Latest Environmental skepticism Stories

2011-02-12 00:00:41

This letter to Congress counters one sent last week by climate alarmsits who make baseless predictions of environmental calamity and urge legislation to curb carbon emissions. (Vocus/PRWEB) February 11, 2011 NOTE: Craig Idso, Keith Idso, and Sherwood Idso drafted and submitted the following letter to Congress in response to a letter recently submitted by 18 scientists urging Congress to pass legislation to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. The Idsos are scientists who operate the Center for...

2010-12-09 14:20:00

Monckton highlights COP16 threat to sovereignty & freedom and CFACT stands with the energy poor against carbon profiteers CANCUN, Mexico, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a press conference this afternoon at the Cancunmesse of COP 16, CFACT showcased three prominent experts leveling strong criticism of the current U.N. climate negotiations and its scientific underpinnings. "There is not now and never has been a scientific consensus supporting catastrophic man-made warming,"...

2010-12-07 16:25:00

GREENBELT, Md., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new NASA computer modeling effort has found that additional growth of plants and trees in a world with doubled atmospheric carbon dioxide levels would create a new negative feedback - a cooling effect - in the Earth's climate system that could work to reduce future global warming. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The cooling effect would be -0.3 degrees Celsius (C) (-0.5 Fahrenheit (F)) globally and...

2010-12-01 12:14:00

CANCUN, Mexico, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As COP16, the UN conference on climate change, opens in Cancun, Mexico, CFACT's delegation has arrived to inject some badly needed scientific and policy realism into the talks. "So much alarmism has been exposed and there has already been so much fraud and waste uncovered surrounding this issue," said Craig Rucker, CFACT's Executive Director, "but thankfully the citizens of the world have caught on just in time. Will our...

2010-11-24 08:00:00

CANCUN, Mexico, Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CFACT, the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow, will feature two prominent experts on climate science and policy at COP 16, the UN conference on climate change which convenes next week in Cancun. Lord Christopher Monckton will be in Cancun December 1 - 10. Dr. Roy Spencer will be in Cancun December 6 - 10. Both will be available (allowing for travel) before and after Cancun. Last year COP 15 in Copenhagen ended without...

2010-11-09 10:25:00

Hundreds of scientists and climate change experts are vowing to band together to speak out in response to climate change skeptics--a move that some surmise comes in response to the political gains made by the Republican Party in last week's Congressional elections. "The moves signals a bold approach by scientists, typically reluctant to get involved in policy debates, as US President Barack Obama's efforts to set stricter penalties for polluters face near-certain defeat in the legislature,"...

2010-09-16 11:19:00

Symposium Seeks to Frame New Conversation by Bringing More Than 400 Leaders Together WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In light of extensive scientific research pointing to the especially harmful impacts that climate change will have on communities of color in the U.S. and throughout the world, the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies will convene a group of national experts tomorrow to examine the global warming debate and discuss mitigating strategies. The...

2010-09-07 09:17:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Roger Colley announces the launch of his new thought-provoking website www.truthfulmyths.com. The site promotes dialogue on the issue of climate change through the release of the writer's new enlightening book, A Truthful Myth, a suspense/action/romance novel about an abrupt global warming. At a time when many serious climate scientists on all sides of the issue are releasing publications about their research and thoughts about global warming...

2010-05-13 09:04:00

Online media leader offers viewers on-the-ground coverage of International Conference on Climate Change EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PJTV today announced it will stream LIVE coverage of the Heartland Institute's 4th Annual International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-4) - a worldwide gathering of global warming "realists" - from Chicago, IL, on May 16-18. The online television network will offer viewers videos and analysis from each keynote speaker as well...

2010-04-19 09:53:00

No Cap and Trade Coalition and Minnesotans for Global Warming Respond WASHINGTON, April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Minnesotans for Global Warming: What: Press conference, video screenings, comments Who: Minnesotans for Global Warming, Dr. Patrick Michaels, Myron Ebell, and members of the No Cap and Trade Coalition When: Tuesday, April 20th, 10:00 AM (Eastern Time) Where: Bloomberg Room, National Press Club, Washington, DC A satirical internet...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'