THE TRAGIC EVENTS of March 2011 in Japan, with the loss of some 50,000 lives as a result of perhaps the worst tsunami to strike the islands since records began, produced the usual crop of wild, nonsensical, irresponsible statements from climate extremists blaming the catastrophe on manmade “global warming”, which had nothing to do with it.
THE 16TH CONFERENCE of the Parties, said Ms. Christiana Figueres, its president, “is a litmus test of global-governance capacity”. There it was, right out in the open. Yet the few commentators who pointed out that the Cancun agreement established several hundred new bureaucracies all over the world, all answerable to the shadowy but now immensely wealthy and powerful… Read More »
THERE IS a general obligation on policymakers to think first and spend later. It is other people’s money we are spending, and the hard-pressed taxpayer, especially in difficult times, expects those who govern him to use his money wisely. However, as soon as the label “green” is attached to any proposal to spend our money, policymakers simply switch… Read More »
The authoritative Monthly CO2 Report for February 2010 reports on the attempts of the US Administration to legislate – via Congress, via the EPA, and via the UN – to stifle and destroy forever the freedom for which the Founding Fathers so valiantly strove. Editorial Comment: Page 3. FEATURED: The Himalayan glaciers are doing just fine. Professor Cliff… Read More »
As cooling continues, the extremists will not cool it The authoritative Monthly CO2 Report for January 2010 reports on the political significance of a major shift in public opinion on “global warming”in Australia. Editorial Comment: Page 3. Joe Boston and Christopher Monckton explain why the world warmed from 1983-2001, and what it means. Pages 4-6. IPCC assumes CO2… Read More »
The authoritative Monthly CO2 Report for freezing December 2009 warns those skeptical of extremist claims about the climate not to crow too soon: the faction profiting from the scare will not give up. Editorial Comment: Page 3. Professor Bill Gray demonstrates that hurricanes have grown less intense as the world has warmed. Pages 4-6. IPCC assumes CO2 concentration… Read More »