Posted 27 December 2008

"2008 was the year when any pretence that there was a "scientific consensus" in favour of man-made global warming collapsed. At long last, as in the Manhattan Declaration last March, hundreds of proper scientists, including many of the world's most eminent climate experts,...

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THE 10 WHOPPERS OF CHRISTMAS

December 23, 2008, 9:59 am News

 Posted: Christmas Eve 2008

FOXNews.com takes a look back at 10 things that global warming allegedly caused — or will no doubt soon be responsible for — as reported in the news around the world in 2008.  Try not to choke with laughter!

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Posted 24 December 2008

"The chorus of skeptical scientific voices grew louder in 2008 as a steady stream of peer-reviewed studies, analyses, real world data and inconvenient developments challenged the UN's and former Vice President Al Gore's claims that the 'science is settled.'" A US Senate rep...

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Posted 24 December 2008

"The most expensive secret you’re not supposed to know is that George W. Bush leaves office with the planet cooler than when he entered. This dangerous trend threatens the multi-billion dollar 'global warming' industry, adding new urgency to the ritual shriek of 'we must ac...

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Posted 24 December 2008

A demand for Dr Jan Wright, the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, to be removed from office is to be conveyed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Dr Lockwood Smith, by the New Zealand Climate Science Coalition. This follows publication in the W...

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2008‘s 10 FAILED WARMING PREDICTIONS

December 21, 2008, 11:56 am News

Posted 22 December 2008

"Global warming preachers have had a shocking 2008. So many of their predictions this year went splat. Here’s their problem: they’ve been scaring us for so long that it’s now possible to check if things are turning out as hot as they warned. And good news! I bring you Chr...

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Posted 19 December 2008

"The problem is that, just like complex financial derivatives, no-one really knows how the world's weather systems interact and evolve with time....Assumptions about continued high oil prices, economic growth and increases in carbon dioxide emissions were made on the unders

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Posted 19 December 2008 

"Though masquerading as 'science based', the promoters of AGW have a medieval outlook and are in fact anti-science. Meanwhile carbon is innocent, and the political class is plunging ahead with making us poorer because they do not understand what science really is or what t...

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ETS BIG PAIN FOR LITTLE GAIN

December 18, 2008, 5:15 am News

Posted 19 December 2008

THE Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change model of dangerous, human-caused climate change has failed. Independent science relevant to supposed human-caused global warming is clear, as  summarised by Prof Bob Carter in The Australian.  Cutting carbon dioxide emissions...

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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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NZ COULD LEAD WORLD TO CLIMATE SANITY

December 12, 2008, 11:43 am News

"New Zealand now has an opportunity to set an example to the world and help restore a more rational approach to climate policy, one based on a full understanding of the relevant science, not just that which supports politically convenient views". International Climate Science director Tom Harris in...

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CEDNTRALLY PLANNED ETS HAS BEEN A FAILURE

December 12, 2008, 11:12 am News

Gross and irresponsible exaggerationof climate issues will rapidly turn public opinionagainst the messengers. "Not only would this mean a reaction against the influence of the European green movement and a further deepening of the distrust of politicians, but science will also suffer. Science is bui

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UK SCIENTIFIC ALLIANCE WANTS 6 ANSWERS

December 12, 2008, 5:19 am News

"Objective assessment of the current evidence, plus further unbiased gathering of evidence may reveal some inconvenient truths for the orthodox view. Or these truths may prove to be inconvenient for sceptics." In this first of two scholarly essays, the UK Scientific Alliance poses 6 questions that n

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CO2 NOT CAUSING WARMING, NOT A POLLUTANT

December 10, 2008, 12:21 pm News

"CO2 is not causing warming or climate change. It is not a toxic substance or a pollutant. Pre-industrial CO2 levels were about the same as today. How and why we are told otherwise?" Dr Tim Ball explains in Canada Free Press

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The United States Government Accountability Office has released its report about the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme and international carbon offset scheme, the Clean Development Mechanism. GAO found that the available information on the Emissions Trading Scheme could not substantiate eith...

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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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