Category Archives: Global warming and climate change policy

What the people need to know about emissions and unreliable energy

The climate wars go on but they do not engage the median voter who has work to do, family responsibilities and the usual range of social and sporting interests. The median voter just needs to know two things. 1. We … Continue reading

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From the Global Warming Policy Forum

Good news from the Global Warming Policy Forum, subsidies axed for electric cars in Britain, fracking approved and other items around the world. And a big win with Will Happer appointed as the key science advisor to Donald Trump.

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Datagate at the Hadley Centre

Evasion and obfuscation over climate data at the Hadley Centre. Finally the Hadley Met Centre team have replied to Graham Lloyd regarding John McLean’s audit. Without specifically admitting he has found serious errors, they acknowledge his previous notifications were useful … Continue reading

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Fake news in The Australian?

We expect fake news in the Sydney Morning Herald and we are not surprised by the headline last Monday Eliminate coal or lose the reef, says IPCC. Underneath we read that the report “distils more than 6,000 scientific references”. Elsewhere … Continue reading

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Lomborg: spend on TB not unreliable energy

Bjorn Lomborg has a really important piece in the Weekend Australian so retrieve it from the bin and have a look. Then circulate to your green friends and relations. I don’t have time to do justice to the amount of … Continue reading

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Laframboise and the IPCC “solutioneers” at work

Lasts reminder of Laframboise’s critique of the IPCC. Now over 1100 visits. Solutioneering is a term invented to describe the standard practice of ideologues and bureaucrats empowered by Big Government. James Gordon described the process thus: 1 The Solutioneer (S) … Continue reading

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What is the authority of climate scientists?

Climate realists/skeptics often encounter the argument that most skeptics are not actually “climate scientists” because they mostly come from a range of other disciplines. The clear assumption is that there is something special about climate science that only properly authenticated … Continue reading

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The incredibility of the scientific academies

An interesting comment has turned up on a previous thread listing 200 academies that appear to support the climate fraud. They range from Academia Chilena de Ciencias (Chile) to Zimbabwe Academy of Sciences. Who knewth there were so many socialist … Continue reading

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Laframboise on the IPCC rule-bending

From the summary of her critique. Four chapters – 14 “The Stern Review Scandal”, 15 “Cutoff Dates, What Cutoff Dates?”, 16 “This is Called Cheating” and 17 “Cross-examination” report on some of the ways the rules on deadlines, peer review … Continue reading

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Laframboise on the IPCC revisited

The scathing and evidence-based critique of the governance of the IPCC remains topical as long as the IPCC produces rubbish in the name of science. The good news is that almost 800 people checked out this link after it appeared … Continue reading

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