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Climate Minister Combet still innocent of knowledge

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Source:  Quadrant

Combet: unbalanced advice

by Bob Carter, David Evans, Stewart Franks & Bill Kininmonth

In a speech at the National Press Club on April 13th, Climate Minister Combet revealed again that he is receiving unbalanced scientific advice, and that his understanding of the problem of hypothetical dangerous global warming is inadequate. His predecessor, Senator Penny Wong, exemplified the same weaknesses and so does the government.

It is a matter of great public concern that our government continues to take exclusive advice on global warming from an unelected, unaccountable international political body (the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change; IPCC), as translated for Australian consumption by the CSIRO and by the Department of Climate Change’s advisor, Professor Will Steffen.

Multiple clouds of impropriety hang over the IPCC’s advice: ClimateGate, thermometers next to hot concrete and artificial heating sources passed off as measuring “global” warming, vital graphs of past temperatures that depend on a single tree in far north Russia, global data sets that are missing, official forecasts of temperature and atmospheric warming that are nothing like the reality that later eventuated, and much more. (more…)

Heartland in Sydney

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

Source:  Quadrant

by Barry Brill

October 18, 2010

The 5th International Climate Conference, sponsored by the Heartland Institute of Chicago, was the first to travel outside the USA. It was held in Sydney on 1 October, and provided a depth of interest and scholarship which delighted the hundred-plus attendees.

As this was only my second such conference, I found the new information on offer rather overwhelming. Here is a sampling:

Chris de Freitas home; mercury drug store price list · buy tetracycline online canada · doxycycline dog buy · lasix without ubat singulair buy baclofen online from uk. cell’s atp set the stage: The big questions are – how much of the observed warming is due to humans and how much is natural? And, how high will temperatures rise?

There is not one research-based journal article anywhere with real-world data showing that human-caused CO2 emissions will cause dangerous global warming. The evidence simply doesn’t exist. Unverified models are not useful for policy-making and nobody pretends that they can faithfully capture the critical roles of clouds, oceans or aerosols. (more…)