Climate Craziness of the Week – a new business model for practicing psychologists?

Somehow I think the trauma/distress of choosing between heating or eating will be a more pressing concern. Not to mention the increased anxiety and stress levels caused by various climate morons in the media freaking out over the weather and telling us anything outside of their narrow Goldilocks fantasy of climate is ‘unprecedented’. FUD.

Watts Up With That?

psychologist-lucyWhat better way to drum up business than to create a whole new class of psychological affliction?

Climate Depot reports: Weather Channel hypes report claiming ‘Climate Change Will Mean More Stress, Anxiety, PTSD in the Future’ – Growing ‘substance abuse’ due to AGW – Expect ‘broad psychological impacts’

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John Holdren’s ‘personal’ Bi-Polar Vortex video

Watts Up With That?

Holdren_polar_vortexOSTP rules Holdren’s video released bu the White House was “personal opinion” and therefore not subject to Data Quality Act.

Guest essay by Sam Kazman 

Back in January, in the midst of one incredibly cold winter, John Holdren, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, posted a short video on the agency’s website entitled The Polar Vortex Explained in 2 Minutes.  In that video, Holdren claimed that a “growing body of evidence suggests that the kind of extreme cold being experienced by much of the United States as we speak is a pattern that we can expect to see with increasing frequency as global warming continues.”  In short, global warming was responsible for colder winters.

This, of course, would be yet another step towards galactic nonverifiability—If global warming is responsible for everything, it can be never be tested empirically.

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