Tag Archives: Christopher Monckton

Is this ‘Game Over’ for climate change mitigation?

Last January, I posted It’s ‘Game Over’ for Fossil Fuels because… “I’d really like to think oil companies will soon admit the game is up: The extraction of fossil fuels is going to become increasingly financially uneconomic and socially unacceptable.” However, … Continue reading

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Fracking off in Lancashire (and elsewhere?)

I know this is very late but, it is such significant moment, I feel I must comment on the recent decision of Lancashire County Council to refuse to allow fracking to proceed in their county. Never mind that their decision … Continue reading

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James Delingpole is full of sheet

Hi folks. Sorry for the distinct Altman of blog posts over the last 12 months (it’s a long story I will not bore you with). James Delingpole is the reason that I started blogging four years ago. (If this is … Continue reading

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There is no New World Order conspiracy

This post was therefore not published yesterday (i.e. International Workers’ Day). Since publishing my book, I have been contacted by a number of academics in a variety of countries who are doing – or have done – research into climate … Continue reading

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Greedy Lying Bastards (the movie)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZdCfoDiMDg Presumably Lord Monckton (et al) will now sue the film-makers for defamation of character? Or, maybe, just maybe, this new 90 minute documentary film could be the final push that US Congress needs to investigate the corporate misinformation machine … Continue reading

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The Three Monkeys – Monckton, Foster and Peiser

Why the picture of monkeys? The short story: 1. Lord Monckton believes Anthropogenic Climate Disruption (ACD) is a myth (i.e. a hoax or a false alarm). 2. Rev. Foster believes that ACD is inconsistent with God’s plan for humanity (i.e. … Continue reading

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The Monckton trail comes to an end

After my last exchange of emails with Christopher Monckton (back in May this year), I did promise myself I would not waste any more time on him. However, following the recent flurry of publicity surrounding the pronouncements of first Richard … Continue reading

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