Posted 29 November 2015

"Any climate agreement should be flexible enough so that voluntary pledges can be adjusted over the next couple of decades depending on what global temperatures do. The best we can hope for is a toothless agreement that will satisfy most governments yet allow them to pay l...

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Posted 27 November 2015

Professor Judith Curry, a climate scientist at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA, does not dispute for a moment that human-generated carbon dioxide warms the planet. But she says, in this interview with The Spectator in UK, evidence suggests this may be h...

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Posted 26 November 2015

Four New Zealand scientists and an Australian collaborator have studied the effects of sea level rises on the atoll of Funafuti, in the Tuvalu group in the South Pacific. Their final conclusion is that "islands can persist on reefs under sea-level rise on the order of 5 mm...

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Posted 26 November 2015

"Radical Islamist terrorists just maimed and murdered hundreds of people in Paris, dozens more in Mali, still more in other nations. They promise more atrocities in the United States and around the globe. Meanwhile some 40,000 bureaucrats, politicans, scientists, lobbyists...

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Posted 25 November 2015

"Surplus CO2 is removed from the atmosphere by natural sinks  at rate proportional to the surplus CO2 concentration. In  other words, it undergoes exponential decay with a single decay constant. This conclusion is rigorously proven, using first principles and relatively re...

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Posted 24 November 2015

"Fighting climate change is a fool's errand, and the policies proposed to do so are likely to cost far more lives than they will save. With all due respect to President Obama, climate change is well down the list of threats to people's lives today, while terrorism must ran...

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Posted 22 November 2015

A team of prominent scientists garthered in Texas at a climate summit to declare that fears of man-made global warming were "irrational" and "based on nonsense" that "had nothing to do with science."  They warned that "we are being led down a false path" by the upcoming UN...

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Posted 22 November 2015

"So what percentage of our atmosphere is CO2 and what percentage of that amount is generated by human activity? Nitrogen is 78% of Earth's atmosphere, oxygen is 21% and carbon dioxide is 0.04% - four one-hundredths of a percent. Tiny amounts can still have huge consequence...

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ridley on wind

November 18, 2015, 3:20 am News

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Posted 19 November 2015

Here's a remarkable coincidence!  No sooner had Viscount Matt Ridley blogged under title: " WIND MAKES ELECTRICITY EXPENSIVE AND UNRELIABLE WITHOUT CUTTING EMISSIONS",  than new UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Right Hon Amber Rudd, made a  major speec...

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Posted 17 November 2015

Professor Larry Bell writes at Newsmax in USA about the way that temperatures have been "fiddled": "Satellite temperature records that offer the most comprehensive and accurate measurements show no statistical warming for neartly 19 years and counting. Yet, based upon tw...

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Posted 16 November 2015

Co-author Professor Robert M (Bob) Carter has commented on a momentous decision in Australia related to sea levels, possibly influenced by a report by himself and Waikato University's Dr Willem De Lange. "So far as I am aware, this is the first time that a serving Western...

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Posted 7 November 2015

"The monarch of old ordered the tide to recede as a lesson to his courtiers that no mere human, not even a king, can make the world do as it's told. Will Steffen, the CSIRO and other grant-fed warmists face a similar problem: while modern enablers still profess to believe t...

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Posted 4 November 2015

Mainstream news media throughout the Western world recently featured predictions about the outcome of Hurricane Patricia.  It turned out to be a classic example of tne misinformation and false assumptions, all supported by supposedly credible scientific authorities, that ha...

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Posted 5 November 2015

"Adaptation is also indifferent to whether the climate change is natural or human-induced; it can be proportional, depending upon how much or how quickly the climate changes; and it can be politically easier to accomplish because it does not require a global consensus and h...

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Posted 4 November 2015

"I sometimes wonder whether the journalists now writing about the failure of the one-child policy [in China] ever note the similarities with today's climate 'crisis'. That the fears are largely the same. And the political prescriptions are almost identical. And the leaders...

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Posted 2 November 2015

Christopher Booker writes in the UK's Telegraph:  "At the end of this month 40,000 politicians, officials, green activists, lobbyists and jounalists from 195 nations will converge outside Paris - at Europe's largest airport reserved only for private jets - for a conferenc...

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Posted 31 October 2015

"The global warming hiatus is one of the most important topics in climate science.  The data shows us something very interesting is happening and many scientists are producing amazing research in pursuit of an explanation. It will not be explained or dismissed by this or th...

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Posted 31 October 2015

Reuters news service reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that "there is no global warming, that this is a fraud to restrain the industrial development of several countries including Russia. That is why this subject is not topical for the majority of the R...

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Posted 23 October 2015

"When considering climate change, most people think wind turbines and solar panels are a big part of the solution. But, during the next 25 years, the contribution of solar and wind power to resolving the problem will be trivial - and the cost will be enormous.  The Internat...

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