Posted 5 December 2011

"Bias ends up being the enemy of the search for scientific truth because it keeps us from entertaining alternative hypotheses for how the physical world works. It increases the likelihood that our conclusions are wrong.....In the case of global warming research, the alterna

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Posted 1 December 2011

"There is no sea level rise going on in the Indian Ocean. All talk about an alarming ongoing rise in sea level is nothing but an illusion to be abandoned the sooner the better, because it steals the limelight from real problems in the real world."  Internationally-recognis...

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Posted 26 November 2011

"Whether you like it or not, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has pledged that the government will no longer be bound by unilateral decarbonisation targets that cut CO2 emissions in Britain faster and deeper than other countries in Europe. We trust that his

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Posted 8 November 2011

"When it comes to climate change, our leaders would do well to follow Buddhist advice: when struck by an arrow, first remove it before seeking out your assailant. Otherwise, you will die. But most governments and charitable foundations today do exactly the opposite. They tr...

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Posted 8 November 2011

"It is only three weeks to go to COP17. There are still no indications of the likely outcome. A binding agreement on emissions control measures is out of the question. Nor is it likely that the Kyoto Protocol will be extended in its present form. If this happens it will lea...

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Posted 6 November 2011

"The wind projects do not fulfill 'sustainable' objectives. They cost more fuel than they save and they cause no CO2 saving, in the contrary they increase our environmental 'foot print'. A decision to invest billions (thousands of millions) of Euros in the construction of w...

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Posted 29 October 2011

"Gas is the starting point for a whole new petrochemical industry. Indeed the discovery of cost effective means of extracting shale gas is a game changer for the whole world's economy, just as computing power has changed the whole communications industry. "  In a brilliant...

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Posted 27 October 2011

"We can only attempt to identify the causes of climate change through science and these causes need to be clearly established after full debates, validated comprehensively, before expensive remedies are imposed on industries and communities. I first became interested in the...

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Posted 26 October 2011

"The science on climate change and man's influence on it is far from settled. The question today is whether it makes sense to combat a potential climate threat by imposing economically destructive regulations and sinking billions into failure-prone technologies that have th...

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Posted 25 October 2011

Watch Toronto-based researcher Donna Laframboise deconstruct the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Charles Adler, Sun Media TV. Ms. Laframboise is the author of "The Delinquent Teenager Who Was Mistaken for the World's Top Climate Expert", a book that...

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Posted 25 October 2011

The attached memo  by Professor Will Alexander is in two parts. The first part deals with the White Paper that describes South Africa's position on the climate change issue. It is written in typical ‘UNspeak’ and is paved with good intentions but few solid facts.
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ALEX VOLCANOES

October 20, 2011, 9:00 am News

Posted 21 October 2011

Professor Will Alexander, in his latest message, writes: "Now that the globe has started cooling, global warming theory is evaporating faster than the water in a storage dam on a hot summer's day. It is fascinating to observe the climate alarmists scrambling to adjust their...

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Posted 21 October 2011

Professor Will Alexander, in his latest message, writes: "Now that the globe has started cooling, global warming theory is evaporating faster than the water in a storage dam on a hot summer's day. It is fascinating to observe the climate alarmists scrambling to adjust their...

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Posted 15 October 2011

"Which would you rather have in the view from your house? A thing about the size of a domestic garage, or eight towers twice the height of Nelson’s column with blades noisily thrumming the air. The energy they can produce over ten years is similar: eight wind turbines of...

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Posted 12 October 2011

This latest memo by South African Professor Will Alexander summarises the whole climate change issue ahead of COP17 to be held in Durban. He is severely critical of the activities of the Western nations in this field.  He writes: "This is because of the very serious econom...

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Posted 10 October 2011

"Two professors of sociology think they can explain why “Climate Deniers” are winning.  But Riley E. Dunlap and Aaron M. McCright start from the wrong assumption and miss the bleeding obvious: the theory was wrong, the evidence has changed, and thousands of volunteers ha...

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Posted 20 September 2011

On the occasion of the 70th birthday of Czech President Vaclav Klaus, a number oi distinguished people have paid tribute to his staunch and lucid contribution to internatioinal affiars. Among them is Professor David Henderson, former head of Economics and Statistics Depar...

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EVIDENCE-BASED SCIENCE ON WORLD SEA LEVELS

September 14, 2011, 7:21 am News

Posted 15 September 2011

In a new book by Don Easterbrook, Evidence-based Climate Science,  one of the world's leadfing authorities on global sea levels, Professor Nils-Axel Morner, has contributed two chapters, which are reproduced here:

"Setting the Frames of  Expected Future Sea Level Ch...

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NO FOLLY GREATER THAN THE GREAT WIND SCAM

September 11, 2011, 3:04 am News

Posted 12 September 2011

"I long ago decided that there was little point reporting on most of these individual campaigns, because the only way this battle was going to be won was by exposing the futility of the national policy they were up against. My main aim had to be to bring home to people ju

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Posted 8 September 2011

"Ban Ki Moon and the Secretary-General of the Pacific Islands Forum have recently claimed that serious sea level rise problems occur both in Tuvalu and Kiribati. This is what two misguided politicians may say. But what is the reality, we must ask. The answer is clear and s...

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