• India’s Grain Mountain Left To Rot

    • Date: 29/06/11

    Millions of tonnes of grain — enough to feed more than 100 million people for a year — are at risk of rotting because India’s overflowing stockpile is too big to be held in government warehouses. As monsoon rains have drenched the country, an estimated 18 million tonnes of grain are sitting outside, exposed to […]

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  • Michael Mann And The ClimateGate Whitewash

    • Date: 28/06/11

    Two universities that have employed Dr. Michael Mann, a prominent climate scientist, have been called to task for insulating him from accusations of wrongdoing in the wake of scandalous ClimateGate email revelations. His current employer, Penn State, is being accused of botching an internal inquiry, and a recent judicial ruling is ordering the University of […]

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  • Kesten Green: Global Warming Alarmism

    • Date: 28/06/11

    When people become more involved in the issue of climate change, the persuasion recipe that initially works for alarmists breaks down. People become less persuaded by appeals to trust the authorities, less susceptible to fear, less willing to accept emotional appeals from celebrities, less gullible. And this shows in the polls. OPINION: Roughly one person […]

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  • The Failure Of Al Gore

    • Date: 26/06/11

    Once out of office, Al Gore assumed the leadership of the global green movement, steering that movement into a tsunami of defeat that, when the debris is finally cleared away, will loom as one of the greatest failures of civil society in all time. It must be as perplexing to his many admirers as it […]

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  • Supreme Skeptics

    • Date: 24/06/11

    The justices of the United States Supreme Court this week became the world’s most august global warming sceptics. Not by virtue of their legal reasoning – the global warming case they decided turned on a technical legal issue — but in their surprising commentary. Global warming is by no means a settled issue, they made […]

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  • U.S. Supreme Court Recommends Reading Freeman Dyson

    • Date: 22/06/11

    Yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling on carbon dioxide provided some welcome relief to those concerned that the Court might say something, deliberately or otherwise, that would buttress the claims of global warming alarmists.  The Court said no such thing.  In fact, it seemed to step back from the suggestions in its 2007 Massachusetts v. EPA ruling that the […]

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  • Bruno Tertrais: The Climate Wars Myth

    • Date: 21/06/11

    There is no objective reason today to list climate change as a key issue for defense and security planning. The first decade of the 21st century was the hottest since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution. Global warming is real and, if present trends continue (sic), its possible effects worry publics and governments around the […]

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  • US Science Committee Calls On IPCC To Address Conflicts Of Interest

    • Date: 21/06/11

    Washington, D.C.– Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight Chairman Paul Broun (R-GA) today sent a letter to United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, calling for the adoption of a Conflict of Interest Policy for the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). “Recent press reports have once again highlighted the need for the IPCC to address conflicts of […]

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