Articles of special interest
COLD FACTS DISPEL THEORIES ON WARMING
Former head of the Australian National Climate Centre and science advisor to the ACSC, William Kininmonth makes some observations in The Australian on climate science and those beguiled by cassandra prophecies. "Fundamental science has always identified that it is quixotic to attempt regulation of climate through management of carbon dioxide emissions. The pity is that community leaders have been beguiled by the mystery of powerful computers and have failed to critically assess the predictions within the context of Earth's history". LINK to article.
MEDIA RELEASE MARCH 11TH 2009
European Union and Czech Republic president, Vaclav Klaus received a standing ovation at the opening of the second International Conference on Climate Change in New York with his address on the dangers to freedom of speech arising from the climate debate. LINK to media release
CARBON TAX IRRELEVANT
Dr John Nicol, ACSC chairman released the following media statement today in response to the goverment's attempt to change the climate. LINK to pdf
AUSTRALIAN JOURNALIST CRITIQUES PRESENTATION BY IPCC CHAIR
Truly Inconveninent Truths About Climate Change Ignored, by Michael Duffy, The Sydney Morning Herald.
"Last month I witnessed something shocking. Rajendra Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, was giving a talk at the University of NSW. The talk was accompanied by a slide presentation, and the most important graph showed average global temperatures. For the past decade it represented temperatures climbing sharply.
As this was shown on the screen, Pachauri told his large audience: "We're at a stage where warming is taking place at a much faster rate [than before]". Now, this is completely wrong." Read more here. Watch the whole presentation from Dr. Pachauri. The temperature graphs discussed are near the beginning of the talk.
NATURE NOT HUMAN ACTIVITY RULES THE CLIMATE
This easy-to-read but compelling report, Summary for Policymakers, compiled by the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC), and edited by Dr S.Fred Singer, can be downloaded as a pdf file from this LINK
EXPERTS IN HOT AIR?
Chairman of the ACSC, Dr John Nicol in a letter to the editor of The Australian commenting on the call for more funding of climate scientists. Read more here
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