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Feb 21, 1995: “Skeptical” scientist asked again to put concerns forward in testable manner

… Patrick Michaels was invited to contribute to Chapter 8. He declined to do so. One of the lead authors of Chapter 8, Tom Wigley, wrote to Pat Michaels on November 21, 1994, and on February 21, 1995, soliciting comments on the portrayal of Michaels’s Franklin Institute paper in a December 8, 1994 version of Chapter 8.

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Denialism

Look, ma! No mention of CO2 in message from Lima

So, the annual international gabfest known as the Conference of the Parties (COP) and Meeting of the Parties (MOP) which began on December 1 winds-up for its wind-down (scheduled to end today, December 12). 728 more words

Climateria

Happy Anniversary - 18 years of 'no global warming'

The greatest moral challenge of our time?

According to the datasets used last year, October 1st will mark the 18th year of “no significant warming trend in surface average temperature,” says Patrick Michaels, director of the Cato Institute’s Center for the Study of Science.

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Climate

Do Climate Scientists Approve? Who Cares?

Asking a group of climate scientists to comment on policy measures (as opposed to scientific questions) leads to some disturbing answers.

Two days ago, a journalist associated with the… 1,120 more words

Media

Retrofitting for Resilience

Over the last two years, my colleagues and I at the Louisiana State University (LSU) Coastal Sustainability Studio have been developing a program that provides resources to planning staff in Louisiana communities to integrate resilience into planning efforts, whether they are working on zoning codes, comprehensive plans, or water management plans. 1,437 more words

Land/LandUse Planning

Dr. Patrick Michaels on Global Warming and the IPCC

In the previous blog post, we introduced Alex Epstein the president and founder of the Center for Industrial Progress (CIP). Through their promotion of the potential of fossil fuels to improve our lives and our plant through technologies, they travel the nation and web discussing fossil fuels and their use as a reliable energy source. 400 more words

Climate Change

Climate craziness of the week: Yes, we have no bananas, thanks to climate change

Going Bananas: Another Climate Change Hustle

Guest essay by Paul C. “Chip” Knappenberger and Patrick J. Michaels

We hear that there is looming banana crisis… 519 more words

Climate Change