Daily Archives: December 16, 2009

China declares Copenhagen Climate Conference hopeless

From ABC/Reuters China has told participants in the UN climate change talks that it sees no possibility of reaching an operational accord this week, an official involved in the Copenhagen talks says. The official, who asked not to be identified … Continue reading

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Turnabout is fair play – Greenpeace gets a dose of their own medicine

Greenpeace, who prides themselves on civil disobedience and bannering smokestacks and U.S. national monument Mt. Rushmore gets a banner or two on the Rainbow Warrior. It is dubbed now the “Propaganda Warrior” and the “Ship of Lies”. Surely Greenpeace would … Continue reading

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Russian IEA claims CRU tampered with climate data – cherrypicked warmest stations

I wonder if they used this station, which is famous in Russia? See details here Steve McIntyre reports on Climate Audit that there’s an email from Michael Mann that is relevant: Recently rejected two papers (one for JGR and for … Continue reading

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NASA says AIRS satellite data shows positive water vapor feedback

From this NASA press release I’ll have more on this later. The timing of this release is interesting. › Play animation (Quicktime) | › Play animation (Windows Media Player) › Related images and animations WASHINGTON – Researchers studying carbon dioxide, … Continue reading

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Gore gets bitten again by another factual blunder

Gore again, this time it is about mosquitoes, malaria, and elevation. Some history checking by mosquito epidemiologist Paul Reiter reveals he’s wrong about Nairobi. Turns out that some species can live as high as 10,000 feet. Even as far back … Continue reading

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Copenhagen highlights the latest evidence of global torture

No, we aren’t talking about the journalists made to stand outside in the cold for 7 hours without a bathroom break. Though that could be considered U.N. caused torture. Something’s Rotten in Denmark … and East Anglia, Asheville, and New … Continue reading

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Another Al Gore Reality Check: “Rising tree mortality”?

Guest post by Indur M. Goklany In this Reuters story (15 December 2009) they report: “Describing a ‘runaway melt’ of the Earth’s ice, rising tree mortality and prospects of severe water scarcities, Gore told a UN audience: ‘In the face … Continue reading

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