Entries by Jay Lehr

Sea Level is Stable Around the World

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We have been studying climate change and potentially associated sea level changes resulting from melting ice and warming oceans for a half century. In the 1970s our primary concern was global cooling and an advancing new ice age. Many believe that increasing quantities of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere could result in rising levels of […]

The Impact of CO2 Is Overstated So Why Dismantle Society? Part 1

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That is a great question, and yes, there is a chance that it could happen. But it would not be meaningfully caused by humans burning fossil fuels and producing more carbon dioxide (CO2). Additional CO2 in our atmosphere stopped having a meaningful role in the earth’s temperature when it reached 300 parts per million (PPM), […]

Wind And Solar Folly In Detail

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The Lower 48 states of the US cover four time zones. The sun sets in California about 3 hours after the sun sets in New York. One must wonder if the folks running the government in Washington DC are aware of this. President Joe Biden’s plan for a climate-friendly electric grid depends on his administration’s […]

The Carbon Footprint Con

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Whoever came up with the unscientific, fallacious idea of your “carbon footprint”? It was a lie to begin with because he or she was talking about how much carbon dioxide you created. As CO2 is what you exhale every minute and without it plants would not survive, they shortened it to “carbon” to make you […]

Michael Crichton: Is environmentalism a religion?

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As more and more in society have drifted away from a belief in God the void needs to be filled for most human beings. The environment, Crichton said, has filled the void for many. Conventional Judeo-Christian religion began with a perfect world called Eden. Today’s environmentalist sees sustainability as the salvation in the church of […]

We should return to Michael Crichton’s way of thinking — Part 1

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I regard consensus science as an extremely pernicious development that ought to be stopped cold in its tracks. Historically the claim of consensus has been the first refuge of scoundrels; it is a way to avoid debate by claiming that the matter is already settled.  Michael Crichton Michael Crichton (1942-2008) wrote 26 novels, many of which […]