Yes, if you can't tax the Sun, the current highly politicised state of climate science suggests that there isn't much point spending money on understanding the Sun either. I refer to this article on the BBC website: 'Space weather science rues cuts' … [Read more...] about You Can’t Tax the Sun
Archives for January 2008
The head of the UN IPCC is sounding like a salesman who is worried about the quality of his product: Rajendra Pachauri, the head of the U.N. Panel said he would look into the apparent temperature plateau so far this century. "One would really have … [Read more...] about IPCC Chairman Tries to Explain Global Non-Warming
There has been a lot of rain in central Queensland over the last month. Water has been flowing over the Fairbairn dam spillway and the Nogoa River has flooded the town of Emerald with over 2,000 residents seeking emergency accommodation. The Nogoa … [Read more...] about Would Nathan Dam have Stopped Reef Flooding?
The American Geophysical Union (AGU) recently released a statement on climate change which began, ''The Earth's climate is now clearly out of balance and is warming." Implicit in this sentence, and implicit in the concept of 'sustainability', is the … [Read more...] about Instability in Sustainability: Paraphrasing Aynsley Kellow
"Just suppose, if you are able, that significant man-made climate change is false; further, that it cannot happen, and that all changes to the climate system are due to external forcings, such as those caused by changes in solar output. Just suppose … [Read more...] about What If The Climatologist’s Have Got it Wrong?
"To build a future of energy security, we must trust in the creative genius of American researchers and entrepreneurs and empower them to pioneer a new generation of clean energy technology. (Applause.) "Our security, our prosperity, and our … [Read more...] about US President Promises New Fund for Secure and Clean Energy