(February 19, 2011) The U.S. House of Representatives today voted by a wide margin — 244-179 — to defund the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The $13-million cut, which garnered support from some Democrats, is part of the House’s budget for 2011. It now goes to the U.S. Senate.
(January 28, 2011) From the blog autonomous mind, a cold ill wind blows from Britain. At least this time, FOI requests weren’t quashed like they were with CRU. Below are excerpts. The photocopy of the email from the FOI request is telling.
(January 25, 2011) The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) remains deeply concerned about the failure by academic and parliamentary inquires to fully and independently investigate the ‘Climategate’ affair.
(January 25, 2011) The IPCC is investigating the Sun as a driver of global warming.
(January 16, 2011) “a tree is just a very aged plant that, like any other plant, comes to the end of its life”
(January 10, 2011) What happens when the inmates run the insane asylum? This experiment is being run in the UK, where the ultra-green former head of the World Wildlife Fund UK and other global warming activists were put in charge of running the country’s Meteorological Office, the country’s weather department.
(January 10, 2011) Three strikes and you’re out. The sound of silence lately coming from the global warming camp reflects 2010 being a strike-out year for it.
(January 6, 2011) The UK’s weather office, the Met, provided the UK’s Cabinet with a secret forecast that was at odds with the one made public, according to The Global Warming Policy Foundation, a non-partisan think tank based in London.
(December 26, 2010) The Met Office’s commitment to warmist orthodoxy means it drastically underestimates the chances of a big freeze, says Christopher Booker.
(December 22, 2010) Let’s hope Santa isn’t relying on weather forecasts from the U.K. Met Office. The British deep freeze of recent weeks (which has also immobilized much of continental Europe) is profoundly embarrassing for the official forecaster. Just two months ago it projected a milder than usual winter.
(December 13, 2010) Aldyen Donnelly looks at some of the stumbling blocks to a global climate change agreement.
(December 8, 2010) Vitter, Barrasso Introduce Bill to Ensure Open, Accurate NASA Climate Data.
(December 3, 2010) More fallout over the University of Virginia’s mysterious conduct concerning the infamous hockey stick graph, the UN icon that purported to show that temperatures were steady over the last thousand years before shooting up in the last century.
(November 28, 2010) A major German media outlet joins others in Europe in jumping on the growing bandwagon for global warming scepticism, and in style, with a cover emblazoned with “Great Climate!” for the benefits that global warming has brought us. “Rethink: Global warming is good for us,” says Focus, one of the country’s largest newsmagazines, in a break with a German taboo.
(November 19, 2010) Opposition MPs and warmist NGOs this week responded with outrage that the Harper government should have dared to use the Senate — an unelected body that the Conservatives claim they want to reform — to kill the Climate Change Accountability Act.