Wednesday, 30 November 2011

CLIMATE CONFERENCE STARTS IN DISARRAY

This report in the Telegraph gives an overview of the negotiating positions of the major nations and the EU. It looks unlikely that any progress will be made.

Tuesday, 29 November 2011

PORRITT AND DAVID KING DEBATE ON TODAY PROG.

This clip will be available for 7 days. In it you can hear Jonathan Porritt and Sir David King debate the merits of voluntary emission cuts versus binding commitments like the Kyoto Protocol. It was an interesting exchange, if only for the fact that there is such disagreement among the alarmists as to what is effective, but of course neither of them would actually admit the obvious point, which is that no individual nations can make a difference to world-wide emissions without a world-wide commitment from every major industrial nation, and that looks highly unlikely.

EU TO GET TOUGH IN DURBAN CLIMATE TALKS

This article explains the new negotiating stance in which the Eu is set to demand that other nations agree to a road map before they commit themselves to further cuts. At last some realism. I hope they stick to it.

Monday, 28 November 2011

BBC EXPOSED AS BIASED ON CLIMATE CHANGE

Release of climate emails has exposed the BBC's lack of impartiality in the climate change debate as this report in the Mail shows.

Sunday, 27 November 2011

WHAT DID WIPE OUT THE DINOSAURS AND MUCH ELSE?

This mystery can never be solved absolutely, but this article by Matt Ridley updates us on the latest evidence.

Saturday, 26 November 2011

GLOBAL WARMING FORECASTS EXAGGERATED - NEW REPORT

This report gives the details of new scientific studies pointing to a lower sensitivity of the climate.

Friday, 25 November 2011

GREEN TAXES TO RISE EVERY YEAR SAYS HUHNE

This report in the Mail looks at the government policy. As the reality starts to bite I would not bet at this policy being dropped as 2015 and a general election gets nearer.

Thursday, 24 November 2011

CLIMATEGATE RETURNS

This piece by James Delingpole looks at the latest release of emails by climate scientists by a well-meaning whistleblower. They reveal the truth of what these scientists are thinking. I will be surprised if they get a mention on the main TV news.

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Wednesday, 23 November 2011

DECEIT AND INCOMPETENCE AT THE HEART OF THE IPCC

Here is astonishing evidence of the political nature of the IPCC, and it is all in the IPCC report itself.

Tuesday, 22 November 2011

BBC CLIMATE 'EXPERT' IN FUNDING CONTROVERSY

This article in the Mail-on-Sunday looks at the details of how Roger Harrabin accepted payments from a climate alarmist pressure group which was used to fund seminars at the BBC. The article also mentions other clear conflicts of interest at the BBC in respect of programmes on climate change where substantial funding comes from similar groups. Clearly money buys influence and many, if not all big businesses are in on it.

Monday, 21 November 2011

DUKE OF EDINBURGH CALLS WIND FARMS "USELESS"

This article in the Telegraph records a conversation between the Duke and an executive of a wind farm company. If only our politicians woukld be as forthright!

Sunday, 20 November 2011

INSURANCE INDUSTRY AT THE HEART OF CLIMATE FEAR

The insurance industry has a vested interest in exaggerating the extent of climate change in order to justify hiking up premiums, so it is no surprise to read this article which confirms it. They are not alone,of course, as there are many others hoping to make a good profit out of the scsre.

Saturday, 19 November 2011

69% BELIEVE CLIMATE SCIENCE HAS BEEN FALSIFIED

This report shows the results of the survey, in case you missed it. Scepticism is growing and there is good reason for it.

Friday, 18 November 2011

DON'T MENTION THE AUSSIE CARBON TAX

This article explains how the Australian Government are trying to prevent businesses using the carbon tax as an excuse for price rises.

Thursday, 17 November 2011

UK ALUMINIUM PLANT TO CLOSE

Here we see the result of the cost of CO2 emission reduction policies on industry - plants closing, jobs lost. We are trying to get our economy on track with one hand tied behind our back. I hope the government are taking note.

Wednesday, 16 November 2011

NEW LEAKED IPCC REPORT LESS CERTAIN ABOUT CLIMATE

This BBC report looks at the leaked draft IPCC report. It seems to be rowing back on the dire predictions circulated in recent times. Perhaps the message about not crying "wolf" is starting to get home.

Tuesday, 15 November 2011

NO WORLD CLIMATE DEAL UNTIL 2020

This article reveals the thinking of UK Climate Minister, Greg Barker. Clearly he believes that climate change is being pushed into the long grass, and by that time it may be forgotten altogether.

Monday, 14 November 2011

BLAIR'S GAFF COULD TRIPLE ELECTRICITY PRICES

According to The BBC's Panorama programme a foolish decision by the former PM to agree that we should sign up to produce 20% of our energy from renewables could lead to a tripling of our electricity bills by 2020.

Sunday, 13 November 2011

WE'RE ALL DOOMED (AGAIN) IN 5 YEARS

This Guardian piece repeats the "we're all doomed" mantra, just in time for the latest world climate conference. We used to have a man with a sandwich board with the slogan "The end of the world is nigh", now its climate alarmists in newspapers. The effect is the same - the world goes on and the message is ignored. Religious nutters or climate change nutters, we regard them as all the same.

Saturday, 12 November 2011

THE EVIL GREEN CHARITIES

James Delingpole's article sums up brilliantly the way alarmist charities are using desperate propaganda to try to keep their bandwaggon rolling.

Friday, 11 November 2011

ALARMIST CLIMATE PREDICTIONS SHOWN TO BE WIDE OF THE MARK

This article shows an alarmist prediction made in 2007 relating to armageddon in 2012. It illustrates just how foolish some alarmists can be.

Thursday, 10 November 2011

CHINA BLACKMAILS THE WORLD OVER CLIMATE EMISSIONS

"Give us the money, or we'll release our climate-warming gases", is what the Chinese seem to be saying, according to this report. What should our response be? I say we should tell them we won't pay them anything and if they go ahead we will stop all aid to China - but I am not too confident our leaders will take that line. We will wait and see.

Wednesday, 9 November 2011

CLIMATE CONFERENCE LIKELY TO FAIL TO AGREE

This BBC report into the intractible problems to be overcome at the upcoming international climate conference in South Africa. With a bit of luck they will reach no agreement at all and we can get on with our lives, emitting whatever CO2 we like. However all the taxes will remain in place for ever.

Tuesday, 8 November 2011

DITCH WIND FARMS AND STILL REACH EMISSIONS TARGET

This piece refers to a report from KPMG which says that we can still reach the 2020 emissions target without building very expensive wind turbines and save 30 or 40 billion pounds. It seems so obvious and so simple and yet the government don't seem to get it. Gas and nuclear will do the job.

Monday, 7 November 2011

A LOOK AT REAL TEMPERATURE DATA

This article looks at a number of long temperature records, including that of Central England, which is over 400 years, and compares them with the records of the IPCC and the Climate Research Unit. It is a lengthy but readable piece and it reveals a temperature that has remained stubbornly stable overall with a small steady rise, though with considerable variation within. This article should be compulsory reading for all those interested in the subject.

Sunday, 6 November 2011

A CLOSER LOOK AT SURFACE TEMP. RECORDS

This article makes fascinating reading. A scientist has looked at temperature data taken at regular times throughout the day and his analysis shows that the warming is mainly at certain times of the day,leading to some very interesting conclusions for global warming. It is amazing that no one has looked at this before.

Saturday, 5 November 2011

SCIENTISTS LOOKING FOR REASONS FOR LACK OF WARMING

This article discusses the problem of the lack of warming over thE past decade and the attempts of scientists, trying to keep the CO2 hypothesis on track. There is no doubt that if the planet continues to fail to warm serious questions will need answers, or else the CO2 hypothesis will come to a dead end

Friday, 4 November 2011

"ECOCIDE" THE NEW CHARGE AGAINST NATIONS

This website shows what the green extremists want to see on the World legal statute. Nice work for the legal profession - huge costs for the rest of us/

Thursday, 3 November 2011

IPCC STUFFED WITH ACTIVISTS AND IGNORES EXPERTS

This may seem a crazy headline, but it is not far from the truth according to this book review by Matt Ridley in the Australian. He is reviewing a book by Donna Laframboise who has throughly researched the working of the IPCC. I think she deserves all success for such mind-numbing work.

Wednesday, 2 November 2011

CURRENT CO2 THEORY TURNED ON ITS HEAD

New data from a Japanese satellite seems to turn existing ideas upside down according to this article which appears to show that the third world emits more CO2 than the developed nations.

The link does not appear to work now, so just to show I did really see it here is another link with more information on it.

Tuesday, 1 November 2011

SHALE GAS COULD SAVE THE UK

This article explains how. Is it the miracle that saves us from climate alarmism as well as financial ruin?