Tag Archives: Cancún

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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Kyoto Protocol: Bad Science = Bad Policy

Guest Post by Ruth Bonnett As early as 1969, writings by Ayn Rand – philosopher and novelist – sounded the alarm bells on the environmentalist movement and the potential impact on our society: The uncontested absurdities of today are the … Continue reading

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News Bites – Real Climate Progress In Cancun

From the GWPF Green Agenda Kicked Into UN Black Hole The climate change conference in Cancún has ended with failure to set a target date for the reduction of carbon emissions. The Mexican hosts persuaded 192 out of 193 countries … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) The 16th Conference of Parties (COP) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change is finishing up in Cancun. The gathering is part of the UN’s … Continue reading

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Cancun ends with “low hanging fruit”, but fails to renew Kyoto

Maybe the failure had more to do with the caliber of people attending…like these McKibben zombies. Heads go in the sand at 8:45 in the video:  From Politico: Negotiators from about 190 countries reached a modest set of agreements early … Continue reading

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If climate science politics were a hockey game…oh, wait

I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out. -Rodney Dangerfield (1921 – 2004) …not surprisingly, the United Nations’ 2010 Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico, is failing, with Mother Nature helping to dampen warming … Continue reading

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“Gore Effect” on Steroids: Six straight days of record low temperatures during COP16 in Cancun Mexico – more coming

The irony, it burns. Do you think maybe Gaia is trying to send the U.N. and the delegates a message? One record low was funny, three in a row was hilarious, a new record low for the month of December … Continue reading

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Monckton’s Mexican Missive #4

Mercury rising From The Viscount Monckton of Brenchley Cancun, Mexico I am in the plenary session hall at the Moon Palace, where diligent readers of this humble blog will recall that Ms. Figurehead, the president of the UN climate conference … Continue reading

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“Gore Effect” strikes again: new coldest ever December record low temperature in Cancun

God indeed has a sense of humor. From Weather Underground: Here’s the actual METAR data, showing 10°C (50.0°F):

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Monckton’s Mexican Missive #3

The abdication of the West From The Viscount Monckton of Brenchley, Cancun, Mexico, Dec 9th, 2010 I usually add some gentle humor to these reports. Not today. Read this and weep. Notwithstanding the carefully-orchestrated propaganda to the effect that nothing … Continue reading

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Cancun COP16 attendees fall for the old “dihydrogen monoxide” petition as well as signing up to cripple the U.S. Economy

Oh dear, some of these folks aren’t the brightest CFL’s in the room. Readers may remember this famous Penn and Teller video from 2006 where they get well meaning (but non thinking) people to sign up to ban “dihydrogen monoxide” … Continue reading

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“Gore effect” strikes Cancun Climate Conference 3 days in a row

From the “weather is not climate department” – New record low temperatures set in Cancun for three straight days, and more new low temperature records are possible this week. Dr. Roy Spencer, who is in Cancun representing climate skepticism on … Continue reading

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Monckton’s Mexican Missive #2

Yes, we have no bananas From The Viscount Monckton of Brenchley in Cancun, Mexico at COP16 via SPPI I dined with Dr. Roy Spencer as the Atlantic rollers swished and crashed against the long, sandy beach here in Cancun. We … Continue reading

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CFACT’s “Kook of the week” at Cancun

From the YouTube description: Lord Christopher Monckton, renowned science and policy expert, presents CFACT’s Kook of the Week. This gentleman was found at the UN Conference on Climate Change in Cancun, Mexico. Watch the video:

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Monckton’s Mexican Missive

From Nopenhagen to Yes We Cancun by Christopher Monckton Thanks to Wikileaks, everyone here in the Mañana Republic of Mexico now knows just how much bullying and arm-twisting the administration of Barack Obama in the United States applied to various … Continue reading

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Google Earth announces new “earth engine” at Cancun

It appears to be designed to do photo trend analysis of landsat and other satellite imagery. From the Google Earth Engine page: A planetary-scale platform for environmental data & analysis Google Earth Engine brings together the world’s satellite imagery—trillions of scientific … Continue reading

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