• Climate Change Minister Resigns “Because Of The Extremities Of The Climate”

    • Date: 13/12/10

    On the irony scale, what has just happened in Scotland is on the par with if not better (worse?) than the record cold in Cancún during COP16: because Scottish “beleaguered Transport Minister Stewart Stevenson” has resigned after an extraordinary bad series of moves making the recent “Arctic blast” hellish for thousands of people. Wait a moment…”Transport” Minister? […]

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  • A Dying Breeze

    • Date: 13/12/10

    The Alpha Ventus Wind Park is the first of its kind: a deep water wind farm in the stormy North Sea. It is composed of 12 turbines that together will generate 60MW of electrical power. When fully operational, the farm will be able to power 50,000 households. But barely two months after the ceremony opening […]

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  • The Life of Brian – Science Messiah or Very Naughty Boy?

    • Date: 11/12/10

    Brain Cox is a great science communicator. That is to say, he makes very effective TV programmes, which do not condescend, and do much to encourage an interest in science. But there is surely science as process, and there’s ‘science’ as an institution. It’s not clear which one Cox – who gave this year’s Royal Television […]

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  • CRU: There’s A New Ice Age Coming!

    • Date: 10/12/10

    The article below appeared in the “Windsor Star” on Sept. 11, 1972. Hubert Lamb, the director of the CRU in 1972 says that the overall temperature trend they were forecasting was definitely downwards. Lamb warns that there may be “minor upward fluctuations” but he says we shouldn’t be misled by these into thinking the earth […]

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  • Irony Alert: The Unusually Chilly Global Warming Summit

    • Date: 10/12/10

    Cancun is hosting the U.N. conference on man-made climate change — amid record cold temperatures. As negotiators from nearly 200 countries met in Cancun to strategize ways to keep the planet from getting hotter, the temperature in the seaside Mexican city plunged to a 100-year record low of 54° F. Climate-change skeptics are gleefully calling Cancun’s weather […]

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  • Global Warming Causes Cancer

    • Date: 09/12/10

    Thanks to the Daily Mail, we learn of new “research” which says that global warming causes cancer. Melting glaciers and ice sheets are releasing cancer-causing pollutants into the air and oceans, scientists say. The long-lasting chemicals get into the food chain and build up in people’s bodies – triggering tumours, heart disease and infertility. It had […]

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  • Al Fin: Why Do Greens Hate and Fear Clean, Abundant Energy?

    • Date: 08/12/10

    New Republic recently admitted that, “Utopian environmentalism…is a form of escapism and disengagement from reality.” The extremists scoff at science and would apparently prefer scarcity so that bureaucratic rationing will enforce a change in American lifestyles. Instead of producing more of the cheap, abundant energy that fueled America’s dynamic growth, the extremists who support and surround […]

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  • Venezuela’s Chavez Blames Capitalism For Heavy Rain

    • Date: 06/12/10

    President Hugo Chavez blamed “criminal” capitalism on Sunday for global climate phenomena including incessant rains that have brought chaos to Venezuela, killing 32 people and leaving 70,000 homeless. Worst hit is the coastal area of the South American OPEC member nation where millions live in precarious hillside shantytowns and mudslides have been toppling rickety houses. […]

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