Durban: what the media are not telling you

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley in Durban, South Africa DURBAN, South Africa — “No high hopes for Durban.” “Binding treaty unlikely.” “No deal this year.” Thus ran the headlines. The…

Kyoto Protocol: Bad Science = Bad Policy

Guest Post by Ruth Bonnett As early as 1969, writings by Ayn Rand – philosopher and novelist – sounded the alarm bells on the environmentalist movement and the potential impact…

News Bites – Real Climate Progress In Cancun

From the GWPF Green Agenda Kicked Into UN Black Hole The climate change conference in Cancún has ended with failure to set a target date for the reduction of carbon…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) The 16th Conference of Parties (COP) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change is finishing…

Cancun ends with "low hanging fruit", but fails to renew Kyoto

Maybe the failure had more to do with the caliber of people attending…like these McKibben zombies. Heads go in the sand at 8:45 in the video:  From Politico: Negotiators from…

If climate science politics were a hockey game…oh, wait

I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out. -Rodney Dangerfield (1921 – 2004) …not surprisingly, the United Nations’ 2010 Climate Change Conference in Cancun,…

"Gore Effect" on Steroids: Six straight days of record low temperatures during COP16 in Cancun Mexico – more coming

The irony, it burns. Do you think maybe Gaia is trying to send the U.N. and the delegates a message? One record low was funny, three in a row was…

Monckton's Mexican Missive #4

Mercury rising From The Viscount Monckton of Brenchley Cancun, Mexico I am in the plenary session hall at the Moon Palace, where diligent readers of this humble blog will recall…

"Gore Effect" strikes again: new coldest ever December record low temperature in Cancun

God indeed has a sense of humor. From Weather Underground: Here’s the actual METAR data, showing 10°C (50.0°F):

Monckton's Mexican Missive #3

The abdication of the West From The Viscount Monckton of Brenchley, Cancun, Mexico, Dec 9th, 2010 I usually add some gentle humor to these reports. Not today. Read this and…