Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Frost damage hits late season Chilean blueberries | Fresh Fruit Portal
California Giant Berries South America manager Nader Musleh, told the amount of damage to his company’s producers depended on the area, with some growers losing 80% of their crop while others lost 10%.
China, Brazil Call for $100 Billion [Annual Carbon Dioxide Hoax Scam Fraud Swindle Bad-Weather-Preventing Wealth Transfer] - Bloomberg
China and Brazil called for developed nations to detail plans on boosting aid for climate projects to $100 billion by 2020, a measure they say is essential for United Nations climate talks to succeed.
Scientists Decry Canadian Undermining of Climate Science - Bloomberg
"They publicly announce their commitment to dealing with climate change and acknowledge that it is a serious issue, but then they go ahead and do the exact opposite," said Andrew Weaver, a climate modeler at the University of Victoria and a lead author of the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

"They've closed virtually every funding avenue for climate and atmospheric science. They are deceiving the Canadian public."
Weaver, the University of Victoria scientist, said he couldn't stay silent anymore [when was Weaver ever silent?] after watching dozens of his colleagues and friends lose their jobs. He has since become one of the most outspoken scientists criticizing the Harper administration's policies. Weaver was a lead author on the IPCC's seminal fourth assessment of climate change trends and is also a lead author on the global panel's fifth assessment, which will published next year.
Questions for Michael Mann Interview - Climate Change -'s Evan Myers will be interviewing professor Michael Mann of Penn State this Friday.
If you have a particular question that you would like Evan to ask Dr. Mann please put it in the comment section below.

1 comment:

Robert Austin said...

Weaver is running for political office under the banner of the Green Party in British Columbia. Most people are acquainted with the old joke, "how can you tell when a politician is lying?" Answer - "his/her lips are moving". Such are the creditability pitfalls of mixing science and politics.