Posted 15 June 2010

The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change misled the press and public into believing that thousands of scientists backed its claims on manmade global warming, according to Mike Hulme, a prominent climate scientist and IPCC insider.  The actual number of scientists...

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Posted 14 June 2010

Coalition hon, secretary, Terry Dunleavy, calls on New Zealand Prime MInister John Key to rein in his Chief Science Adviser, Professor Sir Peter Gluckman, who, Dunleavy claims is acting as a 'propagandist for global warming zealotry.'  - more 

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Posted 14 June 2010

Matt Ridley salutes the bloggers who changed the climate debate. While most of Fleet Street kowtowed to the green lobby, online amateurs uncovered the spin and deception that finally cracked the consensus.... It was amateur bloggers who scented the exaggerations, distor...

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Posted 11 June 2010

The author of Chill explains why he's sceptical about manmade global warming — and why greens are so intolerant. "The science around climate change is not as settled as it's presented as being. I used to think it was, until about 2003 – and then, feeling that the remedies...

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Posted 11 June 2010

The plan to impose a carbon tax on American citizens may be dead at least for the time being after Republican Senator Lindsey Graham shockingly reversed his views on climate change, telling a press conference that the science behind man-made global warming is in question and t...

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Posted 10 June 2010

In a submission he was asked to make to the InterAcademy Council that is reviewing IPCC processes , Professor David Henderson, of the University of Westminster, says IPCC is professionally "not up to the mark", and suggests improvemnets in disclosure, inclusiveness and audit....

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Posted 7 June 2010

A cross examination of global warming science conducted by the University of Pennsylvania's Institute for Law and Economics has concluded that virtually every claim advanced by global warming proponents fail to stand up to scrutiny..

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Posted 3 June 2010

"Just maybe, New Zealand has embarked on a lonely, delusional, badly-timed odyssey that will cost the country dearly – leaving the rest of the world shaking its collective head in amused bewilderment.  New Zealand, the land which swallowed its own propaganda. " David Broome

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Posted 1 June 2010

A fascinating (and illuminating!) account by Robert Lee Hotz  in the Wall Street Journal of discoveries being made by US scientists who are drilling the deep ice of Antarctica for evidence of climate variations many thousands of years ago.

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Posted 1 June 2010

"One of the worst aspects of the ESS (Eleven Station Series) is that it was published to dispel prior allegations of chicanery. Its very purpose was damage control. The Minister (Hon Wayne Mapp) tabled it in Parliament as evidence that allegations of bias against NIWA were base...

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Posted 31 May 2010

"Britain’s premier scientific institution is being forced to review its statements on climate change after a rebellion by members who question mankind’s contribution to rising temperatures."  Ben Webster in The Times, London

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Posted 31 May 2010

"Solar scientists are increasingly conveying a clear message on the chief cause of climate change: It’s the Sun, Stupid."  - Lawrence Solomon, in the National Post, Canada
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Posted 25 May 2010

For what is believed to be the first time ever in England, an audience of university undergraduates has decisively rejected the notion that “global warming” is or could become a global crisis. ... Last week, members of the historic Oxford Union Society, the world’s premie...

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Posted 20 May 2010

"Surely it must be obvious by now that the nations of the world are not going to agree to a legally enforceable international agreement on emissions control measures.  Attempts to enforce these measures on developing countries have already started to backfire..... What are the...

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Posted 16 May 2010

"What if we don’t adequately understand important climatic systems (such as clouds or oceans) to simulate them accurately in the computer models used to predict climatic change? What if the stated positions of key scientific societies are under assault by the member rank and...

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Posted 15 May 2010

"Authors veteran meteorologists Joe D’Aleo and Anthony Watts analyzed temperature records from all around the world for a major SPPI paper, Surface Temperature Records – Policy-driven Deception? The startling conclusion that we cannot tell whether there was any significant €..

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Posted 15 May 2010

"Piecing together the provenance of the New Zealand historical temperature record has been no easy task..... The New Zealand mainstream media, all highly partisan on climate change matters, have evinced little interest in the scandal to date.  Science claims a special place in...

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Posted 11 May 2010

"The truth is that climate alarmism has become the most expensive, and the most wasteful, project in the history of the world.  It is junk economics built on junk science.  It amounts to no more than hot air, yet it looks set to beggar our grandchildren. "  - Roger Helmer, M...

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Posted 6 May 2010

In a rousing speech today to Waikato Federated Farmers, the leader of New Zealand's ACT Party, Hon Rodney Hide, called for suspension forthwith of the ETS legislation due to come into force on 1 Julyy. " A decision to suspend ETS temporarily - say until Australia adopts a simila...

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Posted 2 May 2010

"New Zealand climate scientists embroil themselves in as much of a climate data fraud scandal as Climategate and with eerily similar methods and results." John O'Sullivan writint at Suite101.com, and quoted in SEPP's  "The Week That Was". 

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