William D. Balgord

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William D.  Balgord
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Despite Media Hype, This Year’s Wildfires Don’t Top One You’ve Never Heard Of
By William D. Balgord
Wildfires in Oregon, California, and Washington State this summer made for spectacular headlines. The media took their lead in press ...
October 08, 2021
The Great Chicago Fire and Peshtigo Wildfire Revisited
By William D. Balgord
Wildfires in Oregon, California and Washington State this previous summer made spectacular headlines. The media took their leads from press ...
October 05, 2021
Mainstream Media Ignores Good News, Cries “Wolf” Over Climate Change
By William D. Balgord
On a given morning the individual who happens to be a subscriber to a local newspaper may wake up over ...
August 24, 2021
Rainfall Driving Bumper Crops and Crop Failures Is Neither Random Nor Due to Global Warming
By William D. Balgord
Bloomberg News seems unaware that a principal underlying cause for both bumper crops and crop failures resides way out in ...
June 30, 2021
Supervised Hunt Posed No Risk to Survival of the Wolf
By William D. Balgord
A recent Associated Press story highlights blowback from the recent wolf hunt conducted by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR). ...
June 08, 2021
Truman's Decision Saved a Million Lives
By William D. Balgord
This year marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, with the signing of the historic surrender ...
August 03, 2020
The Dangers of Scientific Censorship—on Climate and COVID
By William D. Balgord
Excuse me for wandering somewhat afield, as I’m prone to do, but I think that this stellar piece by the ...
June 03, 2020
Wildfire Transcends Continents and Centuries
By William D. Balgord
Australia is currently in its summer season. And, for non-Australians, that translates to “fire season.”This year, these fires have caught ...
January 29, 2020
Is it June or January in Colorado?
By William D. Balgord
Rare heavy snow fell in Colorado over the summer solstice. The runways at Denver International were covered with the white ...
July 12, 2019
Wrapping up 2018’s Active Hurricane Season
By William D. Balgord
The 2018 hurricane season unleashed two devastating storms on the US mainland. Thankfully it all comes to an end November ...
November 30, 2018
You Won't Believe What YouTube Is Doing to Videos That Question Climate Change
By William D. Balgord
Editor's note: This column was co-authored by Calvin Beisner.Curiously, the mainstream media seem to have ignored the story, but it’s an ...
August 20, 2018
Are Record Temperatures Evidence of Manmade Global Warming?
By William D. Balgord
It is a slam-dunk certainty that American mainstream media will seize upon a recent story in the Los Angeles Times, ...
July 22, 2018
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