A documentary to watch for

The following is a trailer for a documentary that I certainly shall be watching for. It speaks for itself, and needs no introduction from me. A hat tip here to my Dad – a lifelong fan of John Philip Sousa – who sent the above to me (my Dad, not Sousa ;-) ) :

Of COPs, MOPs and a global battle of duelling doomsayers

First an amendment/update to an earlier post in which I had observed: “No sooner had the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) picked itself up after (predictably flopping in) Tianjin, China, than it was onwards and upwards to Pachauri’s ‘hell no, I won’t go show’ at Busan, Korea, aka the “Thirty-Second Session of…

Biodiversity loss … TEEB on the march

As I wrote yesterday, there’s a new kid on the UNEP generated alarmist block: “unprecedented loss of biodiversity seriously compounded by global warming”. Looks like the Guardian was first to jump on the biodiversity bandwagon with an editorial: Biodiversity: Variety as the spice of life Conservation is quite literally vital. This is a challenge that…

Move over IPCC … here comes IPBES

If nothing else, the UN is very prolific when it comes to spawning acronymic agencies of doom and gloom. Not known for practicing what it preaches – particularly when it comes to matters environmental – in recent weeks we have seen two high profile, high carbon-footprint (low productivity) conferences under the auspices of the United…

A close encounter of the Orwellian kind

H/T WUWT Be sure to visit Cartoons by Josh “Why is it everything to do with the effect of human emissions of CO2 is given a false label? “For example “climate change” is a false label taken to mean only man made global warming. Thus all climate change is falsely attributed by politicians and advocates…

AR4’s Working Group 2 really needs to get a clue

Of all the recent “inquiries” pursuant to Climategate, the one that has the most credibility is that of the InterAcademy Council (IAC)’s Climate Change Assessments, Review of the Processes & Procedures of the IPCC. It a well-written report with 20 concrete recommendations for change, which was given reasonable MSM coverage when it was released on…