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Kyoto deal loses four big nations

Just saw this at Anthony Watts. “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 diplomats have said. From our SMH no less. How will this [...]

Leading Australian actor Cate Blanchett fronts carbon tax campaign

Look Cate – we love your movies – thanks for all the hours of enjoyment – and we look forward to enjoying your work for years to come – but please you should stick to what you know best. You are too good an actor to lend your image in political advertisements.

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Canberra Airport scores a 54 year record for cold May mornings

Today the 29th of May – Canberra Airport minimum temperature went under 0 degrees for the nineteenth day this month.

This exceeds the 18 days under zero which were recorded in May of 1959 and 1961. The record standing now is from 1957 which had 27 days with minimums under zero. Data at Canberra Airport [...]

The Greens are taking us back to the Stone Age – OK !

IPCC: Half of Renewable Energy is Wood, Charcoal, and Animal Dung A great find by the people at The Global Warming Policy Foundation

The End of an Era?

Article by Viv Forbes of Carbon Sense Coalition A print-ready pdf with pictures can be downloaded – or -

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Wentworth Group scientists quit ‘flawed’ Murray-Darling process

Good riddance say I.

A group of leading scientists contributing to the development of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority’s (MDBA) plan has pulled out of the process, calling the plan to fix the ailing river system seriously flawed.

The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists says it can not be part of a plan which it says [...]

No, I am not making this up

I saw where Chris Gilham over at the Anthony Watts site is talking about the record heat in Perth last summer and start to 2011.

Jan-March BoM 3 Month max T prediction 2011

 

 Had to drive home the disastrous BoM Maximum Temperature Outlook for Jan-Feb-Mar. Could anything be so wrong ? [...]

BoM Autumn temperature Outlooks not so hot

The current cold snap and snow on the Alps etc has got the media chattering.

I have had people asking me – did the BoM predict this cold snap? Well – their daily weather forecasting saw it coming – but the three month Outlooks are on another time scale altogether for a cold snap that [...]

“I’m a Climate Scientist” – ABC video

Somebody please assure me that our taxpayer funded broadcaster – the Australian Broadcasting Corporation ABC – has nothing to do with funding this desperate pro IPCC video – which is on an ABC webpage. (warning – offensive language)

I can understand many of the cast hiding behind dark glasses.

HT Anthony Watts’ epic [...]

Reasons to Oppose a Carbon Tax #4

Dear Government Member of Parliament,

Just before the Copenhagen climate change conference in December 2009 (COP15) – an event known now as Climategate rattled the IPCC world as over a thousand emails and hundreds of other computer files were released, hacked or stolen from the University of East Anglia, Climate Research Unit (CRU).

Here is [...]