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  • Wind Farms Could Face New Restrictions As Government Launches Investigation

    • Date: 03/08/10
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    The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has admitted noise regulations are applied “inconsistently” by councils and planning inspectors. They have ordered an investigation which may lead to stricter controls being imposed where officials have been too lax in the past. Campaigners who claim their lives have been made a misery by constant turbine […]

  • Poor Scotland: Climate Target ‘Could Cost £8Bn’

    • Date: 02/08/10
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    The cost to the taxpayer of meeting Scotland’s climate change target has been put at about £8bn by 2020. The costs would include changes to energy and transport use by public service workers, and adaptation of public buildings. The figures were given to the Independent Budget Review Panel by the Scottish government. Scotland has set […]

  • Erasing El Nino

    • Date: 02/08/10
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    The annual “State of the Climate” report for the previous year which is included as a special supplement to the Bulletin of the American Meteorolgical Society was published recently. Responding to the various press releases issued about the report, written by NOAA, the news media said it was a clear example of accelerated global warming […]

  • Adaptation The Best Climate Change Policy

    • Date: 02/08/10
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    We all know climate change was a major issue in the 2007 election. So much so that both Labor and the Coalition pledged to implement an emissions trading scheme in order to reduce the nation’s carbon footprint. But those days are over: Copenhagen, the GFC, Tony Abbott’s rise, climate-gate and glacier-gate have changed the politics […]

  • Majority of U.S. Americans Believe Global Warming Is A Natural Process

    • Date: 02/08/10
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    Sixty-five percent (65%) of U.S. Voters feel finding new sources of energy is more important now than reducing the amount of energy Americans now consume. That’s the highest number measured since March of 2009. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that only 28% believe reducing energy consumption is more important. It’s important to […]

  • Spain Cuts Solar Subsidies By Up To Half

    • Date: 01/08/10
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    Spain will cut photovoltaic premiums by 45 percent for new ground-based installations and up to 25 percent for new roof-mounted plants, the Industry Ministry said in a statement on Sunday. The step is subject to approval by the country’s energy regulator, the ministry said. Reuters, 1 August 2010  

  • Has The IPCC Got It Wrong Over Aerosols?

    • Date: 01/08/10
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    Aerosols help cool the atmosphere by encouraging cloud droplets to form icy particles which reflect sunlight, but new research suggests they could also have the opposite effect and warm the atmosphere too. Richard Lindzen, Professor of Meteorology at MIT , and his former postdoctoral researcher Youn-Sang Choi analysed cloud formation and dust aerosol data collected […]

  • The Death Of The Global Warming Movement?

    • Date: 01/08/10
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    Future historians will pinpoint Democratic Sen. Harry Reid’s energy legislation, released Tuesday, as the moment that the political movement of global warming entered an irreversible death spiral. It is kaput! Finito! Done! This is not just my read of the situation; it is also that of Paul Krugman, the Nobel laureate-turned-Democratic-apparatchik. In his latest column […]



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