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Sun’s Out, Big Climate Alarm Guns Out

The jet-setting, climate-campaigning celeb and poet Emma Thompson recently dismissed Britain as a “tiny little cloud-bolted, rainy corner of sort-of Europe, a cake-filled misery-laden grey old island”. And presumably since the vote for Brexit, we’ve sunk even further in her estimation. However, not all of us are misery-laden these days, especially since the referendum. (NB, … Continue reading

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Fools or Knaves?

Professor David Campbell has a fairly virulent article at the GWPF criticising a BBC radio interview with Lord Adair Turner, head of the Energy Transitions Commission and ex-head of the UK Climate Change Committee. Professor Campbell’s article ends: Everything Lord Turner said about the Paris Agreement and China’s Intended Nationally Determined Contributions was wrong. That … 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