Posted 16 June 2009

The stability of the earth’s temperature over time has been a long-standing climatological puzzle. The globe has maintained a temperature of ± ~ 3% (including ice ages) for at least the last half a billion years during which we can estimate the temperature. During the Holoc...

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Posted 16 June 2009

Our politicians haven't noticed that the problem may be that the world is not warming but cooling, observes Christopher Booker in the UK Daily Telegraph. "For the second time in little over a year, it looks as though the world may be heading for a serious food crisis, than...

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Posted 14 June 2009

"There are a variety of viewpoints on this subject (covering the full range from those who consider that we ARE the weather makers, to those who consider that we are NOT the weather makers and that  climate change is mainly a natural event).  I have provided web links...

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Posted 12 June 2009

"Large numbers of people have been sufficiently convinced by the arguments to take it as read that the greenhouse gas hypothesis is essentially correct and that disaster will occur unless radical cuts are made in emissions. They have moved beyond the stage of questioning to si

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Posted 7 June 2009

"The number of climate scientists who dissent from the UN IPCC report is at least ten times greater than the number of climate scientists who contributed to the report. The global temperature changes (up and down) have been more extreme over the last few thousand years than...

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Posted 7 June 2009

In “Climate Change Reconsidered: The 2009 Report of the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC),” coauthors Dr. S. Fred Singer and Dr. Craig Idso and 35 contributors and reviewers present an authoritative and detailed rebuttal of the findings of the Un...

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Posted 29 May 2009

"There has never been a climate change debate in Australia. Only dogma. To demonise element number six in the periodic table is amusing. Why not promethium? Carbon dioxide is an odourless, colourless, harmless natural gas. It is plant food. Without carbon, there would be no lif...

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Posted 29 May 2009

"The evidence is piling up every day that the world is now getting cooler instead of warmer, the oceans are now cooling instead of warming, the ice is returning to the Arctic rather than receding, the sea ice in the Antarctic is at record levels, and that rising sea levels have

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Posted 26 May 2009

"Some business leaders are cozying up with politicians and scientists to demand swift, drastic action on global warming. This is a new twist on a very old practice: companies using public policy to line their own pockets......The partnership among self-interested businesses, gr...

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Posted 26 May 2009

"Even though the temperature threat danger has come to be accepted by all major political parties both here and overseas as requiring urgent action to save the planet, this view has no substantive justification, and certainly none in regard to the alleged need for urgent action...

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Posted 24 May 2004

A factual summary  by Dr Jay Lehr of the significant evidence that mankind has an insignificant impact on the climate of Planet Earth. Dr Lehr sums up the scientific evidence, then outlines the economic costs and the political consequences of ac tions currently being contempla

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Posted 18 May 2009

"Generally people believe what they want to believe, so their minds will not change. However, as the issue is exposed in terms of economics and cost benefit - in my view, it's all cost and no benefit - I think some of the people will take one step backward and say, Let me inves...

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Posted 16 May 2009

Thirty-three years after he graduated from Utah Valley University, energy company CEO Keith Rattie returned to tell 2009 grads about the choices that will face them in a world of 9 billion people by 2050, and in which 2 bn of the present 6.5 bn don't even have electricity - the...

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Posted  11 May 2009

On May 4, the New Zealand Climate Science Coaltiion presented its oral submission to the Parliamentary Select Committee reviewing the Emissions Trading Scheme Act passed by the previous Labour-led government..In addition to its main submissions, the Coalition presented two sup...

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AN IRRATIONAL FEAR OF CARBON

May 9, 2009, 1:42 am News

Originally published August 2008

"The obsessive fear of carbon, carbon emissions, and carbon dioxide is totally irrational.

In the first place, carbon was forged in the unimaginable heat of the supernovae to become the fourth most common element in the universe and the most common o...

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Posted 9 May 2009

On two successive days, writers in Australia's top national newspaper, The Australian, have called the Rudd Government's stance on ETS into serious question.

Terry McCann says the $80 billion budget turnround  "makes an overwhelming case that the Government's emissions tra...

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Posted 9 May 2009

"Where is the global upside if New Zealand artificially throttles back its agricultural production, allowing less efficient producers to fill the void? New Zealand doesn't produce cars or televisions any more because we were bad at it. In fact, the planet would be better off if...

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SCIENCE A SLAVE TO EXPEDIENCY

May 7, 2009, 10:16 am News

Posted 8 May 2009

"...Another force has driven science into its present parlous state where the output of computer software is held in higher regard than observational data, where marketing spin is more important than fact and evidence, and where a trenchant defence of the notion of man-made glob

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Posted 8 May 2009

"I am surprised at how so many people nowadays in Europe, the United States and elsewhere have come to support policies underpinned by hysteria over global warming. particularly cap-and-trade legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and subsidies for "green" energy sources

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Posed 5 May 2009

"It is human arrogance to think that we can control climate, a process that transfers huge amounts of energy. Once we control the smaller amount of energy transferred by volcanoes and earthquakes, then we can try to control climate. Until then, climate politics is just a load of...

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