Author Archives: Verity Jones

I believe in global warming

There’s been a little song running through my head today while I make mince pies and wrap presents. I thought you might enjoy it. They said children won’t know what snow is They said it’s a disaster for earth

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Countering Consensus Calculations

Guest Post by Peter Morcombe (gallopingcamel) The Kyoto Protocol Elites around the world tend to believe that rising levels of CO2 in our atmosphere will cause catastrophic climate changes.  Collectively they wield enough power to shape energy policies in many … Continue reading

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A troll by any other name

Einstein’s advice for dealing with ‘reptiles’ over a century ago. A letter to Marie Curie, found among a newly published collection of Albert Einstein’s papers, was written at a time when she was facing vilification by the press. It begins: “Do not laugh at me … Continue reading

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Dog days, black dogs and sitting on thistles

I can’t promise to get back into blogging in the same way as before, but my absence does bear an explanation.  It is a case of ‘what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger’.  Oftentimes you have to take a few … Continue reading

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The Sustainability Redemption

While watching an old favourite last night, it occurred to me that, with small changes, one scene suited a modern take: Man in Suit: Sir, your files say you’ve worked hard to align your business with our new global principles. … Continue reading

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Robinson and Catling model closely matches data for Titan’s atmosphere

Posted by Peter Morcombe, April 2014 “Climate Science” is a strange discipline that makes all kinds of claims that lack any valid mathematical basis. For example, the Arrhenius hypothesis: “The selective absorption of the atmosphere is……………..not exerted by the chief … Continue reading

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Never Mind Rwanda, Eat Vegetables!

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT:
By Paul Homewood ? ? ? It seems the Irish Independent is truly independent, unlike its British marxist sister version. ? The UN has released its latest report into…

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An Asteroid with Rings

An international team of astronomers has used telescopes at seven locations in South America to make a surprise discovery in the outer Solar System. h/t to The announcement today was of the discovery of rings around the asteroid Chariklo … Continue reading

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Challenging Arrhenius Again

Posted on behalf of Peter Morcombe Consensus climate scientists contend that the GHE (Greenhouse Effect) amounts to 33oC.  My definition of the GHE is the change in the average temperature of a planetary body that can be attributed to its … Continue reading

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Quote of the day

 “The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser men so full of doubts.” (Bertrand Russell). Well ain’t that so.

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