This gamble on carbon and the climate could trigger a new financial crisis | Business | theguardian.com
either we're heading for a climate catastrophe, or the carbon asset bubble will go the way of sub-prime mortgage stock.Solar can solve ‘world’s greatest problem’, says former UK science chief | Solar Power Portal
The pair write: “To defeat the axis powers, the allies developed the atom bomb. When threatened in the cold war, the US sent a man to the moon .When threatened by global warming, we surely need a similar effort to save the planet. The Manhattan and Apollo projects engaged the best minds of their ages from a few nations. But today the effort needs to be international.UK vineyards enjoy bumper crop in 'perfect year' | Life and style | The Guardian
You don't often meet a cheerful English farmer, but with the chalk hills of Surrey baking in the mini-heatwave like the Champagne region of France and his fruit hanging in heavy bunches on the vine, Chris White gives a fair impression of joy.North Pole Ice Rink Opens For The Season | Real Science
The Huffington Post North Pole swimming pool has been closed, but the ice skating season is now in full swing.THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: New paper finds lunar-tidal cycles explain much of the 20th century global temperature change
A new peer-reviewed paper published in Energy & Environment finds long-term lunar tide cycles "lead to conditions that preferentially favor the onset of La Niña/El Niño events that last for approximately 30 years" and significantly affect global temperatures.Silencing climate change dissenters » The Spectator
The point I am making is this: suppressing open scientific inquiry in order to promulgate a heavily politicised ‘official’ version of the truth is the behaviour of totalitarian dictatorships, not Western liberal democracies like Australia. Or so you might have imagined if you weren’t familiar with the recent treatment by two Australian universities — Macquarie and James Cook — of two eminent scientists working in the field of ‘climate change’. Both have been ostracised by their institutions for reaching conclusions unsatisfactory to the controlling regime.