Daily Archives: December 9, 2011

Durban: what the media are not telling you

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley in Durban, South Africa DURBAN, South Africa — “No high hopes for Durban.” “Binding treaty unlikely.” “No deal this year.” Thus ran the headlines. The profiteering UN bureaucrats here think otherwise. Their plans to establish … Continue reading

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Skeptic Agrees with Climate Change

  [Note: Jim sent me this in response to an group email pointing out yet another hopeless alarmist website climatetruth.org. He says it is his stock response, written somewhat like a poetry or haiku, and some of you may find … Continue reading

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The November AMO index goes negative, first time since 1996

Joe D’Aleo reports via email that the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation (AMO) Index has gone negative for this past month, see the graph below: Source:http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/correlation/amon.us.data This is the first time the November value has been negative since about 1996. It appears … Continue reading

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Friday Funny – The Booker Prize for the biased BBC

Josh sketches up some humorous vignettes from the GWPF Report “The BBC and Climate Change: A Triple Betrayal” by Christopher Booker. Perhaps George Monbiot will award the “Booker Prize” to the BBC this year.

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Why the UAH global temperature is late

November Global Temperature Update Delayed By Dr. Roy Spencer There has been a delay in our monthly processing of global temperature data from AMSU. An undersea telecommunications cable used to transmit about half of the huge volume of data coming … Continue reading

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Sustainability runs amok in my town, part 3

Readers may recall my first and second entry on my town’s “sustainability task force” a couple of years ago. It has gotten so bad here that I made it an April Fools Joke in 2010. This editorial in the Chico … Continue reading

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Hansen: “Humans have overwhelmed the natural, slow changes that occur on geologic timescales”

From NASA Goddard/GISS: same-o, same-o Paleoclimate Record Points Toward Potential Rapid Climate Changes New research into the Earth’s paleoclimate history by NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies director James E. Hansen suggests the potential for rapid climate changes this century, … Continue reading

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Chevy Volt problems may have been deferred by NHTSA to protect “fragility of Volt sales” – FOIA demands launched

Here’s an interesting BBC story about the safety hazards associated with the Chevy Volt — specifically, the risk that its battery pack could catch fire after even a minor impact. But the real problem may no longer be a technical … Continue reading

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