The Economic and Politics of Climate Change: A Call To Reason (Nov. 1, 2006) An address given by former Lord Chancellor Lord Nigel Lawson to the Centre for Policy Studies in London. Without doubt one of the best articulated and - as it claims - reasoned cases dealing with the science, the economics, the arrogance of a science community that is really just guessing, the disturbing attack on free speech and, once more, environmentalism as a religious movement. If you do not read anything else, read this article. It is only 18 pages long.
But if even the above 18 pages is too much you can here read my shorter review of it: Thatcher economist de-hypes climate change by Peter C Glover published by The American Thinker news site on Dec. 5, 2006.
Global Warming by Vin Suprynowicz published by Lew Rockwell.com Feb. 28, 2007. Quite simply, download this article, read, digest and carry it around with you dropping the various statistical and other gems it contains wherever the opportunity arises. Great stuff!
Numerical models, integrated circuits and global warming theory by Jerome J. Schmitt, President of the Nano Corporation. The article reveals exactly why computer numeric models are so unreliable and why awaiting confirming test data is better. Published by The American Thinker, Feb. 28, 2007.
The Stern Review: A Dual Critique co-authored by climate scientists Chris De Freitas (NZ), Bob Carter (Aus) & Richard S. Lindzen (USA) with a number of other climate scientists and economists published by World Economics, VOl 7, No 4. October-December, 2006.
The Stern Review: The Dodgy Numbers Behind the Latest Warming Scare by Professor Bjorn Lomborg. Wall Street Journal op-ed published on Nov. 2, 2006.
An Independent Summary for Policymakers (with full report linked) - an excellent independent response to the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report prepared by more than 50 scientists worldwide on behalf of The Fraser Institute, Canada. (Published February, 2007)
Growing number of Scientists Politicians Oppose Alarmism, press release from Senator James Inhofe, ranking member of the US Environment & Public Works Committee published Feb. 12, 2007. The release lists references and quotes a range of scientists that reflects a shift in momentum away from alarmism. Also from Senator Inhofe: Renowned Scientist (Claude Allegre) Defects From Belief in Global Warming – Caps Year of Vindication for Skeptics, dated Oct. 16, 2006.
Should We Believe the Latest UN Climate Report? by Dennis T. Avery of the Hudson Institute. extract: "The UN Climate Change panel is asserting—again—that humans are overheating the planet. Again, they have no evidence to support their claim—but they want the U.S. to cut its energy use by perhaps 80 percent just in case." Published by the Canada Free Press Feb. 6, 2007)
Nine Facts About Climate Change by Ray Evans, Secretary, The Lavoisier Group of climate scientists, Australia . A PDF version of a brand new paper to be launched at Canberra House Parliament building on Feb. 28, 2007. Also Nine Lies About Global Warming by Ray Evans. Another PDF published Feb. 23, 2006.
Global Warming: the cold hard facts by Dr Tim Ball (Feb. 5, 2007) Chairman of the Natural Resources Stewardship Project (www.nrsp.com), a Victoria-based environmental consultant and former climatology professor at the University of Winnipeg. Dr Ball explains why there is a deliberate mindset against accepting that the real evidence reveals that global warming cannot be due to alleged human contribution of Carbon Dioxide. Published by the Canada Free Press newspaper.
Carbon Dioxide and Global Warming by Dr Craig D. Idso & Dr Keith E. Idso, Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change, Arizona, USA. This excellent paper reveals clearly that not only is carbond dioxide NOT a pollutant neither can it contribute to temperature rises listing the neormous problems linking the two phenomena.
Climate of Opinion: The latest U.N. report shows the "warming" debate is far from settled. An excellent editorial by the Wall Street Journal (Feb. 5, 2007) gets the UN's IPCC latest IPPC report in true perspective. NB. It is important to remember this is NOT just a debate between scientists. It is too important to leave moral issues, and this is one, just to the science community.
Bad Climate Science Yields Worse Economics by Steven Mulloy (Oct, 26, 2006) who publishes JunkScience.com and CSRwatch.com, is adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute, and is the author of Junk Science Judo: Self-defense Against Health Scares and Scams (Cato Institute, 2001). A brief 3-page briefing in PDF giving a short assessment and debunking of the economics and politicking of The Stern Report.
Hurricane Predictions of Track as Tranquil Season Wafts Away by Neil Johnson in The Tampa Tribune, Nov. 27, 2006. Predicted by environmentalists to be the worst hurricane season turned out to be hurricane-less.
Fire and Ice: Journalists have warned of climate change for 100 years, but can't decide weather we face an ice age or warming by R. Warren Anderson & Dan Gainor of the Business & Media Institute, USA. published 2006. Provides a fascinating bibliography of how journalists have constantly vascillated from one extreme to another on the climate issue.
A Conversation with Bjorn Lomborg author of The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World. Published by TCS Daily, Nov. 30, 2006.
Climate Chaos: Don't Believe it. (Nov. 5, 2006) by Lord Christopher Monckton. A major feature debunking the Stern Report's poor calculations in The Sunday Telegraph.
Global Warming: Relax and Enjoy by Dr Richard W. Rahn, Director General the Center for Global Economic Growth & Senior Fellow of the Discovery Institute, published in The Washington Post & The Brussels Journal (the latter on Nov. 17, 2006).
Green Hypocrisy at 30,ooo Feet by Peter C Glover. The hypocrisy of a Green movement whose own leaders consider themselves not bound by the morality they themselves preach. Published by TCS Daily on Oct. 5, 2006.
Global Warnings from the Ivory Tower by Dr Roy Spencer, Principal research scientist, University of Alabama in Huntsville and US Science Team Leader for the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer on NASA's satellite. Highlights the disgrace of the Royal Society, of all organizations, closing down all discussion by threatening the funding science sceptics. Published by TCS Daily, Sept. 22, 2006.
The French Cimate Sceptic by Hans H.J. Labohm. A review of the famous French sceptic climatologist Marcel Leroux's book 'Global Warming: Myth or Reality. The erring ways of climatology' published by TCSDaily on Sept. 11, 2006.
What Climate Consensus? by Peter C Glover. Includes scientific material but essentially criticises the unquestioning journalism of the British media and its wholesale acceptance of the alleged scientific consensus. Published by British Journalism Review magazine, August/Sept. 2006. (NB. This article was ranked first in the British Journalism Review's "Top 50 Most-frequently Read" list in February 2007).
Climate of Fear: From Nuclear Winter to Global Warming by Bruce Thompson published by The American Thinker on August 24, 2006. How the scientists and media like to scare us to take action.
Gorey Truths: 25 inconvenient truths for Al Gore by Iain Murray. Published by National Review Online June 22, 2006.
Why Liberals Fear Global Warming More Than Conservatives Do by Dennis Prager published by RealClearPolitics, June 20, 2006. A superb six-point expose of why those on the political left are prone to hysteria. A great article.
Climate of Fear: Global-warming alarmists intimidate dissenting scientists into silence. by Dr Richard Lindzen, Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Atmospheric Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Published as a the Wall Street Journal op-ed April 12, 2006.
Questions for Al Gore by Dr Roy Spencer, Principal research scientist, University of Alabama in Huntsville and US Science Team Leader for the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer on NASA's satellite. A thorough-going debunking of the Al Gore film 'An Inconvenient Truth'. Published by TCS Daily, May 25, 2006.
Inconvenient Truths Indeed by Dr. Robert C. Balling Jr, Professor of Climatology, Arizona State University, specializing in climate change and the greenhouse effect. Points out some gaping holes in Al Gore's scary movie. Published by TCS Daily, May 24, 2006.
Climate Change's Gravy Train by Peter C Glover published by TCS Daily on April, 25, 2006. Sixty leading scientists write a letter to new Canadian PM Stephen Harper asking him to review again the 'consensus' global warming science and the media refues to report it. Also covers the massive public grants science labs get to combat the latest global scare.
The Economics of Climate Change (in Kyoto): A UK House of Lords report (in PDF) dated July 6, 2005/06 which questions the economics of and science of Kyoto. And here is a short summary article in The Guardian about it.
Global Warming: Prediction Versus Reality published by New Zealand Georgraphic (2003) also Perceived Change in Risk of Natural Disasters Caused by Global Warming paper prepared for Australia Emnergency Management (2002) Vol 1 also Are Observed Changes in the Concentration of Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere Really Dangerous? (published 2002) by Chris de Freitas, Climate Scientist, University of Auckland, published by New Zealand Geographic, 2003. Though these are older piece they all present stil valid data to the contemporary situation.