Posted 1 October 2012

Influential columnist of the UK's Daily Telegraph, Chrisopher Booker, has blasted the plan by British Chancellor of the Esxchequer George Osborne to introduce next year an EU "carbon emissions tax" that Booker says on its own will double electricity prices in 18 years. He...

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Posted 28 September 2012

This paper given by Dr David R B Stockwell, of Central Queensland University to the recent Australian Environment Foundation Conference in Sydney,  proves a logical circularity undermines the validity of a commonly used method of homogenizing surface temperature networks...

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Posted 28 September 2012

**S. Fred Singer is professor emeritus at the University of Virginia and director of the Science & Environmental Policy Project.  His specialty is atmospheric and space physics.  An expert in remote sensing and satellites, he served as the founding director of the US W...

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Posted 24 September 2012

A warm summer in the United States, and that brought some of the climate change alarmists out again. Looks like it’s time for another rebuttal! John Coleman, the founder of The Weather Channel, and various other critics have called the theory that human use of carbon-ba...

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Posted 19 September 2012

The Coalition has made a submission to the NZ Parliament's Finance & Expenditure Select Committee on the Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading and Other Matters Bill) currently before the House.  The submission was presented this week by the Coalition's hon. chairma...

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Posted 11 September 2012

Coalition member Dr Jock Allison, of Dunedin, interviewed in NZ Farmers Weekly about his award for servces to the sheep industry, commented about "global warming" and ETS. Extract:  "Climate change 'is just so much fiction'. It was government policy worldwide and scien...

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Posted 10 September

In the latest edition of Forbes magazine, Larry Bell talks to aviation pioneer Bert Rutan about use of data in assessing climate change. Said Bert: "The first thing that got my attention, a lot of people’s attention, was statements that the entire planet is heading towards...

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Posted 7 September 2012

In the High Court, Mr Justice Venning has ruled against the case taken by New Zealand Climate Science Education Trust to declare invalid the temperature records compiled by the National Institute of Water & Atmosphere (NIWA).

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Posted 6 September 2012

Nored Canadian climatologist Dr Tim Ball has produced an illustrated paper entitled "Polar Bear Propaganda - A Useful Tool for the Promotion of Environmental Hysteria and Poiliticized Science". He quotes Nobel Physicist Richard Feynman who said, “Reality must take preced...

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Posed 3 September 2012

Issues relating to climate and its variability have been among the most vulnerable to assault on freedom of speech. This topic was addressed recently in Australia by Senator  George Brandis when he delivered the third Sir Harry Gibbs Memorial Oration to the 2012 Annual Con...

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Posted 2 September 2012

Some of the oldest climate records, especially in the fields of drought and hydrology, exist in South Africa, where Professor W J R (Will) Alexander has been a leading practitioner for many years. His latest papers will have relevance well beyond the borders of the republi...

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Posted 1 September 2012

In the 300th edition of his NZ Climate Truch newsletter,  IPCC expert review Dr Vincent Gray, of Wellington, explains the origins of, and reasons for, his rebuttal of those who claim to be able to predict the future behaviour of Earth's climate decades into the future.

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Posted 21 August 2012

"Statistical analyses of hydrological time series are an essential component for the development and management of water resources in countries with dry climates. This becomes critical as the water requirements approach the maximum available resources. To complicate matters,...

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Posted 20 August 2012

"Over the past half century, none of our threatened eco-pocalypses have played out as predicted. Some came partly true; some were averted by action; some were wholly chimerical. This raises a question that many find discomforting: With a track record like this, why should pe...

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Posted 15 August 2012

"The hysteria sweeping the country over fracking is like a modern-day version of the Chicken Licken story... It is time to inject some science and common sense into the debate. Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, has been used in New Zealand for decades. Some 25 years ago, fr...

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Posted 10 August 2012

Hansen's paper has been quoted in hundreds, if not thousands, of media outlets and newspapers and has garnered the praise of many environmental advocacy groups. The problem? Their conclusions are demonstrably false and their characterization of the science and statistics are...

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Posted 3 August 2012

New Zealand's Minister for Climate Change Issues has been challenged to look at both sides of the debate. The challenge comes from Joe Fone, of Christchurch, a member of our Coalition, whose book "Climate Change: Natural or Man-Made" is due for release in October (details ...

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Posted 2 August 2012

"In the theory of man-made climate change, two-thirds of the predicted warming comes from changes in humidity and clouds, and only one-third comes directly from the extra carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases. The theory assumes humidity and clouds amplify t...

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Posted 1 August 2012

Recent alarmist scaremongering in the United States about "unprecedented" extreme weather events, repeated by news media in Australia and New Zealand, have been firmly rebutted by the Alabama State climatologist, Dr John R Christy in testimony before the American Senate Envir...

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Posted 30 July 2012

A re-analysis of U.S. surface station temperatures has been performed using the recently WMO-approved Siting Classification System devised by METEO-France’s Michel Leroy. The new siting classification more accurately characterizes the quality of the location in terms of moni...

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