AN IRRATIONAL FEAR OF CARBON

May 9, 2009, 1:42 am News

Originally published August 2008

"The obsessive fear of carbon, carbon emissions, and carbon dioxide is totally irrational.

In the first place, carbon was forged in the unimaginable heat of the supernovae to become the fourth most common element in the universe and the most common o...

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Posted 9 May 2009

On two successive days, writers in Australia's top national newspaper, The Australian, have called the Rudd Government's stance on ETS into serious question.

Terry McCann says the $80 billion budget turnroundĀ  "makes an overwhelming case that the Government's emissions trad...

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Posted 9 May 2009

"Where is the global upside if New Zealand artificially throttles back its agricultural production, allowing less efficient producers to fill the void? New Zealand doesn't produce cars or televisions any more because we were bad at it. In fact, the planet would be better off if...

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SCIENCE A SLAVE TO EXPEDIENCY

May 7, 2009, 10:16 am News

Posted 8 May 2009

"...Another force has driven science into its present parlous state where the output of computer software is held in higher regard than observational data, where marketing spin is more important than fact and evidence, and where a trenchant defence of the notion of man-made glob

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Posted 8 May 2009

"I am surprised at how so many people nowadays in Europe, the United States and elsewhere have come to support policies underpinned by hysteria over global warming. particularly cap-and-trade legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and subsidies for "green" energy sources

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