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Climate Conversation - NZ: Royal Society must explain refusal to justify climate policy

This open letter was emailed to party leaders and a select group of journalists. Following poor advice from the MfE …

2018-09-22 04:06   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: Carbon price of coal shunts winter gas price higher

Bloomberg reports: The highest prices for carbon credits in a decade have also lifted natural gas, discouraging power stations from …

2018-09-21 02:37   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: Royal Society of NZ rejects tenets of science over global warming

The Royal Society of New Zealand refuse to give evidence that global warming is man-made. They say the evidence is …

2018-09-16 05:29   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: Cautionary Australian tale of real genius

New Zealand politicians should heed the expense and disruption being caused in Australia by the green environmental agenda and the …

2018-09-10 02:57   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: Mann’s naked climate activism

Someone thought I needed to work this climate stuff out and helpfully cited a PennState climate course. The course was …

2018-08-23 09:18   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: ‘Armageddon Summer’ is just the beginning—but Dyer’s the living end

This post is based on an article I wrote in the Otago Daily Times that answers a bunch of balderdash …

2018-08-20 12:10   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: “Curiouser and curiouser!” Cried Alice.

Here is a curious thing. Since 2007 our population has risen by what seems a healthy 14.8%, our emissions of …

2018-07-30 23:28   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: Kiwis complacent on global warming

Naturally! There’s nothing to be done about global warming beyond feeling anxious, if you choose. We’re not causing any harmful …

2018-07-28 01:55   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: Simon says listen

Wikipedia: Simon is a common name, from Hebrew שִׁמְעוֹן Šimʻôn, meaning “listen”. Listen, Simon. Two weeks back Simon said the …

2018-07-25 00:35   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: Submission on the Zero Carbon Bill

The following is my submission in your name on this bill that threatens to mutilate our economy. Much more could …

2018-07-19 03:52   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: Greens celebrate victory over prosperity but we have questions

The Green Party celebrated Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s banning of “the environmentally dangerous and planet-threatening search for new oil and …

2018-07-17 22:39   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: Busting out of climate shackles

Dr Mike Kelly alerted me to Roger Pielke Jr’s thoughtful piece at WUWT titled Opening Up the Climate Policy Envelope. …

2018-07-17 00:36   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: Zero Carbon meeting — science loses

Consultation or propaganda? I attended the public meeting on the Zero Carbon Bill in Tauranga last Monday. A team from …

2018-07-15 05:10   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: Ministry of Kiwi Climate Propaganda (KCP)

Known as the Ministry for the Environment (MfE), but given a new name to highlight the same lack of science, …

2018-07-14 00:57   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: Zero Carbon Bill consultation

Meeting in Tauranga I’ll be there — if you see me, please come and say hi; I’d love to meet …

2018-07-08 02:04   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: Oil and gas outlawed starting Friday

But which Friday? Not next Friday—there’d be pitchforks in parliament. Not next month—the riots would have spread to every town. …

2018-07-08 01:43   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: A goal breathtakingly scant

2 July, 2018 Dear Prime Minister, I wish to register my disagreement with your decision to make us reduce our …

2018-07-02 04:18   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: Now it’s “carbon-free” farming, but what is it? Why do it?

Eh? Basically, we don’t know what carbon-free means, we don’t know how to achieve it and we don’t know what …

2018-07-02 00:25   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: Heroic NZ emission cuts versus Chinese colossus

My friend Dr Mike Kelly kindly sent me a copy of his latest analysis of New Zealand climate policy that …

2018-06-25 23:29   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: Beware — the death of fossil fuels will kill everything

Dr John Constable, Global Warming Policy Forum Energy Editor, took part in a debate at the Financial Times Energy Transitions …

2018-06-20 22:28   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: The bare-faced cheek

Now, I’m a sceptic about man-made climate change and though I frequently reproach those, such as the Royal Society of …

2018-06-17 00:02   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: The appellation sceptic is no slur

  Arguments from authority are the refuge of priests. For the scientist, scepticism is the highest of duties; blind faith …

2018-06-16 22:38   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: Dr Vincent Gray

I regret to announce the death of Dr Vincent Gray at 7:45 yesterday morning, after an illness. Vincent was a …

2018-06-14 22:03   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: National Geographic ignores the need for evidence

They’re just like the Royal Society A National Geographic newsletter last March featured climate change. The picture to the right, …

2018-06-05 00:27   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: Royal Society of NZ refuses to reveal evidence of man-made climate change

1 June 2018                                   …

2018-06-04 23:08   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: Christchurch property values lost in climate fear

• Guest post • — by Andy Scrase, member, Christchurch Coastal Residents United (CCRU) Coastal residents’ nightmare drags on We’ve …

2018-05-25 23:42   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: Response to NIWA comment on de Freitas reanalysis of the NZ temperature record

• Guest post • — by Barry Brill, Chairman of the New Zealand Climate Science Coalition This note offers brief …

2018-05-25 11:00   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: Diligent academic sacked for dissent

Professor Peter Ridd has just been fired from James Cook University, Queensland, for speaking out about misleading science concerning the …

2018-05-19 02:28   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: CCG in Australia

I was in Bendigo last week with my wife, Ann, to celebrate a daughter’s nuptials. Now we’re in Melbourne for …

2018-05-13 01:05   Click to comment

Climate Conversation - NZ: Climate of conversation

Free speech is under fire around the world and nowhere does it face greater threat than in the bitter dispute …

2018-04-29 11:45   Click to comment


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