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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Posted 28 June 2009

"New Zealand is energy rich but in the present climate of man-made global warming hysteria this may sound like heresy, as much of our energy reserves are fossil fuel ones."   Dr Gerrit van der LIngen writes in the Winter 2009 edition of Energy NZ.   To download p[df, ](energ...

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Posted 26 June 2009

Dr Vincent Gray has been an expert reviewer of all four Assessment Reports issued by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).  In his latest Envirotruth No 212, Dr Gray explains the origins of the term "climate change", how it came to exclude natural causes, an

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Posted 23 June 2009

"Truth has nothing to do with it. To the politicians, it’s about power; to the AGW scientists, it’s about funding; to the media, it’s a marketable commodity and to the environmentalists, it’s a religious conviction and a need to impose socialist controls. The only people who c

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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 Holocene...

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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 to a s...

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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 we...

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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 United...

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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 contemplat

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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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