Prominent Economist critical of IPCC

The following is the text of an op-ed article which appeared in the Wall Street Journal Europe on 11 October 2007.

Misplaced Trust
David Henderson

Inconvenient truths about the UN’s global warming panel.

Governments across the world are mishandling climate-change issues. Policies to curb ‘greenhouse-gas’ emissions too often take the form of costly specific regulations, rather than a general price-based incentive such as a carbon tax. More fundamentally, there is good reason to question the advice on which governments are basing their policies.

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Nobel prize winning Al Gore shouts at BBC journalist

Fascinating insight into the real Al Gore by BBC journalist Roger Harrabin, see this quote from near the end of his article, “The heat and light in global warming”.

[And after the interview he and his assistant stood over me shouting that my questions had been scurrilous, and implying that I was some sort of climate-sceptic traitor.]

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Wind power fad driven by environmental spin

This article by Mike Nahan of the IPA, in the Opinion section of The West Australian 28 September 2007, says it all.

Two posts of mine touch on shortcomings of wind power.

Should we be surprised ? August 22nd, 2007
Albany Wind Farm underperforms, December 4th, 2006

A similar Govt exaggeration to what we see at Albany is claimed for most England and Wales wind farms, full text copied below. UK article from the Telegraph, Wind farms ‘are failing to generate the predicted amount of electricity’,
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