Over at ClimateDepot.com, Marc Morano is calling this a “credential scandal.” That’s a good way of characterizing Tony Thomas’ revelation that the chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is, as usual, misleading the public. http://nofrakkingconsensus.com/2013/07/18/the-ipcc-chairmans-fake-second-phd/
“THAT report is going to scare the wits out of everyone,” said Yvo de Boer recently. He is a former United Nations chief climate negotiator and was talking about the forthcoming fifth assessment by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). With two months to go before the assessment is Read more…
This past week, three relatively high-profile climate contrarians took something of a scientific and reputational beating. http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2013/jul/19/climate-change-contrarian-wretched-week
Environmental groups furious as chancellor sets 30% rate for shale gas producers in bid to enhance UK energy security http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2013/jul/19/george-osborne-tax-break-fracking-shale-environment
Discontent is growing in Denmark about the health effects of wind turbines. The Health Minister promises independent studies.
“Recently, (the cities of) Kolding and Sønderborg decided to not erect further wind turbines (in their 500 km2+ jurisdictions) until the uncertainty about their impact on neighbours is settled”, announced Danish television TVSyd (1). http://www.epaw.org/documents.php?lang=es&article=no11
Although one part of Peeblesshire will still be exempt from hosting wind farms, others may not be so lucky as Scotland’s drive to have all its energy needs met from renewable sources goes up a gear. Concerned councillors have now called on the Scottish Government to ensure new planning Read more…
The proposal for five huge wind turbines at Tillyrie Hill, four kilometres north-west of Milnathort, was scrutinised by the Scottish Executive and then rejected. http://www.perthshireadvertiser.co.uk/perthshire-news/tm_method=full&objectid=20719856&siteid=88886-name_page.html