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  • Climate-Proof Food Plants Are Coming

    • Date: 16/01/10
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    What if we could create a food plant that defied all those doomsday scenarios where extreme temperatures take us all to oblivion, and instead kept growing and fruiting regardless of whether it got very hot or very cold? “We would never run out of food!” remarked Philip Wigge, a scientist at the Norwich-based John Innes Centre, […]

  • Lord Donoughue: On Global Warming, Let’s Not Rush Into Panic Measures

    • Date: 16/01/10
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    House of Lords, 14 January 2010: My Lords, I also thank the noble Lord, Lord Stone, for the opportunity to discuss the Copenhagen conference. Personally, I am not sure whether its failure was a disaster for the future of the planet or a fortunate rescue from dangerous commitments. Time will tell. I want to focus […]

  • Googlegate

    • Date: 16/01/10
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    This week, Google announced an end to its long-standing collaboration with the Chinese Communists — it will no longer censor users inside China. That’s good of it. Maybe Google will now also stop using its search engine to censor the rest of us, in the Western countries. Search for “Googlegate” on Google and you’ll get […]

  • UK Government: Living In A Green Dream World

    • Date: 15/01/10
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    UN talks in Mexico at the end of this year are likely to produce the legally binding climate change treaty that eluded negotiators in Copenhagen, according to the UK’s climate change secretary of state. He also said that he believes the EU will increase its 2020 emission reduction target to a 30% cut below 1990 […]

  • Australia May Be Backing Away From Cap And Trade

    • Date: 15/01/10
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    Before the Copenhagen conference on climate change, many believed that carbon trading, already underway in the EU, would sweep the western world, with Australia being the next country carbon-trading country. After Copenhagen ended in chaos, it became clear that the U.S. wouldn’t adopt carbon markets and that Canada, which is determined to follow the U.S.’s […]

  • Wall Street Journal Shuts Down Its Green Blog

    • Date: 15/01/10
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    After more than two years and over 2,000 posts, Environmental Capital is closing its virtual doors. It’s been, in equal measure, a fun, grueling, and educational ride. Full Story

  • NASA Accused Of Climate Data Manipulation

    • Date: 15/01/10
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    Climate researchers have discovered that NASA researchers improperly manipulated data in order to claim 2005 as “THE WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD.” In a new report, computer expert E. Michael Smith and Certified Consulting Meteorologist Joseph D’Aleo discovered extensive manipulation of the temperature data by the U.S. Government’s two primary climate centers: the National Climate Data Center […]

  • Benny Peiser: Copenhagen And The Demise Of Green Utopia

    • Date: 14/01/10
    • Benny Peiser, Die Weltwoche 23 December 2009
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    Die Weltwoche, 23 Dezember 2009: The failure of the UN climate summit in Copenhagen is a historical watershed that marks the beginning of the end of climate hysteria. Not only does it epitomise the failure of the EU’s environmental policy, it also symbolises the loss of Western dominance. The failure of the climate summit was not […]