Himalayan Hijinks

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach According to an article in the Hindustan Times by someone for whom English is a second language, I find: Senior scientists at the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WITG) has rejected the Global Warming Theory and told that the Himalayas are quite safer zone on earth, where Global Warming has…

Wrong way econometricians

People send me stuff. This one reminds me of a famous wrong way: Hi Anthony Today we had some rumour in the Dutch media due to a paper by a couple of econometricians which projected dramatic warming. Ross McKitrick discovered they had used a wrong dataset; We blogged about here: http://climategate.nl/2010/03/09/four-degrees-warming-in-2050-oops-you-used-the-wrong-dataset/ It would be nice if…

Former Apartheid Spy Appointed to Head UN Climate Change Effort

From the You Just Can’t Make This Stuff Up Department. [update, yeah the headline is inaccurate, it is simply reflecting the original story headline from BIGGOVERNMENT.com ~ ctm] Former Apartheid Spy Appointed to Head UN Climate Change Effort by Joel B. Pollak From BIGGOVERNMENT.com This week, Marthinus van Schalkwyk, South Africa’s tourism minister, was nominated to…