Category Archives: Democracy and global warming policies

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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The uncertainty is settled

By Andrew L. Urban. Writing in ‘Climate etc’, esteemed climate scientist Dr Judith Curry has urged greater attention to the uncertainties of scientific research into global warming (aka climate change). “The current focus on CO2 emissions reductions risks having a … Continue reading

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The Madness

By Andrew L. Urban. The Madness in summary: The original brief from policymakers (UNFCCC): look into dangerous man made causes of global warming: budget is large. The outcome from IPCC climate scientists: yeah, we think man-made CO2 emissions cause global … Continue reading

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Renewables: stupid is as stupid does

By Andrew L. Urban. Recent (and frequent) power failures and ever increasing renewable energy targets by Labour States makes it seem like Australia is rushing to be declared the world’s stupidest lucky country. How much CO2 is there in the … Continue reading

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Three of a kind: Climatism, Islam, Scientology

By Andrew L. Urban. Three intolerant, dictatorial belief systems active in the West – Climatism, Islam, Scientology – share defining characteristics and are doing great harm each in their own way. One of them – Climatism – is blindly embraced … Continue reading

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