Category Archive: Climate Change

Jul
11

All About the Supermoon

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If you’re looking at the moon any time today and tomorrow, you will notice a 30% size increase. This is one of those times that the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie. Check out this 5-minute clip from this morning’s South Florida’s First News with guest Susan Barnett talking to hosts Jimmy …

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Nov
17

What Planet are They From?

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[image by Eduardo Barreto, for the cover of DC Comics Presents #87] In The End-of-the-World Delusion: How Doomsayers Endanger Society, I cover one of the doomsayers’ favorite such prophecies: that a mysterious planet like Planet X (Nibiru) will crash into the earth. This theory was first proposed by Nancy Lieder in 1995, who claimed that …

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Nov
05

Using Hurricane Sandy to Prove that Doomsday is Here

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Being from the South Florida area myself, I am all too familiar with hurricanes. Hurricane Sandy did not strike Florida, and has instead struck the northeast coast of the United States. It has already claimed over 110 lives and caused tens of billions of dollars worth of damage. I have friends, family, and readers in …

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Jul
22

Just how many doomsayers are there, anyway?

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“How many people actually believe all this stuff—that the end is near?” This is the question I was asked in a recent interview. I provided these figures: About 10% of Americans believe December 21, 2012 will bring about the end to coincide with the Mayan calendarAbout 25% of Americans think climate change will bring about …

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Jul
16

Global Warming: Changing Hearts, Changing Minds

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A few months back, noted climate skeptic Richard Muller reversed his position, saying that temperatures on the earth are indeed rising. After conducting a study partially funded by the Charles Koch Foundation, noted for funding global warming skeptics and tea party, Muller declared that while it made sense to be a skeptic two years ago, …

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Mar
30

Why doomsayers are 100% sure—or appear to be

Rarely do those who believe the end is near express any uncertainty. Harold Camping, speaking about the Rapture, said, “Beyond the shadow of a doubt, May 21 will be the date of the Rapture and the day of judgment.”1 Patrick Geryl, talking about a worldwide disaster on December 21, 2012 to coincide with the end …

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Oct
24

Doomsaying: A Form of Child Abuse?

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With all this talk about the end of the world being near, despite the fact that it isn’t, has anyone stopped to ask: Won’t somebody please think of the children? Doomsaying is nothing is nothing new, and neither is the harm that it does the younger generation. Two sisters, seven and eight years old at …

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Oct
19

When Doomsayers Become Naysayers—of Each Other

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The sky is falling, the sky is falling! That is the message not only from Chicken Little, but from many other sectors of modern society—namely, the New Age crowd, many Christians awaiting the Second Coming of Christ, and environmental extremists.  Despite the similarity of the message from such fanatics, there is some real opposition, even …

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