Posted 1 May 2010

Flight test engineer Burt Rutan, who has spent a lifetime in data analysis, interpretation and presentation applies his unique professional talents to a searching examination of the way certain members of the scientific community have handled the theory that the burning of fossi...

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Posted 30 April 2010

"All over the globe, politicians of different ideological stripes are reconsidering the costs of slashing greenhouse gases to combat the speculative problem of global warming."  Tom Switzer, of the University of Sydney, writes in the Wall Street Journal Asia about the polit

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Posted 27 April 2010

Leaders of the New Zealand Climate Science Coalition have taken advantage of YouTube to take to their fellow-countrymen their message that the National-led Government's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) due for introduction on 1 July 2010 must be deferred until other countries c...

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Posted 21 April 2010

"...it does appear that the public at large is becoming increasingly aware that something other than science is going on with regard to climate change, and that the proposed policies are likely to cause severe problems for the world economy. Climategate may thus have had an e...

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Posted 20 April 2010

"A week ago the world was faced with its first climate-related decision after endless discussions at some of the world's premium pleasure resorts. The World Bank approved South Africa's loan application. Its motivation was that the prosperity of the region was paramount.
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Posted 19 April 2010

"If you were faced with by far the biggest bill of your life, would you not want to be confident that there was a very good reason why you should pay it? That is why we need to know just how far we can trust the science behind the official view that the world is threatened wi...

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Posted 10 April 2010

"This is the story of how I spent 2 years trying to publish a paper that refutes an important claim in the 2007 report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The claim in question is not just wrong, but based on fabricated evidence. Showing that the claim is...

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Posted  9 April 2010

A statement on climate change issued by the vice-president of the Royal Society of New Zealand (RSNZ), Professor Keith Hunter, has been described as "deeply flawed" in an Open Letter to the president of RSNZ by the chairman of the NZ Climate Science Coalition, Hon Barry Brill...

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Posted 4 April 2010

"So when the Germans say 'Auf Wiedersehn AGW' it really is time for the rest of the world to sit up and take notice. And that’s exactly what they just have said. See for yourself in this tear-inducing glorious feature in one of their leading newspapers. Der Spiegel has done a...

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Posted 2 April 2010

"Plagued by reports of sloppy work, falsifications and exaggerations, climate research is facing a crisis of confidence. How reliable are the predictions about global warming and its consequences? And would it really be the end of the world if temperatures rose by more than th...

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Posted 2 April 2010

"The House of Commons committee self-consciously refused to pose any probing questions, and its main aim seemed to be to ensure that the moral status of the current consensus on climate change remained intact. What is most remarkable about the committee’s report is that it o...

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Posted 31 March 2010

"Kevin Rudd declared climate change 'the great moral and economic challenge of our time'.  Now the legislation has become less important than getting 30 per cent of the GST from the states so the Commonwealth can rearrange financing in the hospital system. Can a momentous mo...

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Posted 29 March 2010

"If precipitation exceeds melting the glacier advances: if melting exceeds precipitation the glacier recedes, but there will be a time lag between cause and effect. In ice sheets it may take many thousands of years for ice to flow from the accumulation area to the melting are...

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Posted 26 March 2009

The unfair financial impact  on a typical New Zealand farmer of a totally unnecessary and unjustfied emissions trading scheme are described in stark terms by a Gisborne farming couple, Neil and Esther Henderson, in the pdf document attached. Current New Zealand government po...

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Posted 23 March 2010

"The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change admitted for the first time last month that it is facing a crisis of confidence. But the IPCC's failings go far beyond the recent spate of errors identified in its reports. The problem began with the global politi...

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END-PHASE OF THE CLIMATE WARS?

March 21, 2010, 12:36 pm News

Posted 21 March 2010

"Even if humans have in fact been responsible for the “unexplained” warming of 0.051C per decade over 35 years, it is comforting to note that allowing this rate to continue will produce only 0.5C by the end of the century. As only about half of the human-caused warming is...

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Posted 13 March 2010

Benny Peiser is a social anthropologist and director of Global Warming Policy Foundation in the UK. He places his views “somewhere between climate alarmists and skeptics.” While in Delhi, he spoke to Financial Chronicle about the impact of climate change policies on the liv...

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Posted 13 March 2010

"This investigation is very good news for sceptics – not because it will denounce any significant flaws in the AGW imposture, but because it will not. AGW credulity is already a minority faith; but there is a further constituency of waverers, ready to break off like a melti...

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GLOBAL WARMING NO LONGER COOL IN NZ

March 12, 2010, 8:55 am News

Posted 11 March 2010

"The public mood is changing. Certainly the John Key-led National government is is more sober and rational about the issue than its predecessors. Nevertheless, it woud still be well advised to suspend the ETS and adopt a 'wait and see' approach pending the next UN conference...

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Posted 7 March 2010 (apologies, should have been posted earlier!)

"A few governments reject the climate claims, but the majority denies or ignores the falsity of the IPCC Reports. They’re confused because they think they won’t be green or will lose a tax opportunity. But climate change has...

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