Monthly Archives: March 2011

No news – the lull before the storm?

For three of four years I’ve been keeping tabs on the news headlines by regularly using a search engine to highlight the days news. Even a year ago, that would daily harvest a couple of really juicy stories on global … Continue reading

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England expects every Scot to do their duty

Chris Huhne is back on the bandwagon proclaiming Scotland’s renewable “industry” as “mission critical” to England achieving its global warming targets. Too true. Of course Scotland is mission critical because scamming the Scots has been a key part of this … Continue reading

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The end of scepticism – personal thoughts.

I became a sceptic not because I could prove the world wasn’t warming, but because I could prove beyond all reasonable doubt that the public were being lied to on global warming. The test I set was simple: a warmer … Continue reading

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What does CO2 really Contribute to global warming – 2nd Update

I have now received and roughly translated the majority of the paper from Hermann Harde. At 52 pages long this is a superb piece of work, but it will take me a few days just to digest what it says. … Continue reading

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Timeline of Japanese Earthquake

Like many people, the shear enormity of these events is overwhelming. I was wondering how much warning people had of the Tsunami. So, I started a time line of events. It appears there was about 25minutes between the time the … Continue reading

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More eco-madness: ban risk taking cyclists

I wish I hadn’t worn a helmet when I cycled each day along the notorious Great Western Road in Glasgow when I did my MBA at Strathclyde (the busiest and wettest road I’ve ever had the misfortune to ride on). … Continue reading

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Anatomy of Global Warming Jellyfish Scare

The number of Jellyfish in the Irish Sea are on the rise. In recent years there have been “super blooms” and the media start reporting “scientists” are looking at way of preventing a “jellyfish takeover”. So, what is the suspected … Continue reading

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How much CO2 really contributes to GW? – further Analysis

Because of the huge interest in the paper: “How much CO2 really contributes to global warming? Spectroscopic studies and modelling of the influence of H2O, CO2 and CH4 on our climate” by Herman Harde which comes up with an estimated … Continue reading

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Double Counting of “Greenhouse” Gas Effect

In a paper succinctly called: How much CO2 really contributes to global warming? Spectroscopic studies and modelling of the influence of H2O, CO2 and CH4 on our climate. Hermann Harde of Helmut-Schmidt-Universität Hamburg, Germany presents a summary of their calculation … Continue reading

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Elections are coming, throw them a bone

For at least ten years we’ve seen rising fuel prices as a direct result of the Holyrood politicians desire to hit the consumer and stop us using carbon fuels and the amazing thing is that the public just seem to … Continue reading

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Climate Activists Give Up

For five years there have been various climate camps in England: at Drax power station, Heathrow Airport, Kingsnorth power station in Kent and in the City of London. “Camps for Climate Action” who ran the camps first came into being … Continue reading

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Johny Ball on Politics today

For posterity, this is a write up of what was said on BBC (See discussion at: Bishop Hill) Daily Politics 1st March 2011 Scene: chemistry class in a School – turns to office-room with Johnny Ball How are your kids, … Continue reading

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Weather of Mass Destruction – and a Missing Human Fingerprint

After the series of inquiries on Climategate: The commons Science and Technology, Muir Russel, Oxburgh, Penn State, and others, each of which “vindicated” those involved. There’s more than a hint of suspicion of something fishy and underhand, a suspicion not … Continue reading

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Web of deceit

I think I remember reading the Independent in March 2000 when they reported that: According to Dr David Viner, a senior research scientist at the climatic research unit (CRU) of the University of East Anglia,within a few years winter snowfall … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Council – Electric Scooters? On your bike!

My first job was at Timex in Dundee which was one of the main manufacturing plants for the Sinclair Spectrum (sadly gone the way of most manufacturing in Scotland). Every day I used to cycle up to the plant up … Continue reading

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Twinkle, Twinkle little star, how I wonder where you are.

A while back, quite unexpectedly, some contractors started digging up the pavement outside our house. Thinking it was a gas leak or other service and fearing that we might yet again have to fill up buckets or huddle around the … Continue reading

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Royal Cockup

The Royal Society of Edinburgh have produced a report (aka propaganda leaflet) on global warming. So, I dipped into the report to the first main section after the introduction:

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Global Warming Game – Fate of the World

Well, it had to come. Now there is a new game which is bound to thrill teenagers particularly as it is produced with the “support of top climate scientists including Professor Myles Allen and Dr Cameron Hepburn amongst others and … Continue reading

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Warmists: “cold-as-ice career woman”

This snippet from the Guardian just tickled my sense of humour, particularly when you compare it with the recent warm reviews of the Heretic which also features a woman scientist but in the Heretic, they are a global warming sceptic: … Continue reading

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“If we continue as we are …”

When the history of the global warming scam is written up, there will be one phrase that comes to sum up the arrogance of those involved: if we continue to burn fossil fuels as we are, the world will warm … Continue reading

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