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Archive: January 24, 2010 - January 30, 2010

'Fountains of life'

Whether our health or the health of our planet, the best we can do is to go with what we know at the time.

By Rick Edmund | January 30, 2010; 8:51 AM ET | Comments (6)

Rapidly melting credibility

You can't call them isolated incidents now that they are coming in droves. It is clear that global warming science has been hijacked by a subset of researchers who have crossed the line into advocacy and alarmism.

By Ben Lieberman | January 29, 2010; 12:11 PM ET | Comments (42)

Seeing clearly through Brown

As the dust settles in Washington after Sen.-elect Scott Brown's victory in the Massachusetts special election, many are wondering what effect this event will have on climate change legislation in 2010. They jury is still out, but there is broad...

By Ned Helme | January 28, 2010; 11:55 AM ET | Comments (0)

A matter of when not if

Don't be confused, the significance of the stolen e-mails and the overstatement of the rapidity of melting of Himalayan glaciers is being overhyped.

By Donald F. Boesch | January 27, 2010; 9:14 AM ET | Comments (24)

Time to put an end to the IPCC

The time has come to close the book on the IPCC and say Rest In Peace. It has become a tool for affirmation of climate orthodoxy instead of a vehicle to assess reality.

By William O'Keefe | January 27, 2010; 7:02 AM ET | Comments (21)

A focus on the data

There is little doubt that the current public perception of climate change science is one of disarray and uncertainty. What appeared solid as recently as mid-2009 has been hit hard from all sides by a series of events.

By David Hone | January 27, 2010; 6:46 AM ET | Comments (17)

Imagine Darwin on the Internet

Imagine Darwin's correspondence on the Internet. And imagine the reaction of talk radio hosts. Replace the interests of the more backward international corporations with the reaction of fundamentalist religion. Does it begin to look familiar?

By David F. Hales | January 26, 2010; 9:44 PM ET | Comments (14)

Dust in the Air

Climate science is as complex and intricate as the world itself. It combines findings from many different disciplines that study the Earth's water, land and air.

By Reid Detchon | January 26, 2010; 9:06 PM ET | Comments (0)

Science is a work in progress, but well supported

The broader meaning is that any enterprise involving thousands of individuals will include people of various qualities and attributes. There will be some who are kind-hearted and wholly transparent, and others who are spiteful and secretive.

By Bernard Finel | January 25, 2010; 3:27 PM ET | Comments (9)

Bipartisanship in Mass., will extend nationally

The experience here in Massachusetts is: 100 percent auction of greenhouse gas permits under the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative has worked well and produced new funds for our $2 billion, three year energy efficiency program (by far the largest per capita in the U.S.)

By Ian Bowles | January 24, 2010; 2:12 PM ET | Comments (0)

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