Posted 1 November 2009

Only the brilliantly penetrating wit of modern philosopher Clive James could link a golf ball potato crisp, via Montaigne, to reflection on the importance of scepticism in every walk of life, and to criticise extreme reactions to those who are sceptical about man-made globa...

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Posted 31 October 2009

"The errors from the [IPCC] projections were more than seven times greater than the errors from the benchmark method. Relative errors were larger for longer forecast horizons. Our validation exercise illustrates the importance of determining whether it is possible to obtain...

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Posted 29 October 2009

Dr Vincent Gray's latest Envirotruth 225 demonstrates from the behaviour of the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO), that, as ocean heating is from below, this heating is related to the PDO must also behave in a periodic fashion. "The finding that the earth's energy is not ba...

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Posted 30 October 2009

"Never in the field of human deceit have so few taken so many for a ride to so little effect. I refer, with apologies to Churchill, to the ridiculous competition among our politicians to scare us silly about global warming." Bernard Ingham, in the Yorkshire Post, UK.

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Posted 28 October 2009

"Mr. President,
"You have recently held an undersea Cabinet meeting to raise awareness of the idea that
global sea level is rising and hence threatens to drown the Maldives. This proposition is not
founded in observational facts and true scientific judgements, Accordingl...

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Posted 27 October 2009

"Concerning the climate change that we observe around us today... the simplest (and therefore null) hypothesis, is that "the climate change observed today is natural unless and until evidence accrues otherwise". In regard to which, first, no such evidence has emerged. And...

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Posted 25 October 2009

Here are links to our Coaltiion's submissions to the New Zealand Parliament Select Committee considering the Climate Change Response (Moderated Emissions Trading Scheme) Amendment Bill:

Primary submissions: [LINK](sc subm final.pdf) to download pdf 

Supplementary su...

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COPENHAGEN BLABFEST LOAD OF HOT AIR

October 7, 2009, 2:37 am News

Posted 8 October 2009

"There is no need whatsoever for an economically dangerous and scientifically discredited emissions trading scheme with its taxes, bureaucracy and disruptions. And as for the Copenhagen talkfest, even Helen Clark is downplaying the likelihood that it will be the final step i...

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Posted 5 October 2009

"The global warming religion runs so deep today that most politicians figure it's best enact some sort of green policy, regardless of whether or not that policy actually reduces global warming. Exhibit number one is New Zealand.......What Mr. Smith didn't say is that from...

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PROLOGUE TO COPENHAGEN

October 3, 2009, 6:17 am News

Posted 4 October 2009

"The planet has warmed and cooled several times over the past 150 years, all within the range of natural climate variability. There are no published scientific papers that show irrefutable proof that any of this is human-caused. Proof is not to be mistaken for the output of...

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THE GREAT GLOBAL WARMING SCARE IS OVER

October 2, 2009, 9:42 am News

Posted 3 October 2009

The great global warming scare is over — it is well past its peak, very much a spent force, sputtering in fits and starts to a whimpering end. You may not know this yet. Or rather, you may know it but don’t want to acknowledge it until every one else does, and that won...

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Posted 3 October 2009

"My view is that there are fundamental faults in the science used to justify mitigatory action by governments; that claims of a consensus on the IPCC science have no credibility and that account is not taken of the long history of faulty analyses by scientists; that examinat...

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Posted 27 September 2009

"A broadcaster is in trouble when it, rather than the news that it carries, becomes the story. And thus it now often is with [Australia's] ABC.  Why are today’s media directors and reporters so incapable of making accurate critical judgements on environmental issues. It...

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THE DOGS ATE GLOBAL WARMING

September 24, 2009, 12:37 pm News

Posted 25 September 2009

"Imagine if there were no reliable records of global surface temperature. Raucous policy debates such as cap-and-trade would have no scientific basis, Al Gore would at this point be little more than a historical footnote, and President Obama would not be spending this U.N...

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THINK GLOBALLY, DESTROY LOCALLY

September 20, 2009, 2:57 am News

Posted 21 September 2009

"The only sensible precaution that you can take in such a situation is to plan for a continuation of the present climate trend, and recognize and plan also for reasonable bounds of future climate variability. As the temperature trend for ten years now has been one of cool...

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ETS - BIAS OR BLINDNESS IN NZ BEEHIVE?

September 18, 2009, 12:51 pm News

Posted 18 September 2009

A charge that there is not one government scientist in New Zealand associated with climate issues who is willing to speak out on global warming alarmism with some sense of balance or with an appearance of an open mind has been made by Associate Professor Chris de Freitas,...

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CAP & TRADE AND THE SMOG RIP-OFF

September 17, 2009, 10:43 am News

Posted 18 September 2009

"If Wall Street traders can commodify sub-prime mortgages with impunity, and the Enrons of the world can manipulate energy markets like a pinball machine, imagine a future when tradeable permits for carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping gases are auctioned and swapped ov...

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ETS - TO HAVE OR NOT TO HAVE?

September 17, 2009, 10:37 am News

Posted 18 September 2009

Former top officer of New Zealand's Federated Farmers, Frank Brenmuhl, writing in leading farming newspaper, says " Political expediency has ensured the scientific debate has been reduced to a battle between believers and deniers. This deliberate ploy has meant there has...

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Dr Vincent Gray, expert reviewer of IPCC Assessment Reports since their inception, has up-dated his extensive paper "The Global Warming Scam",  (to August 2009), in which he shows that none of the evidence presented by IPCC confirms a relationship between emissions of greenhouse gases and any harmf...

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Posted 11 September 2009

An American meteorologist writes in the Washington Post  to rebut 10 of the most popular arguments in favour of man-made global warming. Written in laypeople-friendly language by a practising weather forecaster.

LINK 

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