Sunday, September 22, 2013


The Reference Frame: IPCC AR5 WG1: preemptive indoctrination
You know, we in Czechoslovakia probably react more strongly to primitive types of propaganda such as Mr Hutton's text because we've been exposed to propaganda for "a slight majority" of the 20th century. Because of this experience, even rather ordinary people became pretty skillful in detecting propaganda, detecting what is a lie, what is a speculation, what is a signal that the powerful are blackmailing us, what threats we should be actually afraid of and what threats may be ignored, and so on. Because the people got better in identifying a primitive enough mode of propaganda, the propaganda had to get more subtle, too.

The British left-wing readers have probably not gone through this training so their skills are still very limited.
- Bishop Hill blog - AR5 Leake
What seems clear is that whatever our response to climate change, whether it is geoengineering or replacing fossil-fueled electricity generation with low-carbon power stations and wind farms, the bills are likely to be astronomical. As long as public confidence in climate science is falling, it would be a brave political leader to sanction spending on that scale.
The New Nostradamus of the North: New warmist research: Record Antarctic sea ice due to winds (probably caused by global warming)
Isn't it amazing how scientists (who believe in global warming) always find a way to explain away facts which do not fit their computer models!
The NO CARBON TAX Climate Sceptics Blog: Ezra Levant on David Suzuki
Levant shows an invoice for a one-hour talk at a college that Suzuki billed for $30,000 plus expenses (total $41k), and emails showing that he also required two “nice looking” females to escort him around. Levant tells us that the college complied with his demand.

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