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  • Richard Feynman: Cargo Cult Science – A Timely Reminder

    • Date: 25/11/09
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    We’ve learned from experience that the truth will come out. Other experimenters will repeat your experiment and find out whether you were wrong or right. Nature’s phenomena will agree or they’ll disagree with your theory. And, although you may gain some temporary fame and excitement, you will not gain a good reputation as a scientist […]

  • Australian Opposition in Disarray over Cap and Trade

    • Date: 24/11/09
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    MALCOLM Turnbull is facing a challenge to his leadership as early as today after a dramatic backbench revolt over his emissions trading deal with the Government. An unexpected shadow cabinet meeting has been scheduled for 8am today. Former Howard government minister Kevin Andrews last night declared himself a candidate for the leadership after a day […]

  • Scientist in climate change ‘cover-up’ storm told to quit

    • Date: 24/11/09
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    Daily Mail: The scientist at the heart of the climate change scandal was under growing pressure to quit last night. George Monbiot, a leading environmentalist, said Phil Jones should resign from the Climatic Research Unit over leaked emails that appear to show researchers suppressed scientific data. More emails came to light yesterday, including one in […]

  • Cold, Expensive Energy is Killing the Poor and Old

    • Date: 24/11/09
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    Press Association: The Government has received an unwanted setback in the fight against fuel poverty with new figures released by the Office of National Statistics showing a 49 per cent rise in the number of excess winter deaths across England and Wales. Excess winter deaths (EWDs) record how many more deaths there are during winter […]

  • ‘India has no obligation to reduce emissions’

    • Date: 24/11/09
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    India Express: New Delhi – Allaying fears of the Opposition that India could give concessions to developed countries in the Copenhagen summit, the government said on Tuesday that developing countries, including India, have no obligation to reduce green house gas emissions. “As per the principles of equity and common, but differentiated, responsibilities and respective capabilities […]

  • On Temper Tantrums and Integrity

    • Date: 24/11/09
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    By Professor Philip Stott:  I am normally a fan of David Aaronovitch, but his piece in today’s The Times attacking Lord Lawson, Dr. Benny Peiser, and the new Global Warming Policy Foundation is dreadful, more like a child having a temper tantrum in the Day Nursery than a comment from a mature journalist. Sadly, however, […]

  • WSJ: Global Warming With the Lid Off

    • Date: 24/11/09
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    ‘The two MMs have been after the CRU station data for years. If they ever hear there is a Freedom of Information Act now in the U.K., I think I’ll delete the file rather than send to anyone. . . . We also have a data protection act, which I will hide behind.” So apparently […]

  • Is East Antarctica Melting?

    • Date: 24/11/09
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    The East Antarctic ice sheet is the largest mass of ice on our planet and so its stability and potential contribution to global sea level change is of great interest. It was thought to be relatively stable but new research suggests it may have begun to loose mass, although the true significance of the change […]



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