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Deal with Climate Reality as it Unfolds: Bob Carter

“OVER the last 18 months, policymakers in Canada, the U.S. and Japan have quietly abandoned the illusory goal of preventing global warming by reducing carbon dioxide emissions. Instead, an alternative view has emerged regarding the most cost-effective way in which to deal with the undoubted hazards of climate change. “This view points toward setting a […]

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Unable and Unwilling to Consider the Evidence: Our ABC

SCIENCE was once about matching theory with reality. According to American physicist and historian Thomas Kuhn this perhaps more than anything else contributed to the phenomenal progress made by scientists over the last 400 years. But many people appear to have a problem with understanding theory and considering it in the context of reality. Consider […]

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Brown Leaves Greens

ON Friday, the leader of the Australian Greens, Senator Bob Brown, announced he was stepping down and also retiring from Australian federal politics. Miranda Devine has a piece in today’s Herald Sun that begins: “THE intergalactic phones still didn’t ring on Friday after the earth-shattering news that Greens Leader Bob Brown had resigned. Was that […]

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The Fiction World of Rajendra Pachauri: Tony Thomas

HOW much do you really know about IPCC Chief Rajendra Pachauri and melting Himalaya Glaciers? ‘The Fiction World of Rajendra Pachauri’ by Tony Thomas is an easy to read, informative and insightful piece of investigative journalism available here: http://www.quadrant.org.au/magazine/issue/2012/3/the-fictive-world-of-rajendra-pachauri It includes comment that: “The IPCC’s Himalaya forecast was based on nothing more than speculation by […]

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Statement by The Heartland Institute on Peter Gleick Confession

“Earlier this evening, Peter Gleick, a prominent figure in the global warming movement, confessed to stealing electronic documents from The Heartland Institute in an attempt to discredit and embarrass a group that disagrees with his views. “Gleick’s crime was a serious one. The documents he admits stealing contained personal information about Heartland staff members, donors, […]

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Tiny Budget for Heartland Institute Trying to Counter Global Climate Madness and Scientific Fraud

Heartland Institute bad – DeSmogBlog says so! ‘Did you know the Heartland Institute employs skeptics?’ ‘And it’s ‘suggested’ they get money from people who agree with them and have interests in carbon dense energy!’ The Heartland Institute is a 28-year-old national nonprofit organization with offices in Chicago, Illinois and Washington, DC. Its mission is to […]

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Ron Paul for US President

RON Paul for President is not exactly what Daniel Kogoy, a Greens Councillor for Leichardt in Sydney, is suggesting in an article published today at On Line Opinion. But the article does explain some of the reasons why I would vote for Ron Paul… “Debate raging between Left, Greens and Progressives on whether or not […]

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Asking Difficult Questions of the Environmental Establishment

Hi Jennifer, As you probably know, we have been annoying lots of people by daring to practice journalism and ask difficult questions of the environmental establishment. We’ve rounded up for you some of the highlights of the last few months. The third installment of our Hypocrites series – with a look at Prince Charles’s eco-Hypocrisy […]

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Europe Giving up on Climate, More Interested in Economy?

The Spectator magazine sponsored a debate ‘The global warming hysteria is over: Time for a return to sanity’ held on Tuesday at the Royal Geographical Society in London.  According to Andrew Montford who attended the event: “I was a bit disappointed overall – none of the presentations managed to combine slick presentation with a strong […]

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