Tag Archives: Climategate

The need for positive action

I often used to tell people, “If you can’t say anything positive then don’t say anything at all!”. When it comes to this blog, however, I have repeatedly failed to take my own advice. I therefore think I may have … Continue reading

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World’s biggest watermelon found in Washington DC

No doubt, this is what James Delingpole would say but, yet again, he would be wrong… For those not quite with me on this, Delingpole has written two versions of a reality-deficient book, Watermelons, in which he massages the consciences … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Disorder, Climate Science, Climategate, Cognitive Dissonance, Confirmation Bias, Economics, Energy Crisis, Environment, Financial Crisis, Fossil Fuels, James Delingpole, Politics | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Climategate 3 it is not..!

Not satisfied with artificially engineering controversy using old data-mined and cherry-picked emails taken out-of-context in an attempt to discredit climate science and scientists, those who would have us believe climate change is not a problem are now trying to artificially … Continue reading

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Questions for Dr Richard A Muller

In publishing his animation of 1800-2009 surface temperatures, and the associated data and graphs, Muller has inadvertently demonstrated that the blade of the MBH98 Hockey Stick is real and, in point of fact, the situation is worse than previosuly thought… … Continue reading

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An open letter to Anthony Watts

Dear Anthony, In your post today, you make a very valid point about the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature (BEST) team publicising their findings before completing their normal PR process (and you may be right that their haste is due to … Continue reading

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Graham Stringer MP is no Watermelon

In my recent posts, I examined Roger Scruton’s timely reminder that it is no accident that Conservatism and conservation sound so similar; Marcel Wissenburg’s attempt to claim that Liberalism is not the evil genius behind our environmental crisis; and Mary … Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Climate Science, Climategate, Cognitive Dissonance, Confirmation Bias, Economics, Environment, Hockey Stick Illusion, IPCC, James Delingpole, Limits to Growth, Politics | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

The Global Wonky Policy Foundation

The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) is actually a very appropriately-named organisation; because it is advocating policies that will ensure global warming is maximised. The GWPF was founded by former Chancellor of the Exchequer Nigel Lawson (now formally known as … Continue reading

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To all who say AGW is junk science

What qualifies you to judge what is “junk” and what is “sound” science? Or have you, in fact, just borrowed this facile method of debunking real science from the tobacco companies that tried for so long to convince us smoking … Continue reading

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