Monthly Archives: May 2011

Fusion Scientist admits defeat

A senior scientist at the a senior scientist at the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy in Oxfordshire told the Guardian: “We have to use electricity to run the machine and there is no way of getting around that.” Which is … Continue reading

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It’s All Over: Kyoto Protocol Loses Four Big Nations

DEAUVILLE, France: Russia, Japan and Canada told the G8 they would not join a second round of carbon cuts under the Kyoto Protocol at United Nations talks this year and the US reiterated it would remain outside the treaty, European … Continue reading

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More US politicians going cold

(US) Presidential politics has candidates rethinking global warming “One thing that Tim Pawlenty, Jon Huntsman, Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney have in common: These GOP(republican) presidential contenders all are running away from their past positions on global warming, driven by … Continue reading

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SNP all but drop any reference to global warming.

I’ve just been listening to the Alex Salmonds “five year vision” on the BBC. In a 22minute speech, I noticed two possible reference. There was one mention of “crown estates” and “wealth” which could if desperate be taken to mean … Continue reading

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Extermarmite

After Danish authorities decided to ban Marmite, there has been a call to ban Danish goods . On the page calling for a boycott of Danish goods, fan Joe Figg feared the ban could have far-reaching consequences. “This dastardly move … Continue reading

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Barmy denialist or just sacasm?

This is the kind of republican that … makes me proud to be British … or perhaps I just don’t understand his humour? But if it were true — and most of the world’s scientists agree it is — Rohrabacher … Continue reading

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The future of Climate Science and related Energy Policy

It’s now pretty much inevitable that the global warming scam is coming to an end, and so (in a few years) we will be in a position where common sense prevails. So what would be an acceptable end to the … Continue reading

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Global warming for chickens

Hatching chickens can teach you an awful lot about global warming science. I made the mistake last time of just “checking” the temperature using an industrial probe … it wasn’t quite right, so I tried a glass thermometer, that was … Continue reading

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How is global warming a fake?

I spotted the question and thought it would be worth answering. Global warming is the theory that continued increasing levels of burning fossil fuel will result in catastrophic warming of the world. Like all similar scares, it is based on … Continue reading

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This is hilarious

Over on real climate I spotted this article: It would not surprise me if the denialists would deny the existence of the new book by Haydn Washington and John Cook (skepticalscience.com) ‘Climate Change Denial: Heads in the Sand‘. Somehow, I … Continue reading

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