• Green R&D Con: “Clean Energy Experts” Are Wasting Millions

    • Date: 16/12/10

    Faux environmentalists and so-called “clean energy experts” are happy to take endless amounts of money to study energy solutions. They will not actually help you to solve your energy problems, but they will study your problems for a price, and tell you why they cannot be solved economically. “It’s a very expensive proposition from our […]

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  • Donna Laframboise: Forty Years of Drama Queen Scientists

    • Date: 14/12/10

    We are routinely urged to heed climate scientists who say the world is in peril and that humanity must mend its environmentally damaging ways. What we’re rarely told is that these scientists are part of a long tradition. Four decades ago, in January 1972, the Ecologistmagazine published a lengthy essay titled A Blueprint for Survival. Shortly afterward, the […]

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  • 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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