RUMINANT ANIMALS NOT KYOTO VILLIANS

December 18, 2008, 4:49 am News

 Posted19 December 2008

Dr Gerrit van der LIngen explains why emissions of methane from cattle and sheep should not be part of any emissions trading system in New Zealand. According to MAF, 98.7% of agricultural methane comes from ruminant enteric fermentation, released by burping; and is part of...

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 Posted 17 December 2008 

A withering commentary in The Australian by Janet Albrechtsen on the decision by the Rudd Labor Government on minimum emissions reduction of 5%. Extract: "The choice between Brown and Rudd may be completely unappealing. However, offered the choice between two political...

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Posted 16 December 2008

Natural climate change being an important human hazard, research funding for climate change issues should be maintained at a healthy level. But the focus of the spending needs to be shifted from its present overemphasis on "greenhouse" alarmism and computer modelling resear

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"To look for certainty or near-certainty [in climate change policy] leads experts into professional dishonesty, forcing them to hide their doubts and the limitations of their evidence. It also encourages ideological thinking, where public debate becomes polarised between opposing camps unable to adm...

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Coalition scientist Dr Gerrit van der LIngen has collated the printed "debate" between himself and Professor Bryan Story in the Chrischurch magazine Avenues together with the "adjudication" by Judge John Hansen. To download pdf file:  LINK

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