Dropout
Terri Hatcher, College Dropout
Tommy Lee (Thomas Lee Bass), High School Dropout
Uma Thurman, High School Dropout
Willie Nelson, High School Dropout

Politicians:
John McCain, B.S. (graduated 894th out of 899 in his class)
Newt Gingrich, Ph.D. Modern European History (no science degree) (hypocrite)
Pat Robertson, M.A. Divinity (no science degree)
Meghan McCain, B.A. Art History (no science degree) (Meghan McCain Says She Voted For Gore in 2000, When She Was Too Young to Vote)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr, J.D. Law (no science degree) ('recovered' heroin addict)

Celebrity Scientists:
Andrew Revkin, B.A. Biology, M.S. Journalism
Bill Nye, B.S. Mechanical Engineering (Bill Nye the Science Guy)
George Monboit, B.Sc. Zoology (Guardian Columnist)

Scientists:
Chris Field, Ph.D. Biology (IPCC Co-chair of Working Group 2)
Gavin Schmidt, Ph.D. Applied Mathematics (NASA GISS, RealClimate)
James Annan, D.Phil. Mathematics
James Hansen, Ph.D. Physics (NASA GISS)
James Lovelock, Ph.D. Medicine
Joe Romm, Ph.D. Physics (Climate Progress)
John Holden, Ph.D. Theoretical Plasma Physics
Joshua Halpern, Ph.D. Physics (Rabett Run)
Kerry Emanuel, Ph.D. Meteorology
Kevin Trenberth, Sc.D. Meteorology
Lonnie Thompson, Ph.D. Geological Science
Michael Mann, Ph.D. Geology (RealClimate)
Michael Oppenheimer, Ph.D. Chemical Physics
Michael Tobis, Ph.D. Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
Naomi Oreskes, Ph.D. History of Science
Phil Jones, Ph.D. Hydrology (Director of the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia)
Rajendra Pachauri, Ph.D. Industrial Engineering (IPCC Chairman)
Richard Alley, Ph.D. Geology
Richard Somerville, Ph.D. Meteorology
Sir David King, Ph.D. Physical Chemistry
Sir Robert Watson, Ph.D. Chemistry (IPCC Chairman, 1997-2002)
Stefan Rahmstorf, Ph.D. Oceanography
Steven Schneider, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering and Plasma Physics (Died: July 19, 2010)
Susan Solomon, Ph.D. Chemistry
Tom Chalko, Ph.D. Laser Holography

Social Scientists:
Alden Meyer, B.A. Political Science, M.A. Human Resources
Lord Nicholas Stern, Ph.D. Economics
Mark Lynas, B.A. History and Politics
Ronald Bailey, B.A. Philosophy and Economics (Science Correspondent, Reason Magazine)
Steve Rayner, Ph.D. Anthropology
Thomas Friedman, B.A. Mediterranean Studies; M.Phil. Middle Eastern Studies

Journalists:
Chris Mooney, B.A. English (no science degree)
Elizabeth Kolbert, B.A. Literature (no science degree)

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Feb 14 2008, 06:28 PM #18

FACT: Only Computer Illiterates believe in "Man-Made" Global Warming (Popular Technology)

What people do not understand is that there is no proof of "Man-Made" Global Warming without using irrelevant computer models. Yes computer models have a place in engineering but are utterly useless at fortune telling, I mean "climate prediction". With engineering you can build and test in the real world to confirm the computer model's accuracy. You can do no such thing with the planet Earth and it's climate. You cannot build a planet and it's atmosphere to "test" your computer climate model.

I am a computer analyst and can program a computer model to do whatever I want. If you program a computer model so that X amount of CO2 increase "forces" X amount of temperature increase then it will happen, this does not make this true in the real world.

Virtual reality can be whatever you want it to be and computer climate models are just that, they are the code based on the subjective opinions of the scientists creating them. The real world has no such bias.


"...all of our models have errors which mean that they will inevitably fail to track reality within a few days irrespective of how well they are initialised." - James Annan, William Connolley, RealClimate.org


GIGO: Garbage in = Garbage out

Computers need exact information and the exact procedures to process that information to get accurate answers, without that you get useless results, period. There is no way around this. Computers cannot fill in the blanks for you like nature does when you do an experiment in the real world. With computers everything must be programmed into them from the beginning and everything that is programmed into them must be 100% understood and 100% accurate. Even the most advanced and expensive computer climate models include various approximations known as 'parametrizations'. These "guesses" include:

- Cloud Cover
- Convection
- Hydrology
- Transfer of Solar Radiation in the Atmosphere

The existence of parametrizations (approximated assumptions) means that various calculations are not fully resolved to scale and thus the models are flawed by design. You have results based on estimated calculations and thus worthless results. No hand waving can change this. Any computer code that is not 100% perfect will produce meaningless results with scientific and math calculations.

Fundamental Computer Science - if a Computer Model includes merely one approximation for what latter dependent calculations or data are derived from then the output of the model is useless. This is Computer Science 101.

Computing incomplete, biased or flat out wrong data (guesses and assumptions) based on poorly understood climate physics in a "model" will give you useless output. But since these models have been "tuned" (guesstimated or deliberately altered to get the results they want) they get results that "seem" likely or even convincing to the average computer illiterate, yet they are absolutely meaningless for prediction. What the modelers do is they keep playing with the numbers until they think they guess right, a useless exercise. Technically they are mathematically adjusting various climate related equations based on theoretical assumptions.


Question: Would you use a mathematically broken calculator?

Nothing is emotional about computers they are pure logical machines, 1 + 1 must = 2. Imagine trying to use a mathematically broken calculator based on poorly understood arithmetic to get a correct answer but you have no way to confirm that "correct answer" except to wait 50-100 years. Sound crazy? Welcome to Global Climate Modeling. Yes the models have to be exact to give any sort of relevant results. That is like saying a calculator does not have to be based on accurate arithmetic to be a useful tool in mathematics - utter propaganda.


Weather vs. Climate

Computer models are used to predict your weather and you know how accurate they are. But Al Gore and Gavin Schmidt can certainly tell your what the climate will be 50-100 years from now. Give me a break! Don't be fooled that the basic principles of how computers work changes whether you are modeling the climate or the weather. Nor is one more accurate than the other long term. Computer code is computer code no matter what name you give it and how a computer works does not change because you change the name you call the code. You cannot simply excuse away missing data, substitute mathematically created observations, parametrize what you are unable to model and then run the model over a longer time and think your results have any remote relation to reality.


The Myth of Testing

Testing a model against past climate is an advanced exercise in data fitting, nothing more and proves absolutely nothing. What this means is you are attempting to have your model's output match the existing historical output that has been recorded. For example matching the global mean temperature curve over 100 years. Even if you match this temperature curve with your model it is meaningless. Your model could be using some irrelevant calculation that simply matches the curve but does not relate to the real world. With a computer model there are an infinite number of ways to match the temperature curve but only one way that represents the real world. It is impossible for computer models to prove which combination of climate physics correctly matches the real world. Do not be fooled this logic is irrefutable by anyone who understands computer science and computer modeling.


"These codes are what they are - the result of 30 years and more effort by dozens of different scientists (note, not professional software engineers), around a dozen different software platforms and a transition from punch-cards of Fortran 66, to fortran 95 on massively parallel systems." - Gavin Schmidt, RealClimate.org


Computer Science vs. Natural Science

To make matters worse it is not computer scientists creating these models but natural scientists coding them using Fortran. These natural scientists do not even begin to have the basic understanding of computer science or proper coding practices. Their code is not 100% available publicly and you do not have independent auditing or code validation. Sloppy and buggy code is very likely littered inside these climate model programs yet there is next to no accountability for any of this. How do you separate a programming error from a temperature anomaly? How can you replace observational data with a complex mathematical equation? You can't.

How many of the models used by the IPCC have had ANY bug fixes or code changes since the most recent IPCC report? If they have had ANY - all previous model run results become null and void based on simple logic thus easily invalidating the ridiculous conclusions of the IPCC report.


"No complex code can ever be proven 'true' (let alone demonstrated to be bug free). Thus publications reporting GCM results can only be suggestive." - Gavin Schmidt, RealClimate.org


Alarmism

Alarmist scientists presenting their "predictions" as fancy graphs or nicely colored renderings does nothing for the accuracy of their predictions. They like to use colors such as yellow, orange and red to have an emotional effect for worthless computer generated results. You can have a change in temperature of only a fraction of a degree yet since it's percentage change compared to a previous value might be high they will make it bright red. Disingenuous tricks like these are intended to alarm. Caution needs to be taken when reading any graphical depiction of temperature changes.


Conclusion:

All the computer illiterates are convinced that because something is done on a "super computer" that costs "millions of dollars" it is infallible. The more complex the model, the more "mysterious" it seems to the average person. The public gives computer climate models this mystical aura because they are largely computer illiterate about how they actually work and when they hear the term "computer" they do not want to sound or feel stupid, so they nod their heads and go along with it.

Why are we not turning to models to predict the future for everything? Because they can't, not even remotely. Some of them work "sort of" for the weather in very, very short term results (1-3 days) until all the data they are processing that is wrong combined with all the data they are missing and the millions of variables they are not accounting for start to kick in and grow exponentially the farther out the model runs and wham - the model is wrong. No kidding, there are simply way too many variables that they cannot account for and the computer power necessary to even start to take these variables into account does not exist.

The sheer ignorance of the scientists creating these models is astounding. The fact that they have absolutely no scientific understanding of computer systems in any remote way is appalling. They instead rely on the computer illiteracy of the general public and their perceived standing as "intellectuals" to get away with this fraud.

You are expected to believe that they can "model" the climate 50-100 years in the future when they cannot even give you accurate weather 3 days out? Don't be fools, I do this for a living, Computer Models cannot predict the future with anything as complex as the Earth's climate.


Addendum:

Dyson: Climate models are rubbish (The Register, UK)
Freeman Dyson - Professor Emeritus of Physics - Princeton University wrote:My first heresy says that all the fuss about global warming is grossly exaggerated. Here I am opposing the holy brotherhood of climate model experts and the crowd of deluded citizens who believe the numbers predicted by the computer models. [...] But I have studied the climate models and I know what they can do. The models solve the equations of fluid dynamics, and they do a very good job of describing the fluid motions of the atmosphere and the oceans. They do a very poor job of describing the clouds, the dust, the chemistry and the biology of fields and farms and forests. They do not begin to describe the real world that we live in. The real world is muddy and messy and full of things that we do not yet understand. It is much easier for a scientist to sit in an air-conditioned building and run computer models, than to put on winter clothes and measure what is really happening outside in the swamps and the clouds. That is why the climate model experts end up believing their own models.
Faith-Based Models (Peter Huber, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, MIT)

Fighting climate 'fluff' (National Post, Canada)
Freeman Dyson - Professor Emeritus of Physics - Princeton University wrote:Prof. Dyson explains that the many components of climate models are divorced from first principles and are "parameterized" -- incorporated by reference to their measured effects.

"They are full of fudge factors that are fitted to the existing climate, so the models more or less agree with the observed data. But there is no reason to believe that the same fudge factors would give the right behaviour in a world with different chemistry, for example in a world with increased CO2 in the atmosphere," he states.

Prof. Dyson learned about the pitfalls of modelling early in his career, in 1953, and from good authority: physicist Enrico Fermi, who had built the first nuclear reactor in 1942. The young Prof. Dyson and his team of graduate students and post-docs had proudly developed what seemed like a remarkably reliable model of subatomic behaviour that corresponded with Fermi's actual measurements. To Prof. Dyson's dismay, Fermi quickly dismissed his model.

"In desperation, I asked Fermi whether he was not impressed by the agreement between our calculated numbers and his measured numbers. He replied, 'How many arbitrary parameters did you use for your calculations?' I thought for a moment about our cut-off procedures and said, 'Four.' He said, 'I remember my friend Johnny von Neumann [the co-creator of game theory] used to say, with four parameters I can fit an elephant, and with five I can make him wiggle his trunk.' With that, the conversation was over."

Prof. Dyson soon abandoned this line of inquiry. Only years later, after Fermi's death, did new developments in science confirm that the impressive agreement between Prof. Dyson's model and Fermi's measurements was bogus, and that Prof. Dyson and his students had been spared years of grief by Fermi's wise dismissal of his speculative model. Although it seemed elegant, it was no foundation upon which to base sound science.
Independent Summary for Policymakers: IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (PDF) (Fraser Institute)
Fraser Institute wrote:Arguments for the hypothesis rely on computer simulations, which can never be decisive as supporting evidence. The computer models in use are not, by necessity, direct calculations of all basic physics but rely upon empirical approximations for many of the smaller scale processes of the oceans and atmosphere. They are tuned to produce a credible simulation of current global climate statistics, but this does not guarantee reliability in future climate regimes. And there are enough degrees of freedom in tunable models that simulations cannot serve as supporting evidence for any one tuning scheme, such as that associated with a strong effect from greenhouse gases.
Real vs Virtual Reality:

"Laboratory" Real World = Everything 100% Real
"Laboratory" Virtual World = Everything Not 100% Real

Experiment - "Laboratory" Real World = Experiment will behave 100% according to all natural laws. Possibility exists for accurate experiment.
Experiment - "Laboratory" Virtual World = Experiment will not behave 100% according to all natural laws. No possibility exists for accurate experiment.

Logically only a Real World experiment has any possibility of accuracy. This is irrefutable.


Challenges:

- Name one automobile approved safe by the NHTSA based on computer models
- Name one drug approved safe by the FDA based on computer models
- Name one weapon approved by the U.S. Military based on computer models
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