Posted 1 September 2012

In the 300th edition of his NZ Climate Truch newsletter,  IPCC expert review Dr Vincent Gray, of Wellington, explains the origins of, and reasons for, his rebuttal of those who claim to be able to predict the future behaviour of Earth's climate decades into the future.

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Posted 21 August 2012

"Statistical analyses of hydrological time series are an essential component for the development and management of water resources in countries with dry climates. This becomes critical as the water requirements approach the maximum available resources. To complicate matters,...

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Posted 20 August 2012

"Over the past half century, none of our threatened eco-pocalypses have played out as predicted. Some came partly true; some were averted by action; some were wholly chimerical. This raises a question that many find discomforting: With a track record like this, why should pe...

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Posted 15 August 2012

"The hysteria sweeping the country over fracking is like a modern-day version of the Chicken Licken story... It is time to inject some science and common sense into the debate. Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, has been used in New Zealand for decades. Some 25 years ago, fr...

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Posted 10 August 2012

Hansen's paper has been quoted in hundreds, if not thousands, of media outlets and newspapers and has garnered the praise of many environmental advocacy groups. The problem? Their conclusions are demonstrably false and their characterization of the science and statistics are...

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Posted 3 August 2012

New Zealand's Minister for Climate Change Issues has been challenged to look at both sides of the debate. The challenge comes from Joe Fone, of Christchurch, a member of our Coalition, whose book "Climate Change: Natural or Man-Made" is due for release in October (details ...

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Posted 2 August 2012

"In the theory of man-made climate change, two-thirds of the predicted warming comes from changes in humidity and clouds, and only one-third comes directly from the extra carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases. The theory assumes humidity and clouds amplify t...

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Posted 1 August 2012

Recent alarmist scaremongering in the United States about "unprecedented" extreme weather events, repeated by news media in Australia and New Zealand, have been firmly rebutted by the Alabama State climatologist, Dr John R Christy in testimony before the American Senate Envir...

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Posted 30 July 2012

A re-analysis of U.S. surface station temperatures has been performed using the recently WMO-approved Siting Classification System devised by METEO-France’s Michel Leroy. The new siting classification more accurately characterizes the quality of the location in terms of monito...

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Posted 26 July 2012

Viscount Christopher Monckton has posted a detailed rebuttal under the above title:

"Be skeptical, be very skeptical, of Skeptic magazine’s skepticism of climate skeptics. The latest issue has, as its cover story, a Climate Change Q&A, revealingly subtitled 'Climate Denie...

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SCORNING THE PROPAGANDA OF FEAR

July 25, 2012, 4:06 am News

Posted 25 July 2012

"Pascal Bruckner has incited such fury with a diatribe against green prophesiers of imminent planetary ruin, the reaction has surprised even this veteran of the trans-Atlantic culture wars. 'The planet is sick. Man is guilty of having destroyed it. He must pay,' is how Bru...

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Posted 25 July 2012

"The 15-year battle in Canada over the Kyoto Protocol ended last week when the Federal Court ruled the Stephen Harper government’s withdrawal from the agreement was legal. Countries that do not meet their emission targets and did not withdraw before the end of 2011 — as allowe...

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Posted 15 July 2012

"New Zealand's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) is a scam and a waste. The ETS taxes our elderly trying to heat their homes and then uses the revenue to subsidise multi-national Japanese companies. These companies bought forests in New Zealand. Their trees are now subsidised bec...

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Posted 13 July 2012

 A move by the Royal Society of New Zealand to lokk at what it calls the "human carrying capacity" of our country, has provoked an interesting discussion within our Coalition ranks.Start with reading a paper by Dr Tim Ball of Canada, linked here

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Posted 4 July 2012

New Zealand energy observer Jim Hopkins explains why the Greens' economic vision has more loose ends than a dysentery epidemic.

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Posted 2 July 2012

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Posted 1 July 2012

"People are inundated with reports giving the impression that what is happening is worse then ever before, unusual and therefore due to human activities. When weather and climate became a political issue through the IPCC claims of impending doom it became a focus for media. The...

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Posted 30 June 2012

The largest United Nations conference ever—featuring more than 50,000 participants from 188 nations —was a flop. For most of the environmentalist ideologues at the Rio +20 conference the only question was whether it was a “hoax” or a “failure.” Oxfam chief executive Barbara St...

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Posted 29 June 2012

Two months ago, James Lovelock, the godfather of global warming, gave a startling interview to msnbc.com in which he acknowledged he had been unduly “alarmist” about climate change. The implications were extraordinary. Lovelock is a world-renowned scientist and environmental...

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SETTLED SCIENCE? NO SUCH THING

June 27, 2012, 6:23 am News

Posted 27 June 2012

Professor Bob Carter, writing in The Australian: "So what about the IPCC's much-trumpeted, claimed 'gold standard' of only using peer-reviewed papers? It is completely exposed by Canadian investigative journalist Donna Laframboise, who showed an amazing 30 per cent of the ar

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