• Mary Dejevsky: Leadership Has Evaporated, There’s Panic In The Air

    • Date: 22/12/09

    The Independent: Napoleon’s retreat from Moscow has nothing on the stumbling return of the climate-change crowd from Copenhagen. Angry, indignant and bedraggled, with nowhere to go but home, the troops are blaming the generals and the generals the troops. Leadership has evaporated; there’s panic in the air. Ed Miliband, Britain’s Climate Change Secretary (is this […]

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  • Benny Peiser: Indefinite Climate Moratorium

    • Date: 20/12/09

    The Observer: I hate to say I told you so, but I have predicted the failure of the Copenhagen summit to agree to binding commitments for over a year. The Copenhagen fiasco was not just foreseeable, it was inevitable. The inability of the international community to break the climate deadlock reflects the incompatible national interests […]

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  • Lawrence Solomon: Wikipedia’s climate doctor

    • Date: 19/12/09

    Financial Post: The Climategate Emails describe how a small band of climatologists cooked the books to make the last century seem dangerously warm.The emails also describe how the band plotted to rewrite history as well as science, particularly by eliminating the Medieval Warm Period, a 400 year period that began around 1000 AD. The Climategate […]

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  • Patrick Michaels: How to Manufacture a Climate Consensus

    • Date: 18/12/09

    The Wall Street Journal: Few people understand the real significance of Climategate, the now-famous hacking of emails from the University of East Anglia Climatic Research Unit (CRU). Most see the contents as demonstrating some arbitrary manipulating of various climate data sources in order to fit preconceived hypotheses (true), or as stonewalling and requesting colleagues to […]

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  • North hides nefarious aims under green cloak

    • Date: 18/12/09

    South African Business Day: ENVIRONMENTAL groups from rich countries have for years waged a campaign against those in poor countries who want to harness their natural resources for economic growth. Their efforts threaten to do lasting harm to the aspirations of millions of poor people in Africa, Asia and Latin America, and must be resisted […]

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  • Global warming is a prime example of what is killing the major media

    • Date: 16/12/09

    The Examiner: A raft of reasons are advanced to explain why newspaper circulation and the ratings of major networks are falling faster than a rock down a well. Global warming encapsulates many of the media failings that have contributed to their own problems. Can you think of one element of the global climate controversy that […]

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  • What are the Prospects for a binding Climate Accord – ever?

    • Date: 15/12/09

    WSJ Environmental Capital: So the Copenhagen climate conference is heading into crunch time, with an avalanche of world leaders arriving in coming days to put the finishing touches on the big climate accord. With just three days left, where do things stand at Copenhagen? Not particularly good. On almost every point of contention, countries have […]

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  • Saving the Appearances

    • Date: 15/12/09

    According to James Hansen (on the American David Letterman show) the refusal of CRU to disclose the data doesn’t really matter because “it doesn’t change the science one iota”. And of course it’s true: when the science is settled, why would it be necessary to save the data? Something in this whole charade reminds me of […]

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