Leaked document shows how Australian government planned to “sell the idea of a carbon dioxide tax to the public”

Professor Bob Carter writes: A rather remarkable thing happened in Australia last week, which was the leaking of an internal government document issued to all Labor MPs (probably from the PM Gillard’s office) with 16 pages of suggestions as to how members of the government might best sell the idea of a carbon dioxide tax…

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UHI, this is London

Since BEST claims they will work to take UHI into consideration, it seems worthwhile to highlight this new paper. Guess who’s a co-author? Phil Jones of UEA’s CRU. Image above from Arizona State, Center for Environmental Science Applications (CESA). From Dr. Roger Pielke Sr.: New Paper “Decadal Variations In The Nocturnal Heat Island Of London”…

Better Living Through Electricity

Power for the people You cannot champion the poor, but support anti-energy policies that perpetuate poverty Guest post by Paul Driessen In a scene reminiscent of Colonial Williamsburg, for 16 years Thabo Molubi and his partner had made furniture in South Africa’s outback, known locally as the “veld,” using nothing but hand and foot power.…