Category Archives: Global warming and climate change policy

William Happer on global warming

A nice interview with a scientist who knows a bit about atmospheric physics and related matters. He was sacked from the Department of Energy by Al Gore but don’t be put off. A lot of information and telling arguments. He … Continue reading

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Judith Curry the latest casualty in the climate wars

Just as a breath of fresh air on the climate front is approaching in Washington DC, Judith Curry has bailed out of Georgia Tech. A deciding factor was that I no longer know what to say to students and postdocs … Continue reading

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David Leyonhjelm on greenhouse policy

Once again, the Government has been getting its knickers in a knot over climate change. And once again, despite three politically shrewd options to choose from, it is choosing a dumb fourth option. The first of the shrewd options is … Continue reading

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Hope for climate realists in the US

“Here’s to hoping the Age of Trump will herald the demise of climate change dogma, and acceptance of a broader range of perspectives in climate science and our policy options,” Georgia Tech scientist Judith Curry wrote this month at her … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Greg Chapman A Paltry Harvest

The Emperor was rightly proud of his achievements. His legions had conquered his neighbours and tributes were being collected to pay for his armies, his court, and his administrators. There was even enough left over for the entertainment of the … Continue reading

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Is this what is known as burying the lede?

An extremely interesting story even if a bit sensational: Shock claims massive ancient civilisation lies frozen beneath mile of Antarctic ice – and could even be Atlantis. So the story: The theory, called crustal displacement, alleges that movements in the … Continue reading

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There will be no carbon tax under a government I pretend to lead

Via Andrew Bolt, sabotaging Josh Frydenberg. The story: Josh Frydenberg in the deep freeze as Coalition colleagues overheat. What does any of this have to do with Frydenberg since it is universally understood that Malcolm is a global warming loon. … Continue reading

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Time to get serious

So we have had a quarter of negative GDP growth, flat wages growth, rising mortgage rates … What has the government being talking about? Taxation of backpackers – when there are hundreds of thousands of Australians on the dole being … Continue reading

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A carbon tax and falling GDP! What does Malcolm ever get right?

First a carbon tax and now contracting GDP. The nation’s worst economic performance since the global financial crisis threatens to upset the government’s budget planning and force a reluctant Reserve Bank to reconsider the case for further interest rate cuts. … Continue reading

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Have Trump’s plans on global warming changed?

You could get that impression by reading your daily paper or listening to the usual sources. Here is James Delingpole to set you straight: No, Donald Trump Hasn’t Suddenly Gone Soft on ‘Global Warming’. But here is a quote he … Continue reading

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