Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Is the media’s stance on climate risk finally shifting? - Wishful thinking from warmist James Murray - BusinessGreen.
But there is clear evidence that the stance of some important titles is shifting. Successful media brands are mirrors as well as a moulds, reflecting their readers' positions at the same time as trying to shape them. No savvy editor wants to run articles dismissing climate science if their readers increasingly regard such views as the work of cranks and vested interests. The evidence of people's eyes mean more and more people accept global climates are changing in worrying ways, and more and more people think mankind has something to do with it.
2013 is unlikely to herald a dramatic tipping point in favour of accurate reporting on climate change and green economic issues - for many reporters and editors there is simply too much fun to be had in pandering to the dwindling minority of climate sceptics. But as climate impacts escalate the distance between anti-green media titles and their readers will only widen.
December solar activity in a big slump | Watts Up With That?
The December data from NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center is in, and it looks more and more like the peak of solar cycle 24 has been reached, and that we are now past it. Even with documented problems like “sunspot count inflation” the sunspot count for December is quite low
Quadrant Online - The damage green policies do
...All this while, the Australian people are being invited via TV ads to donate money to save the orangutan. The scandal and the shame is that the very same organisations now rattling the cup are the same ones who have created the circumstance of the creatures’ destruction.
The New Nostradamus of the North: Heavy snowfalls making life unbearable in Syrian refugee camps
Heavy snowfall and freezing temperatures are making life unbearable for tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing the violence in the country

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