December 29, 2015

Best of 2015: Climate change hysteria and failed predictions

Ezra LevantRebel Commander

The first global warming conference was in Rio in 1992. And they still tell us we’ve just got ten, five, maybe just one year left to save the world.

Do you remember Dr. David Viner from the Climate Research Unit, a top UN source? He said our children wouldn't know what snow was in 10 years.

That 15 years ago.

There’s this anti-global warming group called, funded by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. Their name comes from the theory that if carbon dioxide gets to be more than 350 parts per million, global warming will kill us. But carbon dioxide is now over 400 parts per million! And we're all still alive.

So how do these climate change hysterics get away with it?

I try to explain, while showing you some of the most inaccurate global warming predictions ever.

My first guest, Lorrie Goldstein, columnist at the Toronto Sun, talks about former Ontario Liberal premier Dalton McGuinty. He's trying to make a political comeback, even though he helped create Ontario's green energy multi-billion dollar boondoggle.

Then "happy warrior" Marc Morano of tells me about making mischief at the Paris COP21 climate conference.

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commented 2019-05-25 11:24:21 -0400
Many people succumb to the tricks of propaganda about the need to divide, build new frontiers, about territorial claims. But behind these questions people do not notice the important thing – the climate is changing rapidly, all natural disasters are becoming more active and intensifying. We, all people of the Earth, need to unite and tell politicians that we want PEACE 2 minutes before a nuclear war – this is the mission of the volunteers of the International Public Movement ALLATRA!
To this, I just want to add a video where everyone will find the answer for themselves …
commented 2019-04-03 12:40:29 -0400
where in calgary can l get a stop notley sign for my yard
commented 2019-04-01 16:52:56 -0400
Latest from NASA predictions is global cooling. Measured by satellites the Earth is losing temperature to space more and faster than in previous decades. For now, reason is not known and not understood.
commented 2019-04-01 16:28:28 -0400
Please could anybody give to AOC (Occasional Cortex) and to all liberal and leftist propagandists of the Green Energy shovel, so they can go and plug all volcanoes?
commented 2017-07-19 02:59:10 -0400
The Victorian government built a desalination plant because climate change predicted it would never rain again. No more dams, that would be pointless as it would never rain again. Taxpayers now fund a desalination plant that sits in mothballs and costs $1million a day. When it’s operating it will cost more than $1million per day.
commented 2017-05-27 23:22:08 -0400
Witches float right. Let`s find out. If so burned at the stake. Call me old school. Swamp meat, the snappers have to eat to. I know nothing. Trudeau and Wynne have their finger prints on every dallor printed in Canada. Time to call Vinny no thumbs and Knuckles. Money well spent.
commented 2017-05-27 23:14:35 -0400
Smart meters, maybe 4 million dollars on the Ceo`s salarey can help pay for that. Strip Wynne of that gold plated pension. You lied your way into this mess, you clean it up. Sure Dalton will pitch in. If you can find him. O that`s right he jumped ship. Can you spell JAIL boys and girls. Not enough rope in Canada to hang these corrupt maggots.
commented 2017-05-27 22:52:51 -0400
A toilet seat also goes Up and Down. Enough wind power coming out of Queens Park. Farts burn right. News at 11.
commented 2017-05-27 22:47:22 -0400
Acid rain died. Built a bomb shelter for me , my family and David Suzuki. Kicked Suzuki`s ASS out, sent him back to his MANSIONS. GOVERNMENTS TODAY REMIND MY OF STEVIE WONDER. THEIR IS SUPERSTITION. Unfortunatley Stevie is blind and yet he still SEE`S. Rinse and repeat, that one always get me. Contains REAL artificial flavor. May contain nuts, or a bag of nails. Speaking about the Fiberials they contain NUT`S. Feel free to quote me Ezra, knock these whimps out. Respect
commented 2017-04-02 13:03:32 -0400
On Monday Mar 27/17, the weather channel and our local news channel, a CTV affiliate, predicted that the temperature on Wednesday would be 9 Celsius and that freezing rain would be certainty on Thursday night following a cool down in temps. We got about 14 Celsius and no freezing rain in our area. The same models that tell us the Global temperature needs to be lowered by 2080 by 2 Celsius can’t accurately predict the weather 48 hours from the present, but by gum, 63 years from now has no problem whatsoever in telling us exactly what the temperature will be and what needs to be done. Our idiot Liberal leaders have embraced this mantra. For this reason as well as many more, the Leftist bums must be thrown out of office.
commented 2017-01-08 23:09:19 -0500
Global Warming is Doomed.
commented 2016-12-03 12:05:32 -0500
Someone should be charged for this stupidity. They have purposely screwed Ontarians with these fraudulent deals. I would be outraged if I lived there.
commented 2016-11-28 23:51:54 -0500
My latest book, ‘Human Caused Global Warming, the Biggest Deception in History’.
Available on Amazon and Indigo/Chapters.
My SLAPP lawsuit to silence me comes to trial on Feb 20, 2017,
Dr Michael Mann vs Dr Tim Ball.
commented 2016-11-05 00:09:35 -0400
I still see climate cultists quoting that 97% climate consensus nonsense as if it has any real meaning. Every survey that made similar claims fell apart on inspection. They either consisted of cherry picking a very small data sample or, as in the latest Cook consensus fraud, pooled every scientist with an opinion on AGW together & tried to pass it off as a consensus with the garbage coming from the IPCC.

Shortly before the IPCC released it’s 5th 5 year climate assessment we had John Cook et al come out with their 97.1% “scientific consensus” on AGW. This was trumpeted by global warming alarmists & corrupt politicians as further “proof” of the “proven science.” The problems with it occurred immediately upon viewing it.

Cook considered the standard definition: that Man had caused most post-1950 warming. A somewhat weaker definition than that of the IPCC – the true consensus among published scientific papers is now shown to be not 97.1%, as Cook had claimed, but only 0.3%. Of the 11,944 papers Cook examined, he had only flagged 64 of them as explicitly supporting his phoney consensus. It was then found, upon investigation, that 23 of those papers had not supported it at all. Also found upon investigation, Cook used 3 distinct definitions of climate consensus interchangeably instead of defining the survey question clearly, as a survey of this type requires. He arbitrarily excluded about 8000 of the papers on the unacceptable ground that they expressed no opinion on the climate consensus. He misclassified papers by prominent skeptics such as Willie Soon, Craig Idso, Nicola Scafetta, Nir Shaviv, Nils-Axel Morner and Alan Carlin in order to support his findings.

Oh, but that’s not all. The University of Queensland are so sure of Cook’s work that they threaten legal action against anyone that dares to even try to look at his data. Brandon Shollenberger came across this information on a third party, unencrypted, unprotected website & got a letter from the university threatening to sue him if he released the data (which he did) or even posted their threatening letter (which he also did.) From this we found, among other things, that the vast majority of the rating were not done independently, as claimed, but instead by his co-authors. There was also no ethics approval for the rating program, as was claimed.

According to Sarah Green, one of the most active raters – “But, this is clearly not an independent poll, nor really a statistical exercise. We are just assisting in the effort to apply defined criteria to the abstracts with the goal of classifying them as objectively as possible. Disagreements arise because neither the criteria nor the abstracts can be 100% precise. We have already gone down the path of trying to reach a consensus through the discussions of particular cases. From the start we would never be able to claim that ratings were done by independent, unbiased, or random people anyhow.” Yet the claim from Cook & the University was “Each abstract was categorized by two independent, anonymized raters.”

Mr. Nuccitelli, one of the authors of the Cook paper, has written a posting on the “Skeptical Science” blog in which he sought to justify the discrepancy between the abstracts of Legates et al. & the Cook paper (which had assigned to the “explicit endorsement with quantification” category and the “97.1% based on abstract ratings that the conclusion of the Cook paper had claimed endorsed the “scientific consensus” as defined) – “The IPCC position (humans causing most global warming) was represented in our categories 1 and 7, which include papers that explicitly endorse or reject/minimize human-caused global warming, and also quantify the human contribution. Among the relatively few abstracts (75 in total) falling in these two categories, 65 (87%) endorsed the consensus view.” – So the 11,944 paper survey showing a 97.1% “consensus” has become a 75 paper survey showing an 87% “consensus.” A 75 paper survey is not viable. What Cook et al showed was that there is almost no support at all for the IPCC / warming alarmist position on AGW.

So why do these climate cultists still insist there’s a “consensus”? Maybe so they’ll have somewhere to retreat to when the “science” fails.
commented 2016-09-30 20:44:29 -0400
i see there are still flat-earthers disputing what has been concluded by better than 97% of climate scientists. month after month and year after year we break temperature records and still some cannot admit they had it wrong. let’s move on people. this is a real thing and we can’t waste any more time injecting partisan politics into it.
commented 2016-09-26 23:33:57 -0400
Both sides of the argument present compelling evidence at this point, and both side undermine each other’s evidence… it has become difficult to follow the science. I would like to see some solid data behind the surging-global-treegrowth claim… And I’d like to hear Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s response to this presentation, or Bill Nye’s.
commented 2016-04-21 19:56:46 -0400
We’re all part of The Chicago’s School of Economics experiment.
commented 2016-02-18 09:07:36 -0500
Perhaps if they stopped chemtrailing nano sized aluminum and barium the heat wouldn’t be trapped, and the temps would normalize. A solution to a non existent problem. Great for Monsanto with their frankenseeds that grow well in aluminum poisoned soil.
commented 2016-01-07 01:09:26 -0500
This is one of the best statements I have ever heard on this subject.

PETER NETTERVILLE commented 7 days ago
“After Notley gets her carbon tax going provincially, and Trudeau does the same federally, and after Alberta’s power bills go way up to pay for a ill-thought-out and expensive “green energy” plan, Albertans will not have any money left from their pay cheques. Then as Trudeau ups the EI and CPP contributions and we will be broke, creating an indentured servitude working class. Tax the people to death and claim it is for anthropogenic Climate Change. Criminal!”
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commented 2016-01-03 06:13:57 -0500
C02 is a greenhouse gas. By definition, a greenhouse gas is something that light can travel through but which traps heat. We are putting more of it into the atmosphere.
It’s only a little more complicated than 2+2.
The question is not IF global warming is happening, but HOW MUCH will happen.
For people who prefer data to spin, check the 5-year moving average of global temperatures produced by NASA:
commented 2015-12-30 21:17:43 -0500
John, just to clarify. Nome , Alaska is a small town in Alaska that is called the" North Pole" for tourist purposes which is nothing more than a large gift shop for the selling of Christmas items to tourists and is a lot farther south than the actual Magnetic North Pole. We have visited this place on our trip to Alaska and back. Don’t let these “Climate Change” idiots try to snow you under because they will try do it with incorrect information all the time just to further their misguided cause.
commented 2015-12-30 17:12:38 -0500
FYI, Time science report corrected their article and now mentions correction. (I had tweeted the author.) Question is now how can a major news site get the real North Pole mixed up with a little village in Alaska? (see my post below)
commented 2015-12-30 14:52:39 -0500
I cancelled subscriptions to National Geographic, MacLeans and the Edmonton Journal due to the bias to the leftist and Climate change hoax.
commented 2015-12-30 14:25:19 -0500
National Geographic is involved in promoting climate change hysteria and Watts Up With That mocks the fear-mongering imagery from National Geographic of the Statue of Liberty waste deep in water:, whose name as Ezra revealed, is out of date, is among the many environmental groups, including the Suzuki Foundation and Grrenpeace, that have signed on to Naomi Kleins’ Leap Manifesto:
Looking at the many organizations that have signed on underlines what Ezra has said about how the left has enabled and financed many community activist groups.
commented 2015-12-30 12:49:14 -0500
Ermahgerd, the North Pole is Melted! So says Time Science report. But wait! look close at the reference. It’s not the North Pole, its the little town of North Pole, Alaska. What a dishonest exaggeration!
Check this article. It is all over the news today. Full of misinformation. Then check the link to the source of the temperature. BTW today it is -30C in the real North Pole. Colder tomorrow.
North Pole, AK: +6C
North Pole, UK: a pleasant +12C.
commented 2015-12-30 11:15:37 -0500
Very god show Ezra. The problem with everything you stated is true. AND THERE is no way the left will ever understand what’s going to happen. GOD I HATE THE LEFT THINKING IN THIS COUNTRY.
commented 2015-12-30 10:44:10 -0500
*Ezra, you should take your ‘sciency-man-made-global-warming-chaos comedy routine on the road…I had a great this morning listening to it…
*Next time you have Mr. Goldstein on the show, could you ask him why the Toronto Sun stopped having a Comments section…I won’t read the Sun anymore because of that – and that means I don’t see any of their advertisers…
*Someone should tell Mr. Morano not to go on about his mug being on all those wanted posters for climate denier criminality…you know how it it with the useful-idiot, monkey-see, monkey-do sheep types…next thing, they’ll all want to be on wanted posters…
commented 2015-12-30 10:09:05 -0500
we need to ban dihydrogen monoxide next, because, although it is a naturally occurring compound, it could kill you, and think of the children!!