Ignoring Inconvenient Arctic Data: The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) likes to pretend that there is no satellite data for Arctic ice prior to 1979. | Climate Depot
'But this makes for scary graphs showing disappearing Arctic ice, which are highly misleading. The 1990 IPCC report had satellite data going back much earlier than 1979, which showed that Arctic peaked in that year, and was much lower in 1974.'How the US govt is sponsoring Aussie carbon tax activists
'If NSIDC used all of the available data, their scary story wouldn’t look so scary. Starting their graphs during the peak ice year is pretty dodgy'
It’s rather like the Australian Embassy sponsoring a junior Tea Party organisation in the US. How on earth does the United States embassy justify this?Thai Buddhist monks criticized for lavish behavior
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s national Buddhism body says it is monitoring monks nationwide for any inappropriate behavior following complaints ignited by a video showing Buddhist monks boarding a private jet.Australia: Activists converge on Canberra for wind power protests
The anti-wind power group accused the industry and its benefactors of raking in about, “AU$50 billion worth of consumers money in the form of REC tax”.Wind Farm Owners Face Legal Threat Down Under | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
The man who will chair [Australia's opposition leader] Tony Abbott’s business advisory committee is among a group of country landholders threatening to sue a neighbouring farmer for “substantial damages” if their health or property values are harmed by his agreement to allow wind turbines to built on his property.