CLIMATE SCIENCE & THE EINSTEIN PRINCIPLE

December 1, 2008, 12:55 pm News

ONE of ABC television’s remaining links to a more intelligent era, The Einstein Factor, ended its season on Sunday, closing with its signature quote from the great physicist: “The important thing is not to stop questioning.” From his blinkered approach to the question of climate change, it is patent...

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IN PRAISE OF CARBON - THE PRIMAL ELEMENT

December 1, 2008, 12:11 pm News

"There is no scientific theory linking carbon dioxide to the 'runaway' global warming that is the basis of the calamitous predictions. The contribution of the gas to the making of a comfortable planet by the greenhouse effect is well understood, modest and self-limiting. It is only turned into a ter...

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THE FOOLS GOLD OF CARBON TRADING

November 30, 2008, 6:57 am News

"Even some of those involved in setting up the carbon markets fear they will fail in their principal aim of cutting carbon emissions. Liz Bossley of CEAG, a City consultant in carbon trading, may have helped the fledgling system to grow from nothing into a big business but she is frank about its lim

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SCIENCE IN NEW ZEALAND UNDER THREAT

November 30, 2008, 4:40 am News

"What I think I am glimpsing at here is a dark shrouded hand which I have seen operating here in our NZ science system since the science reforms of 1990. Science more than ever before in its long and noble history is now captured either by political or commercial interests. The very purpose of scien

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BEWARE THE CHURCH OF CLIMATE ALARM

November 30, 2008, 4:28 am News

"As the global financial crisis takes hold, perhaps people are starting to wonder whether the so-called precautionary principle, which would have us accept enormous new taxes in the guise of an emissions trading scheme and curtail economic growth, is justified, based on what we actually know about c...

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