• Boooring: Al Gore’s Global Warming Film Flops

    • Date: 08/08/17
    • Ben Webster, The Times

    It has been an inconvenient week for Al Gore, the climate change activist and former presidential candidate. He had hoped that his new film about global warming, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, would whip up the same sort of excitement that swept its predecessor, An Inconvenient Truth, to huge commercial success and an Oscar for best documentary in […]

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  • Australian Met Office Faces Storm Over Weather Data Inaccuracies

    • Date: 04/08/17
    • Graham Lloyd, The Australian

    A complete review is being undertaken of the network equipment and BoM’s temperature data handling. It is the biggest public scandal for BoM since furious debate was sparked three years ago over its treatment of historic and contemporary temperature rec­ords to compile its new homogenised national temperature data series. Bush meteorologist Lance Pidgeon had hard […]

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  • Temperatures Plunge After Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology Orders Fix

    • Date: 04/08/17
    • Graham Lloyd, The Australian

    Recorded temperatures at the Bureau­ of Meteorology’s Thredbo Top automatic weather station have dropped below -10C in the past week, after action was taken to make the facility “fit for ­purpose”. A record of the Thredbo Top station for 3am on Wednesday shows a temperature reading of -10.6C. This compares with the BoM’s monthly highlights […]

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  • The Six Most Important Reasons I’m A Climate Sceptic — And Why You Should Be Sceptical Too

    • Date: 30/07/17
    • Justin Haskins, The Blaze

    Being a climate-change skeptic doesn’t mean you deny Earth’s climate has warmed or scientific findings. It simply means that you let facts, not speculation and fear-mongering, guide how you view the debate. If that sounds reasonable, then you’re probably a climate-change skeptic too. For nearly 30 years, some scientists and many liberal activists have been […]

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  • The Rise of Green Fascism: ‘BioEngineering Humans Could Solve Climate Change’

    • Date: 28/07/17
    • Tony Thomas, Quadrant

    People unwilling to act on the climate-crisis narrative should be assisted with drugs that improve and promote conformity, according to eminent bio-ethicist Professor Matthew Liao, of New York University, who also wants to see parents dosing their children with hormones and diets to keep them shorter and less of a burden on the planet. He […]

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  • Enforcing The 97% Consensus Has ‘Generated Further Doubt’ About Global Warming

    • Date: 26/07/17
    • Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller

    Citing the “97 percent consensus” talking point to silence debate on global warming is an unsuccessful distraction from more urgent public policy debates on the issue, according to a group of UK social scientists. “Such efforts to force policy progress through communicating scientific consensus misunderstand the relationship between scientific knowledge, publics and policymakers,” sociologist Warren […]

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  • Campaigning On So-Called Climate Science Consensus May Backfire, Warn Scholars

    • Date: 25/07/17
    • Phys.org

    Climate change campaigns that focus on correcting public beliefs about scientific consensus are likely to backfire and undermine policy efforts, according to an expert commentary published today in Environmental Communication. The six authors of the commentary argue campaigns which emphasize variations on messages such as, “97% of climate scientists have concluded that human-caused climate change is happening,” hold […]

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  • Video: Roger Pielke Jr. on ‘Climate Politics as Manichean Paranoia’

    • Date: 24/07/17
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation, London 20 July 2017

    Talk by Prof Roger Pielke Jr. at the GWPF, London 20 July 2017 The decision by US President Donald Trump to remove the US from the Paris Agreement on climate change was met with both derision and applause. Such is climate politics in the United States in the 21st century. This talk focuses on climate politics […]

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