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The birth of climate change scepticsim was foretold

I started the year with The Sceptics’ Creed – based on the statement of faith recited every week in many churches. In a similar vein, then, here is the birth of Climate Change Scepticism as (not) foretold in the Bible … Continue reading

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If global warming has stopped…

Can someone please explain why… Arctic ice is still disappearing. Biodiversity is still reducing. Coral reefs are still dying. Deserts are still growing. Experts are still worrying. Fisheries are still shrinking. Glaciers are still retreating. Heatwaves are still coming. Ice … Continue reading

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Scotland – Cloudy with a chance of…

Sunshine… certainly. Evidence of that to follow shortly (i.e. tomorrow). For now, however, here are some examples of other delights and/or dangers to be faced by motorists north of the border: Roadworks… in the middle of nowhere (Laxford Bridge – … Continue reading

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Science Denial Alive and Well Among Policy Makers and Right Wing Heroes

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
Delaware Newszap: GEORGETOWN – Sussex County Council members are not on the same wave length regarding the debatable issue of sea level rise. At the May 7 council meeting, Susan Love,…

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A Lexicon of Lunacy

An A to Z of Climate Change Denial A is for Anthropocentric B is for Belligerent C is for Counterintuitive D is for Delusional E is for Ecophobic F is for Fallacious G is for Growth-oriented H is for Heliocentric … Continue reading

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Climate denier guilty of syntax avoidance

Regular and longer-term subscribers to this blog may recall some of my exchanges with Doug Swallow (a.k.a. jdouglashuahin) who claims to be a US citizen resident in SE Asia somewhere. Whoever or wheresoever he may be, English is clearly not … Continue reading

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The CO2 Fairy does not exist (yet)

With my thanks to the Keep Britain Tidy campaign for inspiring this post. I believe the time has long since past for us humans to admit that the scale of many of our activities now exceed the capacity of our … Continue reading

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The Sceptics’ Creed

For this spoof of the Anglican version of the Nicene Creed I apologise to all those who Altman a sense of humour: ———- [All stand] We believe in some gods, like Professor Ian Plimer, writer of ‘Heaven and Earth’, of … Continue reading

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Is it the end of the World as we know it?

No it is not; but thanks to R.E.M. for the inspiration! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0GFRcFm-aY

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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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