CLIMATE SCIENCE & THE EINSTEIN PRINCIPLE

December 1, 2008, 12:55 pm News

ONE of ABC television’s remaining links to a more intelligent era, The Einstein Factor, ended its season on Sunday, closing with its signature quote from the great physicist: “The important thing is not to stop questioning.” From his blinkered approach to the question of climate change, it is patent...

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IN PRAISE OF CARBON - THE PRIMAL ELEMENT

December 1, 2008, 12:11 pm News

"There is no scientific theory linking carbon dioxide to the 'runaway' global warming that is the basis of the calamitous predictions. The contribution of the gas to the making of a comfortable planet by the greenhouse effect is well understood, modest and self-limiting. It is only turned into a ter...

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THE FOOLS GOLD OF CARBON TRADING

November 30, 2008, 6:57 am News

"Even some of those involved in setting up the carbon markets fear they will fail in their principal aim of cutting carbon emissions. Liz Bossley of CEAG, a City consultant in carbon trading, may have helped the fledgling system to grow from nothing into a big business but she is frank about its lim

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SCIENCE IN NEW ZEALAND UNDER THREAT

November 30, 2008, 4:40 am News

"What I think I am glimpsing at here is a dark shrouded hand which I have seen operating here in our NZ science system since the science reforms of 1990. Science more than ever before in its long and noble history is now captured either by political or commercial interests. The very purpose of scien

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BEWARE THE CHURCH OF CLIMATE ALARM

November 30, 2008, 4:28 am News

"As the global financial crisis takes hold, perhaps people are starting to wonder whether the so-called precautionary principle, which would have us accept enormous new taxes in the guise of an emissions trading scheme and curtail economic growth, is justified, based on what we actually know about c...

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NZ CLIMATE & ENVIROTRUTH No 190

November 27, 2008, 3:56 am News

Download pdf - [LINK](evt no. 190.pdf)

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In evidence to the US Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works in June 2006, Dr David Deming, University of Oklahoma, explained how the Mann "hockey stick" graph was manipulated.

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"Horner’s argument is that we are getting a one-sided discussion of climate change because most media outlets, politicians, activists and a substantial section of big business have – in a variety of ways – got an interest in keeping it that way. He tells me: ‘This affirms a worldview of many people:...

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"To focus on the chimera of human-caused greenhouse warming while ignoring the real threats posed by the natural variability of the climate itself is self-delusion on a grand scale." Professor Bob Carter, writiing in Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol 38 No 2, September 2008 - a readable but scientif...

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LET US BANISH RELIGION FROM SCIENCE

November 17, 2008, 9:05 am News

"Let us not confuse environmental religion with observational science. Reliable science explains what we observe. One can not understand the climate system without an appreciation of the influence of geography, spatial relations, ocean currents and the physics that drive cloud cover over the tropics....

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"The projections of the IPCC are simplistic, superficial, and now proven wrong. The whole issue requires a fresh start, based on the mass of irrefutable data which has been assembled. Certainly New Zealand should not incur any expenditure based on the fallacious IPCC Report.  Indeed, New Zealand sho

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HOW IPCC SPINS THE CLIMATE

November 13, 2008, 9:38 am News

Perennial expert reviewer of IPCC Assessment Reports, Dr Vincent Gray has updated his paper on how UN IPCC spins the climate.  To download pdf:  LINK

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COOL LOOK AT THE FUTURE

November 13, 2008, 9:14 am News

"In sum, when the issue of global warming is looked at dispassionately, both those who see it as a problem and those who do not might conclude it makes sense to wait before taking any expensive action, when normal discount rates - e.g. the cost of capital - are properly taken into account." Mont Pel...

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POLITICIZATION OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND CO2

November 12, 2008, 7:31 am News

"The IPCC summaries for policy makers are merely a political interpretation of the IPCC's scientific reports. These reports do not take into consideration recent research showing that increasing atmospheric CO2 content has negligible affect on global climate. The proposed reductions in consumption o

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 "Last month I witnessed something shocking. Rajendra Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, was giving a talk at the University of NSW. The talk was accompanied by a slide presentation, and the most important graph showed average global temperatures. For the past deca...

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WHY DAVID BELLAMY SHUNNED BY BBC

November 6, 2008, 11:28 am News

"I’ve seen evidence, which I believe, that says there has not been a rise in global temperature since 1998, despite the increase in carbon dioxide being pumped into the atmosphere. This makes me think the global warmers are telling lies – carbon dioxide is not the driver. The idiot fringe have accus...

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"It is transparently obvious that the greens sit squarely in the tradition of Romanticism. Like the romantics, they hate industry, love nature, idealise peasant life, they think capitalism is wicked, they think people in modern society lead depraved shallow lives and have forgotten the true value of...

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All the coal-fired power stations close and new forms of energy miraculously appear, without the economy missing a beat. Believe that and you would probably buy a used Prius from [Australian Treasury Secretary Ken] Henry. Treasury was one of the last bastions of reason. It has now signed on as offic

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NZ CLIMATE & ENVIROTRUTH No. 187

October 25, 2008, 8:54 am News

 
NZCLIMATE TRUTH NO  187
 
26TH OCTOBER 2008
 
PROBABILITY AND UNCERTAINTY
 
In Newsletter No 183 on "Chaos" I pointed out that The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) admits that the forecasting of weather is   Impossible (though actually only difficult) because of "ch...

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