• IPCC Errors: In The Eye Of The Beholder

    • Date: 11/01/11

    Last year a committee struck by the InterAcademy Council (a collection of international science bodies) investigated the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). In the process, it distributed a questionnaire. Recently 678-pages of answers were released. I’ve been wading through them. [3 mb PDF here] These 232 (mostly) anonymous individuals were asked for their views regarding how […]

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  • IPCC Prediction For Queensland: Less Rainfall, Longer Droughts, Drier Climate

    • Date: 06/01/11

    I’m sure everyone’s seen the pictures on the news of the dramatic and distressing floods in Queensland, north-eastern Australia. As expected, global warming was blamed for the floods by some, though most news outlets have so far resisted the temptation. Heavy and sustained rainfall is not uncommon in north-eastern Australia, though the recent increase in rainfall […]

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  • Naked Bodies And A New Messiah: Green Groups Try to Sex Up Climate Change

    • Date: 03/01/11

    The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere keeps going up and up, but public interest in climate change is sinking. Environmentalists are trying to come up with new ways to make the issue sexy. But shock tactics can backfire all too easily. Climate change used to make headlines. But these days the issue appears […]

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  • Climate Change, Winter, And History

    • Date: 01/01/11

    You may think that the current Folie à deux over winter and climate change / global warming is something new. But, as Shakespeare observed in Hamlet, there is nothing new under the sun (or even, we might now add, under Co2). Here’s Thomas Jefferson on warmer winters and climate change: A change in our climate however is […]

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  • Updated: Dust Study May Invalidate Most Warming Models

    • Date: 30/12/10

    Some of the Earth’s tiniest naturally occurring particles may have just bred a big mess for climatologists.  New findings reveal that models scientists have long used to estimate the causes and effects of global warming may be dramatically flawed due to errors in one of their most important inputs. These conclusions are found in a new […]

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  • Climate Controlling Ocean Thermostat Discovered

    • Date: 29/12/10

    The influence of the Sun on Earth’s climate over time scales of centuries and millennia is all but ignored by current climate change dogma, with many climate scientists dismissing solar variation as too feeble to have much of an impact. Though it was recently discovered that variation at ultraviolet wavelengths is considerably greater than at […]

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  • Britain’s Snow Blindness

    • Date: 23/12/10

    It’s the coldest winter on record in Great Britain. Great Britain also has experienced its heaviest snowfalls since the 1920s. The mayor of London, who last year was subjected to a grilling in Parliament over the inability to keep the capital’s roads clear, has asked why the government’s Meteorological Office (“Met Office”) didn’t see this […]

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  • Visions Of Emissions Trading Fading In Puff Of Smoke

    • Date: 21/12/10

    South Korea Delays CO2 Trading Scheme South Korea will not present emission trading laws to the parliament until next February instead of this year amid opposition from business groups, a government official said on Tuesday. “We are in still discussions with the industry side and trying to find a common ground,” Park Chun-kyoo, general director […]

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