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Gove meets Trump

A day before his inauguration I thought it’d be good to take a fairly lighthearted look at the president-elect, as seen by the UK’s archetypal political egghead, Michael Gove, together with Kai Diekmann from Bild, on Sunday. The charm of being there This is from the full transcript of the interview (sadly, as with the … Continue reading

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Peter Wadhams On Ice

It’s coming to the end of the silly season, here in the UK—once again, that time of year when we’re supposed to shun the frivolities of summer and turn our minds (such as they are) to serious and weighty topics. To mark this occasion, I give you the transcript of a conversation this Tuesday morning, … Continue reading

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What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

On Friday last week, the Today programme on BBC Radio 4 featured some items about a report just released from the National Infrastructure Commission, which describes how Britain (lucky thing!) is perfectly placed to kick off a “smart power revolution” and become a world leader in all things low-carbon. Here’s a transcript of one segment: … Continue reading

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Catastrophe “was the narrative from the beginning” says Lindzen

Earlier this month, atmospheric physicist and professor emeritus at MIT Richard Lindzen was interviewed by radio host William Frezza, and here is a transcript of that interview. The conversation covers a fair deal of ground, ranging from the inadequacies of processing temperature measurements and the way computer models are tweaked to get the expected results … Continue reading

Australian of the Year
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Australian of the Year

An entertaining interview by Australian radio host Alan Jones of MP Craig Kelly, about the 2007 Australian of the Year Tim Flannery is being discussed at Bishop Hill, at the Australian climate skeptics and here.  It’s amusing not just for the failure of Flannery’s predictions, but also for the style in which interviewer and interviewee keep telling … Continue reading

Gore spills on everything
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Gore spills on everything

IN AN IMPORTANT new profile piece, the Nobelist and climate unifier Al Gore opens up on a range of once-taboo subjects. Reporter Darrell Harb of Climate Nuremberg is a leading obsessive on Gore’s career in oratory (I’ve seen him recite Vice Presidential speeches by heart). When the great environmentalist invited him to his palatial Malibu … Continue reading