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Frosty - Dec 15th, 9.58am -

More from Roger Helmer here. For once, a politician who seems to understand. Why do most of the others still have their heads in the sand?

Dec 17, 2010 at 10:33 AM | Unregistered CommenterJockdownsouth

Accuracy of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Results Challenged by Recent H. Douglas Lightfoot Paper

Dec 16, 2010 at 2:12 PM | Unregistered Commentersteveta_uk

Blow the bears, what about our electricity bills. The lunatics are going to jack them up another 25% so that 'investors' can make a profit on useless energy. -Though they are going to give government money to Nuclear (but it's absolutely not a subsidy, it's low carbon encouragement).

If a very large fraction of the population isn't following the students onto the streets by mid year I'll be very very surprised.

Dec 16, 2010 at 12:18 AM | Unregistered CommenterCumbrian Lad

The Independent has a different slant ...

Arctic's vanishing sea ice presents polar bear with a new danger – grizzlies

Dec 16, 2010 at 12:14 AM | Unregistered CommenterAJC

The BBC has another Polar bear story ...

Polar bears can be saved by emissions cuts, study says

Dec 15, 2010 at 10:50 PM | Unregistered CommenterAJC

I bought a copy of HSI via Amazon here in the USA a few months ago.
Today I got an email from Amazon asking me to sell it back!
Don't know what it all means, but I'm keeping my copy.

Dec 15, 2010 at 4:53 PM | Unregistered CommenterDave Bob

The Energy and Climate Change Committee will hold a one-off oral evidence session on the UN climate change negotiations in Cancun on Wednesday 15 December 2010 in the Thatcher room [updated], Portcullis House.
Who is giving evidence?
At 3.15 pm the Committee will hear from:

Department of Energy and Climate Change:
• Rt Hon Chris Huhne MP, Secretary of State,
• Gregory Barker MP, Minister of State, and
• Mr Pete Betts, Director, International Climate Change.
Timings are approximate.

What will be discussed?
• The outcome of the Cancun conference and what this means for international efforts to tackle climate change;
• Key matters arising from the conference;
• The role of the UK and EU in the negotiations, and
• The prospects for further international action on climate change.

Dec 15, 2010 at 12:09 PM | Unregistered Commentermartyn

"Conservative MEP spends £9,000 on climate sceptic poster campaign

Roger Helmer uses taxpayers' money to promote his climate sceptic beliefs on giant billboards"

I don't know how I missed this!

Dec 15, 2010 at 9:58 AM | Unregistered CommenterFrosty

There is a remarkable section on a NASA website which talks a lot of sense about climate, relegating CO2 to a relatively minor role. A writer on American Thinker has drawn attention to it here:

"The Sun is the primary forcing of Earth's climate system. Sunlight warms our world. Sunlight drives atmospheric and oceanic circulation patterns. Sunlight powers the process of photosynthesis that plants need to grow. Sunlight causes convection which carries warmth and water vapor up into the sky where clouds form and bring rain. In short, the Sun drives almost every aspect of our world's climate system and makes possible life as we know it.

"... According to scientists' models of Earth's orbit and orientation toward the Sun indicate that our world should be just beginning to enter a new period of cooling -- perhaps the next ice age...

"Other important forcings of Earth's climate system include such "variables" as clouds, airborne particulate matter, and surface brightness. Each of these varying features of Earth's environment has the capacity to exceed the warming influence of greenhouse gases and cause our world to cool. "

Dec 15, 2010 at 8:46 AM | Unregistered CommenterJohn Shade

Have a look at Guardian website. Huhne scraps green bank (or words to that effect).

Dec 14, 2010 at 9:12 PM | Unregistered Commentermunroad

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