Category Archives: Global warming and climate change policy

Wayback exposes the re-writing of climate history + more on energy

On March 14, 2007  six scientists debated the proposition “Global Warming is not a Crisis.”  In favour, the late Michael Crichton, Professor Richard Lindzen and Professor Philip Stott. Against  were Dr. Brenda Ekwurzel of the Union of Concerned Scientists, Dr. … Continue reading

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Woke western taxes at work?

For the “who would of thunk?” file.  Corruption in the administration of climate relief funds in Bangladesh. The report, made public on Thursday, says that about 14–76 per cent of funds allocated for climate projects were embezzled by people involved … Continue reading

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The crazy world of carbon offsets

This author appears to be alarmed about warming but he also has a keen eye for the way corporations are exploiting the market for carbon offsets. The Nature Conservancy recruits landowners and enrolls its own well-protected properties in carbon-offset projects, … Continue reading

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Warming alarms for 2020 that didn’t happen

Are we surprised? Still amusing to list them. 3. China & India Emissions 2009: China to cut emissions 40-45% below 2005 level by 2020; India to cut 20-25%. 2020 Reality: China 2020 emissions ~85% HIGHER than 2005; India ~150% HIGHER. 9. Arctic Ice 2013: Arctic … Continue reading

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What Oscar Wilde might have said when he read Paul Kelly this morning

To have next to no scientifically literate politicians may be regarded as a misfortune; to have senior journalists who are scientifically illiterate looks like carelessness.  Paul Kelly has apparently decided to go with the flow and he has advised the … Continue reading

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German environmentalist has second thoughts + Go green and end up in the red

UPDATE:  The Green revolution in Nottingham. What could go wrong? A few months ago, Nottingham City Council announced that it had lost tens of millions of pounds of public cash after its renewable energy company Robin Hood Energy (RHE) had collapsed … Continue reading

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Boris Johnston again+ sense and nonsense at home

Boris just keeps getting more stupid every week. Where is FOGS Friends of Gas Stoves when Britain needs you? Banning gas heating! What next? Following the lead of New York and Holland. Heating Bills are set to quadruple under Boris … Continue reading

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Monckton vs Lancet on the benefit of warming.

Christopher Monckton replied to an alarmist editorial in The Lancet, “once a respected medico-scientific journal and now just another me-too mouthpiece for the usual suspects.” After correcting the error, anthropogenic global warming will be only one-third of current midrange projections, … Continue reading

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Bring back global warming. Please! And more wind.

Thundersnow Rattles the UK as the Mercury Plunges to -9.6C (14.7F) – Electroverse (1) ANYONE FOR A HOT DINNER OR AIR CONDITIONING LAST NIGHT? Across SE Australia the wind was contributing 4% of the power supply. 1% in Queensland, 2% … Continue reading

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See Planet of the Humans on multiple platforms & Patrick Moore talks to Alex Epstein

Great News!   “Planet of the Humans” is now available on multiple digital platforms including iTunes, YouTube Movies, Amazon, Google Play, Vudu and Vimeo for rental or purchase. “Planet of the Humans” is also available on DVD, and is now streaming … Continue reading

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