Thursday, August 15, 2013


Twitter / JamesDelingpole: Both Rudd and Abbott ditch ...
Both Rudd and Abbott ditch the Greens. Much eco-wailing and gnashing of teeth. (H/T Eric Worrall)
Rollback: EU Countries To Cut Renewable Support Further | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
EU countries are likely to pare back support for renewable energy further after Spain’s recent proposed overhaul. Some countries have made sudden, retroactive cuts in returns on existing projects, rattling investors and developers.
Milestone Reached : No Current School Child Has Experienced Global Warming | Real Science
There has been no global warming for 17 years, which means that none of the 17 year old seniors starting school this week have experienced any global warming during their lifetime.
THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: New paper finds a significant increase of solar radiation received at Earth's surface 1993-2003
A paper published today in Atmospheric Research examines solar radiation received at the Earth's surface at a mountaintop station in Poland from 1964-2003, and finds a significant increase over the period 1993-2003 in comparison to 1964-1992. The paper adds to many other peer-reviewed publications finding "global brightening" of solar radiation received at the Earth's surface in the latter 20th century, which has had 26 times more climate forcing effect than CO2 over a comparable time period.
Carbon trading via brokers plummets as banks retreat
Carbon trading via brokers including ICAP and GFI Group plunged to its lowest since at least January 2011 as banks scaled back buying and selling amid tighter regulation and a record glut of permits.

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