Australia Rejects Climate Cap-and-Trade Bill

Australia Rejects Climate Cap-and-Trade Bill — Senators voted 42 to 30 against it: “It is a dog of a plan” Aug. 13 (Bloomberg) — Australia’s Senate rejected the government’s climate-change legislation, forcing Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to amend the bill or call an early election. Senators voted 42 to 30 against the law, which included…

Is Global Temperature a Random Walk?

Guest Post by Basil Copeland Figure 1 Each month, readers here at Watt’s Up With That, over at lucia’s The Blackboard, and elsewhere, anxiously await the latest global temperature estimates, as if just one more month of data will determine one way or the other the eternal destiny of AGW (the theory of “anthropogenic global…