New Information about Climate Change


Sarah Palin on Copenhagen

Copenhagen’s political science” by Sarah Palin, The Washington Post, December 9, 2009.


Climategate and Copenhagen

How much Climategate will affect the proceedings at Copenhagen is still and interesting question. Here is an opinion from Canada.

Canada’s public television commentary say Climategate spells doom for Copenhagen” posted by Terrence Corcoran, FP Comment, December 4, 2009.

The television commentary is given by Rex Murphy.


ETS Apparently Dead in Australia

The Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), the equivalent of Cap-and-Trade, is not likely to become law in Australia.

Here is a statement from Tony Abbott, Leader of the Liberal (opposition) Party.

Also see

Emissions Trading Scheme killed by elevation of new Liberal leader Tony Abbott” by Steve Lewis, Herald Sun, December 2, 2009.


Does New Zealand Have Its Own Climategate?

Apparently, a good case for man-made global warming in New Zealand can be made through making changes in the original data.

See the criticism in this report: “Are we feeling warmer yet?” The New Zealand Climate Science Coalition, November 25, 2009.

More about this:

New Zealand’s‘ Climategate’” by Lawrence Solomon, FP Comment, November 26, 2009.

More about Climategate

’Climategate’ simply won’t stop greens” by Lorrie Goldstein, The Sudbury Star, November 26, 2009.

Will Climate Scandal Be a Tipping Point?” by Kimberly Strassel, Real Clear Politics, November 27, 2009.

The Copenhagen Climate Con,” New York Post, November 27, 2009.

Climategate emails sweep America, may scuttle Barack Obama’s Cap and Trade laws” by Gerald Warner, Telegraph, November 26, 2009.


Climategate and Television

There is very little from television news and the White House about Climategate. Glenn Beck has maintained that Fox News has been the only major TV source offering coverage of Climategate.

See “Glenn Beck – ClimateGate..What??” CastTV, November 25, 2009.

Also see “Browner Shrugs Off Hot Debate on Climate Change Emails.” by Jonathan Weisman, Washington Wire (WJS Blogs), November 25, 2009.



ClimateGate: Executive Summary of the CRU Warming Scandal” in the Doug Ross @ Journal, November 23, 2009 , offers an overview of Climategate.

On the lighter side is this animated cartoon treatment: Hide the Decline – Climategate (from Minnesotans for Global Warming) found posted on the Green Hell Blog website.


Smart Growth and Global Warming

As Pflugerville continues to grow, some say that future developments should be smart growth developments so that a contribution could be made toward controlling global warming. But what if  the man-made portion of global warming is not really a serious problem?

See “Climate scientists’ hacked emails create stir.” by Andrew Revkin, The Austin American-Statesman, November 21, 2009.

Also, “University of East Anglia: the most contentious quotes,”  Telegraph, November 23, 2009.

And, “Climate Change Bombshell: Dr. Tim Ball on the Hacked CRU emails,” Method, November 22, 2009.

And, “Viscount Monckton on Climategate: ‘They Are Criminals’” by Christopher Monckton, Pajamas Media, November 23, 2009.

And, “Media Missing the Plot on ‘Climate Gate’: It’s the Fraud, Stupid!” by Christopher C. Horner, Big Government, November 2009.

Yet, alarmist articles are still appearing such as this example from today’s Austin American-Statesman:

12 years after Kyoto, climate in peril” by Seth Borenstein, November 23, 2009.