Monthly Archives: June 2011

Australia: land of the hysterical!

As they say: “no news is good news”, and there certainly has been a lack of any real news story on global warming if the news search engine results are to be believed. There is still those who deny reality … Continue reading

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How not to develop wave energy

Government to pump £20m into wave power generation Well before they decided to go ahead with the Orkney marine energy development centre, I had made my findings clear to the idiots that ran so called “Scottish Enterprise” (an oxymoron) that … Continue reading

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Which collapses first? The Euro or Global Warming?

It’s interesting to compare the two charades: The Euro and Manmade warming. Both of them exist in the absence of any substantial material support, and almost exclusively due to a huge political pressure that “wants” them to exist. In one … Continue reading

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Alarmists turn to bite the hand that fed them

From the climate depot we get this “snippet” of news. I’m unable to trace the source, nor to be frank do I share the site’s politics which is ardently republican and therefore anti Obama (who has done more than any … Continue reading

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Euro vs. Engineering: If it doesn’t bend it’ll break

There’s a simple rule of thumb in engineering which says: “If it doesn’t bend it will break”, or in more general terms: “if there is no give, it will break”. That is why if you examine any bridge (that is … Continue reading

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Guardian alarmist in chief funded by Auto trader

For years I’ve watched as the Guardian hyped the global warming story and exaggerated every single possible aspect of the scare to force us gas guzzling miscreants to cease our harmful ways and give up the car and join the … Continue reading

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My submission to NOAA integrity review

Following the post on WUWT: Ask and ye shall receive NOAA Posted on June 18, 2011 by Anthony Watts A while back, I highlighted this, and now comments are open to the public and I’m sure there will be many readers … Continue reading

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New boost to global warming stories

Just as I thought global warming stories were going out of fashion, along comes sunspots. And strangely, all the people who used to write about doomsday global warming are suddenly writing about doomsday lack of sunspots. I personally think its … Continue reading

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Australian PM’s ratings slump after carbon tax

Seems like the chickens are coming home to roost for the Australian PM who went into her election campaign promising not to implement carbon taxes. And I may be wrong, but I seem to recollect that she only got the … Continue reading

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The best of the comments on WUWT on sunspots

The following comments were taken (without permission … hopefully no one minds) from the article on sunspots at WUWT mostly in order of writing  (except the first!): http://wattsupwiththat.com/2011/06/14/all-three-of-these-lines-of-research-to-point-to-the-familiar-sunspot-cycle-shutting-down-for-a-while steven mosher says:June 14, 2011 at 5:32 pm “funny how skepticism about … Continue reading

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Dear Politician – can I draw your attention to sunspots

To our politicians, I would like to draw your attention to an important subject and this is the odd behaviour recently observed in the solar cycle and the possible implications for our climate and its policy implications. Aim The aim … Continue reading

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How to win a “scientific” argument if the science doesn’t support you.

Science has a very simple rule: you have to be certain of what you say. It doesn’t allow arguments based on opinions. Science requires evidence and deductive reasoning. Something that is infuriating for those who want to use science to … Continue reading

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The dilemma of a warmist

For years we were told: “nothing other than manmade warming can explain the late 20th century rise in temperature”. To which the sensible sceptic asked: “what about natural variation”. To which the alarmist replied: “there is no such thing” or … Continue reading

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British industry asks government to rethink climate policy

Some newsbytes from Dr. Benny Peiser at the GWPF At Last: UK Industry Demands Government Rethink On Unilateral Climate Policy The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) confirmed today that it will ask government to rethink conflicts of interest between low … Continue reading

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Better question: When will it be safe to stop being an active sceptic?

In the last post I asked when we will know the climate wars are over. I might change my mind, but I’m beginning to doubt there is any real way of declaring an “end” to this stupid scare. Because how … Continue reading

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How do we know when we have won the “climate wars”?

This is really a note to myself in the hope that I can refer back to it and say: “yes it’s over”. The question is: “what evidential base can we use to claim: ‘the war is over’ given that it … Continue reading

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Peer reviewed paper finds 20th century warming due to sun

I found this on the THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: A peer-reviewed paper published in the Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics finds global warming over the 20th century “not significantly different” from warming episodes that occurred in earlier centuries. The paper finds … Continue reading

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INSANE USE OF LOW DOSAGE ANTIBIOTICS IN FARMING

If anything shows the real nature of modern “science” its a comparison between global warming and antibiotic immune bacteria. As far as I am aware, the only possible causal link between possible global warming is a tentative link with hurricanes, … Continue reading

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Prince charles talks to more plants

OK, the actual headline is: Charles speaks to (Edinburgh) climate group but I just couldn’t help myself, who could resist a headline like that, the chance to imply that anyone living in Edinburgh was a plant. As for the seminar, … Continue reading

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Global warming decline – A timeline!

As I was reading through the article on the collapses of the carbon market, I suddenly realised that there now exists a tangible timeline for the collapse of the global warming scam. As I posted before, the replacement for the … Continue reading

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