Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Just Enough To Boil The Kettle
Today, here in the UK, the temperatures have just about crawled above zero, after a night of hard frost. And how much electricity have our obscenely subsidised windmills contributed to the grid over the last 24 hours?

0.6% !

This is about a tenth of their normal output, and about 3% of their rated capacity.
Climate Change Denial: Why don’t they publish scientific papers?
[Phil Plait] Powell looked at 13,950 articles. Out of all those reams of scientific results, how many disputed the reality of climate change?

Twenty-four. Yup. Two dozen. Out of nearly 14,000.
So let this be clear: There is no scientific controversy over this.
Popular 1100+ Peer-Reviewed Papers Supporting Skeptic Arguments Against ACC/AGW Alarm
WARNING: Do not accept any criticisms of this list without first reading the rebuttals or emailing, populartechnology (at) gmail (dot) com
Should I Buy a Fake Christmas Tree or a Real One? | Mother Jones
A 2009 study by the consulting firm Ellipsos determined that "when compared on an annual basis, the artificial tree, which has a life span of six years, has three times more impact on climate change and resource depletion than the natural tree."

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