Posted 28 April 2015

In advance of a meeting convened in the Vatican by Pope Francis to discuss climate change, there have been two significant developments.  The first has been a "prebuttal" meeting near the Vatican organised by the Heartland Institute of Chicago, USA, at which strong blunt wor...

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Posted 26 April 2015

"Careful analysts have come with hundreds of examples of how the original data recorded by 3,000-odd weather stations has been 'adjusted', to exaggerate the degree to which the Earth actually has been warming....So strong is the evidence that all this calls...have now brought...

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Posted 23 April 2015

"The [climate] debate must go on, even as the atmosphere for dialogue gets increasingly polluted. The sacralization of climate is being used as a great loophole in the rule of law, an apology for bad science (and even worse economics), and an excuse to do anything and everyth...

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Posted 22 April 2015

"The controversy over man-made global warming is far from settled. Despite claims that 'the science is all in' and 'there is no room for debate', the scientific method, with repeatable and falsifiable hypotheses, cannot really work when applied to the environment. Instead, sc...

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Posted 16 April 2015

"Anthropogenic climate change is a theory in which the basic mechanism is well understood, but the potential magnitude is highly uncertain. We know that the climate changes naturally on decadal to century time scales, but we do not have explanations for as number of observed...

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Posted 15 April 2015 

* The poor everywhere are being impoverished by high costs of green energy * Delaying the development of Africa by denying cheap fossil fuels is immoral. * Climate change a distant distraction from more serious and imminent challenges t...

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Posted 12 April 2015

Highly informative, if scientifically complex, answers to the question why why and by how much the atmospheric  CO2 (carbon dioxide) budget is increasing were contained in a lecture just given in London by Professor Murry Salby. The lecture has been very well captured on vid...

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Posted 7 April 2015

We are constatntly bombarded by politicans with claims that 97% of the world climate scientists agree that humans are responsible for dangerous global warming. In this post on his blogsite, Richard Tol explains why the claim doesn't stand up.  "The 97% refers to the number of...

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Posted 4 April 2015

All you ever wanted to know about the origin of so-called "fossil fuels", where they came from, where they are now, and where will they take us in the future, is explained and illustrated in this monumental research lecture by Dr Gerrit J Van Der Lingen, a Dutch-born, now New...

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Posted 4 April 2015

The leading role played by the American Government and President in trying to impose on the world the grossly inflated costs of "renewable energy" is led by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It is important for other countries to understand the politics being played o...

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Posted 4 April 2015

"Carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas. When you put more of it in the atmosphere, the radiation budget will respond appropriately. It's just that what we found with the real data is that the way the earth responds is to shed a lot of heat, not keep it in which the climate models...

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Posted 2 April 2015

"Whatever agreement may be reached [in Paris] in December, fulfilling targets will be much more difficult than setting them, without some technological breakthroughs. Otherwise, without some sort of climate dictatorship, the early peaking and then steep reduction in emissions...

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Posted 1 April 2015

"If you thought science involves scientists challenging each other’s ideas and struggling to see who can best explain the facts, you were wrong—according to a cabal of left-wing activists, politicians, and their media friends. They have launched a crusade to intimidate sci...

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Posted 1 April 2015

"In fact, a more realistic assessment of our energy and environmental situation suggests that, for decades to come, we will continue to rely overwhelmingly on fossil fuels that have contributed so dramatically to the world's prosperity and progress. In 2013, about 87% of the e...

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Posted 31 March 2015

"All scientists are skeptics" - Professor Bob Carter

"Whenever someone asserts that a scientific question is 'settled', they tell me immediately that they don't understand the first thing about science. Science is never settled." - Dr David Deming

"Perhaps the most frus...

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Posted 31 March 2015

"The scientific theories promoted by the global warming advocates are soft targets. Their science is lousy. But critical scientific arguments are highly technical and only of use in getting authoritative scientists to join the skeptical side. To influence the vast majority of...

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Posted 29 March 2015

Getting a hand on Climate Crisis Inc.'s fear and money machine in USA is not easy - and few people understand just how enormous, interlocking and self-perpetuating it is. This article by Paul Driessen presents an overview that will hopefully begin to open people's eyes. It su...

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Posted 28 March 2015

"Let me begin with a simple, and surely and incontrovertible, proposition. It is that the abundant availability of fossil fuels, combined with the wit that has allowed human beings to exploit them, is the greatest blessing ever to have been visited on the species. After all,...

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Posted 27 March 2015

"Accusing scientists of venal motives when they raise questions about climate has come to be what passes for scientific debate...This follows brazen political-style attacks on scientists because of their views on climate.  In particular there has been an aggressive assault q...

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Posted 27 March 2015

"Nearly all governments currently view climate change and energy supply as closely related policy issues. Yet climate change issues are concerned with environmental hazards, whereas energy policy is concerned with supplying cheap, reliable and secure electricity supplies to i...

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