The Australian dust storm as seen from space – Dry lake Eyre not Global Warming?

There’s been quite a bit of buzz about the dust storm in Australia that hit Queensland, New South Wales, and NSW city Sydney on September 23rd. Pictures like the ones below have been all over the web. Left: National Post Tim Wimborne/Reuters, Right: Examiner.com AP Photo/Rob Griffith But it is the photos taken from space…

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Taking a bite out of climate data

The Dog Ate Global Warming Interpreting climate data can be hard enough. What if some key data have been fiddled? By Patrick J. Michaels, National Review Online Imagine if there were no reliable records of global surface temperature. Raucous policy debates such as cap-and-trade would have no scientific basis, Al Gore would at this point…

World leaders kick climate policy into the long grass

A summary of opinion related to the UN conference on climate in NYC Collated by Benny Peiser. Copenhagen was essentially sidelined yesterday at another event, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon’s Climate Change Summit in New York. There, along with Chinese leader Hu Jintao, U.S. President Barack Obama more or less shuffled climate control policy off into…