Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Articles: Getting Gored: Michael Mann's Apocalyptic Prophecies and Al Jazeera's Green Jihad
One of the reasons why Al Gore was impressed with Al Jazeera's coverage of Climate Change is because Michael Mann, the poster boy for the global warming and/or climate change apocalypse, has been extensively featured by the pan-Arab network. In 2012, Michael Mann was interviewed three times by Al Jazeera on the network's Inside Story Special Report.
Circular reasoning in temperature adjustments – Shub Niggurath Climate
An unbiased estimate of ‘regional climate change’ should emerge from well-curated, unadjusted temperature records of stations. Hausfather thinks the signal of climate change should be teased out by the guiding hand of adjustments made to stations.
EU emissions trading scheme saved - for now | Carbon Brief
On the news of today's vote, the carbon price actually dropped by about one euro - to €4.09 per tonne. Reuters Point Carbon market analyst, Marcus Ferdinand, says the fall was a "classic buy on rumours, sell on facts reaction" - in other words, the market expected this decision but remains unconvinced that the measure will pass the whole process, so the value of the permits is still low.
China Sees Possibility of Deal With EU on Airline Emissions - Bloomberg
China believes it can agree with the European Union on ways to limit airline emissions without relying on the emissions trading system, National Development and Reform Commission vice chairman Xie Zhenhua said.

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