I fought ExxonMobil management on climate — and I won

ExxonMobil lawyer to management: “As stupid as they appear, they’re actually very good at paperwork” [quote from Old School, click the image to watch the clip].

As stupid as they appear, they're actually very good at paperwork.

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Claim: Global warming disappearing oxygen from oceans

Dunno. The Earth is a big place. Lots of ocean coverage. Fifty years covers a lot of space-time. But the data coverage of this study looks pretty sparse.

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Boom… warmists admit rapid warming not unusual since last Ice Age

That giant sucking sound is the black hole-like collapse of the notion that today’s climate is warming far more rapidly than in the past. Too bad for the (below) Guardian headline from a couple days ago.

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Of course… expanding glaciers in New Zealand consistent with global warming hypothesis

But… but… why did New Zealand cool in the first place? Is that consistent with global warming?

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Hypothesis as News: ‘Research predicts extreme fires will increasingly be part of our global landscape’

The state of climate science is perfectly captured by this media release.

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WaPo Hypocrisy: Don’t ‘demonize’ political opponents

I almost spit up my morning cup of liberal tears when I read the WaPo editorial this morning on Trump’s firing of ex-Acting AG Sally Yates.

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More ‘settled science’: Role of terrestrial biosphere in counteracting climate change may have been underestimated

“Our work shows that the terrestrial biosphere might have greater potential than previously thought to mitigate climate change by sequestering carbon emissions from fossil fuels.”

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EPA nominee Pruitt doubles down on climate skepticism

“EPA administrator nominee Scott Pruitt yesterday sent 242 pages of responses to questions from Democratic senators, doubling down on his stances that the severity of climate change is up for debate and that the agency he would run has overstepped its congressional mandate.”


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