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The end of the Global Warming Scare would look a lot like this
JoNova ^ | April 4th, 2012 | Joanne

Posted on 04/04/2012 11:23:54 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach

Soon, the moment will come when the crowd will say “I always knew it was fake”.

Here are three signs we are at the beginning of The End.

1. Op-Ed writers will be pointing out how governments are unwinding policies: Dominic Lawson: Britain Has Finally Rejected The Bogus Economics Of Climate Change. Germany (home of half the worlds solar energy production) is winding up its pursuit of renewables, and eight Eastern European nations said “No Thanks” (legally) to the EU’s authoritarian dictat on carbon emissions, and hardly anyone complained…

And which energy source is ecologically correct Germany now developing faster than any other? Lignite, otherwise known as brown coal, the most carbon- intensive fuel known to modern man.

This makes the countries on the European Union’s eastern borders (notably Poland, for which indigenous coal is a dominant energy source) even more reluctant to accept the national emissions targets promoted by Brussels. Eight of these nations launched a legal challenge and last week they won a ruling by the European Court of Justice that Brussels had exceeded its powers in imposing such limits. The court brushed aside the European commission’s complaint that it would not otherwise be able to “protect the integrity of the EU-wide market of [carbon] allowances”.

The most telling point is that this verdict gained almost no coverage. As Benny Peiser, director of the Global Warming Policy Foundation, observes: “In the past, Poland’s intractable hostility to green unilateralism was greeted by protestation in capitals around Europe. Today it is hardly noticed by the media, while green campaigners have become limp . . . Other and more pressing concerns are taking precedence and are completely overriding the green agenda.”

2. Yet another solar company will go ffhtt: German Solar Giant Goes Belly Up.

3. And writers will tell us how skeptics are winning:

For years S. Fred Singer was one of a few voices to challenge the claims of impending doom from alleged manmade global warming.

We visited with him during his recent visit to Chapman University. It was a happy occasion. After years of criticizing the allegedly “settled science,” Singer’s side of the debate is enjoying new and widespread credibility. This is thanks to many convergent developments.

First, there’s that inconvenient problem for warmists that the scant atmospheric heating they pointed to as evidence of looming doom pretty much stopped about 15 years ago. It’s awkward to keep screaming that the sky is falling when everyone can see it isn’t.

Then there are the discoveries of how alleged climate experts for years bullied dissenters, plotted to keep opposing views out of peer-reviewed publications and doctored data to conveniently arrive at the necessary conclusions to keep “the cause” alive. “The cause” is how insiders referred to what they wanted you to believe is impartial science. But it always has been a cause, almost religiously so. We know these things now thanks to two massive leaks of emails revealing accounts of the insiders’ candid hand-wringing and scheming.

Also in recent years has been an awakening among respectable scientists, heretofore content to go along with the supposed “consensus” about manmade global warming’s threat. One of them, David M.W. Evans, formerly of the Australian Greenhouse Office (now the Department of Climate Change), became skeptical when he discovered the main global warming argument collapsing from 1998-2006.

Evans’ epiphany exemplified another of the convergent developments that have aided Fred Singer’s side. Evans and others simply compared warmists’ gloomy predictions with what really came to pass. The theory collapsed. Facts are stubborn. Contrived hypotheses, not so much.

In 1988, for instance, James Hansen, the “father of global warming,” predicted that global temperatures by 2000 would soar even if CO2 levels didn’t increase. But the temperature didn’t rise as he said it would, even though CO2 soared during those years. If warmists’ were correct, there should have been a corresponding rise in temperature.

Warmists recently celebrated when they thought they had offset what we call the Singer Effect. Physics professor Richard Mueller, previously a climate skeptic*, conducted the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature review and nearly duplicated the IPCC’s claim about temperature increases. Even though he found surface measuring stations “quality is largely awful,” and even though he discovered there are only about a third as many stations in the U.S. as there were 40 years ago, he nevertheless concluded, based on “more than 1.6 billion measurements from more than 39,000 temperature stations around the world,” that “global warming is real.”

But let’s be blunt. So what?

Climates warm and cool, and always have. The Earth has been coming out of the Little Ice Age for a little more than a century. Of course, it’s warmer than it was. Global warming enthusiasts read too much into Mueller’s findings. He used essentially the same flawed raw data the warmists before him used. Is it surprising he came up with about the same amount of warming?

We don’t need Mueller’s best or even satellite, ocean, balloon or proxy measurements to prove that. The warmists’ favorite sources in Great Britain for alarmism, East Anglia’s Climate Research Center and the Meteorological Office, now grudgingly concede there has been no meaningful warming since 1997. The Earth may even be cooling, the Met says.

In the race to explain climate, it looks as if skeptics are pulling into the lead.

Read the whole article at the Orange County Register. Savour the moment. (I’m sure Fred Singer is, after all the flack that has been thrown at him over the last 20 years.)

The poor desperate fans of a dying religion will scoff that it’s only the O C Register. Sure, we say. Sure! It’s only a quarter of a million readers;-)

* OK. So this is the only line that was wrong in the otherwise exemplary story. Mueller was never a skeptic.

H/t for the top links from GWPF and Benny Peiser

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TOPICS: Conspiracy; Science; Weather
KEYWORDS: carbontax; climatechange; climategate; climategate2; energy; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; greenagenda

1 posted on 04/04/2012 11:23:57 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: TigerLikesRooster; landsbaum; Signalman; NormsRevenge; steelyourfaith; Lancey Howard; ...


2 posted on 04/04/2012 11:26:16 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The Global Warming HOAX is about Global Governance)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

The only climate change to fear is global cooling. Reduced arable land, frozen ports, mass starvation. The climate is not static. I pray for warming. The alternative has led to mass extinction events.

3 posted on 04/04/2012 11:30:01 AM PDT by allmost
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To: Eurotwit; All; thackney
From the text:


Eight of these nations launched a legal challenge and last week they won a ruling by the European Court of Justice that Brussels had exceeded its powers in imposing such limits.


Anyone see anything on this?

4 posted on 04/04/2012 11:32:52 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The Global Warming HOAX is about Global Governance)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
I would like to add #4:

The Global Warming crowd will claim victory, will take credit for reducing levels of carbon or whatever back to whatever levels are normal.

5 posted on 04/04/2012 11:39:54 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

IT TELLING HOW THE COLLASPE OF THE AGW/IPPC CO2 scam has been right in step with the COLLASPE OF THE OBAMA LED SOCIALIST DEMOCRAT PARTY. LIBERALISM is CLIMATE CHANGE. LIBERALISM IS A LIE. When a light is shined on the obama regime, much like the release of the emails revealed the Climate change fraud, the socialists lies are exposed for all to see.

6 posted on 04/04/2012 11:51:03 AM PDT by spawn44
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I has been interesting to see how Germany is taking a lead in now disbanding their many renewable energy plans.

7 posted on 04/04/2012 12:28:08 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach


More jobs to go after Climate Department cutsFrom: AAP April 04, 2012

•Department sends out calls for voluntary redundancy
•Government surplus promise is behind the cuts
•”I think we’re going to see further job losses”

MORE federal public service job cuts are expected to be announced today after the Department of Climate Change said it would shed a third of its staff.

Department secretary Blair Comley reportedly wrote to staff yesterday calling for voluntary redundancy applications due to the “conclusion of a range of programs”.

8 posted on 04/04/2012 2:55:11 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

The Dog Ate my Data

A sometimes humorous look at the antics of Global Alarmists and their cronies in the climate industry Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Reduced Emission Sheep May Hold Key To Global Warming in Australia

Vital studies into the menace of burping and farting sheep are being carried out in Australia and may hold the key to saving the world from catastrophic climate change. Scientists in Australia are measuring sheep burps by enclosing sheep in containers and counting and measuring their deadly burps. Presumably the scientists are standing outside the container while all this gassing is going on. Similar studies investigating farting cattle have also been carried out.

It is suprising that New Zealand doesn't have the jump on Australia on scientific investigations into sheep burping but obviously they are content to fiddle while Rome burns. Telephone calls placed with the office of Penny Wong, Australia's Minister for Changing the Climate, questioning whether a cardigan tax is being considered for the next budget have not been returned.

Although no deaths have been directly linked in humans to a burping sheep or farting bull, excessive out gassing by these noxious yet delicious animals may contribute to the likelihood of the planet erupting in catastrophic global warming/climate change/extreme weather.

Scientists hope to produce a strain of sheep that burps and farts less and will be essential to Australia’s future agricultural well being. A CSIRO map of total emissions from burping and farting Australian livestock produced in 2000 by Australia’s peak science body, the CSIRO, is reproduced below.

This vital research follows amazing studies by Australia’s CSIRO into termite out gassing. Termites are another species emitting gases contributing to worldwide greenhouse emissions so it is essential we measure the emission output of termites. I couldn’t find a map of termite farts but I will be sure to link to it when such a document becomes available.

Emmissions from Australian Livestock - CSIRO 2000

Now that is what I call bang for our scientific buck.

9 posted on 04/04/2012 3:06:17 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: Fred Nerks
Reduced Emission Sheep??


10 posted on 04/04/2012 7:29:13 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The Global Warming HOAX is about Global Governance)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

no kidding!

11 posted on 04/04/2012 8:12:36 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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