The American Spectator : Obsessive-Compulsive Environmentalism

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The American Spectator : Obsessive-Compulsive Environmentalism
by Rich Trzupek

America’s massive and well-funded environmental industry is always in need of new worlds to conquer, or at least to attack with broom and dustpan. But the irony behind the modern-day environmental movement in America is that the more successful the movement is, the more petty subsequent goals necessarily become. There is no other choice. The big environmental organizations have mouths to feed and rents to pay just like any other business. They’re not going to offer up an attaboy to the nation and close up shop just because America has reached a level of environmental purity that would have been impossible to imagine just 50 years ago. Continue reading →

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Weather windbags – NYPOST.com

Former US Vice President Gore wipes his forehead as he speaks at a presentation on melting ice and snow at the UN Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen

Weather windbags – NYPOST.com
by Tom Harris

The usual year-end lists of “unprecedented” climate and extreme weather events — including this week’s storm across much of the US, and of course Hurricane Sandy — have been bombarding us of late. With them comes the excited claims repeated by environmentalists the world over: Climate science is settled. Experts agree that humanity’s carbon dioxide emissions are causing a global catastrophe. To stop it, we need to revolutionize the way we generate energy. Continue reading →