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The Ice age really was coming

Despite protestations to the contrary, from todays climate scientists, the ice age reallywas threatened by the scientists, politicans and the media in the 70′s and 80′s.  Stephen Schneider in particular gets a mention. CO2 was to blame!!. Over at Bishop Hill  (h/t) … Continue reading

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Independent – Green Schemes are ‘Wide Open to Major Corruption’

Both The Independent and The Telegraph write today about a Transparency International Report entitled – Global Corruption Report: Climate Change. Whilst corruption in Carbon Markets, Carbon Credits, windfarms scams, Solar power fraud and many other clever money making mechanisms, is … Continue reading

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Blogger Burn Out – its good to take a break

I haven’t stopped blogging, just been taking a break and have taken the time for a rethink. If It’s good enough for James Delingpole (three weeks  R & R) following his Press complaints result, I thought time to take a … Continue reading

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It is good to have a debate

I am going along to the Spectator  ‘climate change’ debate on Tuesday 29th March in London, hopefully I can meet up with some ‘climate change’ blog regulars (both sides very welcome)to have a chat afterwards. Yet, it has been noted … Continue reading

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The Heathrow snow chaos report is out: Rare rate of snowfall since records began (6 years!)?

A report into last December’s snow chaos at Heathrow Airport is out, entitled Heathrow Snow Resilence Enquiry It includes a little reminder to perhaps reflect the new thoughts on ‘climate disruption’ vs global warming (man made). Even under global warming, periods of extreme … Continue reading

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Who voted for Greenpeace Mr Huhne?

Who voted for Greenpeace at the last UK general election? A simple rhetorical question for Mr Huhne, because in the Guardian/Observer it was reported that Greenpeace will be keeping an eye on things: “Chris Huhne, the energy and climate secretary, … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Watts Up With That

Congratulations to Anthony Watts  and all the moderators,  commentators and guest authors at Watts Up With That.

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Hide the Decline – 2 pictures for 2000 comments

A guest post at Watts Up With That Judith Curry has tackled the ‘Hide the Decline’ issue at her blog Climate Etc.  The issue is that data was hidden from policymakers  (and the public) so as to present a ‘simpler’ … Continue reading

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The Carbon Brief – The European rapid response team

Originally a guest post at Watts Up With That The Carbon Brief is a new website  designed to provide a rapid response to any climate chaage related stories in the media. It is also appears to be intended as a resource for articles and it claims to … Continue reading

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The BBC say….”in the loathsome corner with Paedophiles and Climate Change Deniars”

Updates added: I am both angered and saddened. It was no doubt just a throwaway comment, with little thought behind it. When Michael Buerk the presenter of the BBC radio program the ‘Moral Maze’ said in his intro to a debate about Multiculturalism in the UK: … Continue reading

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Climate Sceptics Defend Science From Duplicity?

It has all kicked off today at Climate Audit where Ryan O’Donnell is very annoyed… ………in  blog articles titled Steig’s Trick and  Coffin, meet nail. All about the Steig, Mann et al paper that generated a Nature front page and world wide alarmism that … Continue reading

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Has the BBC broken faith with the General Public?

Originally a guest post of mine at Watts Up With That It is my opinion that the BBC in broadcasting BBC 2 Horizon program ‘Science Under Attack’ did not treat the general public in the UK and at least one of the … Continue reading

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Climate Change Debate – Reconciliation in Lisbon?

This should be interesting a workshop to be held with pro and sceptical scientists and contributors in Lisbon: (Update: full list of atendees added) Anthony Watts can’t make it but has delegated Steven Mosher in his stead (co author – … Continue reading

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BBC Horizon – Attack On Science

Well it looks like the BBC have learned very little this year and the response to this program should be interesting. There are more than enough journalists/ news editors around that are very aware of the issues that were glossed … Continue reading

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An Excellent Guardian Article about the Brisbane floods

In the Guardian – Germaine Greer writes an excellent article about the causes of the Brisbane flooding and the failures of the public and local government (covered up warnings)  to do anything about it when they were forewarned. Basically an entirely … Continue reading

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SourceWatch – Who and what is it intended for?

Note – I’m away for a couple of days, I doubt that I will have much opportunity to review and approve any new comments. I came across Sourcewatch a little while ago. If you were to also take a brief look at … Continue reading

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New Scientist – Those cursed climate emails

Originally a Guest Post of mine at Watts Up With That The first edition of New Scientist (UK) of 2011 has a review of 2010 and a preview of 2011 section… …and they are rather optimistic that the world has finally moved on from the … Continue reading

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The Met Office Secret Predictions and the political implications

Updated from a guest post at Watts Up with That In The Telegraph (UK newspaper), it was reported that Roger Harrabin, an environment analyst at the BBC, told the Radio Times: “The trouble is that we simply don’t know how much … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – An ‘Ice Age is Coming?’

Happy New Year everyone! At a friends dinner party last night, we were watching the BBC coverage of the London fireworks and the midnight countdown. A compilation track of music was being played by the BBC.. Just after Big Ben sounded … Continue reading

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Simple Physics – In reality my feather blew up into a tree

Originally a Guest Post at Watts Up With That (28 Dec 2010) by BWoods All too often the ‘simple physics of CO2′ argument is presented to the public by the media, politicians, climate scientists and environmental advocacy groups, in a way that … Continue reading

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