Category Archives: Democracy and global warming policies

Parisites in our midst

By Andrew L. Urban Last month (April, 2018) it was two years since world leaders converged with self congratulatory ceremony and chilled champagne to sign the multi billion dollar Paris agreement on climate change. Next month (June) it will be … Continue reading

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Illusion of knowledge warming the planet

By Andrew L. Urban In this the 30th anniversary year of the IPCC, we should look back and remember the original sin with which it was born and how that has condemned us to dishonesty in science, ignorance-based policies and … Continue reading

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That’s not climate change …

By Andrew L. Urban Global warming – more like global hotting at times – was a function of earth’s climate long before humans used coal; or even knew what it was. In a paper published in Climate Etc (January 25, … Continue reading

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Manufacturing consensus

Andrew L. Urban Just out, the first book to be published by the US based Global Warming Foundation is by the Australian writer/researcher Bernie Lewin, a detailed – and damning – historical deconstruction of the origins of the Intergovernmental Panel … Continue reading

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Answering “the moron’s question”

Review by Andrew L. Urban. CLIMATE CHANGE DELUSION AND THE GREAT ELECTRICITY RIPOFF By Ian Plimer Connor Court Publishing, paperback, 435 pp approx., $39.95 ISBN 9781925501629 Stop it, Australia, or you’ll go blind …. but Ian Plimer’s latest book offers … Continue reading

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Climate critics can’t keep up with Abbott?

Andrew L. Urban. Sneers and insults were the response de rigeur from the uninformed, to Tony Abbott’s speech a couple of days ago (Oct. 9) to the Global Warming Policy Foundation in London, in which he made the point that … Continue reading

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Short changed on climate

Andrew L. Urban How to spend $3 billion of taxpayers’ money every year in the knowledge that not only are you not getting what you paid for but are creating an energy crisis? Ask Australia. Our uninformed political class – … Continue reading

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Faking the temperature

By Andrew L. Urban. Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) is in hot water after revelations that have cast doubt on the reliability and veracity of its temperature recording. But the problem of unreliable temperature measurements is global and historic, some … Continue reading

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Inconvenient drivel

By Andrew L. Urban. Al Gore’s new film, An Inconvenient Sequel – Truth to Power, opens in Australia on August 10, 2017. What a pity. Truth to Power? Lies to people, would be a more accurate title for this blurt … Continue reading

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Sydney (pseudo)Science Festival 2017

By Andrew L. Urban. The Sydney Science Festival (Aug 8 – 20, 2017) has programmed an Opera House berth (on August 16, 2017) for discussing the government’s role in climate change – or rather, a presentation to reinforce the ruling … Continue reading

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