Posted 2 April 2010

"The House of Commons committee self-consciously refused to pose any probing questions, and its main aim seemed to be to ensure that the moral status of the current consensus on climate change remained intact. What is most remarkable about the committee’s report is that it o...

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Posted 31 March 2010

"Kevin Rudd declared climate change 'the great moral and economic challenge of our time'.  Now the legislation has become less important than getting 30 per cent of the GST from the states so the Commonwealth can rearrange financing in the hospital system. Can a momentous mo...

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Posted 29 March 2010

"If precipitation exceeds melting the glacier advances: if melting exceeds precipitation the glacier recedes, but there will be a time lag between cause and effect. In ice sheets it may take many thousands of years for ice to flow from the accumulation area to the melting are...

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Posted 26 March 2009

The unfair financial impact  on a typical New Zealand farmer of a totally unnecessary and unjustfied emissions trading scheme are described in stark terms by a Gisborne farming couple, Neil and Esther Henderson, in the pdf document attached. Current New Zealand government po...

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Posted 23 March 2010

"The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change admitted for the first time last month that it is facing a crisis of confidence. But the IPCC's failings go far beyond the recent spate of errors identified in its reports. The problem began with the global politi...

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END-PHASE OF THE CLIMATE WARS?

March 21, 2010, 12:36 pm News

Posted 21 March 2010

"Even if humans have in fact been responsible for the “unexplained” warming of 0.051C per decade over 35 years, it is comforting to note that allowing this rate to continue will produce only 0.5C by the end of the century. As only about half of the human-caused warming is...

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Posted 13 March 2010

Benny Peiser is a social anthropologist and director of Global Warming Policy Foundation in the UK. He places his views “somewhere between climate alarmists and skeptics.” While in Delhi, he spoke to Financial Chronicle about the impact of climate change policies on the liv...

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Posted 13 March 2010

"This investigation is very good news for sceptics – not because it will denounce any significant flaws in the AGW imposture, but because it will not. AGW credulity is already a minority faith; but there is a further constituency of waverers, ready to break off like a melti...

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GLOBAL WARMING NO LONGER COOL IN NZ

March 12, 2010, 8:55 am News

Posted 11 March 2010

"The public mood is changing. Certainly the John Key-led National government is is more sober and rational about the issue than its predecessors. Nevertheless, it woud still be well advised to suspend the ETS and adopt a 'wait and see' approach pending the next UN conference...

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Posted 7 March 2010 (apologies, should have been posted earlier!)

"A few governments reject the climate claims, but the majority denies or ignores the falsity of the IPCC Reports. They’re confused because they think they won’t be green or will lose a tax opportunity. But climate change has...

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Posted 7 March 2010

"The greatest scandal connected to global warming is not exaggeration, fraud or destruction of data to conceal the weakness of the argument. It is those who are personally profiting from promoting this fantasy at the expense of the rest of us.  Al Gore is the most visible ben...

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Posted 6 March 2010

" A high percentage of meteologosts and/or climate scientists do not agree that the climate changes we have seen are mostly man-made. Thousands of us think that the larger part of the climate changes we have observed over the last century are of natural origin."   BIll Gray,...

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Posted 6 March 2010

"This conversion [by the original US climate alarmist Jmes Hansen] to honesty came too late, however, for in the intervening years thousands of other climate scientists had meanwhile climbed onto the Hansenist funding gravy-train. Currently, global warming alarmism is fuelled...

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Posted 4 March 2010

" All these alarms were given special prominence in the IPCC's 2007 report and each of them has now been shown to be based, not on hard evidence, but on scare stories, derived not from proper scientists but from environmental activists. Those glaciers are not vanishing; the da...

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Posted 2 March 2010

The UK Parliamentary hearings of the University of East Anglia CRU "Climategate" affair have re-ignited interest in the 'urban heat island effect'  (UHIE) - the natural process that shows temperatures to be warmer in built up cities than in rural countryside areas. This is im...

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Posted 1 March 2010

In August 2009, the New Zealand Prime Minister's Chief Science Advisor, Professor Sir Peter Gluckman issued a position paper on climate change. In a critique early in 2010 for the NZ Climate Science Coalition,  Dr Doug Edmeades found the Gluckman paper deficient in 10 instanc...

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Posted 28 February 2010

"The university at the centre of the climate change row over stolen e-mails has been accused of making a misleading statement to Parliament. The University of East Anglia wrote this week to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee giving the impression that it...

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THE HIDDEN FLAW IN THE GREENHOUSE THEORY

February 26, 2010, 12:13 pm News

Posted 26 February 2010

  • Question: Do all of the gases in our atmosphere absorb heat?

  • Answer: No. Only some gases have the unique property of being able to absorb heat. These are the infrared-absorbing "greenhouse gases," of course, substances like carbon dioxide and water vapor, and n...

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PUSH TO OVERSIMPLIFY UN IPCC

February 26, 2010, 2:37 am News

Posted 27 February 2010

A months-long crisis at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has upended the world's perception of global warming, after hacked emails and other disclosures revealed deep divisions among scientists working with the United Nation-sponsored group. That has raised qu...

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Posted 27 February 2010

"A recent article in The Gisborne Herald said 'warming has been accelerating over the past 20 years', and there is 'a runaway greenhouse effect', and 'rising sea levels', but none of these things are real. It is disturbing so many people involved in the ongoing debate do...

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