Archive for July, 2009

Good and Friendly Article on WR

July 26, 2009

A pleasant surprise to see this article, given all the crazy distortions and hatred about/against Reich usually appearing. Hat tip to Sonny’s Pianos in NYC for the alert.

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http://www.holisticwithhumor.com/ecstatic-states-of-america-wilheim-reich-and-the-history-of-energy-medicine

Ecstatic States of America: Wilhelm Reich and the History of Energy Medicine

The man behind energy medicine believed not only in the healing power of touch, but also women’s rights and sex ed for teenagers.

I am well aware of the fact that the human race has known about the existence of a universal energy related to life for many ages. However, the basic task of natural science consisted of making this energy usable. This is the sole difference between my work and all preceding knowledge.

Wilhelm Reich, Archives of the Orgone Institute

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More Dangerous and Insane Times: Misc Articles of Merit 25July09

July 26, 2009

http://www.accuweather.com/mt-news-blogs.asp?blog=weathermatrix&partner=&pgUrl=/mtweb/content/weathermatrix/archives/2009/07/1000_low_temp_records_set_this_july.asp
3,000 Low Temp Records Set This July!

http://www.whnt.com/news/sns-ap-tn–recordcool,0,4032125.story Nashville, TN hits record LOW temperature since 1877 (and that not the only place)

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http://blogs.healthfreedomalliance.org/blog/2009/07/17/health-care-bill-will-fund-state-vaccine-teams-to-conduct-interventions-in-private-homes
Socialized Medicine Law Empowers Doctor-led SWAT Teams to Enter Your Home and Forcibly Administer Vaccinations.

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http://blogs.healthfreedomalliance.org/blog/2009/07/20/school-children-to-be-given-vaccine-before-test-results-are-in/
School Children to be Injected with Untested Swine Flu Vaccines… by force?

http://www.reuters.com/article/domesticNews/idUSTRE56N41Y20090724?feedType=RSS&feedName=domesticNews&rpc=22&sp=true
CDC: All U.S. children should get seasonal flu shot, every year.

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http://blogs.healthfreedomalliance.org/blog/2009/07/20/big-pharma-bribes-doctors-to-hook-your-kids-on-drugs/
Big Pharma Bribes Doctors to Hook Your Kids on Drugs

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Children Recruited Across the Islamic World for Suicide-Murder Bombing of Infidels
http://www.memri.org/bin/latestnews.cgi?ID=SD245509
Not just the Pali Death Cult.

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http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/iran-the-revolution/
Still the Best News Coverage of On-Going Iranian Revolution, and Mullah-Butchery

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http://www.tribuneindia.com/2009/20090721/main8.htm
Islamic Reform Movement: Kill Little Girls Who Dare to Go to School

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http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2009/07/three-arrested-in-the-deaths-of-four-muslim-women-the-deaths-of-four-montreal-women-who-were-found-d.html
Canadian Immigrant Polygamous Muslim Dad Kills One Rebellious Wife and Three Daughters… got help from his little son and extended family to do the dirty deed, but MSM won’t utter the "M" word.

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http://www.investigativeproject.org/1101/library-association-abandons-principle-allows
American Library Association facilitates Censorship of Islam-Critics.

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http://www.newsmax.com/insidecover/us_meltdown_oversight/2009/07/20/237883.html?promo_code=81BB-1
Free BHO Money-Bailout Obligations Soar Past $23 Trillion!

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http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=104684
BHO got free money for college from radical Muslims…? Now I really want to see the BC.

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http://newsrealblog.com/2009/07/21/msnbc-cronkite-was-a-leftist-not-a-liberal/
Liberal versus Leftist. A discussion in relation to the Leftist Walter Cronkite

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http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/jul/22/zelaya-accused-of-cash-withdrawal/?source=newsletter_must-read-stories-today_headlines
Booted Honduras Commie Prez Zelaya also a Money Criminal. Caught on Video looting the treasury.
http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2009/07/honduras-obama-pal-and-chavez-backed-zelaya-stole-millions-of-dollars-from-central-bank.html

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http://www.wnd.com/index.php?src=em&fa=PAGE.view&pageId=104618
Molotov Mitchell, interesting fellow, get acquainted.

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http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=104719
New Socialized Medicine Law will REQUIRE Counseling for Old People to Commit Suicide.
Today it is voluntary. Tomorrow….? First 1984, then Soylent Green!

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http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=104935
BHO was a Scofflaw at Harvard — 17 unpaid parking tickets, paid off only weeks before he ran for Prez.

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http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=104956
Blocked from Public View: his kindergarten records, his Punahou school records, his Occidental College records, his Columbia University records, his Columbia thesis, his Harvard Law School records, his Harvard Law Review articles, his scholarly articles from the University of Chicago, his passport, his medical records, his files from his years as an Illinois state senator, his Illinois State Bar Association records, any baptism records, and his adoption records.

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http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/07/obamas_immoral_authority_1.html
BHO: Immoral Authority, Empowering the Modern Nuclear Nazis

“Hot air will soon be the largest single commodity traded on global exchanges”

July 23, 2009

Another reason why we are in such a big economic mess.

http://www.transworldnews.com/NewsStory.aspx?id=104031&cat=12
Government monopsony distorts climate science, says SPPI
The climate industry is costing taxpayers $79 billion and counting
Washington, DC 7/22/2009 09:12 PM GMT (TransWorldNews)

The Science and Public Policy Institute announces the publication of Climate Money, a study by Joanne Nova revealing that the federal Government has a near-monopsony on climate science funding. [Monopsony = similar to a monopoly, but where a market governed by many sellers, but only one major buyer of the goods or service.]

This distorts the science towards self-serving alarmism. Key findings:

Ø The US Government has spent more than $79 billion of taxpayers’ money since 1989 on policies related to climate change, including science and technology research, administration, propaganda campaigns, foreign aid, and tax breaks. Most of this spending was unnecessary.

Ø Despite the billions wasted, audits of the science are left to unpaid volunteers. A dedicated but largely uncoordinated grassroots movement of scientists has sprung up around the globe to test the integrity of “global warming” theory and to compete with a lavishly-funded, highly-organized climate monopsony. Major errors have been exposed again and again.

Ø Carbon trading worldwide reached $126 billion in 2008. Banks, which profit most, are calling for more. Experts are predicting the carbon market will reach $2 – $10 trillion in the near future. Hot air will soon be the largest single commodity traded on global exchanges.

Ø Meanwhile, in a distracting sideshow, Exxon-Mobil Corp is repeatedly attacked for paying just $23 million to skeptics-less than a thousandth of what the US government spends on alarmists, and less than one five-thousandth of the value of carbon trading in 2008 alone.

Ø The large expenditure designed to prove the non-existent connection between carbon and climate has created a powerful alliance of self-serving vested interests.

Ø By pouring so much money into pushing a single, scientifically-baseless agenda, the Government has created not an unbiased investigation but a self-fulfilling prophecy.

Ø Sound science cannot easily survive the vice-like grip of politics and finance.

Says Nova, “For the first time, the numbers from government documents have been compiled in one place. It’s time to start talking of “Monopolistic Science”. It’s time to expose the lie that those who claim “to save the planet” are the underdogs. And it’s time to get serious about auditing science, especially when it comes to pronouncements that are used to justify giant government programs and massive movements of money.”

Robert Ferguson, SPPI’s president, says: “This study counts the cost of years of wasted Federal spending on the ‘global warming’ non-problem. Government bodies, big businesses and environmental NGOs have behaved like big tobacco: recruiting, controlling and rewarding their own “group-think” scientists who bend climate modeling to justify the State’s near-maniacal quest for power, control, wealth and forced population reduction.

“Joanne Nova, who wrote our study, speaks for thousands of scientists in questioning whether a clique of taxpayer-funded climate modelers are getting the data right, or just getting the “right” data. Are politicians paying out billions of our dollars for evidence-driven policy-making, or policy-driven evidence-making? The truth is more crucial than ever, because American lives, property and constitutional liberties are at risk.

Read Joanne Nova’s important paper Climate Money here: http://scienceandpublicpolicy.org/originals/climate_money.html

Excellent Articles on Problems with Genetically-Engineered Foods

July 22, 2009

A two-part article:

The International Journal of the Sociology of Agriculture and Food.

The Genetic Engineering of Food and the Failure of Science
Part 1: The Development of a Flawed Enterprise

http://www.ijsaf.org/contents/16-1/lotter1/index.html
Part 2: Academic Capitalism and the Loss of Scientific Integrity

http://www.ijsaf.org/contents/16-1/lotter2/index.html

The citations for the papers are:

Lotter, D. 2009. The Genetic Engineering of Food and the Failure of Science – Part 1: The Development of a Flawed Enterprise. Int. Jrnl. of Soc. of Agr. & Food 16(1): 31-49

Lotter, D. 2009. The Genetic Engineering of Food and the Failure of Science – Part 2: Academic Capitalism and the Loss of Scientific Integrity. Int. Jrnl. of Soc. of Agr. & Food 16(1): 50-68

Thanks to Prof. J. Heckman for the alert on these.

Dangerous Times: What the MSM Isn’t Reporting.

July 20, 2009

A few of the dangers that lie ahead…..

http://www.examiner.com/x-17009-Freethought-Examiner~y2009m7d17-Beware-of-defamation-of-religion-censorship
Beware of "defamation of religion" censorship!
D.M. Murdock

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http://www.nypost.com/seven/07112009/postopinion/opedcolumnists/gag_the_internet__178749.htm
GAG THE INTERNET! AN OBAMA OFFICIAL’S FRIGHTENING BOOK ABOUT CURBING FREE SPEECH ONLINE
Liberal Fascism at work.

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http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2009/07/-muslim-gangs-get-foothold-in-minnesota-.html
Islamic Somali Gang Violence in…. Minnesota! Neatly Covered-Up by MSM.

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http://www.eurabia.cz/Articles/3187-dead-culture-muslim-colonization-of-europe-should-frighten-usa.aspx
Dead Culture: Muslim Colonization Of Europe Should Frighten USA

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http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2009/07/024069.php
WHO ARE THE FASCISTS IN EUROPE?

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http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2009/07/the-girls-were-more-afraid-of-their-wedding-night-rape-than-the-execution-hearing-them-cry-and-screa.html
"THE GIRLS WERE MORE AFRAID OF THEIR ‘WEDDING’ NIGHT RAPE THAN THE EXECUTION" "HEARING THEM CRY AND SCREAM AFTER [THE RAPE] WAS OVER"I WILL NEVER FORGET
also here, more details on the ugly nightmare called Islam:
http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1246443842931&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull


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http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2009/07/media-blackout-violence-in-france.html
MEDIA BLACKOUT: VIOLENCE IN FRANCE
Mussn’t say anything bad about the poor dear innocent little Muslims.

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http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/iran-the-revolution/
Best News Coverage of On-Going Iranian Revolution

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http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2009/07/busted-corrupt-zelaya-fixed-election-results-for-vote-that-never-took-place.html
Zelaya’s Honduran "Dictator For Life" Referendum Results Prepared BEFORE the Vote Taken!! Apparently Obama Regime Upset that Communist Putsch Did Not Succeed.

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http://www.memri.org/bin/latestnews.cgi?ID=SD245209
Saudi Arabia – The World’s Largest Women’s Prison
Liberal Multi-Culti Western Women also cannot wait to try out their burkas!

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Hillary, Obama Demand More Judenrein Land, Cleansed of Jews
http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=104429
Showing their Islamofascist sympathies once again.

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http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2009/07/rally-against-the-islamic-sedition-hizbuttahrir-convention.html
Islamo-Nazi Convention at Chicago Hilton Gets the Welcome Mat!

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Amnesty International Defends Stoning of Women
http://www.frontpagemag.com/readArticle.aspx?ARTID=35597
I suppose since Muslim Women aren’t considered human, that explains why a "human rights" organization can so arrogantly ignore it when they are wantonly killed like dogs in the street.

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And now, for something uplifting:

Homeschooled Teen Circumnavigates the Globe Solo!
Waaaay Cool! Magellan, move over!
http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-zac-sunderland17-2009jul17,0,3460856.story
Just don’t go sailing near the Somali coastline!

More Flu Shot Hysteria

July 18, 2009

While the government is planning to do this:

http://blogs.healthfreedomalliance.org/blog/2009/07/15/who-vaccinate-health-care-workers-pregnant-women-school-aged

WHO – Vaccinate Health Care Workers, Pregnant Women, School Aged Children First

Here’s one example of what actually happens:

http://blogs.healthfreedomalliance.org/blog/2009/07/14/flu-shots-put-children-in-the-hospital/

Flu Shots Put Children in the Hospital

“The results showed that youngsters who had received the flu vaccine had three times the risk of hospitalization, as compared to children who had not received the vaccine. For kids with asthma, there was even a higher risk”

At the 105th International Conference of the American Thoracic Society recently held in San Diego, researchers presented a study showing that the flu vaccine – widely touted as a “must have” for children with chronic illnesses – isn’t effective in preventing influenza-related hospitalizations in children, especially ones with asthma. But here’s the most damning evidence that flu shots aren’t the safe, helpful vaccine the Centers for Disease Control ( CDC) and other government agencies claim: the researchers also found that children who get the flu vaccine are more at risk for hospitalization than their peers who do not get the vaccine.

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It is still very unclear to me, watching this very slow-moving wave of claimed H1N1 "Swine Flu epidemic" spreading around the world — so it is claimed — if the actual mortality where so far only a few hundreds of people have died over many months, if these are cases which ordinary influenza would have claimed anyhow. Tens of thousands of people, young and old, die from various kinds of influenza every year, just within North America. How many of those are among the weakest and most immune deficient of our population, suffering from other conditions and problems before the flu claimed to have hit them. Nor is it clear if they died from the virus, or the medications being given to the flu patients, as seen in so many other 20th Century maladies, and for which the medical professoin as a whole has better hesitant to openly confront and take responsibility for. There is, practically speaking, nearly NO scientific criticism possible agianst the policy wonks in Washington DC, who proclaim this and that about science and nature with no more concern for authentic scientific evidence than the Pope had for Galileo, or the FDA had for Reich. Be forewarned. Official Junk Science on the march. J.D.

20 More Protestors Hanged Today, 24 Scheduled for Tomorrow

July 5, 2009

20 More Iranian Protestors Hanged Today, 24 Scheduled for Tomorrow, and so on….

Thousands have been arrested, mostly young people, men and women.

http://iranhr.net/spip.php?article1175

http://iranhr.net/spip.php?article1177

Already I get propaganda emails saying the video circulated yesterday showing a half-dozen young men being hung was a "fake"… but of course it is brutally real, and nobody has presented anything to suggest it is an old item, or anything other than what it claims to be — of young Iranian protestors being systematically executed.

This is "Islamic Spirituality" in its most full and complete expression. Anyone who deviates from the Islamic theocracy must be killed. Young people having their necks broken, life extinguished, but the crowd roars for more. Young girls shot dead, and the Islamic Police are joyful.

Iran Hangs Young Students, Honduran Timetable

July 3, 2009

Iranian Mullahs Executing Students – Hangings, Shootings.

Their crime: Engaging in "political activities".

http://www.ireport.com/docs/DOC-274670

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Bastards.
THIS is Islam, in all its true colors and glory.

Here’s more: Germany selling wire-tap and torture devices to the mullahs.

http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2009/07/iranian-revolution-day-21-germany-reverts-to-nazism-sells-torture-devices-to-mullahcracy-obama-backs.html

http://www.jihadwatch.org/archives/026829.php

Why worry about a few dead students when there is money to be made…

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Meanwhile, here is some background information on the situation in Honduras, which I observe is not getting honest or accurate reportage in the MSM. The Honduran people thwarted a communist putsch and protected their Constitution. Now the left-wing internationalists are fuming.

http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/07/honduras_and_iran_obama_betray.html

Honduras and Iran: Obama Betrays Freedom Again

By Pamela Geller

http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2009/07/honduras-timeline-democracy-at-work.html

HONDURAS TIMELINE: DEMOCRACY AT WORK!

Walter Mitty Goes Cloudbusting in Arizona

July 3, 2009

In what must be a trend, news journalists often "become the story" by inserting themselves into the action, scenes, and narrative of events. They stand in front of a fire or shooting, and talk about themselves, how they are being influenced, and how they feel about it all, primping their hair-do and with one eye fixed on a mirror. Narcissists with defeated egos, needing a boost by any means possible. This is somewhat like the defeated character in the James Thurber short story, "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty", who isn’t a narcissist by any means, but more of an innocent fellow who so badly yearns for excitement, he’s constantly drifting off into a dream world where all kinds of heroic actions are undertaken, without any hard work or risks, of course. The borders between fantasy and reality blur.

I am now informed of a certain German video camera-man, Mr. John Trettin, who some years ago on my invitation, made some video shots of one of my field research projects. Specifically my OROP Arizona cloudbusting expedition back in 1989. That was an amazing field operation, composed of five different expeditions into the Arizona deserts, near Blythe California. It was a project conceived and carried out by myself with different assistants and helpers on the five different expeditions, myself who organized and planned it, acting as primary operator of the cloudbuster apparatus, which produced a "rainfall doubling" influence over the course of the year. A German film-crew volunteered to come along and document the first of the five operations… and that’s all they did, was to make a video recording. During an off-time, when I was napping or something, one of the camera-men stood near the equipment, and had his picture taken. That’s harmless enough. But now, needing that ever-elusive ego-boost, and gripped by the ghost of Walter Mitty (but in this case, not so innocent or lacking in narcissism), he claims it was his project, which he organized and carried out. You can read about the original "OROP Arizona" project on my research website, with citations to published accounts in scholarly journals authored by myself, along with summaries of some of my other field projects using the Reich Cloudbuster. Here:
http://www.orgonelab.org/ResearchSummary2.htm

As to the German Camera-Guy, here is his fantasy version of events:
http://www.trettin-tv.de/rainmaking/rainmaking.htm
The apparatus shown in the photo at the bottom is my large Cloudbuster Icarus, which I constructed back in 1976, and used in various projects. It is today located at my institute in rural Oregon. The Trettin "TV" website actually has many shots of him walking by the equipment, all carefully edited so as to end exactly as I walk into the picture, so I am now completely censored out of it. Oh, yes, my hands are shown in one sequence, pointing to a weather-map I drew. But… in this new "Secret Life of John Trettin" the narrative of events has been re-written. His head is in the clouds, his eyes on the mirror, and nobody is around except himself.

To be absolutely clear, Mr. Trettin was NOT the "Projektleiter" nor any kind of "Operateur" for the Arizona work, which he now abuses as a fund-raising gimmick. He may as well proclaim he also did the Tucson project of Wilhelm Reich, and personally wrote "Contact With Space", just because he took a photograph near Tucson, or read that book. Should he take a photograph of the German Chancellor, he’ll next be calling himself "Chancellor Trettin", and imagine giving a serious, prophetic speech before the Bundestag, followed by a standing ovation, with calls for him to please, please accept the position of Secretary-General of the UN! For years he has presented himself to the public as "an officially recognized Tibetan Buddhist Lama", complete with certificates! Also now "a Professor Dr.", also with "certificates". Maybe also "Space Shuttle Pilot". Or, "Rock Star"…. With Certificates! Certainly he must have paid at least 100 Euro for all that paperwork. Where does the truth end, and the fantasy lies begin? I can’t tell, but I don’t particularly care to have my good work being made the subject of this man’s delerium.

For those new to the whole subject of Reich’s orgone energy research, this kind of pestilent behavior has been going on for years. Reich called such people "emotional pests". If people aren’t throwing bricks at us for doing this work and obtaining successful results, then they are stealing our work, or Reich’s work, distorting it, and claiming it as their own.

J.D.

PS. For you young ones, there is a film "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" which is worthwhile. No cursing, pornography, drug abuse or blood-splatter as people are shot dead, so it may not appeal to the modern demands.
http://www.amazon.com/Secret-Walter-Mitty-Danny-Virginia/dp/B000EWD1KK/

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Polar Bear Populations Up, says Another Muzzled Scientist

July 1, 2009

Academics in the Service of Big Government. Nothing must be allowed to stop our march towards the socialist paradise.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/christopherbooker/5664069/Polar-bear-expert-barred-by-global-warmists.html


Polar bear expert barred by global warmists

Mitchell Taylor, who has studied the animals for 30 years, was told his views ‘are extremely unhelpful’ , reveals Christopher Booker.

According to the world’s leading expert on polar bears, their numbers are higher than they were 30 years ago

Over the coming days a curiously revealing event will be taking place in Copenhagen. Top of the agenda at a meeting of the Polar Bear Specialist Group (set up under the International Union for the Conservation of Nature/Species Survival Commission) will be the need to produce a suitably scary report on how polar bears are being threatened with extinction by man-made global warming.

This is one of a steady drizzle of events planned to stoke up alarm in the run-up to the UN’s major conference on climate change in Copenhagen next December. But one of the world’s leading experts on polar bears has been told to stay away from this week’s meeting, specifically because his views on global warming do not accord with those of the rest of the group.

Dr Mitchell Taylor has been researching the status and management of polar bears in Canada and around the Arctic Circle for 30 years, as both an academic and a government employee. More than once since 2006 he has made headlines by insisting that polar bear numbers, far from decreasing, are much higher than they were 30 years ago. Of the 19 different bear populations, almost all are increasing or at optimum levels, only two have for local reasons modestly declined.

Dr Taylor agrees that the Arctic has been warming over the last 30 years. But he ascribes this not to rising levels of CO2 – as is dictated by the computer models of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and believed by his PBSG colleagues – but to currents bringing warm water into the Arctic from the Pacific and the effect of winds blowing in from the Bering Sea.

He has also observed, however, how the melting of Arctic ice, supposedly threatening the survival of the bears, has rocketed to the top of the warmists’ agenda as their most iconic single cause. The famous photograph of two bears standing forlornly on a melting iceberg was produced thousands of times by Al Gore, the WWF and others as an emblem of how the bears faced extinction – until last year the photographer, Amanda Byrd, revealed that the bears, just off the Alaska coast, were in no danger. Her picture had nothing to do with global warming and was only taken because the wind-sculpted ice they were standing on made such a striking image.

Dr Taylor had obtained funding to attend this week’s meeting of the PBSG, but this was voted down by its members because of his views on global warming. The chairman, Dr Andy Derocher, a former university pupil of Dr Taylor’s, frankly explained in an email (which I was not sent by Dr Taylor) that his rejection had nothing to do with his undoubted expertise on polar bears: "it was the position you’ve taken on global warming that brought opposition".

Dr Taylor was told that his views running "counter to human-induced climate change are extremely unhelpful". His signing of the Manhattan Declaration – a statement by 500 scientists that the causes of climate change are not CO2 but natural, such as changes in the radiation of the sun and ocean currents – was "inconsistent with the position taken by the PBSG".

So, as the great Copenhagen bandwagon rolls on, stand by this week for reports along the lines of "scientists say polar bears are threatened with extinction by vanishing Arctic ice". But also check out Anthony Watt’s Watts Up With That website for the latest news of what is actually happening in the Arctic. The average temperature at midsummer is still below zero, the latest date that this has happened in 50 years of record-keeping. After last year’s recovery from its September 2007 low, this year’s ice melt is likely to be substantially less than for some time. The bears are doing fine.