My Oh Miocene

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach It was hot here a couple of days ago. I walked past a huge aloe vera plant, taller than my head, that grows by our house. The heat radiating off of the plant was palpable. I could feel a wash of warm air over me as I stood downwind of…

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Principle of the Universality: responsibilities of scientists

From the International Council for Science,  something for the beleaguered climate science community to consider. Responsibilities of scientists underlined by scientific community Rome, Italy – The General Assembly of the International Council for Science (ICSU) today reaffirmed the universal values that should guide the conduct of science. It explicitly recognized the key social responsibilities of…

CDM-ania

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I wrote previously about the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol. In that post, I pointed out an underlying irony of the CDM. At the behest of European AGW supporters who would never, ever think of allowing the building of a hydroelectric dam in their own country, European…

Wikileaks: Major UN Climate Programme ‘Basically A Farce’

Newsbytes from Dr. Benny Peiser at The Global Warming Policy Foundation A diplomatic cable published last month by the WikiLeaks website reveals that most of the UN’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects in India should not have been certified because they did not reduce emissions beyond those that would have been achieved without foreign investment.…