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NOTHING TO WORRY SCIENTIFICALLY ABOUT METHANE AS A GREENHOUSE GAS

Posted 11 April 2014

Dr Tom Sheahen, on WattsUpWithThat? answers this important question about methane:

Q: I read that methane is an even worse greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide, and cattle are a big source of methane emissions. How are they going to regulate that? Not just cattle, but dairy cows as well! That doubles the worry.

A: Fortunately, there is really nothing to worry about, scientifically. The main thing to worry about is over-reacting politicians and another layer of unnecessary government regulations.  

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Last Updated ( Saturday, 12 April 2014 )
 
WILL PLAN B (CO2 CAPTURE) WORK ANY BETTER THAN FAILED PLAN A?

Posted 11 April 2014

"The International Panel on Climate Change (the IPCC) is in the middle of the long process of making public its Fifth Assessment Report, a massive compilation of research papers published since the previous report saw the light of day in 2007....The WGIII Summary for Policymakers (all that most people ever read) is due to be released on Sunday but, as usual, has been leaked. Interestingly, it talks of the possibility of the supposedly vital reductions in greenhouse gas emissions cuts not happening and the need therefore for a Plan B (World ‘needs Plan B on climate’ – IPCC report). At this stage, according to the authors, it may be necessary to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and lock it away."  The Scientific Alliance questions whether it will work.

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THE GAME IS UP FOR CLIMATE CHANGE BELIEVERS

Posted 7 April 2014

"The theory of global warming is a gigantic weather forecast for a century or more. However interesting the scientific inquiries involved, therefore, it can have almost no value as a prediction. Yet it is as a prediction that global warming (or, as we are now ordered to call it in the face of a stubbornly parky 21st century, “global weirding”) has captured the political and bureaucratic elites. All the action plans, taxes, green levies, protocols and carbon-emitting flights to massive summit meetings, after all, are not because of what its supporters call 'The Science'". - Charles Moore, writing in The Telegraph, UK..

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Last Updated ( Monday, 07 April 2014 )
 
HOW DID THE IPCC'S ALARMISM TAKE EVERYBODY IN FOR SO LONG?

Posted 7 April 2014

"When future generations come to look back on the alarm over global warming that seized the world towards the end of the 20th century, much will puzzle them as to how such a scare could have arisen. They will wonder why there was such a panic over a 0.4 per cent rise in global temperatures between 1975 and 1998, when similar rises between 1860 and 1880 and 1910 and 1940 had given no cause for concern."  Christopher Booker, writing in The Telegraph, UK. 

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Last Updated ( Monday, 07 April 2014 )
 
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