Posted by: Grant | November 6, 2011

Stuff I Missed During The Week

The English are still killing the Irish – the more things change the more they stay the same!
(Northern Ireland comes under the vicious UK “Climate” Regime)

A third of elderly ‘must choose between eating and heating’
By Claire McNeilly
Monday, 19 September 2011

” …A recent study by the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) has found that 50% of clients can barely afford to pay their bills, with 77% cutting back on heat.

Just under a third (30%) of elderly people said they had to chose between eating and heating – a figure that rises to an alarming 59% among disabled respondents…. “

Steve Milloy (JunkScience) In The Washington Times

MILLOY: EPA chief’s toxic emissions
Extremist hyperbole undermines her credibility and ability to serve
By Steve Milloy
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Review Of The”The Delinquent Teenager Who Was Mistaken for the World’s Top Climate Expert.” In Quadrant – good summary of it.

Delinquent science
by Tony Thomas
October 31, 2011
Small book on IPCC: Big punch

Jennifer Marohasy On “The Reef” – Save us from the saviours!

Great Barrier Reef ‘research’ – A litany of false claims
By Jennifer Marohasy – posted Monday, 10 October 2011

” …I was concerned, alarmed, I wanted to see the data. But I was told it was not yet available. When I was finally faxed the few pages, I found it was primarily an analysis of the type and quantity of dioxins found in the fat tissue of dugongs that had been killed in fishing nets. Reference was made to another study which analysed dioxins found in cane land soils and commented that perhaps there was a link.

Meanwhile a dioxin expert at the University of Queensland, Brian Stanmore, advised me that the particular dioxin generating the concern and interest was very common. Four years later, in 2002, investigations undertaken by the National Research Centre for Environmental Toxicology, concluded that the pesticide Brodie had phoned me about in 1998, was in fact a natural, non-toxic dioxin common along the entire Queensland coast.      

Just a year earlier, in 2001, when it was already apparent that there were problems with the claim that runoff from sugar farms was killing dugong, WWF made exactly this claim at the launch of their ‘Save the Great Barrier Reef Campaign’…. “


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