January 22, 2009
Posted by Matt Dempsey firstname.lastname@example.org
Bill Bennett listeners - welcome to Senator Inhofe's website!
Senator Inhofe was a guest this morning on Bill Bennett's Morning in America. Included below are links to speeches and articles mentioned by Senator Inhofe during this morning's interview. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Matt Dempsey at email@example.com
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Watch/Read Inhofe Global Warming Speech, ‘Consensus' in Freefall - Delivered on Senate Floor January 8, 2009 - WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator James Inhofe (R-Okla.), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, today delivered a global warming speech titled: "Global Warming ‘Consensus' in Freefall: More Than 650 International Scientists Dissent Over Man-Made Global Warming Claims." Inhofe presented his ground breaking new global warming report detailing the More Than 650 International Scientists Dissent Over Man-Made Global Warming Claims to Congress on the Senate Floor.
READ: U.S. Senate Minority report of over 650 (and growing) dissenting international scientists - December 11, 2008 - Excerpt: Over 650 dissenting scientists from around the globe challenged man-made global warming claims made by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and former Vice President Al Gore. This new 233-page U.S. Senate Minority Report...
Key Quotes: "People cannot cook." - "We are already dead." - "Chadians must find other ways to cook and forget about charcoal and wood as fuel," Environment Minister Ali Souleyman Dabye recently told the media in N'djamena. "Cooking is of course a fundamental necessity for every household. On the other hand...with climate change every citizen must protect his environment." [...]
Note: A moral issue? Al Gore: "This (global warming) is a moral issue, one that affects the survival of human civilization." (LINK) - Inhofe May 2008 speech excerpt: For once, I agree with the UN and Gore, the global warming issue is indeed a "moral" issue - global warming "solutionsD that is.
Black clergymen protest Robert Redford 'link his environmentalism to racism' - January 15, 2008 - Salt Lake Tribune - Excerpt: The protesters, led by the Congress of Racial Equality's national spokesman Niger Innis, suggested Redford should "relinquish his wealth" and live like a poor person. They complained that the filmmaker's anti-drilling stance could lead to higher energy prices for inner-city residents, forcing them to accept a lower standard of living.
Flashback 2006: Poor Kenyans rebel as UK grocery store's "carbon friendly" policies may stop food exports - BBC - February 21, 2007 - Excerpt: Kenyan farmers, whose lifelong carbon emissions are negligible compared with their counterparts in the West, are fast becoming the victims of a green campaign that could threaten their livelihoods.
Survey finds majority of U.S. Voters - '51% - now believe that humans are not the predominant cause of climate change' - January 20, 2009 - Excerpt: In a national survey released on the eve of Obama's inauguration by Rasmussen Reports, the U.S. polling company, a majority of Americans - 51% - now believe that humans are not the predominant cause of climate change. Only 41% blame humans and 9% aren't sure.
Bill Clinton: S.O.S Planet Earth...'Climate change may well be the most profound challenge facing young people' - January 20, 2009 - UK Sun - Excerpt: CLIMATE change may well be the most profound challenge facing young people in the 21st Century. In 2006 I established the Clinton Climate Initiative, which is working with more than 40 large cities around the world - including London, New York, Johannesburg and Seoul - that have made a commitment to work to quickly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.
Gore becomes 100 million dollar man - Excerpt: According to Bloomberg News, Gore "left the White House seven years ago with less than $2 million in assets." But by 2007, Gore's "net worth was ‘well in excess' of $100 million," according to Fast Company magazine.
Latest inconvenient global warming developments:
NASA Moonwalker Joins Climate Skeptics Despite Gore's Claim Skeptics Believe Moon Landing was 'Staged' - January 8, 2009 - The question looms: How can Gore claim skeptics are akin to people who believed the moon landing was "staged" when one of the moonwalkers himself is a skeptic?
New Peer-Review study challenges 'notion that human emissions are responsible for global warming' - January 12, 2009 - Space Daily - Excerpt: The earth's climate has been significantly affected by the planet's magnetic field, according to a Danish study published Monday that could challenge the notion that human emissions are responsible for global warming.
Another Dissenter: 'AGW theory has spectacularly failed!' - By Dr. Frank Tipler, the distinguished mathematical physicist at Tulane University - December 22, 200820 - Excerpt: AGW theory has spectacularly failed to do this. The theory has predicted steadily increasing global temperatures, and this has been refuted by experience.
Study finds Sea Level Rise Slows by 20% - Lower than IPCC Estimates! - January 7, 2009 - Globe & Planetary Change - Excerpt: Since 2003, sea level has continued to rise but with a rate (of 2.5 +/-0.4 mm/yr) somewhat reduced compared to the 1993-2003 decade (3.1+/-0.4 mm/yr).
Excerpt: Thus since 2003, there has been little if any global warming as diagnosed using ocean heat content.
Defying Predictions, Sea Level Rise Begins to Slow - December 15, 2009 - Daily Tech Excerpt: World's oceans rise slower since 2005, fail to display predicted accelerating trend.20
MIT & Northwestern U. Study find: Climate Change Wouldn't Hurt America's Economy - January 4, 2009 - USNews.com Excerpt: A new study from economists Melissa Dell and Benjamin Olken at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Northwestern University's Benjamin Jones comes to a different conclusion.
2008 will be coolest year of the decade globally! - December 5, 2008 - UK Guardian
‘Global warming is natural, enjoy it' Declares Indian Geologist - January 7, 2009 Excerpt: Award-winning Indian Geologist Dr. Ritesh Arya, who specializes in hydrogeology and groundwater resources in the Himalayas, declared, "Global warming is natural, enjoy it" and asserted that "man is too small to cause any impact on global warming."
The global tropical cyclone season of 2008 ‘close to lowest levels observed' in decades - January 8, 2009 - Weather Underground Excerpt: It was a below average year for global tropical cyclone activity, and the destructive power of these storms was close to the lowest levels observed since since reliable records began in the early 1980s.
Politically Left Scientists Now Rejecting Climate Fears - January 8, 2009 Excerpt: Many scientists and activists who are also progressive environmentalists believe climate fear promotion has "co-opted" or "hijacked" the green movement.
Prominent Scientist Fired By Gore Says Warming Alarm ‘Mistaken' - 11 More Scientists Join Senate Report of More Than 650 Dissenters - December 22, 2008 Excerpt: Award winning Princeton University Physicist Dr. Will Happer, who was reportedly fired by former Vice President Al Gore in 1993 for failing to adhere to Gore's scientific views, has now declared man-made global warming fears "mistaken."