Climategate: Of thumbnails, big pictures and timing

In the first of a two-part series related to the dervishes being whipped up in Durban, the National Post‘s Peter Foster notes: The moral climate Climate change is a scientific issue, not a moral issue This is the first of two parts. Tomorrow: In a “moral” science climate, skeptics are classed as ­“crackpots.” The 17th…

Five Green Commandments (Al Gore please take note!)

Victor Davis Hanson, whose writings are always worth reading, offers some advice to the Copenhagen CarbonFest participants … particularly the movers and shakers, via The Corner on National Review Online: Five Green Commandments. Given the disturbing news about the growing green business empire of Gore, Inc., the private jetting by grandees into Copenhagen to harangue…

Chaotic Copenhagen: A truth slips out

I’ve never been one to subscribe to the “conspiracy theory of history”. Nor have I ever been particularly impressed with the works of the United Nations. As for “climate change” (formerly known as global warming), it seems to me that the “great expectations” of all who had blindly jumped onto the IPCC’s “CO2 causes global…

Climategate: Scandal or “bloody miracle”?

James Delingpole, a longstanding AGW “skeptic”, has a very readable and oft-commented blog on the U.K. Telegraph site. His latest entry there begins: Climategate: Al Gore spews the usual nonsense but this time no one believes him Something truly remarkable happened at Copenhagen yesterday. Al Gore told yet another of his massive whoppers about ManBearPig.…

Hoist on their own carbon canard?

Unlike most mainstream media, Canada’s National Post has given considerable pre-Copenhagen coverage to what they call The Climate Question. This is not to say that they are now ignoring Copenhagen, because they’ve been running The Climate Question front and centre, so to speak. For those who are not convinced that “the science is settled” (or…

Catastrophe mongers’ lucrative game

Although you’d never know it by reading most of the mainstream media reports, Climategate has opened some otherwise closed doors for anthropogenic global warming (AGW) dissenting scientists. Declan McCullagh’s “Taking Liberties” blog on cbs.com has several Climategate-related posts including one today in which he notes: Physicists Stick to Warming Claim Post-ClimateGate The professional association for…