Monthly Archives: April 2012

The real state of Scottish Science and engineering

I think this picture just about sums up Scotland’s attitude to science, but particularly engineering. It shows James Watt’s workshop at Kinneil where he did much of his work developing the steam engine. Beside it rusting away and covered in … Continue reading

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We can easily win

… the debate. But … I have been thinking about the debate at St.Andrews. I thought we would get a stronger case from the warmists. Instead, where we did have discussion, our half-heated, ill-prepared, sometime ill-informed, attempts to make our … Continue reading

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Diary of a global warming sceptic

It’s been a strange day … which is ironically typical. 7:30am wake up to crowing cockerel … mentally make a note that it is about time we got rid of it as it’s bound be be annoying neighbours. Remember youngest … Continue reading

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Further Comments on debate

The main thrust of Tom’s argument was “it has warmed” therefore we are right to be worried. The main thrust of Andrew’s argument was “it has warmed … but as a group there has been dishonesty in climate science and … Continue reading

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Things I wish I had said yesterday

Sorry. Sorry, we are not a professional bunch of slick PR consultants with all the figures at our finger tips. Sorry particularly to the students, we sceptics are just amateurs … you deserve better than us, that is why we … Continue reading

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We were supposed to be halfway toward a frying world now

“The climate is doing its usual tricks. There’s nothing much really happening yet. We were supposed to be halfway toward a frying world now,” he (Lovelock) said. “The world has not warmed up very much since the millennium. Twelve years … Continue reading

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The Scottish government must now prove they acted in good faith.

Just watched another superb video on YouTube of a talk by Professor Salby. In the past I’ve avoided the question of whether all the CO2 was manmade. My feeling has been that there is more than enough evidence against the … Continue reading

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Finally a play I want to see!

London Evening Standard Award for Best Play of 2011 ‘an absolute corker, funny, provocative and touching’ – The Telegraph ‘a riotous comedy’ – The Independent Although far from a being a climate change sceptic, Dr Diane Cassell is nevertheless a … Continue reading

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There is nothing so pathetic as climate "scientists"

Around 4000years ago, the climate around the are of Lenzie changed significantly as it did in the rest of Scotland. That is why we have peat bogs all over the place. I’m interested in the history of the area and … Continue reading

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you can't see windmills in mist and driving rain!

I was talking to a close relative, who had previously accepted the warmist stance, when they out of the blue volunteered the statement that climate scientists were “untrustworthy”. Likewise I was attending a meeting of university educated people – who … Continue reading

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