Posted 12 July 2009

"When King Canute of lore wanted to teach his citizens a lesson, he set his throne by the seashore and commanded the tides to roll out. Canute's spirit was back in business this week at the G-8 summit in Italy, where the assembled leaders declared that the world's temperature...

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Posted 10 July 2009

In a cover story in the influential UK magazine Spectator James Delingpole talks to Professor Ian Plimer, the Australian geologist, whose new book shows that ‘anthropogenic global warming’ is a dangerous, ruinously expensive fiction, a ‘first-world luxury’ with no basis in s...

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Posted 6 July 2009

"Did you stop worrying about climate change when the credit crunch and global recession got serious? Then listen up, things have changed for the better. In the past year or so since you last worried about it, the climate change debate has moved on. In fact, it is in danger of e...

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Posted 4 July 2009

Shortcomings in the climate change policies of the Australian Government have been brought to light through the initiative of independent Federal Senator Steve Fielding seeking a meeting with Climate Change MInister Penny Wong, at which the Senator posed three basic questions....

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Posted 1 July 2009

"Firstly, shelf ice is floating, because it is less dense than seawater. When floating ice melts, there is no change in sea level. This is a bit of elementary physics known as Archimedes’ Principle. Secondly, the breakup of ice shelves is normal and inevitable. Ice caps grow by

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