More in Sorrow than in Anger, Lord Monckton’s Response to McCain

By | February 20, 2019

Lord Monckton, UK — Christopher, Third Viscount Monckton of Brenchley, was Special Advisor to Margaret Thatcher as UK Prime Minister from 1982 to 1986, and gave policy advice on technical issues such as warship hydrodynamics (his work led to his appointment as the youngest Trustee of the Hales Trophy for the Blue Riband of the Atlantic), psephological modeling… Read More »

Observed Climate Change in Washington

By | February 20, 2019

Through an Executive Order, Washington’s Governor Christine Gregoire has set ambitious goals for reducing the greenhouse gas emissions originating from the state of Washington. By 2020 she has set the goal to reduce the state’s emissions to what they were in 1990. Additional goals include 25% below 1990 levels by 2035 and 50% below 1990 levels by 2050.… Read More »

Climate expert backs Canberra

By | February 20, 2019

THE head of the world’s leading climate change organization has backed the Howard Government’s decision to defer setting a long-term target for reducing greenhouse emissions until the full facts are known.

A Proper Focus in the Climate Change Debate

By | February 20, 2019

A Proper Focus in the Climate Change Debate Serious participants should focus on the following central arguments – The Debate Is Not Over. Early in 2007 there was a concerted, international effort among climate alarmists to suggest that the science was so certain that debate was no longer possible. That effort had no impact on the scientific community,… Read More »

SPPI eWire

By | February 20, 2019

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Quantitative Implications of the Secondary Role of CO2 Climate

By | February 20, 2019

Abstract: A review of the recent refereed literature fails to confirm quantitatively that carbon dioxide (CO2) radiative forcing was the prime mover in the changes in temperature, ice-sheet volume, and related climatic variables in the glacial and interglacial periods of the past 650,000 years, even under the “fast response” framework where the convenient if artificial distinction between forcing… Read More »