Monthly CO2 Report – July 2010

By | August 17, 2010

The authoritative Monthly CO2 Report for June 2010 explains that recent extreme weather is of natural origin and that the influence of Man is too small to have played a significant part.

Fish, Mercury and Cardiac Health – A Review of the Current Literature

By | July 31, 2010

In this companion to our white paper, How Safe Are We From the Fish We Eat?, we offer a scientific analysis and evaluation of another serious public health scare related to fish consumption using the latest peer-reviewed literature: there is emerging evidence that trace amounts of “mercury” in fish could overwhelm the positive effects of Omega-3 fatty acids,… Read More »

Fish, Mercury and Cardiac Health – A Review of the Current Literature

By | July 31, 2010

In this companion to our white paper, How Safe Are We From the Fish We Eat?, we offer a scientific analysis and evaluation of another serious public health scare related to fish consumption using the latest peer-reviewed literature: there is emerging evidence that trace amounts of “mercury” in fish could overwhelm the positive effects of Omega-3 fatty acids,… Read More »

Wind Energy The Case of Denmark

By | July 26, 2010

Denmark generates the equivalent of about 19% of its electricity demand with wind turbines, but wind power contributes far less than 19% of the Nation’s electricity demand. The claim that Denmark derives about 20% of its electricity from wind overstates matters. Being highly intermittent, wind power has recently (2006) met as little as 5% of Denmark’s annual electricity… Read More »

Prime Minister’s Chief Science Adviser and Climate Change

By | July 26, 2010

In creating the position of Chief Science Adviser (CSA) in May 2009, the Prime Minister commented that “this role is one of vital importance that demands not only a high level of science expertise, but also the utmost integrity to fairly represent the state of science knowledge.”  There is no detailed job description, nor any body of precedent,… Read More »

Observed Climate Change and the Negligible Global Effect of Greenhouse-gas Emission Limits in the State of Texas

By | July 26, 2010

Variations in climate from year to year and decade to decade play a greater role in the Texan climate than any long-term trends. Short-term variability will continue to dominate the climate in future. The Texas climate shows no statically significant long-term trend in mean annual temperature, rainfall, floods, droughts, heatwaves, tornadoes, or hurricanes – still less any trend… Read More »