Posted by: Grant | September 30, 2010

Glimmer Of Hope From The UK

Canadian FINANCIAL POST
FP Comment
UK Becomes a Denier Nation
Lawrence Solomon 
September 30, 2010 – 9:22 am
http://opinion.financialpost.com/2010/09/30/lawrence-solomon-uk-becomes-a-denier-nation/#ixzz113IguxvJ

 “The UK today has made it official. With the release of its revised guide to climate change by the Royal Society, the nation’s preeminent scientific organization, the UK now formally joins the ranks of the denier nations. The science on climate change is no longer certain, the Society now says…. “

 Also here…

 UK DAILY MAIL
Royal Society issues new climate change guide that admits there are ‘uncertainties’ about the science
By Niall Firth
Last updated at 12:37 PM on 30th September 2010
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1316469/Royal-Society-issues-new-climate-change-guide-admits-uncertainties.html#ixzz113JsINs

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So Much For “Energy Efficiency”

Another populist greenie mistake bites the dust.

It is assumed that if we are all more “energy efficient” then we will all use less power and fuel – error error error error error error error error error error error error error error error error error error error error error error error error error error error error error error error error errorerror error error error error error error error error error error error …

BREAKTHROUGH BLOG
Why Energy Efficiency Does not Decrease Energy Consumption
Growing empirical evidence that energy efficient technologies may drive greater energy consumption, not less, demands a new look at the role of energy efficiency in efforts to mitigate climate change.
September 28, 2010
http://thebreakthrough.org/blog/2010/09/why_energy_efficiency_does_not.shtml

Dr. Harry Saunders has a B.S. in Physics from the University of Alberta, an M.S. in Resources Planning from the University of Calgary, and a Ph.D. in Engineering-Economic Systems from Stanford University. Saunders coined the “Khazzoom-Brookes Postulate” in 1992 to describe macro-economic theories of energy rebound, and has published widely on energy economics, evolutionary biology, and legal theory. He can be reached at: hsaunders@decisionprocessesinc.com.

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