Tag Archives: New Zealand

NZ Greens lose interest in global warming – ‘no hellfire, no brimstone’

Joe Romm must be upset  that NZ greens are ignoring his trademark “hell and high water”. From the New Zealand Business Review (h/t to Bishop Hill): About these ads

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An Evening With Gore Acolyte Catherine Leining

Guest post by WUWT moderator Andi Cockroft I wrote the other week of an Evening With His Lordship – aka Christopher Monckton, 3rd Viscount Monckton of Brenchley – in which I outlined his presentation made here in New Zealand. Many … Continue reading

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The beginning of the end

Guest post by Dr. Vincent Gray NZCLIMATE TRUTH NEWSLETTER NO 308 APRIL 25th 2013 I have been neglecting you. Things have quieted down. I am 91 and it is high time I retired, like my friend Will Alexander in South … Continue reading

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Friday Funny – ‘Demonizing’ Steve McIntyre

Warwick Hughes writes: Thanks to The National Business Review in New Zealand we have this rare article on Steve McIntyre while he was visiting downunder.

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EU Carbon Trading ‘death spiral’ continues

UPDATE: it’s worse than we thought, see below. Carbon has closed below $4 a ton in a new record low while Deutsche Bank bails From Reuters: Deutsche Bank quits carbon market: board member 31 Jan 2013 12:42 Last updated: 31 … Continue reading

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Surprise volcanic eruption in New Zealand

The eruption had been “really unexpected”. “You can measure and monitor but sometimes mother nature will do her own thing.” Yeah, like climate. From stuff.co.nz: (h/t to reader Dr K.A. Rodgers) Mt Tongariro has erupted, with ash fall closing roads … Continue reading

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Kiwi weather station data shenanigins going to court

Climate change readings ‘inaccurate’ TREVOR QUINN A climate change group has taken the National Institute for Atmospheric and Water Research (NIWA) to court over what they say are inaccurate temperature recordings. The New Zealand Climate Education Trust – a branch … Continue reading

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Auditing the adjusting of ACORN temperature down under

Joanne Nova and Ken Stewart have uncovered some startling findings about the way Australia’s BOM “High Quality” network data is adjusted. Think USHCN here in America. This is well worth a read. – Anthony A team of independent auditors, bloggers … Continue reading

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My Pet Project – Producer Gas and my SUV

Guest post by WUWT moderator Andi Cockroft This has little to do with my beliefs (or otherwise) in CAGW, but more to the fact that I am tight with money and this project offers the ability to run my 5 … Continue reading

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The Cold Kiwi Comes Home to Roost

Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics –Kiwi Style By Andi Cockroft, reporting from New Zealand The Cold Kiwi is an event held each year on the Volcanic Plateau of the Central North Island of New Zealand. Hosted by the local Motorcycle … Continue reading

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Fundamental questions on Isostasy and Mean Sea-Level

Guest post by Andi Cockroft Firstly, let me declare that I am not a current student of Geology or Geophysics. I studied Mathematics, Computer Science and Geology at University way back in the 60’s and I have focused my entire … Continue reading

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The tribalistic corruption of peer review – the Chris de Freitas incident

From New Zealand Climate Change, this goes beyond “noble cause corruption”. This is outright malicious interference with the scientific process, and it’s damned ugly. I can’t imagine anyone involved in professional science who could stand idly by and not condemn … Continue reading

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Answering a reader question on climate web traffic

Reader “Andrew” asks in comments: Andrew Submitted on 2011/10/05 at 10:55 am We can always check on hits to climate blogs/sites. I’ll bet there already down on ALL pro and con AGW/climate sites (maybe ask Anthony to provide data comparing … Continue reading

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Satellite Composite Shows Chilean Volcano Plume Spreading Globally

Since its eruption in early June, several NASA satellites have captured images of the ash plume from the eruption of the Chilean Volcano called Puyehue-Cordón Caulle and have tracked it around the world. NASA has collected them in the NASA … Continue reading

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Greenpeace loses charity status in New Zealand

With the way they operate, can the rest of the world be far behind? From the WUWT tips and notes we have this news. Will and also John from New Zealand say:

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New Zealand tornado rips roof off of major shopping mall

From the Herald Sun: Fatalities after a tornado ripped through Auckland today, turning cars upside down and causing a shopping mall roof to collapse.

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6.3 quake in Christchurch, NZ, 65 deaths reported

Note aftershocks ranging from  5.6 to 4.5 have also been felt in the last few hours. Here is a list of quakes. We wish our Kiwi friends well, and hope that the quake is not as bad as first reports … Continue reading

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Another guy with a laptop outforecasts the Met Office

Piers Corbyn, while seemingly a bit eccentric, has the distinction of being the only man to have this headline: The man who repeatedly beats the Met Office at its own game Armed only with a laptop, huge quantities of publicly … Continue reading

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