Tag Archives: Christopher Monckton 3rd Viscount Monckton of Brenchley

Monckton’s reply to Eos on Climate Denial

Christopher Monckton writes via email: Dear Anthony, – Ivar Giaever and I were subjected to an unprovoked and more than usually scientifically illiterate personal attack at some length in the AGU’s Eos newsletter recently. I wrote the attached reply, which … Continue reading

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Don’t worry about the ickle birdies

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley in Rio de Janeiro “BUT what about the ickle birdies?” wailed the ancient, off-blonde representative of the planet’s indigenous peoples in the shapeless, grimy, crumpled eco-sackcloth shift that is de rigueur this season among the … Continue reading

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The illogic of climate hysteria

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Special to the Financial Post (reposted here with permission from the author) “But there’s a CONSENSUS!” shrieked the bossy environmentalist with the messy blonde hair. “That, Madame, is intellectual baby-talk,” I replied. I was about … Continue reading

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Why mitigating CO2 emissions is cost-ineffective

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley A couple of weeks ago I appeared before the California State Assembly and told legislators that the cost of the State’s cap-and-trade legislation, which comes into full effect in August this year, will be $450 … Continue reading

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Monckton’s Slide Presentation to the California Assembly

As readers have seen here and here, Monckton presented a presentation to committee members of the California Assembly yesterday at the invitation of Assemblywoman Shannon Grove of Bakersfield. There were no Democratic members present during the presentation that I was … Continue reading

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Monckton addresses California Assembly Committee

This was a live blog of this event held at the State Capital in committee, meeting room 127. Brevity is due to blogging on my cell phone. Live Blogging Maintenance guy adjusting thermostat down to keep people from keeling over … Continue reading

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The heavy cost of a non-problem

Testimony of The Viscount Monckton of Brenchley California State Assembly 21 March 2012 IN the 6 decades since 1950 the world has warmed at a rate equivalent to 2 F°/century. The IPCC’s central estimate is that in the 9 decades … Continue reading

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Submarines in the Winter Twilight

One of the more celebrated North Pole surfacings of the USS Skate happened today in 1959, see http://wattsupwiththat.com/2009/04/26/ice-at-the-north-pole-in-1958-not-so-thick/ for more on that and several others. Nearly a couple years ago at the ICCC in Chicago, Lord Monckton noted that at … Continue reading

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Monckton in a rift with Union college Earth scientist and activist

Readers may recall this piece Monckton’s Schenectady showdown in which he schools a number of students despite “en-masse” collections (to use Donald Rodbell’s words) of naysayers. Mr. Rodbell and Erin Delman, pictured below, wrote this essay (which I’ve excerpted below) … Continue reading

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Monckton’s Schenectady showdown

Monckton vanquishes Union College “Greens too yellow to admit they’re really Reds” Guest post by Justin Pulliam THE NEWS that Lord Monckton was to give his “Climate of Freedom” lecture at Union College in Schenectady, New York, had thrown the … Continue reading

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Update on the Monckton – Hadfield debate

As I have mentioned previously, I’ve provided space for a response from Peter Hadfield (aka the nom de plume potholer54). I’ve published Peter Hadfield’s response in entirety, submitted Feb 7th, 2012. I’ve made only some slight edits for formatting to … Continue reading

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Huhne is no loss

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Today’s resignation of Chris Huhne, the UK Minister for Climate Change, offers the prospect of a belated return to sanity at the former Ministry of Agriculture in Whitehall. Huhne now faces prosecution for an alleged … Continue reading

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Monckton responds to Skeptical Science

Cooking the books By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Mr. John Cook, who runs a website puzzlingly entitled Skeptical Science” (for he is not in the least sceptical of the “official” position) seems annoyed that I won the 2011 televised debate … Continue reading

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Monckton responds to Peter Hadfield aka “potholer54″ – plus Hadfield’s response

UPDATE: Below is Peter Hadfield’s response in entirety, submitted Feb 7th, 2012. I’ve made only some slight edits for formatting to fit. Comments are open. – Anthony By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Various You-Tube videos by a former “science writer” … Continue reading

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Hurrah for 8 orders of magnitude!

by Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Those brave enough and open-minded enough to ask questions in the search for objective scientific truth about our influence on the climate rather than credulously swallowing and cloyingly parroting the socially-convenient, politically-expedient, financially-profitable party line … Continue reading

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I’ve been Lenfesteyed

Sometimes you just have to laugh. This is one of those times. I’ve been put in my place by an “urban coyote poet” for daring to publish on this blog. Elmer (of M4GW, not M4CC), Chris Monckton, and I , … Continue reading

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Don’t mock the Monck

Apparently, Monckton is a member of the House of Lords, according to constitutional lawyer in England. I don’t have a dog in this fight, I’m just in it for the popcorn sales. That said, here’s the plot summary. A lot … Continue reading

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Monckton walks the planck

UPDATE: Part 3 added It is said that if you’re going to talk the talk, you’ve got to walk the walk. Monckton of Brenchley certainly has done both. There’s only one problem: pirates, and I’m not talking about Flying Spaghetti … Continue reading

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Lord Monckton wins National Press Club debate on climate

Love him or hate him, the man can win a debate. Andrew Bolt shares the results of the National Press Club Debate in Australia writing: No wonder the warmists hate debate The National Press Club debate’s results: Lord Monckton – … Continue reading

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Note to Lord Monckton: this isn’t helping

UPDATE: Monckton offers apology, see below Given the recent elevated rhetoric in Australia, the claims of death threats, and the media suggestions of skeptics getting tattooed and gassed, I was dismayed to see this in news.acom.au:

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